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The Bug Butcher

12-05-2014, 08:17 AM
Joined: Dec 2014
Location: Kufsten/Austria
Posts: 72
The Bug Butcher


We are two ex-Blizzard employees working on our first game.

If you would like to follow our Development process on FB or twitter you can do so here:

We are excited to announce our first Title currently in progress:

The Bug Butcher is a game about a one man pest control service required to use military grade weaponry to combat the diverse alien bugs that inhabit the galaxy. So basically, pest control with machine guns in space.

More specifically, it is an action-packed 2D side scrolling shoot em up game inspired by the classic arcade shooter "Super Pang".

You are Harry, a brash and tenacious exterminator who has a knack for decimating bugs. Harry’s current assignment takes him to an infested futuristic research facility where things have gone horribly wrong.

We showed a small prototype at Gamescom and were super excited and humbled to recieve the Big Indie Pitch Award & GDC 2014:

Here are a few first impressions:

We are aiming for a release date somewhere in April on Steam, IOS and Android. We will keep this post updated as we go.

Last edited by AwfullyNiceStudios; 03-06-2015 at 03:28 PM.
12-05-2014, 08:55 AM
AwfullyNice art style and animation and if you tell me this will be a paid or free with unlock full game, then i'm all yours. Good luck !

12-10-2014, 05:31 AM
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 8
Looks magnificent!
12-11-2014, 02:42 AM
Joined: Dec 2014
Location: Kufsten/Austria
Posts: 72
Thanks guys,
This is one of our favourite Death animations:
12-11-2014, 03:40 AM
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Taiwan & Japan
Posts: 2,421
Looks really really good!
12-12-2014, 11:01 AM
Joined: Dec 2014
Location: Kufsten/Austria
Posts: 72
Here is some actual in game footage.
This will be part of our introduction level where Harry get's to meet the Scientist for the first time. Controls, Combos and Powerups will be explained here.

12-27-2014, 03:49 PM
Joined: Dec 2014
Location: Kufsten/Austria
Posts: 72
Pretty much the best story every told in the whole Universe!

01-02-2015, 09:23 AM
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 8
awfullyepic :-)

Looking forward to the trailer ;-)

Last edited by rondo_SK; 01-02-2015 at 10:25 AM.
01-02-2015, 02:56 PM
Joined: Dec 2014
Location: Kufsten/Austria
Posts: 72
One more weapon showcase. Shockingly effecient.
01-02-2015, 04:47 PM
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 966
Interesting, nice art work