Robot Entertainment News


Orcs Must Die review

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 02, 2011 8:00am PDT

We fend off waves of belligerent green warriors in Orcs Must Die to see if the castle is worth saving.


"Really didn't care for the anti-rapid fire mechanic. I guess it didn't matter when you got into ..."

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Orcs Must Die! PC demo released

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 04, 2011 3:15pm PDT

A three-level PC demo has arrived for Robot Entertainment's action-y tower defense game Orcs Must Die! ahead of its release on XBLA tomorrow and PC next week.


"First thing I thought was "I will try the xbox version" instead..."

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Orcs Must Die! in October on PC and XBLA

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 20, 2011 9:30am PDT

Orcs Must Die! is a pretty straightforward name, and here are two straightforward release dates for Robot Entertainment's tower-defense/action hybrid: October 5 on XBLA; October 12 on PC.


"It shows the icons and you select one to go to the next video... its kinda like a choose your ..."

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Age of Empires Online will use Season Pass

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Age of Empires will introduce a Season Pass for premium content, which will get you a 30% discount for the first six months.


"Yeah I thought that was shitty. :\ Quest rewards that are premium only? Good grief. I'm level 3, ..."

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Age of Empires Online highlights civilizations, booster packs

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2011 12:30pm PDT

Age of Empires Online is going to be DLC-supported, and today Robot Entertainment announced three new packs set to hit by the end of the year.


"Man,I loved AoE3.So many fun strats;The russian zergling rush, spanish turtle to tier 3, dutch ..."

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Orcs Must Die launching on Steam, XBLA

By Xav de Matos, Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm PDT

Robot Entertainment has officially confirmed the Xbox Live Arcade and PC via Steam as the platforms for its upcoming (and first) title, Orcs Must Die. The game is set to launch this summer.


"I'm in Shacknews Battlegroup on Steam - you might have seen my (or other Robot's) presence text ..."

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Robot Ent. reveals Orcs Must Die; Gas Powered Games takes over Age of Empires Online

By Xav de Matos, Feb 24, 2011 8:30pm PST

Robot Entertainment announces a new title, Orcs Must Die, and loses another. Gas Powered Games has taken over as developer of Age of Empires Online...


"The Beta of the game is pretty complete so there isn't that much for them to take over. Also ..."

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Age of Empires Online Announced for 2011

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2010 5:30am PDT

Ensemble's classic PC strategy series Age of Empires will return set in a persistent online world, Microso


"Agreed. This really breaks my heart and ensures there'll be no Mac version either. AoE games ..."

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Rumour: Age of Empires Vets Robot Creating New Strategy Title With Microsoft

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 08, 2010 8:04am PDT

The unknown original property in development at Age of Empires and Halo Wars veterans Robot Entertainment "has a lot in common with... Age of...


"They've talked about renewing interest in PC gaming before, I'll believe it when I actually see it."

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Ensemble Vets. Robot Working on Halo Wars Content, Original Property

By Chris Faylor, Feb 17, 2009 9:08am PST

Following its unofficial reveal last week, Robot Entertainment today announced itself to the world, confirming that the independent studio is...


"Yep that is correct, Bungie is continually associated in two ways with Microsoft(Aside from ..."

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Ensemble Vets Assemble Robot Entertainment

By Nick Breckon, Feb 13, 2009 12:30pm PST

The closing of Age of Empires developer Ensemble Studios was one of the more surprising studio developments in recent months. While a portion of...


"That's the micro management that hardcore players like to seperate the good players from the bad."

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