Posts Tagged ‘Bitmap Brothers’

Zed Is (Not) Dead – Z: Steel Soldiers Comes To Steam

By Graham Smith on August 1st, 2014.

We could just spend all day, every day writing about the ancient games being re-released via Steam, but this is one people actually care about. Z: Steel Soldiers, the Bitmap Brothers RTS and sequel to Z, lands on the service later today. There’s a new trailer below, but first I want someone to explain to me: why did you like this game?

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Victorian Steampunk: Refuelling The Chaos Engine

By Adam Smith on June 21st, 2013.

When is it acceptable to do an excited dance upon seeing a thirty second teaser trailer that contains little more than some floating faces and a game title? Well, permit to take the floor and perform a prim fandango because when the video in question heralds a remake/reboot of top-down steampunk shooter The Chaos Engine, I cannot help but celebrate. The original, from the minds of The Bitmap Brothers, provided me with some of my first experiences of co-op, as I took control of a gentleman and my sister became a navvie in order to save the Empire from the warped machinations of the titular device.

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This Year: A “Definitive” Version Of Z

By Jim Rossignol on March 31st, 2011.

This is is what it will actually look like.
Reliable human person Dartt pointed me toward this news story on the internet. It explains that the offbeat Bitmap Brothers RTS Z will be remade for release this summer. It will now be called Z: The Game, and is being published by Kavcom. Tony Kavanagh, speaking on behalf of Kavcom, said: “Fans of this classic strategy title are in for a real treat – everything is in there, from the terrific comedy cutscenes to the frantic multiplayer mode, and with a much friendlier, intuitive interface. This is going to be the definitive version of Z.”

Definitive.

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