The Callisto Protocol is quietly shaping up as an exciting horror project that can offer something different to all gamers. When the game was first announced, fans were unsure about how it would be when it completed its development. However, the overall expectations are high, given that the game is being developed by Striking Distance Studios.
Based on the reactions to the showcase at the Summer Game Fest, the overall reception is quite positive.
The Callisto Protocol will be a brand new IP, and Striking Distance Studios' ambitions are quite high. Set to appear in late 2022, the developers have assured that there will be a great amount of support for the game. While many things are left to be shown, more were displayed on June 9.
As mentioned earlier, the reception is quite positive if fan reactions are anything to go by. Fans have taken to social media to express their thoughts about the game and what's been shown.
Fans are excited by the development and showcase of The Callisto Protocol at the Summer Game Fest
Fans got to see detailed gameplay footage of The Callisto Protocol at the Summer Game Fest. Suffice it to say that the majority are quite happy with what's been shown. The closest comparison the game has drawn is with Dead Space.
EA's iconic space-survival horror has given the thrills and frills over the years. However, a remake is in development, set to come out in 2023, and many fans believe it will have stiff competition.
One fan is so convinced they believe there's nothing EA could show that would make the Dead Space remake look better than The Callisto Protocol:
There's no denying that a lot of inspiration for the game has been taken from Dead Space. Many have claimed Striking Distance Studios' latest project as the successor to the horror hit:
There seems to be an ample amount of gore, and some fans are in love with it:
There will be combat mechanics as well, which would include the use of melee and ranged weapons. Some are really impressed with what has been shown in the initial gameplay footage:
A few are so convinced by it that if someone had told them that this is the footage from Dead Space 4, they would have believed it:
The Callisto Protocol looks to be the perfect choice for those who want gore in their horror games:
Some also believe that while The Callisto Protocol looks like a fitting successor, it shows the necessary enhancements required to make it upgraded for the times:
With a release date set for December 2022, horror fans will have to wait a few more months to test the game. However, they will certainly hope to see more exciting showcases in the next few months.