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Assault Android Cactus
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an intense indie twin stick shooter
an intense indie twin stick shooter

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GDC 2016
Sanatana and myself were fortunate enough to attend the Game Developers Conference this year and give a talk called  Balancing Accessibility Against Depth in 'Assault Android Cactus' , discussing the way in which we built our game to have a hardcore challen...

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Video Dev Diary part 5 - Robotron & Cactus
Part 5 is now up, discussing the legacy of classic twin stick shooter, Robotron: 2084 and a meaningful personal encounter our team had with co-creator Eugene Jarvis.

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Video Dev Diary part 4 - Gameplay
Part four covers gameplay and the high level goals we wanted to achieve with how Assault Android Cactus plays.

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Video Dev Diary part 3 - Characters & Weapons
Part three is live, in it revealing the secret origins of how Assault Android Cactus became to have local multiplayer at all, and the complex criteria used to create the Androids.

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Video Dev Diary part 2
Part two is now up, discussing the Core of the Game and how it relates to the earliest Cactus prototype. Marvel as Tim combines at least two separate phrases to come up with something stupid like "not pull out any stops" as a way to describe going all out, ...

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Video Dev Diary series
We've always been keen to be open about development and talk about what we're doing so we decided to try something new and do a short series of video diaries discussing different aspects of the game! So Jeff came by to our place armed with a camera and a la...

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Vote to Play! Assault Android Cactus coming to Playstation 4 in March
Assault Android Cactus will be hitting Playstation 4 in March and Playstation Plus subscribers might even be playing it free as we're part of the second ever Vote to Play ! you can tell this is a legit PS4 screenshot because we wouldn't write "press options...

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Vote to Play! Assault Android Cactus coming to Playstation 4 in March
Assault Android Cactus will be hitting Playstation 4 in March and Playstation Plus subscribers might even be playing it free as we're part of the second ever Vote to Play ! you can tell this is a legit PS4 screenshot because we wouldn't write "press options...

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Assault Android Alpha
I'm happy to announce two big pieces of Assault Android Cactus news! The first is I posted this GIF to twitter of Cactus's weapon swap and everyone seemed to like it this is how Cactus looks all the time when Neo is playing It got over 400 retweets, which s...

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Producing Venom, part 1
Building boss encounters in Cactus can be tricky because even though they share an underlying framework and gameplay conventions, we want each to have a recognisable identity. Which tends to push me towards doing things I've never done before to try and def...
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