Have you heard of Demiurge Studios, or maybe Shoot Many Robots? No?? Well, that’s okay. I am sure you’ve heard of games such as Bioshock, Brothers in Arms, Borderlands, and Mass Effect, to name a few. Founded in 2002, Demiurge Studios is one of the leading independent talents in the Boston area. Which, until recently, I found, is quite the hot spot for a good amount of the game development community.
These guys were always the guns for hire that helped companies, such as Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Gearbox Software, and THQ, create just some of the awesome games I listed above. If you are interested in the entire list of games they took part in, you can check it out at Wikipedia. It seems like Demiurge Studios has recently shifted their strategy a little and decided to release their very own original IP, Shoot Many Robots.
How did they think of this game, you ask? Well, the team meets on a regular basis and just throws some ideas around. One day, someone said that they wanted to make a game about shooting robots. After some tweaking, and in between project development, the team finally came up with what you are about to see.
**Josh and I playing**
**Cameraman is Job their PR guy**
Although nothing is 100% certain which platform their upcoming “Shoot Many Robots” game will land on, I, for one, would be disappointed if it didn’t hit the PSN. When I first saw the game, I immediately thought Borderlands with a twist of Shankl in my opinion, those are both great games. The ability to play the entirety of the game in co-op is just another layer of that sweet awesomeness that all gamers hope for.
Now, for those that are of the creative type and think they have what it takes to create a robot that breaths fear into the eyes of his enemies, head on over to the Design Many Robotos contest page and show the studio what your crazy mind is capable of. To get a glimpse of what this contest is about, check out the video below:
Written by: Luke
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