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Shadowgun Deadzone - Online Multiplayer Unity Shooter

01-10-2012, 11:13 AM
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Shadowgun Deadzone - Online Multiplayer Unity Shooter



"The first details about SHADOWGUN: DEADZONE, the new multiplayer game following the SHADOWGUN series, which just made its world debut at CES 2012 with NVIDIA. SHADOWGUN: DEADZONE will allow gamers to experience intense tactical multiplayer combat with up to eight players online. Along with the original SHADOWGUN, the new SHADOWGUN: DEADZONE uses stunning graphics and realistic 3D environment and characters, making the action incredibly lifelike."

Separate app, not an update.

Its going to be free with IAP "in a good way" and have voice chat and cross platform with android.

IAPs are going to be locked by level, so you cannot buy upgrades until you have earnt them. Madfinger wants the game to not be one where players can buy their way to being good.

EXP system for leveling and weapon unlocks, saved online on shadowgun servers (no need for icloud)

Launching first on Tegra devices (for testing servers etc...) in March, so hopefully iOS should get it a few weeks after.

8 Player online, 8 characters, 12 weapons, grenades (throwable), 3-4 maps, 3 modes: deathmatch, team deathmatch and objective mode (similar to MW3 domination and BF3 conquest)

wifi only (expected), no offline bots

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Last edited by lumothesinner; 02-08-2012 at 03:11 AM. Reason: updated details
01-10-2012, 11:19 AM
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I thought the developer said the multiplayer would be coming in an update to the single player game. Hmmm, maybe I'm thinking of another game.

Might be fun, but I definitely won't be spending more money for a seperate multiplayer-only portion of the game.

01-10-2012, 11:46 AM
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Originally Posted by jeffyg3 View Post
I thought the developer said the multiplayer would be coming in an update to the single player game. Hmmm, maybe I'm thinking of another game.

Might be fun, but I definitely won't be spending more money for a seperate multiplayer-only portion of the game.
I'm pretty sure you are thinking of DZLS

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01-10-2012, 12:14 PM
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Found this from way back when it was first announced, wonder if its still true

"The team is planning to roll out the multiplayer update in several steps, starting with the introduction of traditional game modes like Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch, before then going on to more elaborate game types at a later date.

It's also planning for the multiplayer to be cross-platform between both Android and iOS, so those with friends from all walks of mobile life (except Windows Phone and bada, of course) can get stuck into the third-person action."

http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Multi...srch=shadowgun

cross platform would be cool, not sure anyone else has done that apart from dungeon defenders

and on facebook my question was "so its not an update, its a separate app?
Plenty of people will be annoyed with that. lets hope its worth it"

I'm taking their reply of "It will be worthy" as confirmation of separate app.

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Last edited by lumothesinner; 01-10-2012 at 12:17 PM.
01-10-2012, 12:57 PM
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Jeez the only reason i bought the first one was because they promised multiplayer in an update and said the price would increase as a result. Well forget this, i'm not giving that developer any more of my money.
01-10-2012, 01:04 PM
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Jeez the only reason i bought the first one was because they promised multiplayer in an update and said the price would increase as a result. Well forget this, i'm not giving that developer any more of my money.
What if it's free to play (which seems likely)?
01-10-2012, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by jeffyg3 View Post
I thought the developer said the multiplayer would be coming in an update to the single player game. Hmmm, maybe I'm thinking of another game.

Might be fun, but I definitely won't be spending more money for a seperate multiplayer-only portion of the game.
The same. I was waiting for the multiplayer update, but I think it's time to delete the game.
01-10-2012, 02:18 PM
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So Madfinger lied to everybody in the beginning stating that multiplayer would be a part of "Shadowgun"? They originally said it would be released by the end of 2011. Hopefully someone will clarify this.

Madfinger? ....will this be a separate app or an update to the existing game we all own?

Can you give us a direct answer? Thanks.

Last edited by Dirty Harry Hannahan; 01-10-2012 at 02:22 PM.
01-10-2012, 02:31 PM
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I am really happy to see this, and I hope it becomes a trend for one reason: file size. I really do not want to keep huge filesizes just for multi (MC3). I personally would gladly pay a few more bucks for a solid multi experience.
01-10-2012, 04:04 PM
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Originally Posted by gfxdaddy View Post
After I paid the full $8 (before they dropped the price) I'd be PISSED if this wasn't an update.
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This. And the fact Madfinger gave the impression that multiplayer would he an update to the existing game not a separate one.
Exactly. I bought this mother f*cker right on day one. I am always happy to shell out the extra bucks for a good looking, and solid feeling game. This game's single player has delivered more than that, it really is fun for me.

That being said, they did say in the thread that MP would be an update. So if they are releasing this as a separate app, I am not going to buy into it. I would possibly think about it, if they never mentioned a thing about it in the Main game thread, but they did. Simple as that. I now have a neat goal of finding that exact post as well, cause this is Bullshit.

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Originally Posted by injuwarrior View Post
I am really happy to see this, and I hope it becomes a trend for one reason: file size. I really do not want to keep huge filesizes just for multi (MC3). I personally would gladly pay a few more bucks for a solid multi experience.
Many of us though, don't give a sh*t. It's one thing if they released one app for X amount, and a MP app for X amount, then sold the entire package for X-$.99. THAT I would totally be for. My issue with this current situation is that they told us MP would be an update.

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