You're going to be doing a lot of talking in The Outer Worlds. Or, rather, you're going to have a lot of people talk at you before selecting from one of several pre-written dialogue options in response. (Image credit: Obsidian Entertainment)The Outer Worlds frontloads its deep dialogue systems because Obsidian knows that's where its strengths lie; but it's still a shame that the game's combat still feels relatively undemanding and rudimentary in comparison. There's nothing particularly wrong with it, per se, but the game's array of first-person firefights and melee brawls don't quite enthral in the same way as its contemporaries, even with a fairly substantial arsenal of weapons at your disposal.Take Tactical Time Dilation; a side-effect of your character's sudden awakening from cryosleep which lets you slow down time at will. It's The Outer World's replacement for Fallout's VATS mode, yet lacks that system's strategic orientation and memorable sense of impact, thus ending up as a forgettable gimmick that adds little depth or colour to combat. Sneak enthusiasts will also likely be disappointed by the The Outer Worlds' ropey stealth mechanics, which make it frustratingly difficult to execute covert kills without alerting other nearby enemies, especially in the absence of ranged tools like crossbows or silencers.There is, at least, a full cast of recruitable companions, two of whom can join you on your adventures at any one time, and bring their own flavours to the carnage via special attacks that lend a pulpy, cinematic flair to critical hits.
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New Gameplay For The Outer Worlds Premieres At PAX East. Watch all-new gameplay footage from the demo Obsidian presented at the show. By Elise Favis on.