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Shoot Many Robots introduces squirrely, hot and gassy robots

It's nice to know the names of the things you kill, and Demiurge wants you to have the most pleasant experience possible in its coming title, Shoot Many Robots. In the video above, meet Hot Rod, Hummer, Gasbag, Six-Pack and Dirt Screw. One of them "screws dirt." We'll let you deduce which one....

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Shoot Many Robots gets M rating, peek behind the developer's curtain

Demiurge's still dateless Shoot Many Robots may be closer to release than it seems, as the Metal Slug-esque shooter has been granted an "M" rating by the ESRB for sexual themes, strong language and the use of alcohol. Now, we're not going to put the onus of that rating squarely upon the shoulde...

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See the Fruit F**ker ply its dark trade in Shoot Many Robots

Even if you were on the fence about Demiurge's upcoming Shoot Many Robots, Penny Arcade's Fruit F**ker (a collectible headpiece in the game) is here to help make up your mind. Oh, did we say "make up"? We meant "extract the nutrient-rich liquids from."...

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Ubisoft to publish Shoot Many Robots on XBLA, PSN and PC in 2012

Demiurge Studios has a lot of experience with the Unreal Engine. The current makeup of the company includes people who've worked on BioShock, Mass Effect and other Unreal-powered titles. Today, the company has announced that it's found a publisher for its upcoming game, Shoot Many Robots -- Ubiso...

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Vote on Shoot Many Robots' prospective user-created designs

Demiurge Studios asked fans to "Design Many Robots," and they've done just that, submitting potential designs for a new enemy robot to be added to the studio's upcoming downloadable title, Shoot Many Robots, through a DLC expansion. Demiurge has now narrowed down the submissions from "many" to "f...

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Shoot Many Robots preview: What it says on the tin

Shoot Many Robots reminds me of classic 2D shooter Metal Slug, but with the addition of leveling and upgrade systems. Or it could be like a linear, 2D version of Borderlands -- beyond exhibiting a similar color palette, SMR's constantly popping out XP numbers and loot notices. Or maybe it's more ...

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Indies react: PAX East as a showcase for small studios

Like so many PAX shows before it, this year's PAX East showcased a ton of indie games -- the gaming equivalent of a Williamsburg dubstep show, if you will. In our experience at this year's event, larger industry players like EA and Bethesda showed off their titles with hired hands and private the...

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The many hats of Demiurge Studios

Shoot Many Robots is Boston-based Demiurge Studios' first original game, and my hands-on with it at GDC was the first time that anyone at the developer ever gave a press demo. Studio head Albert Reed was, unsurprisingly, excited to delve into the studio's origins. "We got our start doing mods for...

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What's in a Name: Demiurge Studios

Albert Reed is the studio director and co-founder of Demiurge Studios, the Boston-based team responsible for the forthcoming Shoot Many Robots and a mess of contract work with Harmonix' Rock Band franchise, Gearbox Studios' Brothers in Arms and Borderlands franchises, and many more. Reed discusse...

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'Design Many Robots' and get featured in Shoot Many Robots DLC

Demiurge's Shoot Many Robots is the latest to join a growing trend in games: adding player content to the final product. The "Design Many Robots" contest asks fans to submit original robot designs. The winning entrants will be flown to Boston to visit Demiurge and see their creations added to the...

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