Posts Tagged ‘lukewarm media’

Left 4 Dinosaurs: Primal Carnage’s Free ‘Chopper’ DLC

By Nathan Grayson on November 16th, 2012.

This week, on Primal Carnage: The Sitcom... 'Dude, I swear, I've got things under control. Just get off my back, OK?' [cue raucous studio audience laughter]

I opened my nasally Pteranodon vocal passages and shrieked for more interesting stuff to do in Primal Carnage, and – as if by magic/coincidental timing/but I really hope it’s magic – Lukewarm Media answered. The first batch of DLC’s been officially dubbed “Get to the Chopper,” and it’s about, well, getting to a chopper. And also away from dinosaurs. Both of these goals seem fairly conducive to that oh-so-admirable goal of not being used as a chew toy by a slobbering T-Rex, so hooray. Better still – that is, if you value good deals over your own mortality – it’s free!

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Wot I Think: Primal Carnage

By Nathan Grayson on November 15th, 2012.

Dinosaurs vs humans with high-powered modern weaponry. It’s a tale as old as time – or at least Jurassic Park. Games, though, have struggled desperately to strike a proper balance between man and his planet-populating predecessor, but to little avail. So then, can Lukewarm’s Primal Carnage finally break the lukewarm streak kicked off by the likes of Dino D-Day and Orion: Dino Beatdown? Here’s wot I think.

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Dino Release Day: Primal Carnage Now On Steam

By Nathan Grayson on October 30th, 2012.

Oh man, thanks so much for the help. That dinosaur almost got m-- HEYWAITAMINUTE.

Are dinosaurs the new zombies? Could they end up becoming our next guiltless gun target du jour? Between Dino D-Day, Orion: Dino Beatdown, and now Primal Carnage, pre-history’s least lovable lizards have recently found themselves in our crosshairs more than, well, ever – largely because crosshairs didn’t exist back when they weren’t asteroid dust. Problem is, no one’s really figured out how exactly to make this brand of incredibly asymmetrical combat shine just yet. So then, can Primal Carnage soar where others have flapped helplessly with their tiny T-Rex arms and fallen off a cliff? Let’s find out. Let’s find out together.

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Sunder Lizards: Primal Carnage Beta Open

By Adam Smith on October 8th, 2012.

Dinosaurs versus heavily armed people. It’s a tale as old as time, with a clear artistic through line that begins in the cave paintings of Mann-Shüt, which depicted heroic cavefolk firing rocks at armies of marauding velociraptors, and ends with Primal Carnage. It’s an online PvP game that allows players to bite their enemies in half, although presumably only if they choose to be a dinosaur. I’d quite like to see a squad of hunters chewing through a brontosaurus’ neck but I just don’t imagine it’s included. Only those who have preordered receive beta access now and even though the official site isn’t reporting the launch yet, players are receiving keys right now. Here’s a video.

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Dinos Soar In Primal Carnage

By Nathan Grayson on August 24th, 2012.

Piggyback ride! Wheeeeeeee.

There’s a school of thought that says half the videogames people make are just big-budget, explosion-packed attempts at reliving rah-rah-rah playground fantasies. But that’s a dumb accusation. Obviously, we’re really attempting to relive rah-rah-rah action figure fantasies. Case in point: gaming’s un-ending pursuit of the ultimate man vs dinosaur sim, ripped straight from my childhood’s imaginary “G.I. Joe vs Godzilla” newspaper headlines. Sadly, both Dino D-Day and Orion: Dino Beatdown fell flat, so Primal Carnage is moving in to pick up the slack with its hilariously short, strangely adorable dinosaur arms. But will it succeed? Let’s ask our good friend, Mr Character Showcase.

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Primal Carnage Shows Dinos Vs Flamethrower

By Jim Rossignol on July 11th, 2012.

Hello, ladies.
For some reason, dinosaurs seem to be appearing more and more in my daily conversation. Perhaps the popularity of creatures that died millions of years ago is on the rise again, or perhaps it’s some kind of omen. Only time will tell. Meanwhile, I must continue the dino-commentary, which today includes a man armed with some kind of chainsaw-flamer fighting carnivorous dinosaurs of various sizes. That’s the reasoning behind multiplayer FPS Primal Carnage, of course: that fighting dinosaurs with ludicrous hybrids of modern weaponry will be the kind of thing that we want to do. Is that the kind of thing you want to do? Make some manner of kneejerk judgment, below!
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Dino Dash: Primal Carnage

By Adam Smith on May 8th, 2012.

The greatest 'fire and frying pan'/'rock and hard place' you'll see today

Only a fool would take the recent release of Orion: Dino Beatdown as evidence that there are sufficient dinosaur versus man games in the world. Until the dinosaurs outnumber the dead it is the duty of every so-called hunter of great game to demand more ‘clever girl’ and less ‘shambling, idiotic ghoul’. Like a t-rex drooling on a leashed goat, John has salivated over previous footage of Primal Carnage in the past and now it’s my turn to watch videos of the multiplayer massacre in a pose of slack-jawed admiration. Remember, dinosaurs and mercenaries alike are controlled by people.

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Intelligent Design: Primal Carnage Footage

By John Walker on September 15th, 2011.

They just want to cuddle one of these, that's all.

There’s a museum in Kentucky entirely dedicated to promulgating a literal interpretation of the Genesis poem to the masses. And a big part of that, for these hardcore Creationists, is insisting that dinosaurs and humans co-existed. So sure, you might want to weep and tear your clothes at the countless millions of dollars being spent on a temple dedicated to spreading what most would consider ignorance. But then at the same time, this is a place that explains there were dinosaurs on Noah’s ark. Which is almost too good a mad thing to not exist in the world.

Although you could argue that money could have been spent helping the poor and needy, with everyone involved instead watching trailers for Primal Carnage. The latest of which is below.

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Primal Carnage: T-Rex Combat Is Wow

By John Walker on February 4th, 2011.

ROAR! RELEASE MORE SCREENSHOTS!

We’ve been keeping an eye on Primal Carnage for a good long while, as it’s transformed from a simple fan project into something that’s looking quite extraordinary. And why did it first get our attention almost exactly a year ago? Simple: DINOSAURS VS. HUMANS. We’ve seen tech videos, and then been blown away after the switch to the Unreal Development Kit. The latest video knocks all that into a cocked hat. It’s proper in-game footage of a fight between humans and a T-rex, all controlled by human players.

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DINOFIGHT! New Primal Carnage Footage

By John Walker on September 29th, 2010.

It's jaw was covered in bloody logos.

Primal Carnage, the dinosaurs versus humans multiplayer project from independent developers Lukewarm Media, has released some awesome new footage. It’s accompanied by quite a change – the team has switched from Ungine to the Unreal Development Kit, and what was already looking spectacular now looks super-spectacular. Below, along with lots of new details and screenshots, is an epic dino-fight, in realtime in-game UDK footage. I checked.

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Prettisaurus: Primal Carnage GDC Trailer

By John Walker on March 11th, 2010.

Pausing YouTube can't really do this justice.

We mentioned Primal Carnage last month, the mod-gone-commercial multiplayer FPS that pits humans versus dinosaurs. Which is awesome even just to type. At the time we had a couple of videos of dinosaur movement, and some impressive screenshots. We all got appropriately excited about it. And now, crikey. You really should watch the video below. Twice.

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Fragging With Dinosaurs: Primal Carnage

By John Walker on February 5th, 2010.

That doesn't quite seem big enough.

Man versus dinosaur. We all know the days are coming. In preparation for the ultimate war, there’s Primal Carnage. It’s to be a team-based FPS multiplayer, in which one side plays as the humans, the other the giant stompy reptiles. It’s from indie team Lukewarm Media, previously noticed for their unreleased mod/full game, Light Spire. But we’re focusing on dinosaurs just now, and Primal Carnage has just opened itself a website, announced a deal with Ungine, and offers a few tech videos to look at.

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