One of the best Netflix series of current months, Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, is getting a video game port – and it’s a turn-based strategy game.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics has been introduced for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, and can allow you to struggle again in opposition to the wrath of the Skeksis overlords by yourself phrases in a tactical RPG that includes a model new story.
The game was first announced back at E3 2019, although this is the first time we have seen an official launch date and a last listing of platforms.
The game’s missions will reportedly run by “a never-seen-before sidestory that runs parallel to the Netflix Original Series,” seemingly that includes a mixture of outdated and new characters whereas increasing the lore of the present’s planet Thra. It’s set to launch on February 4, 2020.
A press launch for the game cites the expertise of BonusXP builders on the Civilization and Age of Empires franchises, promising “a game with each tactical depth for style veterans and accessibility for these much less conversant in turn-based-tactics titles.”
There can even be “over 15 distinctive characters and jobs to construct a get together with” and “a whole lot of various unit mixtures to type methods that match their playstyle.”
The prequel series was simply the beginning
The Dark Crystal prequel series got here as one thing of a shock when it launched earlier this yr, revisiting the world of the 1982 Jim Henson film in a 10-episode season that includes a mixture of live-action, puppetry, and animatronics – albeit with a smattering of CGI.
Given the unique movie occurred after the society of Gelfling had been torn aside by Skeksis-led struggle, the present’s creators needed to invent a large quantity of background lore to floor the prequel series, bringing a vivid image of the pre-war civilization to Netflix’s small screens.
The game port is set to increase that, and followers of the Dark Crystal could also be focused on what new tidbits they’ll study – particularly given the rumored second season of the series is nonetheless unconfirmed.