That is now, by my rely, the fourth time we’ve posted a couple of Darkish Forces x Unreal Engine remake. It’s, nonetheless, the primary time I’ve been in a position to put up about one that’s downloadable and correctly playable by you, at present, proper now.
Earlier makes an attempt have both been graphical showcases or tech demos, however this newest effort—by Ruppertle—is totally interactive, containing not simply two storyline missions from Darkish Forces II: Jedi Knight, however some sandbox and countless modes to get pleasure from as nicely.
“The objective was to recreate one in every of my favourite video games again from my childhood whereas protecting the bottom look, feeling and gameplay”, Ruppertle says. “After almost 3 years of growth the venture is lastly at a degree the place I really feel able to share it with you.”
You possibly can discover obtain hyperlinks to the venture within the description of this YouTube video, with the information containing “2 official ranges from the unique recreation, 4 survival ranges, sandbox mode, 3D mannequin viewer, bonus stage for testing and a few secrets and techniques…”
Right here’s a trailer exhibiting not simply the graphical adjustments however some gameplay as nicely:
I’m not 100% offered on a few of the visible adjustments right here; a few of the environments look a bit of too busy now, the place their earlier sparseness had a sure Star Warsy appeal to them. The characters and weapons look nice, although, even in third-person.
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In order for you to check out a few of the different Darkish Forces/Jedi Knight tasks I used to be speaking about, they’re all price a glance as a result of they’re all making an attempt one thing totally different. This one, for instance, imagined the unique recreation with a contemporary interface, whereas this one went to city rebuilding the primary stage of the unique Darkish Forces with some very fancy visuals.