Just as we are getting through the mad month of February, new games loom in the distance. One of which is Shadow Warrior 3. Flying Wild Hog has released new gameplay trailers for the game and it is full of action and a lot of gore. Shadow Warrior 3 is set to launch on 1 March and features the series’ iconic over-the-top gameplay.
In the gameplay trailers, we get a closer look at the Dragon’s Nest mission. The mission sees the player and his companion on the hunt for a dragon that was accidently let loose at the end of Shadow Warrior 2.
Flying Hog Games describes the Dragon’s Nest as a beautiful and bright landscape teeming with danger. Now that the dragon has made the area its home, the environment is now damaged and broken.
The gameplay trailers shows off some new Gore Weapons that the player can gain from activating finishers. There’s also a look at the gunplay and how players can switch from guns to swords.
The Shadow Warrior series has always leaned into the concept that a melee weapon like our katana shouldn’t be thought of as a last resort when you run out of ammo but rather a lethal option in the arsenal that makes players risk getting closer in order to land devastating blows on demons.
The new game expands on that mechanic in a few ways including the ability to level up your katana to perform new attacks and creating a relationship between how you kill an enemy and the resources gained from each conquered monster.
Striking down a demon with the katana will now yield ammo for your ranged weapons, while blasting them to bloody pieces drops health to patch yourself up and go in for more close-up combat. It’s a viciously fun cycle and we think it will keep players dancing between blades and bullets with each encounter.
There’s also a new grappling hook that will come in handy when it comes to freedom. Players can combine the grappling hook with wall-running, sliding, jumping and sprinting to get around much faster than ever before.
Check out all the gameplay trailers showcasing these features below and read more about Shadow Warrior 3 here.
Dragon’s Nest Overview
Katana and Gunplay
Executions and Gore Weapons