Earth has turn into a desolate, inhabitable rock. Nearly all of humanity has been worn out save for the rich elite, who’ve fled to Mars to kind a brand new colony. Earth’s barren panorama remains to be good for one factor, although: enjoying just a few rounds of golf. That’s the premise of Golf Club Wasteland, an upcoming recreation by Demagog Studio the place gamers will uncover the reason for Earth’s collapse whereas teeing off.
Golf Club Wasteland is a narrative-driven golf recreation advised from three sources. You’ll be taught in regards to the backstory of the lone golfer protagonist, who has returned to Earth to play one final recreation for causes unknown. A mysterious narrator conserving tabs in your tour supplies additional context and background. Lastly, The Radio Nostalgia From Mars, a well-liked broadcast, supplies additional backstory into the lives of the fortunate few who managed to outlive this mysterious apocalypse whereas additionally laying down some catchy tunes circa the 2020s.
Gameplay consists of 2D golf mechanics which are designed to be straightforward for anybody to choose up and grasp, whereas a minimal UI retains your view clear and clear. You’ll ship your golf balls throughout a wide range of unusual, post-apocalyptic obstacles, corresponding to crumbling purchasing malls or the large, suspended hand off a large statue. You’ll additionally use your balls to beat much less conventional aims, corresponding to activating switches to open doorways.
Golf Club Wasteland supplies three modes of play. If you’re extra within the narrative and fewer about nailing a hole-in-one, the casual-focused Story Mode is for you. Challenge Mode supplies a extra balanced check of your golf and puzzle-solving expertise. Lastly, knowledgeable gamers can exhibit their golf prowess within the brutally difficult Iron Mode.
Golf video games are making a little bit of a comeback, and, as confirmed by the upcoming Mario Golf: Super Rush, it’s all the time enjoyable to see a novel tackle the game. Golf Club Wasteland presents a neat angle on golf we haven’t seen earlier than, and I’m all the time occupied with sports-focused video games which are capable of weave in a sturdy narrative ingredient. The recreation is launching someday this August, and each copy features a digital soundtrack and artbook. The recreation will probably be accessible on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC for $9.99.
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