Stainless Games and GMG Publishing announce ShockRods


Stainless Games and GMG Publishing have today announced their brand new IP, ShockRods. After earlier announcing a partnership, today sees the first game reveal from the budding relationship between the two companies.

ShockRods is a multiplayer arena-based vehicular combat game, featuring 6v6 and 12 player free-for-all modes. The beta will contain 5 ShockRods – customisable battle vehicles – with over a dozen in the full game to choose from. These ShockRods will also come with enhancements allowing greater mobility, such as nitros and the ability to double jump.

An announcement trailer has been released showing off some of the titular ShockRods, action, arenas, and weapons players will be able to get their hands on.

CEO of Stainless Games Patrick Buckland said, “ShockRods is Stainless to its core: frantic, action-packed and anarchic. We’ve been working hard but having a great time developing it, we love playing it, and we’re sure that gamers out there are going to love it too. Who doesn’t love cars and guns?”

In addition, attendees to EGX Rezzed at London’s Tobacco Dock will be able to play the game with a 6v6 build available. EGX Rezzed will take place during the 4th and 6th of April 2019, and tickets are available here.

“I can’t wait to see gamers gets hands on with ShockRods at EGX Rezzed.” David Clark, Managing Director at Green Man Gaming Publishing, added “Having first worked with the Stainless Games team over 20 years ago, I know first hand how incredibly talented they are so, to partner with them on their latest release is truly fantastic.The fact that ShockRods is going to be shown to the public hands on so quickly speaks volumes about just how confident we are about the game!”.

ShockRods is coming to PC in Summer 2019. For the latest information, don’t forget to check the Green Man Gaming newsroom.