New ‘Stormland’ Video Teases Varied Enemy Types, Explosive Combat & More

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Stormland, Insomniac Games’ upcoming Rift exclusive, is gearing up for launch on November 14th. Along the way, Oculus and Insomniac are throwing out weekly reveals that give us a closer look at what awaits. Last week’s teaser was all about weekly missions and content reveals, while this week’s focuses in on the game’s enemies (both big and small) and its undeniably cool-looking combat.

In the video, we get a look at number of the game’s enemy types, including flying drone swarms, scouts, snipers, sentinels, missile launchers, and two enemy types that thus far haven’t been named: ‘Blitz Troopers’ and the aptly named ‘Goliath Troopers’.

As we’ve seen in our previous trailers, some enemies can be taken down in either conventional ways (pew pew), or by deftly robbing them of their battery canisters. We’re hoping these sorts of avenues for creative tactics are available on other enemies too, but since we’ve never actually had a chance to fight any larger enemies in the demos we’ve played, we simply can’t say.

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What we have seen in a trailer released back in August is a pretty rich combat system though, which emphasizes the diverse tactics available to players, such as environmental and ability-based stealth, high maneuverability with smaller weapons, and the head-on approach supported by heavy weaponry.

The studio will be releasing more teaser clips leading up to the November 14th launch. At this point, it feels like we’ve seen a pretty big chunk of the gameplay, and we’re hoping Insomniac has more to peel back over the next two weeks.

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  • JesuSaveSouls

    Not interested in asgard but some interest in stormland.Mostly looking forward to the quest link update and hand tracking.

    • Jinral

      Somehow, I’m of the same mindset.

      • JesuSaveSouls

        Amen Jesusaves!

    • Jarilo

      because all you have is a Quest. Ask Jesus for a proper PC. It’s so easy to smell a butt hurt Quest owner from a mile away when a bitchin PC VR game is released. The Asgard’s Wrath comments sections were full of them.

  • MUCH EXCITE

    • Jarilo

      MANY AWESOME

      • Mario

        A LOT GREATEESS

  • The Bard

    Just a silly shooter like 1000x others. Why they don’t produce adventure game, fantasy?!

    • Alan Harrington

      Never heard of Argard’s Wrath?

    • Jarilo

      Go ahead, miss out on the best VR games to have and for a long time will ever release.

  • Jimmy Ray

    How the hell did FB not buy them. Now PS has them. Stupid mistake.

    • kool

      I hope this shows up on the ps5.

  • Greyl

    This is looking more like a generic shooter, and less like the Metroid Prime style game I was hoping for.

  • Jarilo

    Freaking awesome, can’t wait.