This prequel delves into the histories of the original mercenaries (Hana Tsu-Vachel, Royce Glas, Jakob "Deke" Decourt) and how they came to work together. Hana's friend Rain Qin is a new character introduced in Retro Helix. This adventure will take you to Hong Kong, New York City, the Walled City of Xi'an, the lost tomb, and the mountain-island of the immortals.
Fear Effect 2 is an action game with fixed camera angles and shooting gameplay. Like the Fear Effect, the sequel fuses in-game cutscenes with the gameplay to provide a movie-like experience. Hana's friend Raine is a new playable character in Fear Effect 2 bringing the total number to four playable characters. The game remains challenging throughout its 8 unique locations mixed with action gameplay and puzzles.