Robot Entertainment overview
Robot entertainment is one of the biggest and famous video game development company which was founded by the co-founder of Ensemble Studio, Tony Goodman. The robot entertainment was developed in 2009 and is situated at downtown Dallas. The company was maintaining and updating the Halo wars until 2010. The famous games like Orcs must Die, Orcs must die 2 and ReadySet Heroes and couple more. These games were at the top of the gaming industry when released. Unfortunately because of some reasons, robot entertainment had to shut down their servers of Orcs must die and some other too.
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History of Robot Entertainment
In 2009, the Robot entertainment announced about the new game called the Age of Empires online. Later in 2011, it handed over the development of game to Wargaming Seattle formerly known as Gas powered games.
In 2011, the fully self-developed game by robot entertainment, the Orcs must die was published. The Orcs must die was the first game that was being self-developed and published by robot entertainment. At the end of 2011, it again announced new game called Hero Academy and was their first game being developed for Mobile devices. Later they were partnered with Chinese based company Yodo1 in order to create Chinese version of Hero Academy. The robot entertainment also got investment from Tencent for their studios. The game Orcs must die! Unchained was neither successful nor profitable for the company hence at starting of 2019, robot entertainment decided to shut down their servers for Unchained. Later in 2019, the company announced that two games were in development out of which one was Ready Set Heroes, for Sony’s PlayStation 4 in partnership with Sony interactive entertainment. The second game was reveled in august 2019 at gamecom event as Orcs Must Die 3. The game will release in spring 2020 on Google Stadia and also funded by the Google itself.
Famous Games Developed by Robot Entertainment
Age of Empires Online
Age of Empires, one of the most famous game developed by Robot entertainment and Gas powered games released is in 2011. The Age of Empire online is basically multiplayer real time strategy game. The game was originally started developing by robot gaming, later production took over by the Wargaming Seattle and published by the Microsoft. The game is totally free for everyone, though player can earn and purchase the premium and pro contents and items for real cash. In 2013, the Microsoft announced on their forums that the game only could be played by existing and former players and would be shut down for the windows players.
Orcs Must Die!
The Orcs must die! is an action tower defense video game originally developed by Robot entertainment and Matertronic and released in 5th of October 2011 for XBOX and for windows PC, it was released in 12th of October 2011. It basically the tower defense game in which player has to defend the Rifts from Orcs and creatures on different levels. Player will loss points as Orcs reaches to the rifts and some special Orcs will take off more points. If the rift score is dropped to zero that means you are lost and you have to start again.
The Hero Academy was one of the most popular game from the robot entertainment. It is basically the turn based tactics video game which was launched in January 2012. The game was first released for the iPhone iOS. Later it released the different versions of hero academy for android, windows and OS X. The game currently have six fiction known as heroic teams like council, Dark Elves, Dwarves, the Tribe, Shaolin and Team Fortress 2. Player could play the hero academy with ad-free version by purchasing or adware version for free. Though, player could also buy the premium content like new Avatars, heroic teams etc.
Orcs Must Die! 2
Orcs must die! 2 was a trap based action tower defense video game, the next version of Orcs must die. Same like previous version, player need to defend the rifts from Orcs by don’t letting them to reach to it. The game was originally released by Microsoft in July 30th of 2012 in United States. Like before, player could play in either War mage or campaign mode, he/she must attempt one or more rifts from Orcs’ onslaught. In addition to campaign mode, the developers added the endless mode for both single as well as competitive mode.
Orcs Must Die! 3 (Releasing soon)
Game studio got funding from google and planned to release Orcs must die! 3. The robot entertainment recently showed off their new version that will be ran on the google Stadia, the cloud gaming service from google. The robot entertainment came up with Orcs must die! 3 with sunset of the orcs must die and unchained. The game will soon release in the spring 2020 and increasing the curiosity of many gamers as robot entertainment claimed that they will be adding up to 500 orcs in single wave and many more new things.
So here we have shared with you all about the Robot entertainment. The all-time history and the best games that were developed by robot entertainment are discussed here. I Hope you enjoyed this and if you want any details regarding other gaming companies, don’t hesitate to comment down below. See you soon!!