• Returnal Reconstructor: What is It and What Does It Do?

    12 days ago - By Game Skinny

    There are a lot of interesting, and sometimes confusing, mechanics in Returnal , the latest roguelike shooter from developer Housemarque. One of those is the reconstructor, a device that randomly appears on each of Selen's cycles across Atropos. But what exactly does a reconstructor do in Returnal , and why should you seek one out?
    A reconstructor is equivalent to a checkpoint in Returnal. These are large circular statues with a horned Xeno form imprinted in the middle. Walk up to them and press "triangle" to activate them.
    Once activated, you'll see a cutscene and be able to continue on...
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