Utopia 9 Merry New Year! (Update 15-18th Dec 2015)

By Rebecca Smith, 10 months ago
It's December and it's the season to be volatile. To celebrate the holidays we've packed Utopia with explosive barrels, new weapons and improved enemies. So whether you've been naughty or nice, this update should have a little something for everyone!

• Enemies can now become scared and run for cover when another enemy dies.
• Enemies take a little time to adjust their aim, making it easier to dodge the laser pistol and railgun.
• Projectiles reflected by the Boss and Nemesis' Damage Oveload ability no longer damages you.
• Enemies will no longer forget you.
• Enemies no longer have instant reaction when alerted by their nearby friends.
• Enemies are better at moving around moving obstacles.

• Area of effect damage is more consistent.
• All melee weapons have new improved graphics in green colour.
• New limited ammo item Vortex Grenade can be found in mixed crates.
• Mixed crates no longer contain ammo. Instead enemies drop more ammo.
• Stun duration is halved when shield is hit.
• Shields no longer negates impact force.
• Smartgun improved to make it easier to understand and use.
• Impact force by weapons have been adjusted.

• Explosive Barrles are in! They are spawned in each of the three vacation areas.
• Moved weapon crate in arrival area to a new special Vantage Point platform.
• Improved performance of blood splatter on plants.
• Crosshair is now offset from cursor towards the camera rather than upwards.
• Camera now correctly follows the player when suiciding or killed by a dead enemy.
• Player portrait is now no longer blurred when on highest graphics setting.
• Damage feedback overlay now works again.
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueSteamAchievements, TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she can usually be found sharpening her very, VERY, pointy grammar stick in anticipation of its imminent use. Outside of TSA, TA and TT, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. At home, with a variety of PCs and consoles on hand from which to choose, starting with a ZX Spectrum, games are never far away there either. However, as you're not supposed to have an unhealthy obsession with just a single subject, she also likes to read and dream about owning her own tribe of minions. She'll occasionally go outside.