Biomutant Shows Off Fast Combat, Massive Monsters, And A Large World In New Gameplay

If you've been missing the character action game with the mutant fox, nine minutes of Biomutant is here to satiate you.

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Biomutant, the third-person action game initially revealed in 2017, hasn't been show much recently, with out last real look at the game dating back to Gamescom 2018. But in an extended gameplay trailer for the game, its initial charm hasn't faded, and we get a look at its vibrant open world.

There's a lot going on in the nine-minute trailer below. You get to see the game's action again, spread across various weapons. Combat is centered on switching up between ranged gunplay and close-quarters melee action, with quick dashes and slow-motion dodges making it look very fast and exciting.

Biomutant is home to numerous monstrous foes you'll need to fight, spread out in a world that looks as large as it is colorful. In one highlight you see the player-character scampering up a mountain before leaping off and using a back-mounted glider to soar across the map. It's reminiscent of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in a way, but it's unclear yet how large this space really is.

It also seems like you'll be clearing out outposts around the map, with one snippet of gameplay showing a fight concluding with an enemy outpost being captured. Elsewhere you can see traversal using steampunk-like airships and submarines, as well as combat featuring a mech and an extremely large monster. Without much context, it's hard to imagine how all of this meshes together, but it does give a sense of Biomutant's scope.

The trailer doesn't feature a release date for the THQ-published game, simply teasing that it'll come out when it's ready., which might be soon according to one developer.

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