If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Ex-Metroid Prime devs announce twin-stick shooter Dead Star

A 10 vs 10 shmup with procedurally generated maps.

Armature Studios - the Austin-based studio founded by ex-Retro Studios folks after the completion of Metroid Prime 3 - have announced a new twin-stick shooter entitled Dead Star.

As reported by IGN, Dead Star will over 10 vs 10 multiplayer matches set on procedurally generated maps.

Armature has assisted in several ports of other video games, but the only original work it's developed so far is Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate. That being said, it's working with Keiji Inafune's studio Comcept on Recore, a game about a woman and her robot dog companion in a desert wasteland.

Dead Star is set for a PS4 and PC release in early 2016.

Will you support Eurogamer?

We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers - not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3.99 / $4.99 per month.

Tagged With

About the Author

Jeffrey Matulef avatar

Jeffrey Matulef

Contributor

Jeffrey Matulef is the best-dressed man in 1984.

Comments

More News

Latest Articles

Supporters Only

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer.net Merch