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Fire Hose Games Humbly Presents: ‘The Official Slam Bolt Scrappers Trailer, Best Trailer of All Trailers’

Eitan Glinert's Avatar + Posted by Eitan Glinert on Mar 09, 2011 // Creative Director aka Fire Chief, Fire Hose Games

IT’S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN … to the March 15th release of Slam Bolt Scrappers on the PlayStation Network. To help steady your mind and ready your fingers for this slamtacular mash-up of brawling and building headed for your living rooms, allow me to humbly present: “The Official Slam Bolt Scrappers Trailer, Best Trailer of All Trailers.” Bask in its weaponized-block-filled glory!

Slam Bolt Scrappers is an epic game about blocks and baddies, friends and foes, building and destruction. The journey began long ago: We had discovered a powerful recipe by deciphering encrypted instructions found on ancient stone tablets. We followed this recipe for millennia, meticulously mixing strange ingredients from exotic locales. The result is a game with the perfect combination of multiplayer beat-em-up brawling and strategic puzzling. The result is Slam Bolt Scrappers. *cue epic music*

In SBS, players fly through the air above their team’s tower, punching cthuloid grubs to get colored blocks. Placing these blocks into squares of the same color turns them into powerful weapons that automatically attack their opponent’s tower. By punching baddies, building larger weapons, and saying mean things about their opponent’s face, one player will destroy their enemy’s tower and emerge victorious. 1-4 players can compete in the co-op campaign, fighting a variety of baddies and bosses, or duke it out in the multiplayer battle mode, unlocking new weapons and levels as they brawl.

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We’ve put a variety of weapons in the game for your block breaking pleasure. Teal lightning blasters, purple laser guns, and automatic green drills are all at your disposal, but the ultimate weapon may be the dreaded black cannon.

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The black cannon is unique in Slam Bolt Scrappers. Unlike all other weapons, the black cannon must be manually loaded and fired for each shot. Instead of using their blocks to build more weapons, players fly into the green arrow on each empty cannon and press the circle button to load their block into the cannon. The cannon then finds a target and fires a flaming block, causing massive damage to whatever it hits along with splash damage effecting other nearby blocks.

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Using the black cannon in fights always has devastating results. There is nothing like wiping out a huge weapon in your enemy’s tower with a single shot. Well, nothing except wrecking a boss with these same flaming projectiles.

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So, if you want to get some hands on experience with the black cannon, be sure to pick up the game on March 15th. If the trailer got your heart racing and you can’t wait to use the cannon, stop by booth 1133 at PAX East for a hands-on sneak peak. In the mean time, check out our website, join our Facebook Fan Page, and follow us on Twitter for more updates!

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+ Grayfoxx663 on March 9th, 2011 at 6:22 am said:

Looks like fun.


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+ Chipper on March 9th, 2011 at 6:24 am said:

Now I am intrigued. Looks like a lot of fun.


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+ XMbeaner on March 9th, 2011 at 6:44 am said:

I hate fun so I don’t think it looks that great.


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    + Eitan Glinert on March 9th, 2011 at 7:57 am said:

    Ok, we lol’ed. Tip of the hat to you, sir.


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+ Dosx001 on March 9th, 2011 at 6:57 am said:

@XMbeaner mostly every game is fun in their own way


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+ Eitan Glinert on March 9th, 2011 at 7:00 am said:

Thanks for checking out the best trailer of all trailers. If you’re interested in a free copy of the game, we’re holding a little contest at PAX – come to our booth (1133) wearing a crazy hat, and if your crazy hat can out hat our crazy… er… out crazy our hats, let us know! A few lucky crazy hat wearers will walk away with a free copy of SBS!

Here are the details: http://www.firehosegames.com/2011/03/how-to-win-a-free-copy-of-slam-bolt-scrappers-at-pax-east/


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+ Zeer0id on March 9th, 2011 at 7:21 am said:

It definitely looks like fun; I will be sure to check out the demo when it gets put up.


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+ AguilarX on March 9th, 2011 at 7:24 am said:

dammit. another awesome game! my psn games are now reaching 74. i need a way to sort them by NAME. its hard to find stuff SONY!! is it really that hard!? cant wait to play this game. you got my support fire hose. indie ftw!


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+ djnealb on March 9th, 2011 at 7:50 am said:

It looks like a combination of Tetris + tower defense with a splash of awesome and an obvious hint of Lovecraft. Yet another PSN game that I must have!


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+ djnealb on March 9th, 2011 at 7:51 am said:

p.s.
Price please?


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    + Eitan Glinert on March 9th, 2011 at 7:56 am said:

    All of this amazing life-changing gameplay can be yours for the low, low price of $14.99, my friend.

    Still on the fence? Then try before you buy with the demo and see how much fun it is firsthand. Or come to PAX East and play against us! Booth #1133.

    Man, next week is gonna be awesome.


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+ rjejr on March 9th, 2011 at 7:58 am said:

I’m confused by all the fun looking stuff in the video, is this game supposed to be a hard strategy game or just a fun button masher?


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    + Eitan Glinert on March 9th, 2011 at 12:35 pm said:

    It’s both of those things rolled up into one glorious package. It’s awesome, we can’t wait for you to play it.


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+ reson8er on March 9th, 2011 at 8:01 am said:

This game looks insane, and I mean that in a good way.


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+ Jetup on March 9th, 2011 at 8:07 am said:

Will there be Muscle Jesus?


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+ Go_Buddie_Go on March 9th, 2011 at 10:30 am said:

Day one and judging by this (Totally Awesome) trailer, You folks at Fire Hose games are packing as much content into this title as possible. Looking forward to slamming my friends into the ground, Building and brawling trhough 4 Player Co-op and conquering the Skyscraper Mode!


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+ XxBlackcat008xX on March 9th, 2011 at 10:55 am said:

0:38 yup, you guys are from Boston
1:15 those are cupids, not small ninjas


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    + Eitan Glinert on March 9th, 2011 at 12:34 pm said:

    YOU SOUND LIKE A YANKEES FAN.

    Yeah we’re from Boston! Also, our game features BOTH cupids and ninjas. Yes, we went there. You’re welcome.


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+ DeathGazer on March 9th, 2011 at 11:30 am said:

Next week, finally. This, the SOCOM 4 beta, and Yakuza 4 should keep me busy for a while.


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+ tylerh1701 on March 9th, 2011 at 11:43 am said:

“i need a way to sort them [PSN games} by NAME.”

This. There are like 4 different ways to sort them, how is ALPHABETICALLY not one of them?

As for this game, I’ll probably pass at 15 dorra and wait for a sale.


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