Did you watch Jaws and sympathise more with the beast in the ocean? Did you hear that humans kill 100 million sharks every year and want to even the score? Or do you just want to play as a shark and have some fun? if the answer to any of those questions was yes, then Maneater on Xbox One, PS4 and PC might be the game for you.
Described by the developers as a ShaRkPG, you’ll begin the game as a small shark pup looking for revenge on the sailors that dismembered you. As you hunt other humans, sea creatures and explore the game’s varied open world, you’ll begin to evolve into an unnatural apex predator. With a full day/night cycle, 7 different regions and a story narrated by Chris Parnell, Maneater will surely quench your thirst.
- Unique Story – Play through a full narrative, story-based campaign narrated by Chris Parnell (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, Rick and Morty) and set against the backdrop of a reality TV show.
- Diverse, Compelling Combat – Battle fierce wildlife including other apex predators or fight against various types of human hunters ranging from town drunks all the way up to the Coast Guard.
- Evolve Into a Legend – Feed on humans and wildlife to grow your shark, and find shark loot to evolve your shark down multiple possible paths.
- Explore the Gulf – 7 large regions including bayous of the gulf coast, resort beaches, industrial docks, the open ocean and more. Experience a living world with a full day/night cycle.
Maneater is available for purchase right now on PS4, PC and Xbox One for £33.49. It will also launch for the Nintendo Switch later on in 2020. Our review is coming too – keep an eye out on whether or not we think Maneater packs a bite or not very soon.
Description from the Microsoft Store:
BECOME THE MANEATER! Experience the ultimate power fantasy as the apex predator of the seas – a terrifying SHARK! Maneater is a single player, open world action RPG (ShaRkPG) where YOU are the shark. Starting as a small shark pup you are tasked with surviving the harsh world while eating your way up the ecosystem. To do this you will explore a large and varied open world encountering diverse enemies – both human and wildlife. Find the right resources and you can grow and evolve far beyond what nature intended, allowing the player to tailor the shark to their play style. This is fortunate, because to get revenge on the cruel fisherman that dismembered you will take evolving into a massive shark, an apex predator of legends. Eat. Explore. Evolve.