RiftStar Raiders Releases New Gameplay Video

The latest RiftStar Raiders video showcases first 12 minutes of gameplay

Riftstar Raiders

UK game developer Climax Studios has released a new video for their upcoming game, RiftStar Raiders.

RiftStar Raiders is a space-themed shoot ’em up with a heavy emphasis on co-op play. Players will journey through 9 levels as they fight enemy ships, collect loot, solve puzzles and, ultimately, work together to survive.

In the video Marc Manuello, lead designer for Climax Studios, guides viewers through one of the game’s first story campaign missions, giving commentary on gameplay mechanics, power-ups, and combat. He also goes over the importance of the game’s co-op aspects, and states how many elements of each level are designed with cooperative play in mind. For more information, feel free to check out the entire 12-minute gameplay demo for yourself in the video below:

RiftStar Raiders is slated to release for release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC sometime in 2017. Will you and your friends be journeying through space yourselves? Let us know in the comments below!

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