Out on PC in August, console variations to comply with.
Back in May, information emerged that British metallic band Iron Maiden had taken umbrage with developer Voidpoint’s promising retro FPS Ion Maiden. Claiming the studio was making an attempt “to commerce off… Iron Maiden’s notoriety”, a $2m lawsuit was filed, and, because of this, writer 3D Realms has opted to present Ion Maiden a brand-new title: Ion Fury.
Ion Fury, in case you’re unfamiliar, is a spin-off of 3D Realms’ not-exactly-mind-blowing shooter Bombshell (developed by Slipgate Ironworks). Its questionable origins are largely irrelevant, nevertheless; Ion Fury, which stars Bombshell protagonist Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison, has obtained a lot reward since launching in early entry final February.
This early model, described as a standalone “preview marketing campaign” by Voidpoint (to be upgraded to the total marketing campaign on launch), is at the moment quivering between “Very Positive” and “Overwhelmingly Positive” on Steam.
Inspired by the likes of Duke Nukem 3D, Shadow Warrior, and Blood – and, the truth is, created utilizing an enhanced model of these video games’ legendary Build Engine – Ion Fury guarantees a rip-roaring chunk of retro FPS motion, filled with meaty gunplay, tacky one-liners from our fearless heroine, and 7 distinct zones, every consisting of quite a few multi-path levels.
The launch model can even characteristic multiplayer, a stage editor, and Steam Workshop help.
When the newly monikered Ion Fury leaves early entry on August 15th, it is going to be obtainable on PC through Steam and GOG (and there is a retro Big Box model too). However, it is also coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch at a later date.
You can get a style of Ion Fury’s motion within the launch date trailer above, and in case you’re sufficiently intrigued, you may prefer to know that its early entry value will rise from 15.49/$19.99 USD to $24.99 (round 20) on 18th July.