Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age was announced way back in 2014, and since then we barely heard anything about it. Until today. Crytek has just released a surprise teaser trailer that reveals Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age is now Hunt: Showdown.
The video doesn’t include any gameplay footage, but it’s enough to prove the game is still in development, possibly at Crytek Frankfurt.
The cooperative third-person shooter was first shown at E3 2014, and featured gameplay similar to that of Left 4 Dead, where a group of 4 players must fight waves of enemies as they make their way towards an objective. Its was dark, creepy and intriguing.
Hunt: Showdown appears to be similar to the original vision, but with a few changes. The new version will be a first-person shooter, and not a third-person shooter like Horrors of the Gilded Age. Judging from the trailer, the number of characters was dropped from 4 to 2. The line “When two hunters risk everything” gives it away.
However, the rest of the trailer has a competitive multiplayer vibe. I wouldn’t be surprised if Hunt: Showdown is now a competitive multiplayer game where teams of two hunters fight each other, any maybe AI monsters.
We’ll have to wait and see, however, as the game’s website is nothing more than the trailer. With E3 approaching fast, we probably won’t have to wait too long this time.
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