Excerpt: Natural Selection 2: Combat is an upcoming, standalone title from developer Faultline Games and publisher Unknown Worlds. The title is based on a mod of Natural Selection 2 , which was originally a mod of the highly popular game series Half Life .
Conclusion: Natural Selection 2 is one of the first games I’ve played that doesn’t just boast a teamwork mindset but actually delivers on it. Games like MAG made teamwork and leadership seem important but couldn’t make the idea of listening to other players enticing enough.
Excerpt: Galactic grudge matches between heavily armored space marines and parasitic alien species are nothing new, but Natural Selection 2's cool hybrid approach puts a fresh and exciting spin on the timeless conflict.
Conclusion: Natural Selection 2 is good, very good. The game play is varied and well executed, without ever feeling out of balance. Combining both first person shooter and real time strategy elements scared me at first, but Unknown Worlds did a fantastic job in meshing these two elements, giving players the...
Conclusion: Natural Selection 2 is a fresh and wonderfully unique multiplayer game which simultaneously struggles with that very mantle. Because it's unfamiliar, players aren't able to just slip into it, and there is a significant knowledge gap between a new player and an old.