Outcast: Second Contact
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Content Rating: Teen
Outcast – Second Contact is the complete Remake of the cult title Outcast, the first 3D open-world game in video game history and pioneer in the modern action-adventure genre. Take the role of Cutter Slade, a tried and true elite soldier, sent on a last resort mission to an alien planet. Explore a magnificent world mixing science and magic, discover exotic indigenous cities, face fierce enemies and attempt to learn the secrets of an advanced civilization. Make the right choices in this living world and its ecosystem, because your success depends on the destiny of these two universes.
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Massive visual improvements definitely count for something, but when you can’t fix the original problems with a game’s dated mechanics and design, there’s not much else you can do. Outcast: Second Contact is a solid attempt at returning to the original classic, but it’s far from perfect. Fans might be rejoicing at a chance to relive the journey and brush up on all the lore, but just about anyone else should wait until there’s a sale.
With pretty landscapes and settings, Outcast - Second Contact fulfills its aim to recreate the original.
Easily the most off-putting aspect of Outcast are the dialog recordings. When so much effort has been put into remastering the score and the visual presentation, why these glorified midis were not given the same treatment is beyond me.