Stormrise Whip Select Trailer

Wow, Stormrise just became about a million times more interesting to me. Why’s that? Because the game’s Whip Select control scheme, as explained in this here new trailer, really does look quite genius. Many titles have claimed to revolutionize console RTS play before, but Stormrise is the first I’ve seen that seems like it could very well pull it off. Of course, the voice recognition system of EndWar is something I haven’t tried yet as it’s one of the late holiday ’08 releases that got buried in my stack of catch-up games to play, but with Stormrise coming up in March I’ll have to start digging into that one soon. Heck, maybe I’ll do some sort of comparison guide to see how the battle to “innovate console RTS play” shakes down…

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