T'was the week before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a launch date was stirring, in Mode 7's house.
Last December, a few days before Santa's visit (opens in new tab), Mode 7 pushed its lovely-looking, once-due-in-2016 Frozen Synapse 2 back to an undermined date this year. We're still without something concrete, but the developer tells us today that "Frozen Synapse 2 should come out in August." Which is soon. Yay.
Here's 32 minutes of new in-game footage wherein the devs (in their own words):
- Lose to one of the worst units in the game because I forgot it was carrying a gun.
- Perform a daring raid on an enemy base and then forget to look for money while I'm there.
- Casually hand over powerful artefacts to militant religious extremists and get myself into debt repeatedly.
For more Frozen Synapsing, revisit the time Frozen Synapse 2 spilled murderous techno factions all over the PC Gamer Weekender livestream (opens in new tab). That took bloody ages to clean up.
For even more Frozen Synapsing, here's the strategy games of 2018 (opens in new tab)—a PCG-approved list that we published at the start of the year that includes its second outing, and select genre stablemates.