gamescom 2015: Get Rolling with Cobalt

Ready for some multiplayer robot fun? Shoot, roll, punch, and jump your way to slow-motion victory in Cobalt – a couch multiplayer and action platformer. Created by Jens Bergensten, Daniel Brynolf and Pontus Hammarberg of Oxeye Game Studio, Cobalt is published by Mojang and Microsoft Studios, and developed for Xbox One and Xbox 360 by FatShark.

Cobalt features six different multiplayer modes, including deathmatch, capture the flag, and team strike, for up to eight local or online players. You can also co-op your way through Cobalt’s adventure mode as a cyborg who is sent to uncover the mysterious disappearance of a human colony on an alien planet.

With over 30 multiplayer maps, three dozen types of weapons, customizable robot avatars and unique gameplay elements such as auto-slow-motion, rolling and ride-able enemies, Cobalt offers endless discovery and entertainment.

Cobalt rolls out on Xbox One and Xbox 360 in October 2015, but you can play the alpha version on PC and Mac right now. Check out the official Cobalt site for more details!