Watch Bioware's new Anthem footage from EA's E3 2018 event

CNET | 6/9/2018 | Morgan Little
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EA showed off its most extensive look at Anthem, Bioware's hotly-anticipated multiplayer RPG at E3 2018 and you should probably just take a look for yourself.

Anthem is a big departure for Bioware, a studio that made its name off of the Knights of the Old Republic, Dragon Age and Mass Effect franchises. Instead of being a story-based single player RPG with occasional multiplayer elements, Anthem is more akin to Destiny or The Division. All three titles feature large worlds full of combat opportunities, means for players to join up or fight each other and a keen focus on the accrual of loot above all else.

Heart - Anthem - Premise - World - Left

The heart of Anthem's premise is a world left unfinished by the gods, who left behind various powerful tools on a far-flung planet. The Anthem of Creation, a mysterious object, creates conflict with those tools that takes shape in the form of storms, creatures, evolving environments and more. To combat those creatures and survive those storms, humanity uses Javelins: The fancy power armor that will give players their toolset to interact with the world.

The Ranger suit, for instance, is a generalist. The Colossus suit, on the other hand, is slow and heavy while packing...
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