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RPG Gamers Review

Release Date 19 June, 2024
Developer ACQUIRE Corp.
Publisher ACQUIRE Corp.
Perspective 3rd-person

Game Details

Scars of Mars is a new real-time RPG. During combat and exploration, time flows, so you must make split-second decisions, execute precise commands swiftly, and vanquish enemies within a limited time. It’s a thrilling experience that captures the unique tension and satisfaction of the gameplay.

RPG Gamers summary

Scars of Mars: A Strategic, Survival Action Game to Test Your Mettle

In the backdrop of the year 2158, the recently released title “Scars of Mars” takes players on a uniquely challenging mission. As commander of a humanoid team, your objective is static; rescue survivors and escape from a Mars-based research facility. The facility’s abrupt loss of contact is your mysterious starting point.

The combat system in Scars of Mars is a noteworthy standout, employing a Real-Time Formation Battle mechanism. You are given command over four humanoid units strategically lined up on a 3x3 grid. The real-time gameplay demands cognitive reflexes as you decide the course of actions for characters, including attack, dodge, heal, and protect. With time progressing non-stop, the game fosters opportune positioning and precise maneuvering, ensuring an engaging and highly strategic battle scenario.

Character personalization forms a core feature of Scars of Mars, providing an opportunity for gamers to explore their strategic preferences. You can create a party of four humanoids with the liberty to customize each via different classes, frames, and weapons. Whether you are a fan of the distant attacker (Sniper), the agile offensive player (Fighter), the up-close mêlée expert (Berserker), or the able support character (Healer), the game welcomes a diversity of play styles.

The format of the game keeps even the veteran gamers on their toes with procedurally generated routes for each game playthrough. This invariably results in different paths and varied enemy encounters, events, and item hauls - ultimately leading to a different experience every time. Central to the task is the management of battery power, with battles, occurrences, and route movements all consuming time and depleting your battery.

The challenge lies in balancing between the party’s condition and remaining battery power, demanding leadership skills and decision-making prowess. Whether you target to take down the boss at the deepest level or opt for a strategic retreat for equipment and item collection, the game pushes you to learn and adapt.

Scars of Mars, with its unique strategic components, real-time action mechanics, and variable gameplay, indeed presents a challenging and thought-provoking experience for survival game enthusiasts.

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