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Friday Splashdown - Special Effect, Phoenix and more!

We've had yet another busy week here at Splash Towers, including some of the team going off shooting clays and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition having its worldwide release. All that and more in this weeks Splashdown.

Special Effect Shooting Day

Ben Shooting with Special Effect

Last Friday a merry team of Splash Devs attended the Special Effect Clay Pigeon shooting day to help raise money and give something back to their excellent cause - Helping children with physical disabilities to play games with their friends and families. Wielding shotguns and the very latest in designer ear protection; Marco Tim, Ben, and Jack banded together, giving hell to every clay pigeon that was brave enough to leave the trap.

There’s no word on who performed best, but as Tim was the most senior member there we’re going to have to go with him...

Gears of War: Ulitmate Edition

Tips and Tricks

As Gears of War: Ultimate Edition has now received its worldwide release, it seems appropriate to have a closer look at those all-important multiplayer tactics. In another post this week we collated the tips and tricks videos put together by the Gears team to give you an insight on how to destroy your opponents on the battlefield. You can check out the Tips and Tricks #1 above, or click here to see the full article.

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Tips and Tricks

As Gears of War: Ultimate Edition has now received its worldwide release, it seems appropriate to have a closer look at those all-important multiplayer tactics. Below we have collated the three tips and tricks videos put together by the Gears team to give you an insight on how to destroy your opponents on the battlefield.

Tips & Tricks #1 - Movement Fundamentals

Tips & Tricks #2 - Lancer, Gnasher, Snub, Smoke

Tips & Tricks #3 - Power Weapons

Did they miss anything? Or do you have any of your own tactics? Let us know in the comments below!

Friday Splashdown - GoW Launch, shoe spotting & more!

Happy Friday everyone - We’ve herded the huge Gears of War: Ultimate Edition release, some Dirty Bomb news, and a where’s shoe. competition into this week’s Splashdown. Do read on:

Work at Splash Damage

If you have the talent and passion to create some of the most competitive, collaborative experiences and want to enjoy an open, fun, and professional culture then come and say hello!

This year so far, we've launched our multiplayer PC shooter Dirty Bomb in Open Beta on Steam, and completed Gears of War: Ultimate Edition for Xbox One. We're now expanding our teams for exciting new projects on PC and console, and we’re looking for creative and autonomous people to help craft engaging multiplayer experiences.

Ready to engage your passion? Check out our open positions below:

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition out now!

Joy and revelry can be heard across the studio today as we celebrate the launch of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition in North America, the Americas, and Asian-Pacific countries! Based in Europe? The launch date for you is just around the corner on the 28th.

Along with a complete visual overhaul, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition has been guided into next gen with Dolby 7.1 surround sound, modernized multiplayer at 60 FPS on dedicated servers, added skill-based matchmaking, and much more besides!

But don’t take our word for it, see what the press are saying:

  • "This is Gears of War -- entire franchise included -- at its best" – Destructoid
  • "I had an absolute blast playing it" – US Gamer
  • "One of the best third-person shooters in history? It was and still is. The proof is right here" – Videogamer.com

If you’re not already crushing the Locust Horde you can get your hands on the game right here!

Friday Splashdown – Anticheat, Mad World & More!

This week’s been no less mad, Splash fans. Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is about to kick down the launch door, Dirty Bomb has a fresh Update, and we’ve been glamming it up outside the office. Check it out!

Dirty Bomb Presents... Fine Tuning - August Update

It's time for another Fine Tuning Update! No Mercs or Maps with this one, instead we're giving you a plethora of balance changes and fixes, including one major addition we know you've been waiting for...

Friday Splashdown - Free Cases, GoW Art and more!

What's been happening in the land of Splash this week? Free Elite Cases in Dirty Bomb, Ed getting his Aus on, sneak peeks at Gears of War: Ultimate Edition's environments, and more besides. Read on!

Gears of War Gamescom Impressions

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is coming out in less than two weeks! Some lucky members of the press got a first play of the campaign mode at last week’s Gamescom - we’ve collected up a few of their experiences right here:

The Splash Damage Friday Splashdown

This week has been a busy one for us at Splash Towers. With a new update hitting Dirty Bomb and some epic Gears of War: Ultimate Edition announcements just before the doors of Gamescom were opened, the Internet has been buzzing with excitement.

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