Check Out Special Operations Forces Studios' New Shooter

The studio that made the SOCOM series went kaput in early 2012. Its alumni re-formed into Special Operations Forces Studios and now bring you H-Hour: World's Elite, which, as this video shows, is right in their wheelhouse of third-person tactical military shooters.

SOF Studios cautions this is all pre-alpha. "Nothing has been tuned yet. Really, nothing is tuned yet. Pretty much no tuning," reads the disclaimer. Take that for what you will. The project successfully met a $US200,000 Kickstarter goal (raising $US252,000) back in the summer. They're showing their work to you now.


Comments

    3rd person multiplayer shooters just ends up being a game of corner campers and nade spammers... sadly.

    “Nothing has been tuned yet. Really, nothing is tuned yet. Pretty much no tuning,”

    Yet people will expect it.

    Was always sad when Zipper went under. MAG was an underrated gem that I poured hundreds of hours into.

    I felt so sorry for them when SOCOM 4 came out on pretty much the same day PSN went down for 6 weeks. Six weeks is enough to bury a game these days - no access to co-op or multi, and by the time PSN was back up, most people would have already forgotten about it.

    Shame, really. Unit 13 on Vita was a lot of fun too.

    I miss tactical shooters. Tom Clancy's Future Soldier was originally a tactical, stealth and strategy like shooter. But the original concept was scrapped and it became a cookie cutter action shooter and Ubisoft commented that they wanted it to compete with the AAA shooters out there such as Battlefield and Call of Duty. I saw the original E3 trailer, preordered it and didn't look at it again as I didn't want anything to be spoiled. Turns out the game I took home was waaayyy different to the game I saw. Haven't seen a tactical offering since.

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