Breakaway

Developed by Amazon Game Studios, Breakaway is an original game set in a mythological world that combines elements of sports and brawler games. Gameplay revolves around matches in which two teams, comprising four players each, try to be the first to cease control over an artifact hidden on the map. Matches take place on diverse arenas, such as El Dorado, Atlantis, and the Styx River. Players get at their disposal a number of mythological and legendary characters, each one with unique abilities and the so-called ‘buildables’, which allow them to completely change the situation on the arena. The game has been designed solely for the cooperative mode with the ability to stream the gameplay through Twitch.

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PC / Windows
Game Breakaway (PC) Cover
Breakaway

Breakaway | PC

Breakaway release date for PC:

game language:
English

2018 | Worldwide

26 September 2016 | Sign-Up

Register for alpha: https://playbreakaway.com/alpha

Game mode: multiplayer , multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 2-8
Expectations: 8.4 / 10 calculated out of 4 players' votes.  

Breakaway for PC / Windows is an original combination of a brawler and sports games set in a mythological world. The game has been developed by Amazon Game Studios and, along with 2 other games - Crucible and New World - are a commercial debut of the aforementioned studios.

Mechanics

Breakaway’s gameplay mechanics build on matches between 2 teams, comprising 4 players each - a team that first manages to take control over an artifact hidden on the map wins. The game is oriented towards cooperation, dynamic gameplay, and streaming players’ efforts via Twitch. Matches take place on diverse arenas - featuring El Dorado, Atlantis, and the Styx River. Players get at their disposal a number of mythological and legendary characters, each one with unique abilities and the so-called ‘buildables’, which allow them to completely change the situation of the arena. Spartacus, for example, can summon a havoc catapult that wreaks havoc among enemy units, the gunslinger Rawlins can lock and opponent up in jail, while Thorgrim is able to destroy a part of the arena with his hammer.

Developers put a strong emphasis on the social aspects – it is clearly visible with all the ‘smileys”, poking other players, and replays featuring best sequences. Moreover, players can always check their transmission’s stats and enable the audience to somewhat change the gameplay rules.

Technical aspects

The PC / Windows release of Breakaway features high-quality and colorful visuals. Matches are set in a 3D environment and are bound to satisfy the players, especially with its aesthetically diverse arenas, and character models that are rich with details.

Breakaway trailer #1

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Zwiastun Breakaway, połączenia mitologicznego brawlera i wieloosobowej gry sportowej, stworzonego przez Amazon Game Studios.