Announced last month by The Behemoth, now we know just how Invasion of alien hominids will be a reimagining of their successful 2004 run-and-gun shooter. The indie developer released the title’s first gameplay trailer at PAX East today. While no release date has been set, we do know that the co-op shooter will release on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Steam.
“Invasion of alien hominids is a whole new take on our flagship title from 16 years ago, using everything we’ve learned along the way! Behemoth co-founder Dan Paladin said of the game’s approach which isn’t quite a sequel or remake. “While the game is familiar in some ways, it’s very new and different in others.”
As seen in the Invasion of alien hominids gameplay trailer, it features a reinvention of Alien Hominid HDthe gameplay of and has a cooperative goal. Up to four players will be able to play together locally or online. Replayability is an important goal as the aliens will attempt to invade randomly generated neighborhoods that are constructed from hundreds of handcrafted city blocks and will be able to choose their own play path for a non-linear experience. Reimagining will also have three different difficulty levels for players: Friendly, Normal, and INSANE.
Other additions to Extraterrestrial hominid The formula includes new weapons, boosts, and unlockable cosmetics. Players will additionally be able to mutate their alien by equipping new mechanics such as super speed, flight, and healing powers. Beyond basic run-and-gun shooting, players will also be able to throw enemies and have more movement options.