Biomutant – Everything we know

Biomutant is an open-world action RPG from the some of the minds behind Just Cause 3 and Mad Max. Published by THQ Nordic, the upcoming adventure puts you in control of an adorably badass creature in a lush, wild setting.

Coming our way in 2018, TrustedReviews has compiled all the news, release date info, gameplay, trailers and more that you need on Biomutant.

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What is Biomutant?

Set in a post-apocalyptic universe filled with humanoid animal creatures, Biomutant is an open-world RPG that combines exploration and combat across an ambitious setting.

Biomutant release date

It’s scheduled to launch in 2018 for PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Biomutant gameplay – How does it play?

Described as a “kung-fu fable” by developer Experiment 101, Biomutant allows you to customise your character with different robotic attachments, mutations and weapons, ranging from samurai swords to full-blown assault rifles. Experimentation is key, with each new bit of loot aiming to enhance the gameplay experience. Character customisation has been compared to the likes of an MMO, offering a staggering number of player options.

Played from a third-person perspective, combat will be a mixture of martial arts, shooting and old-school melee attacks. All of these will be determined by your mutations, giving combat plenty of nuance. Weapons can also be crafted in a similar manner to fit the situation in which you find yourself.

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Exploration is a big component of Biomutant, and the way you can travel across the world is surprisingly varied. The land before us can be traversed on foot, mech, air balloon, jet skis and even a UFO. Hopefully, they all handle well and allow for a bit of customisation.

There will be three individual worlds to explore, including an underworld and even a miniature solar system that we hope is filled with different characters and side quests to conquer.

Biomutant story – What’s it about?

A plague is spreading across the world of Biomutant, poisoning the land and slowly killing the precious Tree of Life. This dilemma begins to turn neighbouring tribes against one another. The only way to succeed is for you to bring them together in an effort to conquer the greater evil.

Biomutant trailers – How does it look?

Revealed at Gamescom 2017, you can find the reveal trailer for Biomutant below:

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In addition, we also have a brief bit of gameplay:

Biomutant reminds us of mascot platformers from years ago. What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments below.