After a 12 months and a half, technique RPG We Are The Caretakers leaves early entry right now. Caretakers will obtain a brand new patch at launch, including within the fourth Era of the marketing campaign. This closes out the game’s story with 5 extra missions, an end-game, and different remaining enhancements. If you haven’t checked in with Caretakers since its launch in 2021, lots has modified by way of its 10+ patches.
We Are The Caretakers is an odd title for a game with XCOM-esque fight, however that’s as a result of that is an environmentalist game at coronary heart. Your aim on this Afrofuturist sci-fi is to guard the fantastical, endangered animals that your world depends on – although you’ll nonetheless be taking pictures different spacefarers alongside the way in which.
We Are The Caretaker’s Steam page describes it as a mix between “squad constructing, RTS-with-pause, narrative, and turn-based JRPG fight.” I’m up for attempting any game with JRPG inspirations, however combine in some fantasy wildlife conservation and funky spacesuits, and I’m there 100%. Caretakers additionally features a popularity system, so each motion you are taking will affect the world and the way others deal with you – in-game, after all.
We don’t see very a lot of both Afrofuturist games or games about pure conservation, so We Are The Caretaker’s full launch is welcome information. AliceBee had good issues to say about Caretakers earlier than it even hit early entry. She gave particular props to its refreshing character designs that stood out towards the “beefy Space Marine boys” we normally see in one of these sci-fi. We Are The Caretakers is on the market now on Steam for £15/€17/$20.
Disclosure: We Are The Caretakers narrative lead Xalavier Nelson Jr. was an RPS contributor, as soon as upon a time.