Gamescom 2011 – Dino Storm preview from the GamescomGamescom 2011 - Dino Storm preview from the Gamescom
Weve met the Splitscreen Studios team at the Gamescom in Colonia and they showed us a preview of Dino Storm, their new free to play 3D Browser MMO set in the Wild West.
Basically you are a cowboy riding a dinosaur in the desert trying to make your way to the success by exploring the different areas facing down gigantic herds of dinosaurs and merciless robber bands and starting your thrilling search for valuable items. Set up supply camps, outposts, and goldmines, defend them against other players, and earn fame and respect. Only the best will manage to rise to become the sheriff of the town. Heres a bunch of screenshots to give you a closer look to the game.
Fame and fortune await brave adventurers in the free 3D multiplayer Dino Storm. With just a few dollars in your pocket, a little ammunition, a loaded laser cannon, and your small dinosaur, you make your way to DinoVille. Your firsts steps in the game lead you to explore the game world riding your dino, trying to loot and sell the stuff youve looted for better gear and dinos.
Combat wise, youre fighting on your dino trying to kill your foes with your laser canon which will evolve and become more powerful as you progress in the game. If you take control of important buildings of DinoVille, the other player will fight with you to take them from you.
Explore the game world - A varied game world awaits brave adventurers around DinoVille. Dinosaur herds roam through the canyons, bands of robbers pop up, the environment can be searched for valuable items. The game world is never the same, danger lurks everywhere. Every expedition must be carefully prepared.
Fund your own band - Join your friends and found your own band. In a team, you can advance even deeper into the world of Dino Storm and better support the defence of your buildings.
Experience open adventure - As a ranger in DinoVille, youll have your hands full. Whether its making life difficult for the towns villainous bands of robbers, hunting for fossils, gathering food, or just driving off a herd of wild dinosaurs, all the players can always work together on solving the mission. Youll pocket your dollars and recognition as a reward for your share.
Obtain offices and become the towns sheriff - By mastering adventures successfully operating buildings, you will gather more and more recognition. This recognition will help you if you run for office in the town. Here, you will have to prevail over other players, and only the best will make it to the top of the career ladder. Offices offer special privileges, such as the access to rare dinosaurs and powerful items.
Control contested buildings - Buildings such as supply camps, outposts, or goldmines can be found everywhere around DinoVille. You can take control of these buildings. Important buildings allow you to pile up enormous fame and fortune. But be careful, your buildings have to be regularly supplied and defended against other players who will try to take them from you. Anyone who wants to keep important goldmines should bring along plenty of ammunition.
Sell your loot - Countless items can be collected in the game world. If you bring your loot back to town successfully, you can sell it in the market for dollars. You will even be rewarded with gold coins for daily jobs.
Splitscreen plans to release the game at the end of this year and a closed beta is coming soon.