Atomic Coronary heart’s first hurdle is a tutorial. No matter struggles you’re having whereas studying how one can use the scanner, know that it’s not a bug (most likely).
You’d be forgiven for getting stumped proper at first of this first-person shooter, out now for PlayStation, Xbox, and Home windows PC.
Tips on how to use the scanner within the Atomic Coronary heart tutorial
To make use of the scanner in Atomic Coronary heart, simply double-tap R1 on PlayStation (or RB on Xbox), then maintain holding R1 / RB after the second press.
The written instructions (“Maintain R1 + R1” on PlayStation) learn just like the type of tip the place you’re imagined to press two totally different buttons, and the NPC — who exists solely to justify the tutorial inside the sport’s tenuous fiction — tells you one thing to impact of “holding each of your fingers up.”
Given the final bugginess of Atomic Coronary heart, nobody would blame you for assuming the textual content instruction is in error, or for repeatedly making an attempt to carry down L1 and R1 on the similar time as an alternative — one shoulder button for every hand. (This author is responsible as charged.)
Tips on how to discover gadgets with Atomic Coronary heart’s scanner
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Atomic Coronary heart’s scanner works quite a bit like most scanners work from most video games: It helps you analyze your environment. When scanning, objects will present up highlighted in overlays of assorted colours, which the sport doesn’t clarify:
Blue signifies chests, drawers, and different containers which have assets you possibly can loot.
Orange signifies enemies. Should you maintain the scanner over a selected enemy, you’ll have the ability to see an inventory of their resistances and weaknesses, plus a rundown of the loot they’ll drop when defeated. Observe that utilizing the scanner doesn’t pause time fully; you’re nonetheless inclined to assaults.
White signifies objects you possibly can work together with — save stations, elevator name buttons, that type of factor.
Purple signifies story-essential gadgets. For probably the most half, Atomic Coronary heart is fairly beneficiant with its waypointing, however in some uncommon instances, you must do the work your self. As an illustration, in the course of the “Made within the USSR” mission, you must discover the “voice, the image, and the sprout of the Motherland.” Activating the scanner will spotlight the three gadgets — a radio, a hammer, and a plant — it’s worthwhile to progress. They’re all in the identical room.