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There's loads going on in Cobalt. Like, loads.The truth is, as a lot as I detest "it's like this however this," I really feel like that's one of the best place to start. One of the simplest ways I can describe Cobalt (the first third-celebration launch from Minecraft's Mojang) is as a curious mixture of John Woo, Tremendous Meat Boy, Contra and (most prominently) Tremendous Smash Brothers.Like I stated ... lots happening.%Gallery-131035%You management a diminutive, adorable, blood-thirsty robotic battling others of your sort in a 2D, neon-drenched battlefield. Except for the weapons all robots have at their disposal (batteries, hatred of flesh-men), these bots have a quick arsenal of explosives, power weapons and good quaint robot punching.While the modes I performed at PAX were fairly conventional (seize the flag, dying match), their tempo was way more accelerated than what you'd expect. Kills and captures happen fast, and one properly-placed grenade can turn the tide.It was clear that there was definite methodology to this robotic madness.In fact, 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). Minecraft servers The effect of this slowdown is that a bunch of players assembly in the midst of a map quickly transitions right into a sluggish-mo gunfight that could be accurately described as a bullet ballet if the robots weren't so stubby and if a large number of the "bullets" weren't rockets/grenades/vitality beams. It might not be elegant, but it sure is a heck of a whole lot of enjoyable.Although chaos outlined my temporary play time with the game, there seemed to be deeper methods that players may explore as time goes by. In fact, I was unable to finish the "superior tutorial" which taught moves like getting extra grenade distance by throwing mid-roll.Whereas the pace and frantic action was a lot to wrap my thoughts around in a crowded expo hall, it was clear that there was particular method to this robotic madness. I for one am looking forward to exploring it when the sport arrives on Pc, Mac and Linux this fall.