Sir, You Will Be Hunted on The 19th of August

In a new gameplay video, Jim Rossignol, one of the developers behind tweedpunk (no, we won't stop using that word) robot-survival simulator Sir, You Are Being Hunted, revealed the date we would all be able to start sightseeing on the game's procedurally generated, dreary, scary, pretty version of the British Isles. » 7/18/13 5:20am 7/18/13 5:20am

Sir, You Are Being Hunted’s Fancy-Pants Robots Will Hunt You Down in…

It's the way that they move. Sure, the background music filled with tense strings creates some anxiety in the first gameplay glimpse of Big Robot's Sir, You Are Being Hunted. And the low visibility in tall grass adds to the tension, too. But something about the movement of the game's automaton antagonists chills… » 11/06/12 11:00am 11/06/12 11:00am

Today's Best Trailer For A Tweedpunk Video Game

Kotaku friend and Rock Paper Shotgun co-czar Jim Rossignol is moonlighting as a video game developer at a studio called Big Robot. Occasionally he updates us about the progress of his team's PC/Mac/Linux game, Sir, You Are Being Hunted. Happily, this is never awkward, because our friend's procedurally-generated… » 8/07/12 10:50am 8/07/12 10:50am

How the Human-Hunting Robots in This TweedPunk Shooter Will Find and…

Everybody complains about artificial intelligence. It's too dumb. It's too all-knowing. What it really is is too opaque. AI design remains one of the most mysterious disciplines of video game creation. Well, if you've ever wondered about how the rules governing the allies and opponents in a video game, then a blog… » 3/30/12 9:00am 3/30/12 9:00am