The official Star Wolves
website was updated with eight new screenshots
, showcasing this upcoming 3D space combat RPG in the works at Xbow Software
). The game will be published by 1C Company
later this year.
"Star Wolves" - is a 3D space tactical strategy with RPG elements. The game thrusts players into a world of freelance space hunters in the XXI-XXII Century A.D. during a time of political crisis for the all-powerful Empire and the three mega-corporations that control all the known worlds. Corruption prospers planet-side and only space can give a man his freedom: but space is not a safe place anymore. Pirates, Berserkers (AI computers that rebel against humanity) and Empire patrol ships reign in space.
Piracy prospers and hinders trade routes development. Trying to solve this problem mankind has legalized the institution of headhunters – mercenaries piloting fast fighters and struggling against criminals. Players begin the game as a bounty hunter with a small sum of money and an old and decrepit space ship. As they advance in the game and prosper, there is a possibility of improving their space craft...but at a price. Star Wolves delivers you tense non-stop action – battle fierce against pirates, escort trade ships, hunt down the famous Red Corsair, make a fortune out of the uranium-rush, fulfil secret missions and even act as an agent of the Emperor.
Players can control a party of up to six bounty hunters. Each of them possesses different skills, abilities and personalities. Teammates' characteristics change as players advance through the game. Team tactics give players vast opportunities in battles. When fire power isn't enough, one can use tactical ruses or spaceships' special abilities. Lay an ambush, use dust clouds or special stealth equipment and destroy outnumbering enemies!
Up to 6 bounty hunters in a team, both male and female. Each one of them possesses different skills, abilities, personalities and backgrounds. During the game teammates’ characteristics change as they gain new skills.
Fierce squad battles in outer space. Different kinds of tactics. Remember that firepower is not the only solution.
Space fighters’ squad is the key element of game tactics. By appointing the squad leader players are guided by characteristics of the pilot. Nevertheless the choice of wingman is also crucial. By issuing orders or even changing the squad leader or tactics on the fly players can adjust teammates’ behavior and adjust squad tactics to the current situation.
Dozens of different fighter’ upgrades, vast varieties for pilot skills’ development, new space ship equipment.
Spectacular 3D real time battle system.
Original blend of tactical and action gameplay.
Variety of missions and mission-types including stealth, hit and run and assault missions.
Non-linear storyline and gameplay.
Secondary and secret quests along with primary missions.
Over 25 space fighters.
Dozens of energy and missile weapons.