Toxikk trailer discusses its old-school movement model


In case you'd forgotten, Toxikk is a deliberately old-fashioned multiplayer FPS that spurns regenerative health, iron sights, free-to-play, and other elements you might find in many modern-day shooters, returning to the increased mobility and much faster speed of games like Quake and Unreal Tournament. Following a 'gameplay reveal' of the early access shooter back in September (I've embedded that below), developers Reakktor Studios have released a new ten-minute video detailing the game's old-timey movement model. You'll find that at the top of this post.

It's a pretty interesting video, revealing (well, if you've not played Toxikk) that players will be running by default, and that in fact the Shift key causes you to walk instead. Double-jumping is in too, which is good news because double-jumping makes everything better. Literally everything. Adventure games, bat mitzvahs—everything. Here's some, perhaps more exciting, footage of Toxikk in action:

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Tom Sykes

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.