the lost savage is an upcoming survival horror game that is scheduled for release on Steam in 2024. The inaugural title from developer Great Ape Games, it debuted at the end of the recent Annapurna Interactive Showcase with an exciting trailer. The footage gave fans a glimpse of a creepy, Jurassic Park Style island, complete with empty facility buildings, abandoned vehicles, and most importantly, plenty of fierce-looking dinosaurs roaming around. the lost savage certainly aims high, and seems to be mixing elements of Resident Evil 7 and the dinosaur crisis Series that debuted in the late 90s.
On paper, dinosaurs and video games seem like a match made in heaven. From the iconic Steven Spielberg Jurassic Park movie was released in 1993, there has been a renewed fascination with dinosaurs, majestic creatures that come in all shapes and sizes. Technology has advanced significantly since Spielberg’s team managed to create a fully digital T-Rex in the early ’90s, and the ability to recreate real dinosaurs using digital effects has increased exponentially. Yet despite this, dinosaurs haven’t really dominated the video game scene like they once dominated Earth. In fact, most of the dinosaur-related games that are released are usually small indie productions that sell pretty poorly and get even worse reviews. the lost savage will seek to change all this.
Combining Dino Crisis with Resident Evil 7
How much direct combat will be involved cannot yet be determined, but it looks like it will be a secondary focus if anything. breaking the lost savageIn the trailer for, it’s clear that direct conflict with these prehistoric creatures doesn’t seem like a preferred option. The protagonist appears to be a simple reporter with no survival skills as such, who ends up on a mysterious island infested with dinosaurs. This means that the player will need to be resourceful, using various gadgets and tools found on the island to create distractions and gain an advantage over the dinosaurs. The images show the protagonist using a flare and also a simple flare gun as distraction tools.
Perhaps one of the best examples of a beloved dinosaur game is the dinosaur crisis franchise. Since its debut in 1999, the series was known as ‘demonic resident with dinosaurs’ due to their graphical and gameplay similarities. The third and final installment was released in 2003 for Xbox. Unlike the lost savageHowever, these third-person shooters certainly put an emphasis on combat, and the protagonists are always trained military men rather than unarmed civilians. In fact, the upcoming survival horror game probably has more in common with Resident Evil 7 that dinosaur crisis.
Resident Evil 7 reinvigorated the franchise
Resident Evil 7 it represented a major departure from the iconic franchise’s tried and tested formula, moving away from a third-person shooter with horror elements, becoming instead a first-person survival horror game. Fans of the franchise probably felt like the rug had been pulled out from under them, however, this was a gamble that paid off enormously for Capcom. Resident Evil 7 it garnered strong review scores from critics, who praised the developer for completely reinvigorating a formula that was starting to look tired.
The real moment-by-moment scares provided by Resident Evil 7 It served to create a chilling atmosphere. For longtime fans of the series who were much more used to blowing a monster’s head off with a shotgun rather than trying to sneak around it, the game served as an unexpected but ultimately welcome change. This was further developed and explored in Resident Evil: Townwhich tried to keep the same level of atmosphere but added more action to the mix.
Although it initially planned to release it only on Steam, Great Ape Games has already stated their intention to release it on consoles at a later date. Yes the lost savage is able to take parts of what he did dinosaur crisis successful, and alchemize it with the kind of atmosphere that was present in Resident Evil 7Players can finally get the dinosaur game they have been waiting for.
the lost savage is currently under development.
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