“When we started the Kickstarter there was no variation in the competitive shooter genre. PUBG didn’t even exist and everything was so dry with just Counter-Strike and Battlefield. That was Battlefield 4 at that time,” Joe Brammer says, recounting the February 2016 crowdfunding campaign for his World War II multiplayer shooter Battalion 1944.
Brammer is studio lead at Bulkhead Interactive, the Derby-based outfit who have thus far provided us with first-person puzzlers The Turing Test and Pneuma: Breath of Life. He is not a man too shy to outline what his game is and what it is not.
With Call of Duty having gone back to WW2, when and where could COD 2018 be set?
“Modern games like Battlefield are amazing at what they do and great at being a very cinematic experience,” Brammer continues. “You press space to hurdle over something and you do so with incredible sound effects and great animations and into a beautiful French church that has been destroyed.