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Community Question: Your Favourite RAD Soldiers Soldier

Community, RAD Soldiers has now been out and about for a bit, and we hope you've had a chance to check it out (if not, go oooon). Let's talk soldiers. They're the essence of your squad and influence your tactics through their unique abilities and weapon load-outs. With so many choices available, we want you to use our latest Community Question to play favourites:

Who's your favourite soldier in RAD Soldiers and why?

Pick your man/woman of choice in our latest Community Question poll and let us know in your reply why you like your chosen soldier above all others. We look forward to your replies!

Happy Christmas from Splash Damage!

The entire team here at Splash Damage would like to wish you a very happy Christmas and a great 2013. With RAD Soldiers out now and Dirty Bomb on the way, next year is going to be a big one for the studio and we hope you'll be there to share the excitement with us!

What are you hoping to see from Splash Damage next year? Let us know in the comments!

Splash Damage is Hiring - Artists and Programmers Wanted!

Hot on the heels of the Dirty Bomb announcement and RAD Soldiers being released, we've got a whole bunch of positions we're looking to fill. Click a job to find out more about it:



Splash Damage offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time members of staff. Check out our Culture section to find out more about what it's like to work here and don't forget to browse our extensive Living in London guide for everything you need to know about moving to London and living here.

If there's nothing there for you at the moment, why not sign up for our Jobs RSS feed or subscribe to email updates?

In addition, there's even more openings at our sister companies WarChest and Fireteam:

RAD Soldiers is Now Available Worldwide!

We’re really pleased to announce that RAD Soldiers is out worldwide! You can download it for free here in the App Store, and be sure to watch the brand-new Launch Trailer.

We’ll soon be releasing a RAD Soldiers Tactics Guide, also free, including player tips and techniques from the development team.

RAD Soldiers is our first mobile title, and we’re the financier, developer, publisher and operator. Because we’re in complete control, we’ve completed five months of open public testing. We’ve tested, iterated, polished, and balanced, seven builds for five months, with players helping by completing 235,000 turns and peaking at 100,000 minutes per day.

Here’s what we’ve been up to during the extensive live testing since June:

First-ever Dirty Bomb Gameplay Video Released!

We’ve released a brand-new gameplay video showing pre-alpha multiplayer footage from the pre-alpha version of Dirty Bomb. Be sure to watch that now and let us know what you like, and want to see more of!

We’re also launching a Founders Club for fans wanting priority access to the Closed Beta, exclusive in-game content cool swag, and public recognition for their support. You can check out our Founder’s Club page for more information. If you want to make an even greater pledge of support, consider joining our Inner Circle. Read on to find out more about our thinking behind Dirty Bomb.

Splash Damage to mentor Make Something Unreal Finalist

Epic Games has revealed the finalists of the Make Something Unreal Live 2013 game development contest, and we're pleased to reveal that Splash Damage has been chosen to mentor one of the teams for the final stage of the competition. We'll be working with Dead Shark Triplepunch, arguably one of the best names of all time. Dead Shark Triplepunch are one of just four team that made it to this stage of the contest with their entry "Loch Ness", a fast-paced arena-based combat game.

Splash Damage's Newest Shooter is Dirty Bomb!

It's official - we're working on a new multiplayer shooter for the PC and it's called Dirty Bomb. Check out the teaser trailer over on the Dirty Bomb site and let us know what you think of it!

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What does it all mean?!

Community Question: Create a Class

Community, many team-based multiplayer games, including Splash Damage's own, feature character classes of some sort. Be it Medics that keep people alive, Engineers throwing turrets and mines everywhere, Field Ops calling in artillery strikes, or Operatives disguising themselves as the enemy, there's a combat role for a multitude of play styles.

So is there room for anything else? That's the topic of this week's Community Question, where you have free reign to invent a few classes of your own:

If you could add a character class/combat role, what would it be?

Post your suggestions in this week's Community Question thread. Keep in mind what they might bring to the battlefield and what play styles they'd be suitable for. We look forward to your replies!

Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars Online Services Currently Offline

The data center hosting the online services for Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars was taken out by Hurricane Sandy a few hours ago and is currently offline. That unfortunately means you won't be able to sign into your online account, and multiplayer server authentication is unavailable too. An army of engineers and technicians is working to restore power and service, but it's understandably difficult due to the on-going conditions in the area. We'll keep an eye on things and will let you know when normal service resumes.