Heart Shaped Games will release science-fiction turn-based tactical RPG We are the caretakers for the Xbox series and Xbox One later in 2021, the developer announced.
As recently announced, We are the caretakers first launched in Early Access for PC via Steam on April 22nd.
Here is an overview of the game via the Steam page:
We are the caretakers is an RPG for afrofuturist group leadership. Gather an unusual team of protectors in troop building systems inspired by Darkest dungeon, Ogre Battle, and XCOM. Defend the endangered animals your world trusts in strategic turn-based combat. Define your approach to global opposition by balancing reputation, resources, research, animals and alliances. We are the caretakers is a challenging strategy RPG fusion that asks you to protect a planet by fighting for the humans, animals and ecosystems that live in it.
- Afrofuturistuniverset ̵1; Former Activision-Blizzard artist Anthony Jones brings stunning afro-futuristic style and human empathy to a complex sci-fi world.
- Reputation System – Each action affects how others see the caretakers. Do they fear you? Or will they support your quest to protect the endangered Raun, and determine the fate of the world?
- Tour-based meetings – Balance strength with diplomacy in an innovative turn-based combat system. Live with the consequences as you deal with the messy reality of animal welfare.
- Troop building – Put together up to nine groups of characters with different traits, weaknesses, abilities and personalities. Train and upgrade your caretakers in over 20 unique job classes.
- Develop your headquarters Meet leaders, research technologies and recruit allies at your science fiction headquarters. Balance their conflicting demands to save our world.
- Nuanced story – In our morally complex world, individuals outside your squad play as much as rangers you distribute on each map.
- Generated wildlife – The challenging and procedurally generated survival mode provides endless ways to play.
- You get a baby Raun – It will nozzle against your bed long after it becomes too large to do so reasonably. It is sweet.
Watch a new trailer below.
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