Friday, June 24

Linux Game Preview: Cobalt, New 2D Multiplayer Action Game is in Development


Indie Game Studio Oxeye Games is working on a new 2D multiplayer action game - Cobalt. The game was originally being developed as a story driven single player game but now all the focus has shifted on development of multipayer and co-op mode.

The game is currently in early stages of development and an alpha build will be released this year for Windows, Mac and Linux platforms. The game will feature cooperative challenges, duel maps as well as team-play game modes.

Cobalt received an Excellence in Audio nomination in Independent Games Festival 2011, with honorable mentions in Excellence in Technology and Excellence in Graphics.

Check out the origianl Teaser video released in 2010:


The game developers have recently released some really cool videos showing us multiplayer game footage. The video description reads:

Recorded this while hanging out with Mojang (creators of Minecraft) and consuming large amounts of beer and wine. Kinten is fighting thewreck in a fierce 1-on-1 in Oxeye's current game project, Cobalt.




The game looks really exciting and the sound effects, music is great. The folks at Gaming Irresponsibly have recently talked to game developers. You can know more about the game from their article.

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