Following its release a couple of weeks ago on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Demiurge's 2D, run-and-gun platform game Shoot Many Robots has been given a release date on Steam. You'll be able to kick mighty robot ass on your PC starting April 6 and, to sweeten the deal, Ubisoft has announced a litany of Valve-themed pre-order bonuses.
If you buy between now and the launch of the game, you'll receive a set of gear which will allow P. Walter Tugnuts to play the role of "the One Free Man," Gordon Freeman, and some robots will be replaced by turrets from Portal 2. You'll also receive a backpack item for use in Team Fortress 2 which can be equipped by the Pyro and Medic classes. The game will cost a mere ten smackers and, as an added incentive to get your friends to play, they're also running a "Buy 3, get 1 Free" promotion on the title.
I loved -- and continue to love -- Shoot Many Robots and I'll probably pick it up again for PC. Demiurge has designed the control scheme of this version specifically for PC players, which may wind up being more enjoyable for folks who found the "hold button to aim" controls in the console releases to be frustrating/antiquated. I never found it to be a problem but, hell, I'm old school like that, I guess.
|5:00 PM on 06.22.2012|
Grab the Shoot Many Robots soundtrack now
Shoot Many Robots remains one of my favorite games released so far this year and I'll take just about any excuse to mention that. One of my more valid opportunities comes today with the announcement of the game's soundtrack n...more
|1:50 PM on 03.17.2012|
Quick! Grab an in-game item code for Shoot Many Robots!
[Update: All codes have been given out!] Shoot Many Robots is the latest downloadable title for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 where you shoot many, many robots. It's a fun, hectic sidescroller and even features a Mr. Destruc...more
|4:30 PM on 02.29.2012|
Playing dress-up while you Shoot Many Robots
Ubisoft dropped another trailer for the soon-to-be-in-my-loving-arms shooter, Shoot Many Robots. This go around, we're shown a look into the game's deep customization system. Every piece of loot you find and every object you...more
|9:00 PM on 02.23.2012|
Shoot Many Robots arrives March 13
I have been very excited about the impending arrival of Shoot Many Robots for nearly a year. It's appeared to be a challenging and fun game, particularly in multiplayer, and I'm looking forward to digging up loot and su...more
|5:00 PM on 01.14.2012|
I Shoot Many Robots (and you can too)
We've been watching the progress on Shoot Many Robots pretty closely since its reveal last year at GDC and it's come a long way in that time. P. Walter Tugnuts' quest to save the world from killer machines struck a chord with...more
|3:00 AM on 01.10.2012|
Demiurge Renders a new Shoot Many Robots trailer
I'm a big fan of behind-the-scenes trailers. Often I'd prefer a video that offers a window into the developer's world, like this one for Shoot Many Robots, to a run-of-the-mill vignette. Demiurge Studios decided to let ...more
|11:00 AM on 11.17.2011|
Shoot Many Robots while wearing Mr. Destructoid's helmet!
Shoot Many Robots hero P. Walter Tugnuts is a man who recognizes style. That's why you see him sporting this highly fashionable helmet in the latest trailer Ubisoft has released for the game. Indeed, among the hundreds ...more
|7:30 PM on 10.29.2011|
Shoot Many Robots' survival missions are a blast
If you haven't already read Conrad's preview about Shoot Many Robots, then you should probably take a moment to click the different colored text above and catch up. For those of you already in the know, keep reading and I...more
|4:00 PM on 05.18.2013|
Multiplayer comic-adventure The Yahwg draws near
One of the problems with most narrative-focused games is that after you've played through them once, most of the surprises are over. The Yawhg, the next game from Damian Sommer (Friendship in 4 Colors), looks to circumve...more
|4:30 PM on 05.17.2013|
Dust: An Elysian Tail arrives on Steam next Friday
Dust: An Elysian Tail designer Dean Dodrill has slapped a May 24th release date on the Steam version of his acclaimed, previously-Xbox-exclusive 2D action game. This is only coming to Windows for the time being, but Dodrill h...more
|8:00 PM on 05.16.2013|
Diablo III uses the PlayStation 4 touchpad for inventory
In this video, Blizzard describes the work that's been gone into tweaking Diablo III for console gamers. In a strange turn of events, I feel as if every new detail we hear about the reworked title for PlayStation 3 and PS4 s...more