Cowbots and Aliens is a furious PvP Multiplayer VR brawl set in the Saloon-iverse! Free movement, laser precise gunplay, multiple competitive modes and a custom networked physics system that lets you use EVERYTHING as a weapon makes for an immensely satisfying VR ruckus!
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Very Positive (87) - 85% of the 87 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Nov 7, 2016

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Why Early Access?

“We are excited to announce Chicken Waffle has taken over development and publishing of Cowbots and Aliens! We want to make Cowbots and Aliens the most fun online VR shooter we can.

That's where you come in!

We would like the community's assistance in refining and honing in on the experience that will keep players coming back for the long haul. Our goal is to minimize and friction in the experience and maximize the fun of being in the world we're creating. We are excited to hear all of your bug sightings and will definitely take community feedback into account when deciding on new content.

Please join the Discord for feedback and cool giveaways!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Chicken Waffle will be bringing the game out of Early Access soon, along with launching on all major VR platforms! ..followed by an addition "non-VR" mode launching on gaming consoles & mobile!”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Chicken Waffle has completely overhauled the codebase to include cutting-edge multiplayer networking, competitive Ai, fun new game modes, and a full update to graphics and lighting!”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“We are allowing Beta access to the huge new update through Discord!
We are preparing to leave Steam Early Access soon!”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We will be slightly adjusting the price on launch, comparable with other fun multiplayer VR games. The new update brings so many great to features, and we are looking forward to hosting tournaments and giveaways with cool prizes!”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Please join the Discord for feedback, discussions tournaments and cool giveaways!”
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“An excellent example of multiplayer done well inside of a headset.”
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“Way too much fun!”

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About This Game

Zany interactions, fast-paced combat and challenging AI!

Drop into a colorful western “Saloon-iverse” with competitive combat and gameplay!

Cowbots and Aliens delivers unparalleled fun with fast-paced competitive matches!

Party up for Team Deathmatch modes, or throw down in Free-For-All chaos!

Unlock hilarious cosmetic accessories, juggle a variety of cool sci-western weapons, or grab mundane items like barstools and bottles to smash against opponents!

Compete against other players online in Free-For-All arenas, or party up for a variety of Team Deathmatch modes! Sophisticated AI offers challenging competition!

Are you ready for the zanniest, cartoon brawl?!

Cowbots and Aliens is a furious PvP Multiplayer VR brawl set in the Saloon-iverse! Free movement, laser precise gunplay, multiple competitive modes and a custom networked physics system that lets you use EVERYTHING as a weapon makes for an immensely satisfying VR ruckus!

Flip a table and take cover, break a chair over your friends head, hurl a tomahawk, jump out with six-shooters blazing or just practice shooting beer bottles out of the sky. Cowbots and Aliens is a wild west brawl scene brought to life by robots, aliens, the magic of VR and you!

  • Battle Online - Fight your friends in a variety of competitive multiplayer modes including Free For All, No Guns, Team Deathmatch and Gold Rush!
  • Single Player Bots - Battle against or along-side clever AI bots so you're never alone!
  • Interact with Everything - Grab whatever you can get your hands on, and use it in battle! (Pro Tip - a throwing knife deals more damage than a poker chip;)
  • Hang Out - Hit the saloon to have a virtual drink with a fellow Cowbot, make art out of a stack of chairs or join a battle. No consequences in this social area.
  • Customize your Avatar - Unlock cool gear to outfit your Cowbot or Alien with hats, shirts, vests or facial hair!
  • Master Creative Weapons - The Cowbots and Aliens have retrofitted the iconic weapons of the old west for use in their ongoing feud. From guns to tomahawks to broken bottles - the Cowbots and Aliens have em all.
  • Wreck the Place! - Don’t hesitate to make a mess - this is the Wild West, after all.

Get ready for wild sci-western, shooter action that you can play alone or with your friends online!

Available for Arcades on SpringboardVR

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 or newer
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent of greater
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290 equivalent or greater
    • VR Support: SteamVR. Standing or Room Scale
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 1070

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