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Human Element set for Nov. 2015, Ouya prequel canceled

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...

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Former Call of Duty strategist Robert Bowling foils late-night Robotoki robbery

Former Call of Duty series Creative Strategist Robert Bowling played a heroic role in an attempted robbery last night at the Robotoki offices, scaring off a pair of burglars during a late-night shift. An on-site security video captures the dramatic encounter in its entirety. In a matter of secon...

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Robotoki's platformer starring a narcoleptic child, The Adventures of Dash

Robotoki is keeping busy: It's working on a zombie survival romp called Human Element, a prequel to that game for the Ouya, and now has a Kickstarter for a cute 2D platformer, The Adventures of Dash. The Kickstarter has 30 days to raise $400,000. If it reaches its goal, Robotoki wants to launch t...

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Robert Bowling on backing Ouya, the episodic nature of Human Element

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 ...

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Ouya's first exclusive game: a prequel to Robert Bowling's 'Human Element'

Of the many things we've heard about Ouya, we've yet to hear any developers straight up announce games for the Android-based, $99 console. Robert Bowling's Robotoki just became the first studio to do so, taking to Ouya's Kickstarter page to announce a prequel to his planned 2015 game, Human Element...

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How Bowling's 'Human Element' brings real places into the zombie world

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 ...

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Human Element is Robotoki's first game, slated for 2015

Robert Bowling's new outfit Robotoki has revealed its first project and ... it's a zombie game. Human Element revolves around survivors in the zombie apocalypse. Players must choose from three different classes (Action, Intelligence and Stealth) and three different identity profiles: Survive Alone,...

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Ex-IGNer Tina Palacios replacing Bowling as Infinity Ward community manager

When Call of Duty's main public face, Robert Bowling, left his longtime spot as creative strategist at Infinity Ward earlier this year, he left a tank-sized hole in the studio. Though she's small in stature, ex-IGN/1UP community manager Tina Palacios aims to fill that spot in the coming days, IGN r...

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Call of Duty's Robert Bowling opens game studio for next gen, Robotoki

This is an unexpected respawn. Robert "FourZeroTwo" Bowling, creative strategist and hype man for Call of Duty at Infinity Ward, who abruptly quit a month ago, is running the show at his own game development studio called Robotoki. Bowling tells Game Informer that Robotoki is focused on being a "de...

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Call of Duty creative strategist Robert 'FourZeroTwo' Bowling departs Infinity Ward [update: Activision responds]

Longtime hype man for the Call of Duty franchise, Robert Bowling, has resigned from Infinity Ward and Activision today. Robert "FourZeroTwo" Bowling, who served as creative strategist for Call of Duty and lead at Infinity Ward, just announced his resignation via Twitter. He has yet to announce wher...

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