Orcs Must Die! announced

Phew.  I was getting so accustomed to zombies being killed, I thought we were going to become extinct, but thankfully Robot Entertainment has decided that orcs can rather be on the receiving end of some blunt force trauma for a change.

This fantasy action-strategy game – the first original game from the independent studio behind Age of Empires and Halo Wars is a blend of action and strategy which challenges players to defend fortresses under siege.  Featuring a wide variety of traps and weapons, players must find the best ways to hack, launch, flatten, gibletize, and incinerate an endless army of filthy orcs and their vile allies. Orcs Must Die! features a vibrant look, addictive gameplay, and a blatant disregard for the welfare of orcs.

“Don’t negotiate with them.  Don’t just maim them.  You must kill the orcs,” insisted Patrick Hudson, CEO of Robot Entertainment.  “Robot exists to make great games that our fans love. Orcs Must Die! is our first original title, and we’re counting on players to do what must be done: drive the orcs into oblivion!”

Orcs Must Die! will be available exclusively as a digital download on personal computers and consoles this summer. Players who want to get their hands on a playable version of Orcs Must Die! can visit Robot Entertainment at booth 761 during Pax East, which runs from March 11th to 13th in Boston, Massachusetts. Additional information can be found by visiting the game’s official website at www.OrcsMustDie.com.