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Robert Bowling's Robotoki has closed up shop, Joystiq has confirmed. "This week we have ceased operations at Robotoki and the development of Human Element is on hiatus," Bowling told us in a statement. "We were actively negotiating a new publishing deal for the premium version of Human Element bu...

January 20th 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Human Element, Robotoki's class-based, apocalyptic zombie survival game, will no longer be free to play when its central experience launches on PC in November 2015, as reported by Gamasutra. "As the game evolved we realized that the elements that make Human Element the most fun would be hindered...

November 16th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Human Element, the first-personal survival game from Robert Bowling's studio, Robotoki, will launch in November 2015 on PC, Bowling confirmed on Twitter. He added that the Ouya-bound prequel to the game was canceled "early on" as the developer shifted its focus to the CryEngine-based PS4 and Xbox O...

March 24th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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After 30-days of fundraising on Kickstarter, Robotoki's platforming project The Adventures of Dash fell short of its $400,000 goal, earning a total of $33,121 from 496 backers over the course of the campaign."We know were not alone now in wanting to see this game come to life," the campaign's final...

April 6th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Robert Bowling is the former "creative strategist" at Infinity Ward, the developer studio that original created the enormously popular Call of Duty series over on the major consoles. A little while ago, he left that company (after some turmoil between the founders and publisher Activision) to s...

February 13th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Now that former Infinity Ward creative strategist Robert Bowling is free from the corporate machine, he's jumping into the independent innovation scene full-force. Bowling recently donated $10,000 to the Ouya and announced a prequel to his studio's first game, Human Element, as the console's first...

July 23rd 2012 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Human Element, the first game from Robert Bowling's Robotoki, will use Google Maps and Foursquare overlays to add a real-life tie in to its iPad iteration, which will in turn feed back into the "main" game. Bowling gave the example of hunting for medical supplies."You don't want to risk going out t...

July 5th 2012 at 8:15pm 0 Comments