Gaming News
PC PS4 Xbox One

There’s a new Operation Wolf coming out on consoles and VR, 35 years after the original

Here’s a comeback we weren’t expecting: 35-year old arcade rail shooter Operation Wolf is back in action.

French publisher Microids announced the imminent release of Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission, officially licensed by Taito and due out on consoles this autumn. It’s also coming to VR in 2023.

Eurogamer Newscast: Were Nintendo Direct and PlayStation State of Play a disappointment?.

All we have on this new game for now is a handful of screenshots, below, which show a new cartooney art style compared to the cult classic late-’80s arcade shooter. I’m sure this one’s going to prove divisive.

Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission, developed by French studio Virtuallyz Gaming, lets you play campaign solo or two-player co-op locally as special agents trying to fight a criminal organisation led by General Viper. There’s a survival mode and a leaderboard, too.

I’m old enough to have played Operation Wolf in the arcades when it first launched in 1987, and remember being wowed by the visuals and action. Here’s a reminder:

Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission launches autumn 2022 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S and PC. A VR version launches on Meta Quest 2 in 2023.

Related posts

Square Enix donates $500k to UN’s Ukraine refugee fund

admin

Techland working on open world fantasy action RPG

admin

Smell like your favourite Great Ace Attorney characters with this new perfume line from Capcom

admin