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Cobalt

Cobalt review

A 2D shooter with style.

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10 months ago

Feature: Max Payne, eat your heart out

Have You Played… Cobalt?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. Cobalt had two ideas that make it one of the best arena shooters I’ve played: automatic time slowing, and a roll button that deflects bullets. There’s a single player/co-op campaign, though when I played that was only there in bare-bones form. Not that it mattered, because…

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7 years ago

Feature: This is how they roll

Roll Playing: Cobalt Alpha Impressions

Mojang said the Cobalt alpha would be released before Christmas and sure enough, tiny robots invaded the internet this weekend. I really wasn't sure what to expect so I installed the blighter and had a quick go, all the better to share some brief impressions. There's no campaign at the moment and no online multiplayer, which isn't due anytime soon if at all, so since…

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Cobalt May Well Be Out This Friday

Mojang's first foray into the world of being a publisher is about to happen. As developers OxEye told us back in August, Cobalt, the running, jumping, rolling, shooting, throwing, dancing, hacking, rolling, flying, sliding, climbing, looting, deflecting, racing, piñata-ing, passing, scoring-em-up was always aiming for its first public alpha to appear before the end of the year. And that, according to the EDGEBORG, is going…

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Feature: And we've interviewed the developers

Minecraft Devs Mojang To Publish Cobalt

Here's some news. Mojang, the creators of Minecraft, are expanding from being developers, to also being third-party publishers. And the first to appear through the company is action game Cobalt, by indies Oxeye Game Studios. What is it? We've tracked down the team and asked them all about the game, and how the deal came about. And how they might put teabagging in the game.

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Metal Hug: Cobalt Is Adorable, Armed

Here's one that slipped by. Cobalt is a sidescrolling shooter with an agile robot at the helm, dodging enemies and wandering around being altogether very shooty. It looks like Metal Slug meets Machinarium meets every bullet-time game ever. Cobalt can slow down time, climb on walls, boost and hop around athletically from the word go, but weaponry is limited at the start of the game.…

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