Monday evening is the appropriate time to make an announcement about a game called Monday Night Combat. Well done, Uber Entertainment. The Washington-based independent studio's take on class-based multiplayer shooting was previously an Xbox exclusive, which this surprise announcement happily breaks. January 17 is the release date, $15 is the price, and
the Steam page
tells us that MNC will support dedicated servers and that "editor support" is planned for January.
Update: pre-orderers get access to a beta this week.
The basic concept: classes that owe Team Fortress 2 some hat-tipping meets Smash T.V. meets broadcast television-style sports presentation meets Defense of the Ancients-style minion-robots creeping through the environment.
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