Plain Sight is a multiplayer arcade game about suicidal ninja robots. Fly through space, leap over planetoids and destroy opponents with your trusty katana. Killing fellow robots lets you steal their tasty, tasty energy. Packed with spinach-like goodness; energy makes you bigger, stronger, faster and generally more awesome.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (185 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 5, 2010
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March 23

Plain Sight...... and.... yup... Plain Sight 2!

Hello,

Firstly an apology, the Plain Sight 'Master Server' that deals with the online matches has collapsed and died a horrible death.

We are trying to get it back up and running.. and we will, but it might take us a little time.


For now:

We are gearing up for PLAIN SIGHT 2.. oh yeah! It's about time I hear you say.

We need your support.

ENLIST:

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I'm Damien from Beatnik, i will be far more active on these forums, please feel free to message me.

Thanks
Beatnik

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About This Game

Plain Sight is a multiplayer arcade game about suicidal ninja robots.
Fly through space, leap over planetoids and destroy opponents with your trusty katana.
Killing fellow robots lets you steal their tasty, tasty energy. Packed with spinach-like goodness; energy makes you bigger, stronger, faster and generally more awesome.
Being all big and badass is great, but in this game it doesn’t win you the match. It makes you a target.
To win, you have to convert your energy into points...
How do you do this? Simple. Kill yourself.
Press the button and turn your happy little robot into a vicious ball of enemy-absorbing plasma. The more opponents you take out, the better.
Upgrade your robot, respawn and get stuck in again...

  • 13 Multiplayer maps
  • Battle up to 20 players
  • 5 self-destructive gameplay modes
    • Deathmatch
    • Ninja! Ninja! Ninja! Robozilla! - mini ninjas unite to bring the gargantuan Robozilla down to size!
    • Lighten Up - Detonate on a target area with as much energy as possible, the best detonation wins the points for that round.
    • Team Deathmatch / Weakest Clink - Play a standard Team Deathmatch or up the stakes by having a communal score bank.
    • Capture the Flag - Well, it looks more like a beacon... but the gameplay is the same.
  • Level the playing field with in-game power-ups
  • Spend your experience points on 30 different robot upgrades
  • Perfect your skills in offline practice mode
  • Ships with dedicated server software

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 2 ghz or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader model 2 supported graphics card
    • DirectX®:DirectX 9
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB of free space
    • Sound: Sound card required
Helpful customer reviews
9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 15
Multiplayer game with shut down servers, useless piece of software.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2014
TL;DR
Flying Robot Ninjas. LAN only. So much fun with friends!

A fast review:
Wicked little game, awesome for LAN parties, it only takes about 15 mins to get the hang of it, an hour to really master it, and then it's all Unreal Tournament Deathmatch Arena, with 1hit kills and autolocking. IS SO MUCH FUN.

Pity the servers are down, and the multiplayer is dead... but LAN is still a thing. I used to run mini tournaments in my internet cafe with this game all the time! everyone loved it! (except the LOL players for some reason)

Ignore the haters of this game, they likely didn't evn understand it for what it is. See above.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 27
Pre-Release Review
Multiplayer based game, whose servers are empty. the game is dead. RIP
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 8
Pre-Release Review
Multiplayer third-person deathmatch involving suicidal robots and gravity.

I really like its graphics style, the way it plays and how you can upgrade your robot using the experience points. Sadly though, the multiplayer community is dead, so unless you have someone to play it with, you're stuck with the offline mode which doesn't provide as much enjoyment as you could get out of this game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 8
Why multiplayer does not work ?!?
Could've been a fun game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
20.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2014
This game is absolutely fantastic and it makes me very sad that it didn't get what it deserved. When it came out those many years ago I had so much fun playing online; the community was welcoming and the gameplay was great. I'm in a nostalgic mood today and that's why I wrote this. It's one of the best multiplayer games I've ever played and it didn't last very long...
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23 of 26 people (88%) found this review helpful
23.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2013
Pre-Release Review
This game is awesome and super fun. Sadly there is no multiplayer crowd left. So unless you are planning to have a super fun lan party then don't buy this game.
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13 of 13 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 12, 2014
The only reason I can't recommend this game is that the multiplayer is completely dead.

If the multiplayer was alive and kicking, it would be a blast. But, unfortunately, it went the way of so many other indie online games and the multiplayer died.
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12 of 17 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 22, 2014
kamikaze ninja robots!
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21 of 34 people (62%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 2, 2013
Pre-Release Review
There are very few games on my large steam game library that I truly regret buying. This is one of them.

I will admit it is mostly personal preference, but I found the glitchy jumping around off of platforms and getting killed incredibly unenjoyable, with experienced players eviscerating me again and again. I played for an hour or so and never came back in the 5 or so years since I bought it.

Enjoyable if you like a simple multiplayer Joust-y experience I suppose, but I did not enjoy it.
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8 of 11 people (73%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 6, 2014
Pre-Release Review
Too bad the playerbase isn't in plain sight.

The game is dead. Don't bother.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 10, 2014
Plain Sight's concept is very cool. Combining the gravity platforming from Mario Galaxy with fast pace multiplayer arena combat. Only how the combat works isn't that well executed. You need to auto lock on enemies and use a dash attack to kill them. The frags only count to your score when you self detonate. Combat like Rune or UT99 Instagib would have been better in my opinion.

But the biggest problem Plain Sight has is that the multiplayer is dead. That's almost always the problem with small indie titles that focuses on multiplayer. You can play against bots. But I would say that it's only really worth it if you got a couple of friends to play it with.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 24, 2013
It's a great game if you can gather up some friends, almost guranteed to ♥♥♥♥ a few of them off :P

It has a great "Gravity" sort of mechanic that really makes the game its own.

Id gladly pay upward of ~20$ for this game, and at a dollar (At the time of writing this :P) its a steal.

I'll give it a 5/5 any day.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 18, 2014
Excellent game, but unless the dev pushes to strengthen the multiplayer community don't buy this unless you have friends also buying it. A real shame the playerbase isn't bigger, this is one of the freshest multiplayer games in a decade.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 19, 2012
More like "Plain Dead". Need little game though. Yeah RIP.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2012
The concept is actually quite cool. It captures the run and slice sense that you would expect ninja robots to have. EXCEPT camera angles are impossible to control, and it is very hard to get a lock on your target.

Be forewarned - it says its a multiplayer game, and that it is. Unfortunately, the only server available when I tried playing had only 1 other person with 2 bots. Only get this if you plan on gifting it to friends so you have someone to play with. Otherwise, enjoy the practice mode!
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 9, 2014
This game is multi-play (or bot play) only; however, everytime I tried to play there wasn't anybody else online. I think its due to the fact that the game is interesting mechanics-wise, but there just isn't enough here to justify more than 20 minutes of play.
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 10, 2014
Pre-Release Review
If you wish to play Multiplayer look elsewhere this game has absolutely no multiplayer community
and that is a shame because the game is quite excellent
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 24, 2014
I would think it's time to make this free, or make some singleplayer part.
Doesn't seem to be anyone playing. Kinda sad to take money for a online multiplayer game with no games to join xD
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 10, 2014
Not recommended, no one plays this anymore.
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