Now, author 3D Realms and programmer Voidpoint have announced its old-school first-person shooter, Ion Maidenand has entered Steam Early Access. There was A trailer released flaunting its mix of modern and retro-style shooting mechanics.
At Ion Maiden, you’ll play as Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison a bomb disposal specialist for the Global Defense Force, as she attempts to take down transhumanist cult leader Dr. Jadus Heskel’s military in Neo DC.
As you struggle the army and learn more about the levels of the game, you may use an assortment of weapons, either having different ammo types or an alternate fire mode. For instance, the shotgun comes with a firing mode which allows you use grenades as explosive rounds.
The improvements to the motor allowed the developers to add more colours larger levels maps, and more.
In the media release, this really is exactly what 3D Realms Vice President, Frederik Schreiber, said about bringing back the Build engine as well as the upcoming game:
“withdrawing shooters that are build-engine that are classic continues to be our aim for years, therefore we’re directly to a successor to the games that place 3D Realms. The group assembled for this job knows precisely how to fulfill our vision, and we couldn’t be eager to finally bring back a genuine 3D Realms shot. ”
Though it revels in its own old-school features, Ion Maiden implements mechanics which you would expect in a modern shooter like headshots, control assistance, along with autosaves.
You are able to pick it up on Steam Early Access now for $19.99.