McDROID beta is now available on Desura at a 50% discount and includes all updates till release as well as a copy of the final game.

About McDROID

McDROID is a fast-paced action-tower defense with some farming and tons of weird creatures.

Defend your shuttle against a variety of crazed alien species as they mutate, corrupt the ground or even turn your crops against you. Load up on weapons, bring your friends (drop-in/drop-out co-op) and take the battle to them. If it gets too crazy, turtle up behind your defensive perimeter and assume direct control of the lasers.

Farming/Battle robot “McDROID” has been knocked off course by space debris and crash lands on the mysterious planet M. Discover the secret of mega-corporation GLACeNTO as you research, upgrade your weapons, outwit the critters and heal the planet.

Features :

  • Modular weapon droid: mount weapons and factories on your back and fight hands-on or plant them on power nodes and let the turtling begin
  • Bliss/Corruption game mechanic: the ground will amplify or deplete you depending on its condition
  • Mutation: don’t leave these strawberries lying around for too long, also certain monsters transform your strawberry plants into lethal bomb trees.
  • Coop: help your friend complete the story missions or play in an arena mode designed for four players.
  • Challenge: As you complete each story level you unlock the challenge and nightmare modes. Your weapons, gold (and unfortunately also any mutated crops) persist through these levels - no turret left behind.
Elefantopia LLC is an indie microstudio run by Laurent Lavigne, a newcomer to the games industry who previously worked on production of a number of Hollywood movies including The Matrix series, Mission Impossible: III and Transformers ( www.previs.org).

Release date: 23rd January 2013

Price: $14.99 USD / £9.99 GBP / €12.99 EUR / $15.99 AUD

Beta now available on Desura at 50% discount: http://desura.com/games/mcdroid

Web site:

http://www.mcdroidgame.com

http://www.glacento.com

Trailer:

http://youtu.be/M7ISAi7v0RM

Gameplay:

http://youtu.be/S9TbnOLAaSo

Selected articles:

"Worth keeping an eye on" - Alec Meer, Rock Paper Shotgun

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/11/26/plants-vs-munchies-mcdroid/

"The unique presentation, mechanics and evolution of the genre makes this a highly promising debut release" - Zed, Indiestatik

http://indiestatik.com/2012/12/03/impressions-mcdroid/

"It feels great when an indie game actually surprises me :D" - Etalyx, GamersDissent

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3lzyzx5clM

“It’s a FSM damned time vampire." - Venn Stone, Linux Game Cast

http://linuxgamecast.com/2012/11/mcdroid-a-tower-defence-bullet-hell-time-vampire/

 


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