Experience intense mech battles in the upcoming Space Gears playtest
Cinematic Trailer Takes Gaming World by Storm
Pentapeak Studios, a subsidiary of 2bytes Corporation, recently unveiled the cinematic trailer for their new game, Space Gears. Showcased during a media event at the 2bytes Corporation HQ, the trailer highlights the game’s intense mech battles, promising an action-packed experience for players. Space Gears combines elements of the Real-Time Strategy (RTS) and Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) genres, offering a unique and innovative gameplay experience. The global playtest for Space Gears is set to take place on Steam from June 2 – 5, 2023.
A New Vision for Strategy Gaming
Space Gears aims to bring fresh ideas and excitement to the RTS genre. CEO Ham Young-chul shared his vision for the game, stating, “Space Gears is an original sci-fi strategy game that’s both easy and fun to play. We want it to resonate with fans of the RTS genre seeking new and fresh gameplay.” The game features RTS-style combat controls and a focus on strategy, ensuring that players remain engaged during back-to-back, action-packed battles.
A Labor of Love from Sci-Fi Nerds
Lead Producer Lee Inwon introduced the dedicated team of developers and artists behind Space Gears, highlighting their shared love for science fiction. This passion translates into the game’s original story and engaging content. Regarding the combat system, Lee said, “Remember those end-game battles in Starcraft? Imagine skipping the build-up and going straight to the battles. That’s what we have in mind for Space Gears.”
Crisp Graphics and Intense Battles
Producer Shin Haesung emphasized the game’s focus on high-quality graphics, developed using Unity HDRP for a crisp, high-fidelity look. Space Gears features squad-based combat, with each squad led by a skill-casting leader and multiple deployable formations. Success in battle will depend on well-timed skill deployment and strategic maneuvering of formations during combat.
Upcoming Milestones and Events
Space Gears is preparing for its first global playtest from June 2 – 5, 2023, accessible to anyone with a Steam account. Following the playtest, the game will be featured in Steam Next Fest and begin Early Access on Steam in Q3 this year.
About Space Gears
Space Gears is an exhilarating sci-fi strategy game set on Mars, where players take on the role of pioneers, constructing bases and commanding armies of powerful mechs. The game encourages players to form alliances and compete against one another for control of limited resources. Space Gears eliminates traditional build orders, resource management, and base expansions, concentrating instead on real-time play. This approach allows players to master well-timed and coordinated strikes against their adversaries, making every battle a thrilling experience.
Space Gears FAQ
- What is Space Gears, and what makes it unique compared to other strategy games?
Space Gears is an original sci-fi strategy game developed by Pentapeak Studios, a subsidiary of 2bytes Corporation. It combines elements from both RTS and MOBA genres, offering a unique and innovative gameplay experience. The game eliminates traditional build orders, resource management, and base expansions, focusing instead on real-time play and intense mech battles.
- When and how can I participate in the global playtest for Space Gears?
The global playtest for Space Gears is scheduled to take place from June 2 to 5, 2023, on Steam. To participate, you will need to have a Steam account. More details about accessing the playtest will be shared closer to the event.
- What are the key features of Space Gears’ combat system?
Space Gears features squad-based combat, with each squad led by a skill-casting leader and multiple deployable formations. Success in battle depends on well-timed skill deployment and strategic maneuvering of formations during combat. The game emphasizes real-time play, allowing players to master coordinated strikes against their adversaries and making every battle a thrilling experience.