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GUN MONKEYS/GUN_MONKEYS Announced

BAFTA award-winning developer Size Five Games announces GUN MONKEYS (or GUN_MONKEYS, depending on which of their spellings you choose to believe), "a devastatingly-indie, procedurally–generated, physics-based, online deathmatch platform game" planned for release this summer for Windows, OS X, and Linux. "I needed a break from my next game, The Swindle," explains Size Five’s Chief Executive of Game Development, Dan Marshall. "I’d been working so hard on it for so long I was becoming frustrated, creatively. I decided to take a break and remake the very first game I ever made. The result, heavily tweaked, is GUN MONKEYS." Here's an announcement trailer (criminal use of intentional audio distortion warning), and here's the lowdown on the game:

In GUN MONKEYS, players take charge of a modern-day power company. In the distant future, a catastrophic experiment into Perpetual Energy obliterates all human life, leaving the world choc-full of free-for-the-taking energy. Your job is to send a legion of pleasingly-expendable monkeys forwards in time to collect Power Cubes and return them to present-day, all from the comfort of your PC. Sadly, it looks like one or two other entrepreneurs have had the exact same idea...

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