[Video] Does the World Need Another Shooter? Raiders of the Broken Planet Says Yes

Raiders of the Broken Planet is an upcoming 4v1 shooter that may bring to mind Evolve due to its premise of four heroes taking on one big baddie. Looking over the developer diary from Mercury Steam, the game seems to be doing what Left 4 Dead did with the genre, introduce more of an ongoing story element to the mindless shooting. A third person shooter with cover mechanics, Raiders will have you dodging, ducking, dipping, shooting, and punching your way through waves of enemies.

An incredible discovery on one of Saturn’s moons leads a force of humans to a broken planet on the far reaches of the universe. A source of energy called Aleph exists there that grants ultimate power to who ever controls it…

You can watch 22 minutes of Raiders of the Broken Planet from Eurogamer below. The closed beta can be signed up for here, with the game set to launch on PC and consoles. MercurySteam is best known for their work on Castlevania: Lord of Shadow and their upcoming Metroid: Samus Returns.

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