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Orcs Must Die! 3 has arrived on Steam and Consoles!
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It’s finally here! Orcs Must Die! 3 the latest instalment of the Orcs Must Die! series is now available on Steam and Consoles (Xbox One and Series X /Playstation 4 and 5) following its exclusivity period on Stadia. 

Huge battles await with the new war scenarios and war machines. Take out Orcs like never before. Check it out today!

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Orcs Must Die! 3 coming to Steam and Consoles!
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Robot Entertainment has announced that Orcs Must Die! 3 which has so far been a Stadia exclusive – will now be coming to Steam and Consoles from later this year. The game will be coming to Steam, Playstation 4, Playstation 5 via backwards compatibility, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. The Orcs will be making their way to these consoles on July 23rd!

Players will now have a lot more options to play the latest instalment in the OMD! series. Check out the brand new trailer below!

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Orcs Must Die! 3 lands on Stadia!
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Robot Entertainment has now released Orcs Must Die! 3 available on Stadia, it’s that time once again to unleash your rage against those pesky Orcs once more and now with Stadia you can do that in even bigger ways than ever before. Check out this awesome new launch trailer for the game.

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OMD!3 is the biggest OMD game yet, controlling massive war machines taking on thousands of Orcs with biggest ever number of Orcs on screen at any one time. Classic OMD game play returns with a full story mode and Endless. Play right now on Stadia!

If you don’t have Stadia, signing up is easier than you might think. There is a free one month trial available and you can play Stadia on your PC or Laptop, and also your TV or mobile device. Find out more on the Stadia website.

Jerome Jones talks about Stadia with The Gamer
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Robot’s Lead Design Director, Jerome Jones has sat down to talk with The Gamer about Orcs Must Die! 3 which is still making good progress towards its launch this year despite the delays caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. The game is on track for release later this year as a timed exclusive on Stadia and then coming to other platforms a bit later after that.

So.. the question on many players might be why Stadia and what does it bring to the table? Also why might some of the problems that other games have faced might not be such a big issue OMD3? In essence they key benefit is the power of cloud computing and that now Robot will be able to greatly scale up the game. Think bigger levels, more minions, more physics. What this means in reality is that players will now be able to step more outside of the castles and place traps outdoors at much bigger scale.

“When first playing a war scenario in OMD! 3,” Jones said, “the army of orcs that comes at you is quite epic! It might even seem unwinnable.” Previously in the OMD! series, players would complete battles within the castle itself, but never had a chance to step outside. Now, the scope of the game will increase dramatically as you leave the castle, where OMD! 3‘s mousetrapping mechanics have been significantly enhanced, and battles will be bigger and more exciting than anything we’ve seen before.

Huge war machines can be set up by players taking out masses of Orcs at once. These will be some of the biggest offensive weapons in players armouries like never seen before, even in Unchained.

However does all this exciting new up scale come with a cost? What about things like lag? Jerome explains this should not be an issue with OMD3:

Stadia has found the most problems with first-person shooters, where an immediate response is expected to get the full effect of the gameplay. OMD! 3‘s tower defense-style of action isn’t as reliant on response time, and any lag that might be there is impossible to detect.

Check out the full article over at The Gamer to see more of Jerome’s thoughts on OMD3 and Stadia. Get excited for the biggest Orcs Must Die! yet, coming later this year!

The bots are back! OMD3 and ReadySet Heroes news!
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It’s a big week for Robot Entertainment as the studio bounces back with two big pieces of news! Things have been quiet on the news front for sometime, but no longer as Robot has this week announced its next brand new game in the Orcs Must Die! series…

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That’s right – the Orcs are back in town! The much loved franchise is set to return to its roots as a single-player / co-op tower defence game much more akin to its predecessors OMD1 and OMD2. There has been a call from the community for sometime to return to the spirit of the first two titles and now Robot Entertainment is set to deliver on this ask thanks to a great partnership with Google and the Stadia platform!

Take a look at this sweet new trailer:

There is a brand new story mode, moving 20 years into the future our trusted heroes War Mage and Sorceress have trained up their own new apprentices to take on the Orc mob. This time however things have been majorly cranked up. Players will be taking on hordes of Orcs like never before. Huge armies now threaten the rift with the numbers of Orcs now bigger than ever compared to previous OMD games. Players will need to make use of huge traps known as war machines to help keep the mob at bay. 

This is going to be a truly explosive new game! Due to land in spring 2020 the initial launch will be on Google’s new Stadia platform. There are reasons for this and most notably because Google has been a big part in helping make OMD3 possible as Robot’s CEO, Patrick Hudson explains on Reddit:

After shutting down OMDU, Robot had to downsize our studio. We had re-sized and focused on making smaller games than an OMD game. We didn’t know when or if we would get back to the OMD franchise.

We met with Google to learn more about Stadia for our other projects. We discovered that the people at Google are big fans of OMD. That led to an exploration of what might be possible with an OMD game on Stadia. We both got excited about our ideas and decided to go after it.

OMD3 would not be possible today without Google’s support. They are behind the game in a big way. We’ve hired more developers to bring it to life. It’s the OMD game that fans of the first two games have been wanting, and we’re thrilled that we have the opportunity to make it.

If you’re not planning to look at the Stadia platform, do not fear. The initial release will be a timed exclusive to the Stadia platform but other platforms are due to be announced in due course. In the meantime soak up that brand new sweet OMD3 trailer and get hyped!

ReadySet Heroes is coming!

If this big news wasn’t already enough, Robot’s other project also in development is soon to be landing on a PS4 near you. ReadySet Heroes the multiplayer party dungeon crawler is set to land on October 1st 2019! That’s just a few months away. There is a brand new trailer too. Here we can see more of the dungeon crawling and different party challenges. It won’t be long now until you’ll be picking your hero to take into battle!

Available for pre-order now on the Playstation store which includes an exclusive pre-order bonus crown, skin and more!