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Evolve

A science-fiction first-person perspective online shooter in which the focus was placed on cooperation. The title was developed by the creators of the Left 4 Dead series – studio Turtle Rock. In many aspects Evolve is similar to the titles in the aforementioned series.

Action | FPP | TPP | science fiction | FPS | network | multiplayer | co-op

Evolve cover

developer: Turtle Rock Studios

publisher: 2K Games

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet

game release date:

10Feb2015

PC PS4 XONE

Evolve is an online first person shooter, where appears combined cooperation and competition between players. The originators and creators of the game are the producers of the Turtle Rock studio, known mostly thanks to a popular game Left 4 Dead (prepared in partnership with the Valve Company).

Evolve is set in the future and tells the story of hunting monsters. The game has several modes of play, but in its basic form there are four mercenaries who fight with the beast. The beast is the fifth player. It is important that hunters have been described according to strictly specialized classes – there are involved in the hunt: trapper (or hunter), assault, medic and support unit. In the game there are also a few representatives of the class creatures, which you can play - each of them has a unique appearance and skills. One of the easiest to learn monsters is Goliath. It is something like King Kong with a fiery breath.

The matches in Evolve are different from what we know from the typical shooter game – the game is asynchronous and unique for each player. The hunters’ team begins for example from tracking monster – and this is a trapper’s specialization. This mercenary can lay out the sound probe, restrict movements of the enemy using a harpoon, or imprison him inside the force field temporarily. After fixing the position of the victim, the team must cooperate together - medic should heal, support unit should renew shield of companions and a assault has to attract the attention of a dangerous beast. In this part of game cooperation between players is important.

The situation looks completely different from the monster side. At the beginning of the game it has to flee from people who seek him and hunt animals and eat their meat. Only in this way the beast increases the chances to win the game - after consuming a right portion of carrion it may evolve into a stronger character. Then the player receives more points and the ability to choose the next special attacks. Animals which wander around maps can be also useful in other ways – they guarantee bonuses and take part in combats.

Evolve is Internet game and it has all the typical elements like similar games, including the ability to unlock new mercenaries, monsters and items. From the technical point, the game runs on CryEngine and looks good. Attention should be especially paid to interesting design of characters and monsters.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i7 2.66 GHz/AMD A8-3870K 3 GHz, 6 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 760/Radeon R9 280 or better, 50 GB HDD, Windows 7 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz/AMD Athlon 64 X2 3.2 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 560/Radeon HD 5770 or better, 50 GB HDD, Windows 7 64-bit

Evolve Game Guide
Evolve Game Guide

game guide 03 February 2015

This game guide contains descriptions of all the Hunters and Monsters available in Evolve, along with a lot of screens that illustrate the described elements.

Evolve goes free-to-play on PC
Evolve goes free-to-play on PC

news 07 July 2016 11:07

After a year of being a full-priced title, Evolve was decided to switch to the free-to-play model. Beta-testing of the game's new format starts today.

Evolve Stage 2's popularity goes down, again
Evolve Stage 2's popularity goes down, again

news 28 July 2016 15:13

Turning Evolve into a free-to-play title seemed like a good idea to revive the game. However, after a brief spike of popularity, the number of players is in decline once again.

Shadwen gets a free content update Escape From the Castle
Shadwen gets a free content update Escape From the Castle

news 10 August 2016 13:33

If you have completed the base storyline of Shadwen and still want more, you will be happy to hear that the stealth game receives a free content update, Escape From the Castle, which adds 14 reworked levels.

That's the end for Evolve – Turtle Rock ceasing further support
That's the end for Evolve – Turtle Rock ceasing further support

news 26 October 2016 11:30

No more work will be put into Evolve, Turtle Rock Studios has informed the fans. The developers have been forced to cease further development on the title, which means no more updates, DLCs, or console versions of Evolve: Stage 2.

Evolve devs working on a new IP, a dark fantasy co-op FPS
Evolve devs working on a new IP, a dark fantasy co-op FPS

news 14 December 2016 11:40

After delivering Evolve and two Left 4 Dead games, Turtle Rock Studios are preparing another co-op FPS. This one is going to be a new, dark fantasy IP.

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