Planetary Annihilation gameplay video shows unannihilated planet, alpha planned for May
Apr 20, 2013
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I could probably spend hours just zooming in and out of Planetary Annihilation's forested planets. Space! Ground. Space! Ground. Spaaaace! Until I can—the "end of May," if
hits the alpha release goal it sets at the end of this video—we can all see the scale of the Kickstarted RTS in
today's archived livestream
, in which Uber's Steve Thompson and Jon Mavor walk us through pre-alpha gameplay.
It's not far from the gameplay visualization the former Supreme Commander and Total Annihilation developers showed off during the
. It's a little blockier and less complex, but crisp and charming—better-looking, I think.
an impressive replay system, which allows players to rewind to the beginning of the game—while the match is still live—and watch past events. That and more is revealed in the 20 minute stream, and there's more information in
our announcement preview
If you want access to the alpha but didn't contribute to the Kickstarter, it doesn't come cheap—the minimum
tier required for alpha access is the $90 Galactic Edition.
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