Pocketwatch Games News


Monaco creator overhauls 'Armada' to create Tooth and Tail

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 13, 2015 11:26am PDT

Pocketwatch Games, the studio behind Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine, has significantly overhauled its next game. Formerly going under the codename 'Armada,' the game is now called Tooth and Tail and this RTS comes with a completely overhauled art style.


Monaco says 'Fin' with final free update

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 04, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Creator Andy Schatz is ready to bid a fond farewell to his beloved heist game, Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine. The game's final update is being deployed today and it's appropriately titled 'Fin.'


Gamepad-focused RTS 'Armada' coming from Monaco dev

By Steve Watts, Mar 12, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Pocketwatch games, the studio behind Monaco, has announced that its next project is a real-time strategy game with a focus on making the mechanics work with a dual-analog gamepad. It's code-named "Armada."


Monaco's Architect Patch cuts certain campaign pieces

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 19, 2013 1:00pm PST

Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine is getting a free update that cuts out some of the more cumbersome portions of the game's lengthy campaign, while also adding some new campaign PvP stages, mechanics, and leaderboards.


Monaco update adds zombies and 'Origin' stories

By Steve Watts, Oct 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT

The new Monaco update accompanying the game's Steam launch adds a zombie mode, an origin stories mini-campaign, and a new playable character called "the Blonde."


Monaco coming to Linux with new content next week

By Steve Watts, Oct 17, 2013 7:40am PDT

Monaco is coming to Linux on October 21, along with "a ton of free/new content."


"It's more about forward thinking. This gets them on SteamOS. We, of course, don't know how ..."

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Monaco dev 'disappointed' by low sales on Xbox

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 15, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine developer Andy Schatz dropped into a Reddit thread and noted a displeasure in sales for the Xbox Live Arcade version of the game.


"i am waiting for 50% off or the final day of the sale. planning to buy a 4 pack so it's worth ..."

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Monaco's level editor sneaks out of beta

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 03, 2013 3:20pm PDT

The level editor for Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine has exited its beta phase and is now available for both PC and Mac for free.


Indie dev to Microsoft: Be more like Sony on self-publishing

By Ozzie Mejia, May 22, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Various members of the indie gaming sector weigh in on yesterday's Xbox One reveal event.


"Is the controller really doing anything that I might care about that the 360 controller doesn't ..."

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Monaco cuts competitive multiplayer modes

By Ozzie Mejia, May 13, 2013 6:45am PDT

Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine creator Andy Schatz reveals two competitive multiplayer modes (Cops and Robbers, Thief vs. Thief) that were cut from the final version of the game.


"That's why I'm hopeful that it eventually makes it in as DLC. I'd drop another $5 for it."

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Monaco coming to Xbox 360 on May 10

By John Keefer, May 06, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Monaco: What's Yours is Mine has been a nice little diversion on the PC, but Xbox 360 users have had to wait while Pocketwatch Games worked out a few bugs in the heist game. But the wait is almost over, according to the developer.


Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine offers the thrill of the heist

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 30, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine, the heist game from Pocketwatch Games, is a solid solo experience, but a far better game to share with friends, whether it's local or online.


"I also worked with the XBLA issues and didn't run into the online issues...mainly because I used ..."

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Monaco delayed on Xbox 360, PC version still on-track

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 23, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Monaco, Pocketwatch's IGF-winning heist game, was supposed to land on PC and Xbox 360 tomorrow. However, a last-minute hiccup in the console version has delayed its release. Fret not, as the PC version is unaffected.


Monaco robbing PC and XBLA on April 24

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2013 12:20pm PDT

Heist 'em up Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine snatched the IGF Grand Prize three years ago, and now it's pilfered an even finer treasure: a release date. Quickly but discretely form a crew of your most trusted and skilled underworld acquaintances, as the stealing simulator is sn...


"Damn, forgot about this game. Thanks for the reminder. Probably going to get it at launch."

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How heist films influenced Monaco: What's Yours is Mine

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 04, 2013 11:00am PST

The long-awaited top-down cooperative heist game Monaco: What's Yours is Mine is finally set to release in April, and Pocketwatch Games founder Andy Schatz tells us the thrill is in the heist.


"I have gotten to play it at a couple of Pax's and it is hands down the most fun multi-player ..."

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