Independent publisher Good Shepherd Entertainment and development studio Ice Code Games today announced Hard West 2, the second part of its role-playing and turn-based strategy title set in a supernatural Wild West. This new installment will go on sale this year on PC, although neither a specific release date nor whether it will reach other platforms later as the original game did has yet been confirmed. It has also been confirmed that a closed beta coming soon; those who want to participate can register through a form available on its official website.
“Get into the skin of Gin Carter, a well-known outlaw famous for being as dangerous as the border itself,” begins the official description of the game on its Steam page, where it is already possible to add it to the wish list and see its status. first trailer and imagesalso available in this news.
Fighting demons in the Wild West
As in the Hard West original, which will be released in 2015 for PC, this second part also offers us a mix of XCOM and western, but with a supernatural twist: our gang of outlaws come together to rob the famous Ghost Train, which is rumored to be loaded with federal gold. However, as its name suggests, this train will take you to an uncharted wasteland where bullets and cowboys mix with spells and demons. During this adventure we will be able to explore this mysterious West, make decisions, unlock streaks, improve our team through a deck of cards…
On Vandal we were able to play the first Hard West at its release, at which point we noted in our review that it’s a tough game: “Hard West it’s hard. Even on its lowest difficulty get on the nerves of more than one for its save system and the fragility of our characters. But it will delight lovers of the genre and anyone looking for a challenge, which at its highest difficulty seems impossible even knowing the scenarios in advance”.