NEOGAF MEMBERS ANNOUNCE DEVELOPMENT OF ORIGINAL TOP-DOWN SHOOTER LAMPOONING VIDEO GAME STEREOTYPES

CLEVELAND (Feb. 8, 2010)— Grimoire Assembly Forge announced Monday it is developing a 3D top-down shooter titled“Dudebro™— My Shit Is Fucked Up So I Got to Shoot/Slice You II: It’s Straight-Up Dawg Time” for release this summer for PCs and Macs.

“Dudebro™ II” follows the exploits of elite soldiers John Dudebro™ and his sidekick Habemus Chicken as they chase anyone who threatens the world’s brodiocity— an arms dealer, a voodoo priest, an evil glee club and more. Along the way, they’ll have to fight through swathes of expendable enemies, including aliens, zombies and even yetis.

Featuring the vocal talents of Jon St. John, the legendary voice actor of Duke Nukem*,“Dudebro™ II” both parodies and pays homage to some of mainstream video gaming’s most prevalent tropes: super-macho protagonists, excessive violence and profanity, chauvinistic overtones and rampant immaturity. But it also pays respect to old-school gaming, with power-ups, pixel art story sequences and ridiculous boss fights.

Although“Dudebro™ II” is the first in the series, it has the number two in its name because sequels are always more awesome than original games— as all hardcore gamer dudes know.

The game is built on the Unity 3D engine, which can be run within any browser on PC or Mac, or run offline.“Dudebro™ II” will be a free download when it is launched on www.dudebro2.com.

Grimoire Assembly Forge is predominantly comprised of members of NeoGAF, the preeminent video game industry discussion community. The Dudebro™ team is over 100 volunteers strong, all unpaid. They are distributed all over the planet, from North America to Europe to Asia.

*Duke Nukem is a registered trademark of Apogee Software, Ltd.

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CONTACT

Dan Myers / producer, head of marketing

press@dudebro2.com

For art assets and more information, visit www.grimoireassemblyforge.com.

© 2010 Grimoire Assembly Forge. Dudebro is a trademark of Grimoire Assembly Forge.


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