CodeGlue and THQ present Rocket Riot for the Xbox Live Arcade

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#1
http://www.coin-op.nl/index.php?get=rocketriot









Rocket Riot
Guys with jetpacks shooting rockets. Perhaps not the most original idea, right?
Sorry, but you're wrong. That thought was just the most challenging problem for me.

I had to convince people. A clear and detailed design doc here, sweet mockups there.
And it worked! Pretty soon this game will hit Xbox Live Arcade, how awesome is that.


Wish I could say more
Honestly, I do. THQ however decides when to say what, and they're doing a fine job at that. The following is what is officially published so far.

"Rocket Riot is an action-packed side-view shooter featuring a bazooka-wielding jetpack soldier. With a highly stylized 8-bit era feel, players blast their way through the environment against enemies or multiplayer foes online.

Navigating through a completely destructible environment, players can uncover special power ups or even burrow into different areas of the map."

Features

* Engage in 80 single player missions, set in many different themes and zany worlds.
* A fully featured multiplayer Riot with 4 multiplayer modes against up to 8 players on Xbox Live or up to 4 players on a single screen. Teamed based CTF has never been so explosive!
* Fly through continuously regenerating maps that keep the action fast-paced—but time doesn’t heal all wounds.

Details
Rocket Riot will be released on Xbox Live Arcade in 2008.

Concept: Coin-Op
Developer: Codeglue
Publisher: THQ
 
#11
really liking the style of fakes 8-bit, yeah the screen txt looks like worms to.

I'm also guessing its a undertow type game tho I'm hoping it surprises me.
 
#18
a Master Ninja said:

Am I looking at a rocket-ninja fighting a rocket-pirate?
No, it's clearly propaganda against the French community and I hate it. Now, not only do some DVDs hide our language into special features, there's racism in modern games.
 
#23
I played quite a bit of it at GDC.

While i can't comment on specifics (cause the codeglu guys would murder me), i can say that it is closer to Soldat (minus limited jetpacking) than to worms. and i had a really good time playing it.