The fat cats at Fatshark announce Bloodsports.TV
, a five-player co-op game
they are calling a "post-apocalyptic gladiator show" coming to Windows
on April 8th. This is in development at Toadman Interactive and it
is set in the third millennium as a direct spin-off of
Krater: Shadows Over Solside
is online with
details, beta signups, and
an announcement trailer
. "Finally we are excited to announce this bloody little darling of ours!
Bloodsports.TV started off as a crazy attempt to create the co-op experience we
had always wanted to experience, but couldn't find," said Rasmus Davidsson, Lead
Designer at Toadman Interactive. "Bloodsports.TV is truly the most fun game
we've ever worked on and we can't wait to share it with the rest of the world.
See you on the scoreboards." Here's word on the game:
Bloodsports.TV takes place in a Gladiator style arena set in a ravaged
post-apocalyptic Stockholm, that’s been feeling the effects of nuclear
detonations, kinectic impacts, bio-weapon plagues and all-consuming nano storms.
Combatants battle an endless onslaught of angry villagers, mutants and animals
to the sound of a quirky commentator, who provides a minute by minute commentary
to the vicious, bloody entertainment, in this fast-paced approach to strategic
Team up with your friends to form a murderous crew and choose from a wide
variety of deadly Gladiators, each with their own unique abilities and play
style. Work together to shoot, smash, stomp, electrocute, drain, and melt your
enemies. Or support your fellow Gladiators through healing and buffing up their
skills! Find your own strategies in the Bloodsports arena to become an
increasingly infamous and prestigious Gladiator in the world of Krater. Achieve
higher scores and climb global leaderboards with your friends to become the
greatest crew of Gladiators in the world.
Progress through the Path to Glory to achieve personal bonuses and master all
classes and reach the top to receive the Grandmaster title, a title sought by
all but achieved by few.