Broforce muscles out of Steam Early Access next week

October is about to become Oct-bro-ber, because Broforce has become just too strong for Steam Early Access. The 2D shooter from Free Lives now has an official release date, as the bros prepare to face the lord of darkness himself.

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Broforce is on the verge of getting another update, but there was something different about yesterday's announcement. This no mere update. This is the big one. Broforce has finally become just too bro-werful for Steam Early Access and is finally set for a full launch on Oct-bro-ber 15.

The big launch update will include a new set of campaign missions, as well as a final endgame. The power of 'MURICA will go into the very belly of the beast and take on Satan himself. The launch version will also bring together nearly two years of updates (and nearly two years of "bro" puns) into one neat little package, one that includes competitive and cooperative online multiplayer.

Broforce gets its full Steam release on October 15, but for those that absolutely must have it now (That's the American way, you know!), it's currently available on Steam Early Access. But America rules far too hard for it to be kept to one platform, so look for Broforce to also come to PlayStation 4 in 2016. A power ballad is the only way to commemorate this announcement, so check it out below.

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    October 9, 2015 10:32 AM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Broforce muscles out of Steam Early Access next week

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      October 9, 2015 10:53 AM

      Nice! I stopped playing 6 months ago because I didn't want to ruin the release.

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      October 9, 2015 11:49 AM

      Awesome I love this game glad I supported it early on

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      October 9, 2015 12:00 PM

      these retro pixel games are still a thing huh? at least come out with one in the vain of metal slug. those games were actually fun as hell.

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        October 9, 2015 12:29 PM

        They will always be a thing, because indie game development is more accessible than ever and the art/music/gameplay are all much cheaper for these types of games.

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        October 9, 2015 2:03 PM

        They've been releasing some Metal Slug games on steam with online play and all that. For a newer game in that vein there is Mercenary Kings, but it's more like a 2D shooter Monster Hunter lite, you revisit the same levels and obtain materials to craft new weapons, and then go into levels and take on harder missions. It's weird. Also has 4 player coop I believe.

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      October 9, 2015 1:38 PM

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