Atomic Heart is shaping up to be a gorgeous-looking shooter. Last year, developer Mundfish showcased the game’s super-detailed graphics in a new trailer which included some raytracing, high res textures and objects with an insane amount of detail. Today, the developer shared a new trailer showing off the Atomic Heart real-time 4K photo mode as well as some new enemies, an outside area hub, and pretty reflections.
Along with the trailer came a handful of new screenshots and your eyes aren’t ready to see them. The 4K in-game screenshots show off Atomic Heart in some incredible detail including weapons, enemies and some really good looking hands.
Now before you judge me gawking over some in-game hands, you have to see them for yourself. They are the prettiest hands I have ever seen in a video game. We are talking high-res textures, translucent skin with sub-surface scattering light and some impressive geometry.
If these are the hands we are going to look at throughout our time with Atomic Heart then colour me excited. Of course, there’s a lot more going on in these Atomic Heart screenshots that you need to pay attention to. We have some mutated enemies being ripped apart, there’s a shot of a possible lock mechanic feature and even an in-game menu showing off a makeshift axe that seems to be craftable using specific materials.
There’s also a shot of the protagonist driving and his hands are on the steering wheel as he seems to be racing towards ane enemy on fire. Why do I suddenly need this game in my life? Check out the screenshots down below:
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About Atomic Heart
A global system failure happens at the Soviet Facility №3826 that leads machinery to rebel against the people. You are Major P-3 and your task is to eliminate the consequences of a large-scale accident and prevent the leakage of classified information threatening to destroy the whole world.
Study the behavior of your enemies and observe how they relate to each other. Use the varied arsenal of arms and special abilities of your polymer glove. Turn everything into a weapon: environment, objects, your own body, and even enemies themselves! Every fight will be different from the last.
Explore huge research facilities and test sites. Find out more about the employees and their ways of life and work. Uncover soviet secrets! But know that death hides in every corner. Can you survive?
A neural network named “Kollektiv” unifies ground-based and flying robots alike into a single hivemind. If you are noticed either above or under the ground, the reinforcements from the nearest factory will come to kill you. Use hacking to break in unnoticed.
Use pieces and components with the “Chaika 3.0” device to create more than 30 types of melee weapons and firearms. Cassette cartridges and various modifications will help you use the environment to your advantage and exploit enemy vulnerabilities.
Atomic Heart is set to release on PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC. Here’s the Atomic Heart 4K real-time photo mode trailer.