Xbox 360, PC in for Bloody Good Time

Ubisoft readying downloadable multiplayer shooter from developer of The Ship; game built on Valve's Source engine set for release this fall.

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Upon its maiden voyage, Outerlight's 2007 debut The Ship received critical praise for its unique take on multiplayer shooters, where each person on a cruise ship has to hunt a specific passenger while avoiding his or her own stalker. The developer's long-awaited follow-up will soon see the light of day, as Ubisoft today announced that it will release Outerlight's Bloody Good Time for Xbox Live Arcade and Steam this fall.

Ubisoft hopes Outerlight's next game is a Bloody Good Time.

Billed as a new intellectual property, Bloody Good Time takes place on a variety of movie sets, with environments like a beach house or a Las Vegas hotel. The game will see up to eight players slaughtering each other in those locales with traditional weapons (guns) and more unique fare (an exploding remote-controlled rodent). The players themselves will also stand out, with Ubisoft describing them as B-movie archetypes like "the bikini beach babe, the creepy clown, and the super jock."

Like The Ship, Bloody Good Time will run on Valve's Source engine. Source has powered a number of successful interpretations of the first-person shooter genre, including Portal, Team Fortress 2, and Counter-Strike: Source.

Discussion

57 comments
DJ_Headshot
DJ_Headshot

@Organbank if you had actually played this instead of making an ignorant comment based on one pic and its perspective which just happens to be first person you wouldn't be saying that the fact is there's no other games that plays quite like this except for the ship. I'm enjoying this game alot more so far. Awesome game that's a refreshing break from the usual fps fare providing a unique gameplay experience and for only $5 everyone should go buy it!

Lololzy
Lololzy

@LozzyRoxx Don't forget the fact that he came to the page of a game called Bloody Good Time to make that comment, I had to say something about it. No point of coming to see something you hate and then saying crap about it to people that like it.

VarietyMage
VarietyMage

That looked like the old game Killing Time for a minute. Too bad. *sigh*

astralislux
astralislux

Brilliant! The Ship is still so fantastic, if only more people would play.

Gov1
Gov1

@spank_thru101 Sacrilege against TF2! Though the Ship is an interesting play, maybe, a couple of times.

spank_thru101
spank_thru101

Kinda bummed...The Ship was neat, though slow at times, but this appears really really redundant. Then again so is TF2, but people love that for its old school quality and straight ahead gameplay.

COPMAN221
COPMAN221

swamptick Posted "@coaltango Because nobody really uses that junk". swamptick you must be another lost fanboy who can't afford more than one system in your rent stabilized apartmemt to make such a dumb comment like that.

bowlingotter
bowlingotter

Wow I hadn't even heard of The Ship but that sounds like a really great idea. Interested in this next release... will have to keep it on the radar

2chase
2chase

that isn't critical praise.

gbrading
gbrading moderator

The Ship was good, if a bit slow moving at times. I think Outerlight could do well from this.

MEDzZ3RO
MEDzZ3RO

sliperywhenwet6 It'll make PC ports a doddle.

isshiah
isshiah

seems interesting. wow...did i just make a comment without resorting to immature name calling? haha suck on that! oh...

swamptick
swamptick

@coaltango Because nobody really uses that junk.

Taegre
Taegre

Sorry, I meant I bought the game two years later. Still, I can't understand how the game emptied out like that. There is a fanbase, there just aren't any servers.

Taegre
Taegre

I had some of the most amazing multiplayer experiences playing The Ship during it's free trial way back when. When I finally bought the game two days later, it was completely unplayable because there wasn't a populated server to be found. I'm glad the developers are doing another game, but I wish they'd do something to revitalize The Ship's community too.

SicklySunStorm
SicklySunStorm

geez.... some of the comments on this site make me sicker and sicker. You know, you can disagree without resorting to insults - it's OK to have different opinions. You really think by resorting to disgusting insults you're going to make that person think "wow, really? they called me that, so I MUST change the way I think on that subject right now...." ..... yeah right. organbank can displike FPS's if he wants, regardless of whether we all think FPS's are the same or not - perhaps to him, they are. I also think he's wrong, but you don't see me shouting names and profanities. Grow up - all involved.

Lum_Yatsura
Lum_Yatsura

many internets for organbank. don't let the trolls silence your wisdom. lol FPS.

bloodtears
bloodtears

@organbank Can't any genre be oversimplified that way? I got tired of rpg's a long time ago. Just select this item on a menu and it fights for you *yawn* I got tired of rts games a long time ago, just send some units to fight a battle that isn't even fun to watch *yawn* and so on...

organbank
organbank

@mightEone spoken like a true FPS fanboy.I appreciare games just not generic FPS games that flood the market every year so little tweens such as yourself can jerk off too.

mightEone
mightEone

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stziggy
stziggy

Am I missing something? This sounds like a really cheesy version of Unreal Tournament. What made "The Ship" game so good was the stealth involved. If you took that away, it was just a bad FPS. Why would you take that away?

organbank
organbank

@bloodtears Don't know, I got bored of all FPS games back in 2003. Point and shoot YAWN...ave played one you have played them all in terms of game play mechanics.

organbank
organbank

@mightEone I believe the emphasis is on the SHOOTER in FPS. You do know that FPS stands for first person SHOOTER right? So, yer wow another FPS how innovative.

PHILRYABKIN
PHILRYABKIN

The Ship should be a fun game.Cause it's made by Valve.

Pete5506
Pete5506

The ship was a good game, I wouldn't mind playing through that again

mightEone
mightEone

Someone put down this game because its a FPS. I hate to burst many of your bubbles but there is only so many things a game can do. It's either FPS, Over the shoulder or 3rd person. Take your pic. If you want something more realistic I recommend playing paintball or BB gun war with your friends. I would say buy real guns but that wouldn't be good for your health

bloodtears
bloodtears

@organbank I know right! If games like bioshock have proven anything it is that nothing new can be done in that genre.

green_dominator
green_dominator

@ Flint247 I can't speak for anyone else but as far as I'm concerned when you talk about films, games whatever and that discussion enters into violence and guns, like you are going to make a game with guns about violence and all that there has to be some sort of blood involved. To shoot someone and not have blood is unrealistic. I agree with the Paul Verhoeven philosophy, why have a gun in a scene that doesn't show what that gun does?

organbank
organbank

Oh wow another FPS how innovative.

Ice_man_1985
Ice_man_1985

anything from valve's source engine is good.

djwood84
djwood84

@stakex007 In Soviet Russia, change fears you! Yeah, we don't like innovation in the states. Give me the same TV, the same movie and the same game over and over, please. I don't want to risk having a unique and memorable experience! :P

Kayweg
Kayweg

No way, i mean really....could it be ? Could it be that innovation is still alive afterall ? A game that's not a run-of-the mill, generic stew of the same genre for the umpteenth time ? Here is for hoping !

Fusco1980
Fusco1980

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mrzero1982pt2
mrzero1982pt2

"(an exploding remote-controlled rodent)" that got me. i am sold.

LozzyRoxx
LozzyRoxx

@Lololzy I don't get why you care that he cares, just like why you won't get why I care that you care that he cares. . What he said is true anyways.. People these days are generally obsessed with having gore in games, especially when it's not necessary.

stakex007
stakex007

The Ship was one of the most original, and well through out games I ever played... was really shocked to see how poorly it took hold. Guess people weren't ready for a slower moving, non-run and gun FPS. Hopefully this game is just as original as The Ship was, but picks up a bigger following.@aaronfhff123 - Its not made by Valve, but a small company called Outerlight... in fact its not even published by Valve. If you ever played The Ship, you would realize that the game most certainly does not need an M rateing.

Lololzy
Lololzy

@Flint247 I don't get why you care

paranormalnut
paranormalnut

@Flint247 I'm sorry, do you wanna play care bears with me on wii?

LpcWarrior
LpcWarrior

seems like a cool game i'll check it out when it drops...but is this one of valve's "Big Announcements"?. I hope not.

Flint247
Flint247

I don't get why people are obsessed with Blood and gore.

SLjimbolian
SLjimbolian

Hmmm, I gotta keep my eye on this one. May be quite a good alternative to TF2.