April 19, 2024

Picture: Arrowhead Sport Studios / Sony

Let’s simply pause and take inventory of how a lot has occurred in everybody’s favourite new co-op shooter, Helldivers 2, because it launched a month in the past: the primary gamers dropped in to discover a bug-infested galaxy, rapidly discovered there have been additionally killer robots on the opposite facet of mentioned galaxy, fought for a planet they believed was their very personal Vietnam and misplaced, bounced again with a view to seize the technique of exosuit manufacturing, received, unlocked mechs, survived their first meta upheaval, fell sufferer to a planetary hazard or two, and are most just lately preventing to exterminate the bugs in a sector for good. That’s loads of motion and back-and-forth over the span of a comparatively quick time period, and issues present no indicators of letting up, as gamers are actually encountering a hard new adversary on the frontlines.

Simply as Helldivers 2 gamers started liberating the Umlaut Sector, a collection of planets with pesticide-spewing towers referred to as the Terminid Management System that may purportedly wipe out the bugs threatening Tremendous Earth, Arrowhead Sport Studios has rolled out their newest shock to unsuspecting gamers and launched flying bugs. Or did they?