Koei Tecmo recently shared a look at how Attack on Titan will tell the entire story from the anime, and they showed off some gameplay footage at their Tokyo Game Show 2015 stage event. Here’s a look at 8 minutes of its gameplay footage.
The video starts out with a look at how the game plays, with Eren jumping and flying around using the 3D Maneuver Gear, and it looks as smooth as it does in the anime. There’s an ally system that lets you tag up with any buddies you find just by approaching them, as shown at the 1:00 mark where Eren approaches Armin.
Once you get someone to join your team, they’ll join you in the fight against your target, which is indicated by a distance marker on the map. In the demo, they’re actually practicing with training dummies at first, but you can skip to the 3:40 mark to see an actual fight against a Titan.
You’ll get to target their limbs and neck, but it’ll require some good practice to take out some of the stronger ones. Once the Titans are being attacked, they’ll do their best to track you down, so you’ll need to be able to work your way around them, especially when there are several of them grouped up in the same place.
However, there’s also the risk of crashing into buildings or getting the 3D Maneuver Gear wire cut off. If you’re wondering what happens should you get caught by a Titan, they show us at the 5:50 mark of the video.
If you get grabbed by a Titan, you can mash the triangle button to get out, or also be saved by one of your comrades, so it’ll be pretty important to have them around to watch your back. By cutting the limbs off the Titans, they will act accordingly, so you’ll get to use that to your advantage while fighting them.
Attack on Titan is in development for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita. Koei Tecmo aim to release the game this winter in Japan, and in 2016 for the west.