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Gigantic

Gigantic is a 3D MOBA with brightly colored graphics and a unique western cartoony art style. The game features a third-person camera and action-oriented combat where abilities must be individually aimed.

Publisher: Perfect World Entertainment
Playerbase: Medium
Type: MOBA
Release Date: December 8, 2016
Pros: +Distinct art style. +Unique gameplay. +Over 16 Playable Heroes
Cons: -Matchmaking issues can lead to 1 sided games.

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Overview

Gigantic Overview

Gigantic is a 3D cartoony MOBA with a third-person camera and action-oriented gameplay, similar to Smite. Unlike traditional MOBAs, Gigantic will feature a unique map design with an emphasis on objective control and capture. Players are required to make strategic decisions throughout the game with the ultimate objective of destroying the opposing team's Guardian, which actually aids players in battle by fighting. Visually, the game looks like a mix between Strife and Team Fortress 2.

Gigantic Key Features:

  • Action-Oriented Combat individual abilities must be aimed (similar to smite). Defeat the enemy's Guardian to win.
  • Over Sixteen Playable Heroes – each with 5 abilities (Left mouse button, Right mouse button, and 3 other abilities).
  • Strategic Gameplay with Guardians and Creatures – creatures aid players in combat and do more than simply auto-attack. Deciding which to summon and when is crucial.
  • Unique Map Design – map has an emphasis on objective control and capture
  • Guardian Combat – the ultimate objective of the game that also aids players by fighting.

Gigantic Screenshots

Gigantic Featured Video

Full Review

Gigantic Review

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Screenshots

Gigantic Screenshots

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Videos

Gigantic Videos

Links

Gigantic Links

Gigantic Official Site
Gigantic Wikia [Database / Guides]
Gigantic Subreddit

System Requirements

Gigantic System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Or Windows 7
CPU: 2.6GHz Processor
Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 580
RAM: 6 GB
Hard Disk Space: 10 GB

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Or Windows 7
CPU: 3.2GHz Processor
Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 580
RAM: 8 GB
Hard Disk Space: 10 GB

Gigantic Music & Soundtrack

Additional Info

Gigantic Additional Information

Developer: Motiga
Publisher: Perfect World Entertainment
Other Platforms: Xbox One
Lead Designer: James Phinney
Game Engine: Unreal Engine
Closed Beta Date: August, 2015
Open Beta Date: December 8, 2016

Development History / Background:

Gigantic was developed by the American game studio Motiga, based in Bellevue, Washington. Development for Gigantic began when Motiga first opened its doors in August 2010, but it wasn't until 2012 that the company began focusing on Gigangic full-throttle. The game was announced to the world on July 14, 2014 after more than 2 years in development. The game's lead designer is James Phinney, the same Phinney who was the lead designer for both Starcraft and Guild Wars. Alpha testing for Gigantic began on September 10, 2014 and the game's official trailer was shown off to the world at Pax Prime. The game aims to launch for both Windows 10 and Xbox One platforms. Motiga partnered with Microsoft to publish the game on Windows 10, so players will need to upgrade from older versions of Windows to play the game. Luckily, Windows 10 is free, so the transition is a free one.

In May 2016, Perfect World Entertainment announced that they entered a publishing agreement with Motiga, and Motiga ended their exclusive partnership with Windows 10 and Xbox One, announcing that the game would be made available through Perfect World's Arc client and a standalone launcher. The agreement means Gigantic will be available for Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10.

  • This game actually looks quite awesome. The art style is beautiful. The trailer reminds me of Windwaker meets Team Fortress 2 for some reason.

  • The Trap

    Yey for Gigantic! 😀
    I expect awesome stuff from it. Gotta upgrade my toaster, seems it will need win 10.

  • Mr. Doctor Man

    I have not had queue times greater than 5 minutes. Not sure about the disconnects, but this games tutorial and the many videos released by the developers is far greater than most titles in the same genre. Think you might need to reconsider your review.

    • DucturTunma

      Maybe they finally added something. I tried it about half year ago or so when I got invited to Closed beta. There was barely any tutorial and it was way too simple and didn't explain the game in general. Interface for lobby was very poor, too. Since tutorials didn't explain much, I mostly didn't understand what is happening, everyone was just running around, capturing points and killing each other.
      If not for the visuals, I'd say that I had very bad experience with this game. The combat was kinda smooth but buggy. Might try it later because when I played it, it was still CBT.

      EDIT: it was more than 6 months ago since I see that it was released in December.

    • DucturTunma

      Pffft, won't try it. It's xbox and windows 10 exclusive. That's a nice way to lose a lot of playerbase. I could play CBT with windows 8.1 and had no problems tho. Looks like developers are just dickumbers

  • -G3oX-

    Join the Gigantic Spanish Community, just made for the spanish players, one place where all of you can join and enjoy the game together. More info on twitter @Gigantic_ES

    Únete a la comunidad española de Gigantic, creada para los jugadores hispano hablantes, un lugar donde todos vosotros podéis uniros y disfrutar conjuntamente del juego. Más información en twitter @Gigantic_ES