Gunshine is an upcoming RPG that's being worked on by a bunch of former Remedy (Max Payne) developers. It's also being funded by the former Crown Prince of Sony Computer Entertainment, Phil Harrison. So let's have a look at it.

Supporting four-player co-op and running in a browser, Gunshine looks like Saturday Morning Syndicate, and so far doesn't sound that interesting. This bit does, though: it lets you play multiplayer even when your friends aren't around for it.

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How that works is that your buddy's characters are saved on the server, and if you want to play co-op and they're not there, the AI will "borrow" the character and play for them. They obviously won't get free loot or stats from this, but it helps you get a game going on those lonely days.

[via Rock Paper Shotgun]