Developed by oneoreight and published by Rising Star Games, Earth’s Dawn takes place after the Earth was decimated by an invasion from an alien race known to humans as E.B.E. The E.B.E. moved across the planet, consuming anything in their path, and proved impervious to existing weapons. Ahead of the impending annihilation, a breakthrough was made – the E.B.E. was susceptible to damage by weaponry designed using its very own technology. The power to fight back was now in the hands of an elite fighting force.You as a member of that fighting force will shoot and slash your way through countless E.B.E to save humanity from extinction.

The game features a unique anime inspired styling.
The game features a unique anime inspired styling.

Earth’s Dawn is available now for PlayStation®4 system digitally and as a physical boxed edition in the USA, South America, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Middle East. The digital release date for Earth’s Dawn on Xbox One in these regions is November 2. All versions of Earth’s Dawn are available for the suggested retail price of $29.99/€29.99/£29.99.

If you think this looks and sounds a lot like the Gears series for Xbox, you would be wrong. Have a look at the trailer below to get a good idea of the aesthetic and game play. There is a lot of hacking and slashing involved. Earth’s Dawn mixes fast-paced, side-scrolling 2D action game mechanics, unique dark-edge anime visuals, and deep RPG-like systems. For fans of the action genre, Earth’s Dawn offers instantly accessible combat mechanics with further intricacy built into directional attacks, evades and combos. Upon this foundation Earth’s Dawn creates additional layers of complexity with an unrivaled skill-tree and crafting system for weapons, armor and accessories.