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Frozen Endzone Updated, Renamed ‘Frozen Cortex’

Mode7’s sports based strategy game gets an update and a rebranding.

An update has been released today for Mode7’s forthcoming turn-based strategy game, Frozen Endzone.  Arguably the biggest change is that the game has been rebranded as ‘Frozen Cortex’.  The reasons were, according to the developers: –

“1.) The original name was a bit rubbish and we got bored of it
2.) We think the game looks better like this
3.) Some people thought we were making a Madden game with robots: that is not what we’re doing”

It’s not just a name change, though.  There are some updates, including Mac and Linux support for the game.  The full list of changes is as follows: –

– OSX and Linux versions
– New pitch, ball and animations
– Completely overhauled AI including much faster performance and much more intelligent play
– Five new stadiums
– Significant performance improvements: frame rate should be 50-100% improved on most hardware
– Big loading time improvements

UI improvements:

– Throwing UI improved
– Intelligent interception-radius rendering
– indicator for whether a move location is “safe” or not
– Minor rules changes to reduce the need to “keep playing when the match is clearly over”; other gameplay improvements
– Quite a few new gameplay options to play around with in the Custom Game editor.
– Significantly updated in-game commentary text
– Other minor changes

Frozen Cortex is still in early beta and you can get into the game via Early Access.  You can check out a new trailer below.

About Mike Jones

Mike is Brutal Gamer's Indie Editor. He has been playing video games since the early 90s and is fond of racing games, puzzlers and MMOs. Typing /played while in WoW makes him cry, but not enough to stop him playing some more.

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