DAETHPIT 3000 Title

Factsheet

 

Developer:

Cyberlamb Studios

Based in the UK

 

Release date:

1 December, 2017

 

Platforms:

PC / Mac

Steam

 

Website:

deathpit3000.com

 

Regular Price:

USD $3.99

GBP £2.99

 

Facebook:

@deathpit3000

 

Youtube:

Trailer

 

Support:

cyberlambstudios.com/dp3ksupport

 

Community:

steamcommunity.com/games/deathpit3000

 

Contact:

press@deathpit3000.com

Description

 

DEATHPIT 3000 is a top-down co-op bullet hell shooter where you fight waves of enemies to claim arena championships! Choose a quantum ability that promotes offensive or defensive play-styles as you battle your way through four distinct Deathpits and slaughter hoards of deadly enemies to earn Spacebux and unlock weapons, equipment and upgrades, all in a humorous dystopian sci-fi universe.


Inspired by retro classic Smash TV and influenced by modern co-op titles such as Left 4 Dead and Alien Swarm, it’s a punchy experience - great for casual gamers but with enough challenge and tactical depth for hours of replayability.

History

 

DEATHPIT 3000 was born on a trip to Germany, where Ned and Gareth were intending to start a new game with their friend Rich in the summer of 2016. Wanting a game that included fast-paced multiplayer, but was also a managable project for a small team, lead them to think back on the top-down 2D games of their childhoods. The idea emerged for a game that was confined to an arena's size so that they could focus on developing tactical team play, diverse enemy types, and upgradable characters and tech.

After the initial few months of prototyping with Rich, the game was showing enough potential that Ned and Gareth decided to take development of DEATHPIT though to a full Steam release. It was successfully greenlit by the Steam community, one of the last games to do so before the introduction of Steam Direct. The game was well received and went on to win the Game Development World Championship 'fan favourite' in April 2016.

Features

  • 2 player online co-op

  • 1-4 player local network co-op

  • 4 championships

  • 4 powerful quantum abilities (shield, group teleport, lighting attack and invisibility)

  • 5 voiced playable characters

  • 6 tactically distinct, upgradable weapons

  • Grenades, mines, jetpacks, armour, deployable walls and turrets

  • 13 enemy types, each with unique attacks and weaknesses

  • Complete wiki of humorous universe and backstories

  • Steam Achievements

  • Cloud Save

  • Full xbox gamepad support + Steam controller configuration

Videos

Trailer: Youtube

 

Images

 

Logo, Icon & Box Art

 
 

Request Press Copy

 

Would you like a Press Copy of DEATHPIT 3000? Drop us a line at press@cyberlambstudios.com

Selected Articles

 

"DEATHPIT 3000 really surprised me - I had a ball playing it!  It’s fast, fun, with plenty of replay-ability, and on top of that, the price is right! 8/10" - zeepond.com

"DEATHPIT 3000 is a fun top down coop arcade shooter, it’s good at what it tries to do. 7.4/10" - pcafictionado.com

"DEATHPIT 3000 is a fun co-op LAN party game, where you can smash your enemies and lvl-up your weapon." - IndieWorld

 
 

Monetisation Permission

 

Cyberlamb Studios allows for the contents of DEATHPIT 3000 to be published through video broadcasting services for any commercial or non-commercial purposes. Monetisation of videos created containing assets from DEATHPIT 3000 is legally & explicitly allowed by Cyberlamb Studios. This permission can be found in writing at https://www.cyberlambstudios.com/dp3kpress

 

About Cyberlamb Studios

Boilerplate:

Cyberlamb Studios is a two-man indie developer based in North Wales; Ned Birkin and Gareth Brown. They make independent and commissioned games for desktop and mobile.

More information:

More information on Cyberlamb Studios, our logo & relevant media are available here.

DEATHPIT 3000 Credits

Code:

Ned Birkin

Art:

Gareth Brown

Music:

Abel Baker

Prototyping:

Richard Elms​

QA Testing:

Greg Stephen

Everything Else:

Ned Birkin & Gareth Brown

Contact

Inquiries:

press@cyberlambstudios.com

Twitter:

twitter.com/cyberlambstudio

Facebook:

facebook.com/cyberlambstudios

Game Website:

deathpit3000.com

Community:

steamcommunity.com/games/deathpit3000

Developer Website:

cyberlambstudios.com

 

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