UBISOFT® AND DEMIURGE STUDIOS TAKE AIM WITH SHOOT MANY ROBOTS™
Extreme Robot Carnage Coming to PlayStation®Network, Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 and Windows PC in 2012
SAN FRANCISCO – August 22, 2011 – Today, Ubisoft® and Demiurge Studios announced a joint partnership to help stop the robot apocalypse in Shoot Many Robots™. Developed by Demiurge Studios and published by Ubisoft, Shoot Many Robots will be released on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network and Windows PC in 2012.
"Ubisoft is excited to be working with Demiurge Studios on the release of Shoot Many Robots," said Adam Novickas, director of marketing at Ubisoft. "Ubisoft is focused on providing players with a strong and diverse portfolio of digital titles, and Demiurge is set to bring another amazing game to the digital space with Shoot Many Robots."
Shoot Many Robots follows P. Walter Tugnut on his mission to kill as many robots as possible after a factory begins to ominously produce killer robots. With an RV full of guns and beer, gamers will experience a four-player co-op run-n-gun side-scrolling RPG shooter filled with tons of weapon and item customization. Shoot Many Robots will also feature two game modes: Traversal, where players must progress linearly through a level, and Survival, where players fight against waves of robot hordes, delivering hours of robotic carnage and fun.
Ubisoft and Demiurge will be showcasing Shoot Many Robots at PAX Prime in Seattle August 26–28, 2011. For more information on Shoot Many Robots, please visit: http://shootmanyrobots.com/
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© 2011 Demiurge Game Development, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Published and distributed by Ubisoft Entertainment under license from Demiurge. Shoot Many Robots is a trademark of Demiurge Game Development, LLC and is used under license. Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. "PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. KINECT, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and are used under license from Microsoft.
About Demiurge Studios
Founded in 2002, Demiurge is one of the leading independent studios within Boston's thriving video game development community, making a name for itself as a straight-forward, service oriented production house built upon an amazing breadth of creative talent. The studio has been retained by industry leaders like Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Gearbox Software, Irrational Games, Ubisoft and more to help deliver over twenty titles for the PC, mobile devices, and every major console since the studio was founded. Demiurge's first original IP, Shoot Many Robots, is planned for digital download in 2012. For more information please visit www.demiurgestudios.com.