Remember the thrill of swinging through a space station with kosmosticks in hand? Well, Gamedust is back, and they’re taking us on another interstellar journey with “Yupitergrad 2: The Lost Station.” If you’re a fan of action-adventure games with a Metroidvania twist, this sequel is about to redefine your VR experience.
A Standalone Adventure Awaits
While “Yupitergrad 2” is a sequel, it’s crafted to be a standalone experience. Whether you’re a returning player or a newcomer, the game ensures a smooth entry with reintroduced mechanics and a fresh storyline. Initially launched on Pico, HTC, and Meta headsets, this gem is now making its way to Steam.
What’s New in The Lost Station?
Gamedust has packed this sequel with a plethora of new features:
- A Metroidvania structure, complete with a functional map accessible anytime.
- Enhanced combat mechanics, allowing players to battle space robots.
- The introduction of Richard, a new AI companion joining AIsha in guiding players through the narrative.
- A game duration that’s double its predecessor.
- Gameplay enhancements, visual improvements, and functional fixes, ensuring a polished experience right from the get-go.
Dive Deep into the Space Station
Set in an abandoned space station, players will unravel mysteries of its management, the sudden hostility of its defense robots, and the means to escape. Guided by AIsha and potentially meeting other space inhabitants, the game promises a campaign length of 4-8 hours.
Unique Features to Look Out For:
- Acrobatic action combined with shooting rebel robots.
- Exploration of vast environments, collecting equipment, and discovering new passages.
- A narrative that turns space base jumping into an unforgettable experience.
- A blend of dynamics and storytelling ensuring comfort and fun in VR.
Enhancements Over the Original Yupitergrad:
- A variety of new weapons and equipment.
- A 3D dynamically-updating map.
- Open-ended level design with environmental barriers.
- Anti-gravity environment sections.
- A combat system and shield bar system, offering potential upgrades.
Customize Your Experience
For those who like to tinker, the game offers various settings, from control schemes to HUD element adjustments. And if you ever find yourself lost in the vastness of the space station, there are directional markings, environmental cues, and dialogue hints to guide you.
Future Content and Updates
Gamedust assures continued support for “Yupitergrad 2: The Lost Station” post-launch. They plan to introduce new modes and improvements based on player feedback. Details on upcoming updates will be shared on their official pages.
For those eager to embark on this space adventure, “Yupitergrad 2: The Lost Station” launches on Steam PCVR on September 7, 2023, priced at $24.99. Whether you’re swinging on kosmosticks or battling space robots, this game promises an exhilarating VR experience. So, gear up, Kosmonaut, and see you in space!