Real-Time-Strategy and First-Person-Shooter, Abatron is the next evolution of hybrid game-play. Create armies, then switch to FPS and play any unit at anytime! Truly, get into the battle and turn the tide of war.
Get into the action and feel the battle first hand. Take control of any unit on the battlefield to unlock FPS only special abilities!
Become the Supreme Commander of large armies, research and scavenge new technologies, or engineer defensive wonders.
Experience an unconstrained approach to base building with Planned blueprints. Layout your base quick and easy.
Intense online battles for up to 8 players! Play Free-For-All, Team DeathMatch, or Cooperative modes.
What is the story of Abatron? Eons ago, two technologically advanced races disputed territorial rights over a neighboring solar system. The dispute turned to widespread war and destruction, killing innocent lifeforms inhabiting nearby worlds.
In the aftermath, the remaining advanced races came together in an attempt to prevent this tragedy from ever happening again by forming the Council of Abatron.
Abatron resolves disputes with controlled combat at the galactic level. Each faction brings forth its best warriors and technologies to battle it out, gladiator style, atop celestial remnants of the tragic past. Pick from several races to play.
Get your freak on by launching rockets from your belly, playing as the Haagenti. Spawned from the most distant corners of the galaxy and demon-like in appearance, they believed that guns were better than hands. Thus, using cyborg technologies, they transformed their bodies into weapons of mass destruction.
Long Range Siege. Plant this behemoth to grab the ground as he launches rockets at distant enemy forces. Not effective for short range attacks.
Toxic Spray. When not in siege mode, the Rocketbelly emits an acidic jet stream from its slimy tongue. If you see tongue, run!
Rocket Guidance. Hold on to your shots, cause shit just got intense. Fly through the battlefield controlling a high speed death present courtesy of you.
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So far in our playtests, most of us are good about trying different strategies and tactics. Although sometimes, we can get into some habits as well. A couple of the team members have been finding themselves building up their defenses and rarely sending out units to attack, enjoying their shell of protection. Well, this weeks blog talks about that a bit:
"This is very typical of beginning players who use this as an effective way of warding off rush attacks. However, it's a very difficult developmental problem to solve and can lead to match stalemates. We've had some issues with heavy defenses.
Thus we've been adding various strategies to crack them. One way is to play FPS. This gives units penetrating abilities. Another recent strategy was to use map critters which can be baited to attack other player bases. Going forward we will continue to find multiple ways to combat this issue."
You can read about this and more on our blog here.
The Bonecrusher carries some weight on the battlefield, in more ways than one. With his immense strength and heavy hitting weapons, he is super effective against structures as well as enemies. He has high health, and can even interrupt some enemies attacks. His abilities include:
Heavy Hitter: Sometimes all you need are your fists. This is true for the Bonecrusher, as his primary attack is a punch in the face. Deal with it.
Ground Pound: Much like the Hulk when he's angry, the Bonecrusher can go into a rage and start pounding the ground around him, sending shockwaves to nearby enemies and knocking them over. This will even stop the Reaver and Manalock's special attacks.
Duck!: That giant metallic ball isn't just for looks. This is actually the Bonecrushers main attack in FPS mode. He can shoot it off his hand like a cannonball, taking down any enemies in it's path. The only catch is, is you must retreive the ball once you fire it off. Once close enough, the Bonecrusher can call it back with it's magnetized pull.
The Locus is our command ship. Every player is given one at the start of the game to help build up your base. The ship takes organic matter and scraps and turns it into material to create buildings.
In addition to base building, it can also be upgraded to become a super weapon. Once you have the resources, you can use the Locus to blast your enemies. With a large area of effect, it creates a wave of energy, knocking down any unit caught in it's path.
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