London, England,– Beatnik games, an Independent developer based in central London, are pleased to announce that the open beta to their first game– Plain Sight– has begun!
Anyone who wishes to try out the game can do so by heading to our webpage and downloading the game - no account is required to play in this open beta session, which will last until February 8th.
How to play
There are some very simple instructions on gameplay here: http://www.plainsightgame.com/about
In a nutshell though; attack and destroy other players to gain points. Points make you bigger, better and brighter, but you can only keep the points once you blow yourself up! Re-spawn and repeat.
Please note: this beta is not the final game and is limited in features. The final game will include more levels, power ups and different gameplay modes.
About Plain Sight
Plain Sight is a 3D multiplayer arcade game with robots; robots who bouncearound cityscapes on mini planetoids and wield swords which are used to destroy one another.
Destroying another robot makes you bigger, stronger, better… a different colour.
It also gives you points.
Spoiler: You can’t keep the points until you kill yourself.
- <*>Robots!*> <*>Swords!!*> <*>Explosions!!!*> <*>Oh my!*>
Plain Sight will be released in Q1 2009 for PC, and available directly from the website or via a number of other digital distribution platforms, including Steam.
About Beatnik Games
Plain Sight is developed by an independent game studio based in central London, called Beatnik games - a small team of six people working in a shoe box sized room with no air-conditioning.
“We’re lucky” says studio head Robin Lacey“our investors get no influence on our output, and we aren’t tied into any hellacious publishing contracts, which leaves us able to do what we love best - creating innovative and fun games for our fellow gamers to play… and drinking coffee.”
The folks at Beatnik are now available for interviews, Q&As etc, and more assets can be provided upon request. If you’d like to speak to us, we’d love to hear from you, so just send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org