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Digital Extremes' new game is another hero shooter

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Digital Extremes is working on a hero shooter called The Amazing Eternalns. The game looks like Overwatch mixed with a trading card game for maximum RNG lootboxyness, but it does have a unique art style at least.

Digital Extremes have been running a closed alpha for their latest project called Keystone since May 2017. Turns out the name didn't quite fit the game so now it's called The Amazing Eternals.

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The game looks like a hero shooter judging by the footage and commentary released, and when one says hero shooter one of course means Overwatch clone - which is itself a Team Fortress 2 clone with some DOTA hero flare thrown into the mix.

The twist with The Amazing Eternals is that it's also a deck building game on top of the shooter core. This allows the developers to put all of their grind and lootbox related experience accumulated with Warframe into a single microtransaction extravaganza. If you ever wanted a game where you can microtransact for weapons, skins/cosmetics AND card packs, The Amazing Eternals will most likely have you covered.

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The game has an interesting looking art style. A lot of pulpy retro sci-fi aesthetics smashed together for the characters, and the maps are reminiscent of various TV show sets from the last century.

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Beta sign-ups are now open, and there is also a founders package deal available on 29 August 2017 - in case you feel like pre-ordering a free-to-play game for guarantied beta access and preferential treatment in all things.