Quantcast
Futuremark taking sign-ups for Unstoppable Gorg beta - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Unstoppable Gorg  



Futuremark taking sign-ups for Unstoppable Gorg beta


4:30 PM on 09.20.2011



September 20th, 2011 -- A spacewire transmission is sent out of Helsinki, Finland. Futuremark Games Studios is seeking PC gamers to help beta test its new game Unstoppable Gorg. The game is a "thrilling space defense game inspired by vintage sci-fi films from the 1940s and 50s" that builds upon traditional tower defense conventions.

Instead of towers, you will place satellites on a familiar grid-like layout as other tower defense games. Unlike a traditional one though, here you will also have to move them, in order to account for their orbit around the planet you're defending.

This is being billed as more than a marketing beta. Jaakko Haapasalo, director of defense at Futuremark Games Studio says, "We need enthusiastic players to take part in a proper, old-school beta -- one where players' suggestions and ideas will actually influence the final game."

It's slated for iPad, Xbox Live Arcade, and PC, though the beta will only be for the PC. Anyone interested in heeding the call of duty can apply on Futuremark's forums, or by liking them on the Unstoppable Gorg Facebook page. The only minimum requirements are that your computer can run Windows XP and has DirectX 9 hardware.








Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






timeline following:
Unstoppable Gorg



2:00 PM on 01.20.2012
Review: Unstoppable Gorg

In a distant world of tomorrow from decades past, a TERROR has emerged from the far reaches of the solar system. It is THEM! The unspeakable, unimaginable, horrifying GORG! They came from far away on Planet X, but soon they will be closer than you think. Can the Earth be saved from these alien invaders? Is there no one who can stop the Unstoppable Gorg?more



10:00 AM on 01.16.2012
Unstoppable Gorg priced and dated for PC, Mac, and iPad

Futuremark's Unstoppable Gorg, one of three new games by the company best known for their benchmarking tool 3DMark and Shattered Horizon, will be available for Steam and iPad on January 19. The Steam version is a Steam Play ...more



8:30 PM on 12.08.2011
Unstoppable Gorg prepares for launch with new media

Futuremark Game Studio's impending tower defense game Unstoppable Gorg plays with the genre's mechanics in a neat way. Rather than having stationary defensive structures, your towers (in this case, satellites) can be moved v...more



6:45 PM on 08.23.2011
Screenshots for the Gorg game that is Unstoppable

Not much information has been released about Unstoppable Gorg yet, but it was shown at gamescom and the fine people over at Futuremark Games Studio have released a few early build screenshots for your viewing pleasu...more



8:40 AM on 07.19.2011
Futuremark announces Unstoppable Gorg

Futuremark Games Studio teased three games back in May and after the iOS game Hungribles completely passed under my radar, it has now announced Unstoppable Gorg. Developed by Headup Games, the downloadable title will have you...more





Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

iPad

1:30 PM on 08.26.2014
ChAIR is wrapping up Infinity Blade III with its final update next week

As part of my slowly-get-out-of-bed routine this morning, I glanced at my inbox and was delighted to see an email pop up on my phone about ChAIR. Could this be it? The announcement of another Shadow Complex? We've been waiti...more



2:00 PM on 08.23.2014
Legend of Grimrock 2 enters closed beta, LoG coming to iOS

Almost Human games has recently announced that the sequel to its popular old-school dungeon crawler the Legend of Grimrock 2 is now officially in beta. Staying true to its word, LoG2 will be skipping Steam Early Access ...more



10:30 AM on 08.22.2014
Zen Pinball 2 is getting some new Wii U tables soon

The Wii U version of Zen Pinball is going to catch up to its predecessors soon, as Zen Studios has just confirmed an update scheduled for August 28th. On that date Zen Pinball 2 will get Guardians of the Galaxy, Dea...more



View all iPad






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more