Too Many Bugs Means Isometric PC RPG Bombshell Delayed to 2016

Too many bugs.


Bombshell, the new isometric action RPG from 3D Realms and developer Interceptor, has been delayed. Originally set to launch by the end of the year, the PC version is now slated to arrive on January 29, 2016. Writing on the game's Steam page, Interceptor said it needs more time to fix Bombshell's bugs.

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"Over the last several weeks, we've been exhaustively testing Bombshell to get it ready for ship," it said. "Unfortunately, and honestly, the game isn't entirely bug free at this point. Our first instinct was to just get this puppy out-the-door, and that we could fix the remaining issues with a quick patch after launch. But within ten seconds we realized that's no way to treat paying fans of our games."

Pushing the game to 2016 gives Interceptor the time to "polish the game that we know you all deserve," the developer said.

The January 29 release date applies to the game's PC version on Steam and GOG. The game will be offered in a $35 standard edition and a $40 digital deluxe edition, featuring the soundtrack, artbook, access to the beta for a Bombshell FPS prequel, and more. Check out the image above to see everything the premium version comes with.

"We're so fortunate to be working with such understanding partners at 3D Realms who support our vision and creativity," Interceptor added. "We all want to get this game into your hands just as badly as you do, and we truly appreciate all your continued support as we polish this bomb-shell up!"

Bombshell is also coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Those versions, developed by Abstraction Games, are slated to arrive sometime in 2016.

Here's the plot overview for Bombshell, which is every bit as over-the-top as you might think/hope.

"Once a respected bomb technician in the Global Defense Force, Shelly Harrison donned the codename Bombshell after she failed to disarm an alien explosive that led to the loss of her entire squad and her right arm. Deemed responsible for the resulting casualties in what became known as 'The Washington Incident', Shelly was stripped of her rank but later approached by a private military contractor promising her a chance at redemption. Harnessing the alien technology responsible for the dramatic turn in her life, Shelly became Bombshell--a tough-as-nails mercenary-for-hire touting a powerful bionic arm and a fierce attitude."

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