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Posts tagged “Tate Multimedia”

Steel Rats rolls out a demo and a discount

Motorcycle combat platformer Steel Rats now has a demo (and is half price until February 14th), so you can try it for yourself instead of just being baffled by that combination of words. Tate Multimedia built an unusual game for sure, drawing inspiration from the Redlynx's Trials series, Excite Bike, Joe Danger and more, and wrapping it all in an alt-history 1940s setting. There's an…

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Feature: Burn rubber, baby

Steel Rats review

Okay so get this rap, cats: You got you yer motorcycles, you got yer steampunk, you got you yer sadboy walking to the right. It can’t go wrong, right? This is a sure thing. We got this. You, me, and the rest of us rat-eared mutants are gonna hit the big time with this thing. This here Steel Rats game checks all the boxes, and…

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Offbeat biker platformer Steel Rats is out now

From its towering bodged-together murderous junk-bots to its bizarre saw-wheeled bikes and its alternate dieselpunk 1940s setting, Steel Rats, released today, is an odd beast. An unusual vehicular action game from Tate Multimedia, part shooter, part platformer, part stunt racer. Players control a biker gang, battling robots across a ruined America, free to drive anywhere (including walls and ceilings) 'cos they've got big saw-blades for…

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Steel Rats ramps into stores on November 7th

It only feels right to call the bikes in Steel Rats 'choppers', considering that their front wheels are also saw-blades, ideal for grinding through robots, letting players climb vertical walls and even adhere to ceilings. Tate Multimedia's offbeat vehicular platformer is nearly ready to roll out, and launches on November 7th. I played a bit of Steel Rats earlier this year at Rezzed. While I…

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Steel Rats pits biker gangs against the robopocalypse

Interesting post-apocalyptic bike combat/platforming game Steel Rats was first announced in October of last year (accompanied by an oddly cut CGI trailer) - we've got the first official gameplay footage within, showing off just how much you can do on two wheels. A lot, I'd imagine, when one of them transforms into a buzzsaw capable of scything through concrete and metal alike.

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(Tinfoil) Helmets On: Urban Trial Freestyle Demo

Urban Trial Freestyle looks rather familiar, I have to say. Even the name is a bit spooky. Still, there's scope for competition in any genre, I dare say, and Urban Trial Freestyle wants to let you try its motorbicycular challenges via a demo, which you can grab via the Steam page. That should give you a pretty good idea as to whether it's a contender,…

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