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Get ready to rock with Super Dungeon Bros

Tipped as a Multiplayer-centric game, Super Dungeon Bros see’s 4 wannabe rockers Axl, Freddie, Ozzie and Lars venture to the ultimate goal, The Vinyl of Prophecy!!!

 

Super Dungeon Bros is a 4 player on or offline co-op game that is totally cross platform.

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The rock themed dungeon Brawler has now been given an official release date of the 1st of November 2016 on all formats. If you haven’t heard of it or don’t know much about the game head over to Wired Productions official site here for all the info you need.

If you would like to pre-order Super Dungeon Bros then head to this list of retailers to get your copy.

Meet the Super Dungeon Bros.

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Who doesn’t love a good old dungeon crawler? There’s a cracking co-op dungeon brawler heading to Xbox One and Windows 10 later this year. Super Dungeon Bros. is promising action, enemies and fighting. It stars four bros and developer, React Games wants you to meet them.

These heavy metal heroes are from Rokheim, think Dungeons and Dragons meets Spinal Tap.

  • Axl, he’s the blue guy, he fights first and asks questions later.
  • Lars, the yellow fellow, he’s a lover, not a fighter.
  • Freddie’s red and he’s a little bit nuts.
  • Ozzie’s green. He doesn’t eat bats but he is the joker in the pack.

Watch the trailer below to get more of an idea of what Super Dungeon Bros. is all about.

 

Super Dungeon Bros playable at Gamescom

superdungeonbrosWired Productions today confirmed that  Super Dungeon Bros, the rock-themed co-op dungeon brawler developed by independent studio React Games will be shown at this year’s Gamescom in association with UKIE, and will show off further new content.

As part of the recent retail distribution agreement with Nordic Games, Super Dungeon Bros will also be playable at the Nordic Games Stand.

After its successful outing at E3, Super Dungeon Br0s’  third in-game world, Bogheim, will be available for a hands-on look for the first time at Gamescom  this August.  True to its name, Bogheim is a swampy, yet beautiful world filled with perils and exciting new challenges, joining the already announced worlds of Chillheim and Cryptheim. Players will also have a chance to face never-before-seen boss fights.

In  Super Dungeon Bros, a band of mighty rock bros must navigate the endless dungeons of Rökheim, a giant scar of godforsaken earth, to seek out epic loot, fight hordes of evil undead and uncover the legends of long lost fabled Rock Stars!

Teams of up to four players either on or offline can take on the roles of heavy metal heroes; Axl, Ozzie, Freddie, and Lars and embark on a quest from the gods of rock to search ever-changing dungeons (which scale depending on the number of players) and combine rock and fantasy with dangerous foes, deadly obstacles and hazardous puzzles.

Currently set for a late 2015 release on all platforms, Super Dungeon Bros is promising not only 4 player co-op but also cross platform integration between Xbox One and Windows 10.

TIX’s day out at Rezzed

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Now I love games and when Dave emailed me and asked if I wanted to go to EGX:Rezzed in London for TiX I jumped at the chance, who wouldn’t. So with book and pen in hand I trundled off on the Thursday with my press pass like it was my first day at school. Situated at the Tobacco docks in London it was a great venue for developers of all shapes and sizes to come and show us what’s coming to console and PC (windows 10) in the up and coming months.

Walking through the door I already had my shortlist of games I wanted to see, thanks to Phil and myself, and headed straight for the ID@Xbox room. The room was busy with gamers, developers and press but I still found that I had enough room to walk around and spend some quality time on the games, chatting and sharing views and opinions with like-minded people. My main focus here though was several key titles, SMITE, Soul Axiom, Super Dungeon Bro’s and Shovel Knights but that’s not to say there are several other great titles coming, including Goat Simulator (that everyone is mad about, apart from me).

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SMITE – Having received the Alpha invite 24hrs before I’d already had a taste for the game and wasn’t disappointed. The game is a smooth (yet frustrating at times) combat sim where you get to level up characters and earn new skills while you fight. All at the same time of being the god you want. It’s a good game but  I found it a bit repetitive especially when you pick the wrong god to fight with. I know there is a lot of demand from people to get a taste of this game so keep you eyes open and head to the SMITE site to sign up for the beta.

Soul Axiom – I got to play this at about 75% completion but it’s still in Alpha – the game looks stunning and brings an interesting twist with two abilities, the left hand gives and the right hand takes and with these skills you solve numerous task within a stunning environment. It’s definitely a title that you should have on your radar, a huge effort has been made to integrate a story without restricting the player too much within the adventure.

Shovel Knights – a top down view of pretty much a hack and slash of stick men. You have the ability to pick up an assortment of weapons and hack your way to defeating opponents.  This is met with a gratifying pixellated blood splatter and you start all over again. A very simple yet very addictive concept that had people queuing up all day to play it.

Super Dungeon Bros – Now I kept this to last as seriously this game blew me away. Developed by Wired Productions, the game focuses on four heroes moving through a series of dungeons fighting monsters and avoiding traps. The whole game is based around teamwork. The closer you are to your team members, the more powerful your specials are and there is even an ability where all the players form a tower and create a cyclone of devastation. Speaking to Kevin Leavers (senior Producer) he explained that even the maps you face are all randomly generated so you never feel like you’re playing the same level over and over again. The beauty of this game is that it’s also cross-platform so you can play side by side on Xbox and Windows 10. I will look to cover this further in a more dedicated review but all I would say for now is to keep a close eye on this one.

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Super Dungeon Bros in action

Having left the ID room I moved to Team 17 to preview LA Cops. This is a top/side on shooter where you control two police officers during various missions.  I seemed to get shot a lot on this and my gung-ho approach didn’t work as well as expected but the game is solid and plays well and out now to buy on the Xbox marketplace. Check out TiX’s review on this for more information.

One of other big titles I was keen to track down was Project CARS, it was said to be here and I eventually found it tucked in a corner of the Bafta Inside Games room on a single machine with a couple of posters above it that I would find on my sons bedroom wall. Why? I have no idea because the game is amazing. I know it has been delayed again and again but the version I played was close to 100% complete, all options and online playability were available and all tracks, career and cars where there for the taking.

Speaking to the representative he stated, just like the recent press release, “We don’t want to be someone who releases a game and is not happy with it or has to release a patch on day one. We want it to be perfect for the community having pent over 3 years on this we don’t want to face just mediocre reviews, we want people to love this”.  I have to agree, I played the game and at first I thought the controls were sluggish and pulled to the left only to realise I had a flat tyre and my pit crew were telling me I needed to head in for a change. The game is amazing and if you are a petrol head like me and want a real true to life racing game then this is the one.

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Project CARS – looking amazing

The other game Phil asked me to track down was Carmageddon: Reincarnation. Purely for the PC at the moment this game looks great and brings back the memories from the old days of playing Carmageddon. Now will this come to the console, the guys I talked to could not either confirm or deny but a hunch and a wink tells us to watch this space.

It was great to mingle with like-minded people and experience some of the exciting things coming to Xbox and to Windows 10 cross-platform. I also have to add that I spent some quality time with our friends from Special Effect looking and learning about what they do for kids and they truly are an amazing organisation. I know Dave is running the London Marathon for them this year and if you can, please do drop him a few pennies (or dollars) – they are a really worthwhile cause. If you want to learn more about them check out their site here.

More in-depth views and games reviews will be coming soon so stay peeled and watch this space.

Siegecraft Commander revealed with cross-device play

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The Siegecraft series has been around for a little while now, on various platforms. It’s soon to make it’s debut on the Xbox One, with an added twist.

As part of Microsoft’s vision to integrate Windows and the gaming power of the Xbox One, Siegecraft Commander will allow gamers to utilise cross-device play.

The aim of the game is to create the ultimate medieval fortress and wreak havoc and destruction on your enemies with tower flinging fun. You’ll need to plan the location of your towers to be able to outmanoeuvre your opponent. Luckily, the strategic elements are easy to learn so you should be victorious in next to no time.

The game will include multiplayer modes, where you could team up, have a free-for-all, a real-time battle or a turn based assault mode.

Here’s the release trailer from E3 last year, what do you think?

This isn’t the only game that will feature cross-device play, with Super Dungeon Bros from React! Games also featuring cross-device play on Windows 10 devices.

With the Windows wireless adapter for the Xbox One controller announced by Xbox supremo Phil Spencer too, Microsoft really is heading towards a true gamer-based experience with the Xbox and Windows 10 devices. Can other consoles really compete with that?

Come dungeon crawling with React! Games

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Throw that chain-mail over your shoulders, sharpen that sword and cram on that helmet, it’s dungeon-crawling time. American developer, React! Games, who started life by remaking ARCHON for PC and iOS, have announced a fabulous new IP coming this autumn on Xbox One.

Super Dungeon Bros is a rock music themed co-op dungeon brawler in which a band of four super-tough bros must pillage the endless dungeons of Rokheim, a giant scar of godforsaken earth, where wars are waged in epic dungeons by the gods themselves. Buckle-up with up to four players controlling the hard-rocking warrior bros in the ever-changing dungeons which combine rock fantasy, dangerous foes, deadly obstacles and hazardous puzzles. Wayne’s World it is not!

The action will be more intense than a riff from Dragonforce as you plunder loot and take on end of level boss fights, all to the mantra of ‘Bros B4 Foes!’. The game will feature upgradeable weapons and as you can see from the trailer below, co-operative multi-player action.

Publisher, Wired Productions’ Managing Director Leo Zullo is clearly excited for this successful kickstarter,

We fell in love with Super Dungeon Bros the second we set eyes on it, and we knew we had to bring it to players worldwide. With the experience we’ve gained in developing music games, and our full on charge into digital publishing, partnering with the team at React! to bring some Rock into the fantasy world of Super Dungeon Bros was a match made in Rock Heaven!

Super Dungeon Bros will have elements that carry over from the single player campaign too, scaling itself for it, so any player can rock out on their own to the dungeon beat. The bonus with this is that you’ll keep any collectable you pick up along the way, to be used in the co-op mode. Daily and weekly challenges are promised too, as well as dedicated leaderboards.

Here’s the trailer then, get ready to rock out with your axe out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhDxD_9MZpc