At PAX West, Gearbox Software program revealed the first prolonged have a look at the gameplay for New Tales From the Borderlands. Whereas Gearbox is dedicated to the narrative fashion pioneered by Telltale Video games, there are loads of surprises in retailer for this revival.
As revealed final month, Gearbox and key alumni from Telltale Video games who labored on the first Tales From the Borderlands, are engaged on a non secular successor to the collection. New Tales From the Borderlands will comply with a brand new forged of characters on a brand new journey set someday after Borderlands 3.
The gameplay reveal at PAX West showcased quite a bit of acquainted components. Gamers will nonetheless should make selections that can affect the method the full story will unfold, and choices may reverberate and have an effect on outcomes far into the recreation.
Alongside dialogue selections, there can be fast-time occasions and whereas failing some may result in distinctive outcomes, others may show lethal and closing.
Nevertheless, except for QTE and making story selections, Gearbox has added some distinctive gameplay components to New Tales. There are gameplay homages like one iconic stealth scene you see in the gameplay reveal, in addition to a brand new determine fight minigame round collectibles known as Vaultlanders.
All through New Tales From the Borderlands, you’ll have the ability to gather new Vaultlander figures every with their distinctive stats and skills. Then, when the time comes, you’ll have the ability to bust these figures out in toy vs. toy fight.
New Tales From the Borderlands can be launched on October 21, 2022. Whereas will probably be episodic in format, each episode can be obtainable at launch and gamers can select which episode to play, even when it’s out-of-order (although we don’t advocate you play like that).
Check again at IGN for extra reveals from PAX West.
Matt T.M. Kim is IGN’s Information Editor. You may attain him (*18*)@lawoftd.(*18*)