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There's so much going on in Cobalt. Like, quite a bit.In actual fact, as much as I detest "it is like this however this," I feel like that's the very best place to start out. The best way I can describe Cobalt (the primary third-occasion release from Minecraft's Mojang) is as a curious mixture of John Woo, Super Meat Boy, Contra and (most prominently) Tremendous Smash Brothers.Like I stated ... rather a lot happening.%Gallery-131035%You control a diminutive, adorable, blood-thirsty robot battling others of your form in a 2D, neon-drenched battlefield. Aside from the weapons all robots have at their disposal (batteries, hatred of flesh-males), these bots have a quick arsenal of explosives, vitality weapons and good quaint robotic punching.While the modes I played at PAX had been pretty standard (capture the flag, death match), their tempo was way more accelerated than what you'd anticipate. Kills and captures occur quick, and one nicely-placed grenade can turn the tide.It was clear that there was definite methodology to this robotic madness.In truth, the only time the game slows down is when an enemy projectile is nearing one of many bots. As time slows, the bulky beam or bullet is highlighted, and the goal has just one chance to deflect the shot by rolling into it (cool) or punching it away (supremely cool).The effect of this slowdown is that a bunch of players assembly in the middle of a map quickly transitions into a gradual-mo gunfight that may very well be accurately described as a bullet ballet if the robots weren't so stubby and if numerous the "bullets" weren't rockets/grenades/energy beams. It might not be elegant, however it sure is a heck of plenty of fun. Minecraft servers Though chaos outlined my brief play time with the sport, there appeared to be deeper techniques that gamers might explore as time goes by. In reality, I was unable to complete the "advanced tutorial" which taught moves like getting extra grenade distance by throwing mid-roll.While the velocity and frantic motion was too much to wrap my mind round in a crowded expo corridor, it was clear that there was particular technique to this robotic madness. I for one am looking ahead to exploring it when the game arrives on Laptop, Mac and Linux this fall.