After their recent appearance in Gears 5, the Terminators return in Terminator Resistance for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.
Resistance features an original story based on filmmaker James Cameron’s 1984 sci-fi action flick The Terminator and its sequel, 1991’s Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Taking place nearly 30 years after Judgement Day, it “expands upon the Future War” Cameron hinted at in the films. You’ll play as Jacob Rivers, a soldier in the Resistance Pacific Division who is targeted by SKYNET and marked for termination.
Resistance will feature brand-new enemies to flesh out the Terminator universe, as well as iconic villains like the T-800 Endoskeleton, which was, as mentioned above, a Gears 5 pre-order bonus. Additionally, Resistance will purportedly include expansive character customization to play how you want, meaningful choices that impact the world and its characters, a bevy of tools to run-and-gun or hack your way through environments, and more.
Terminator Resistance is headed to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on November 15th in Australia and Europe and December 3rd in North America. Nothing about the game’s release date (coming scant weeks after Terminator: Dark Fate’s theatrical release), developer, or feature list tells me that this will be anything more than a cheap movie tie-in, so don’t hold your breath for this game. At least it’s more than a guest character, right?