Robotoki police raid results in face off with Call of Duty statue

By Brenna Hillier, Sunday, 2 June 2013 23:43 GMT

The following article contains absolutely no news regarding upcoming or current release video games but it is pretty hilarious.

Over the weekend, a team of four police stormed in and cleared the Los Angeles offices of Robotoki, a new studio founded by former Call of Duty creative strategist Robert Bowling.

The cause of their arrival was not immediately clear to staff, although Bowling told Polygon that security footage showed someone had pressed the building’s panic button, apparently out of curiosity and ignorance as to its function. As the alarm system is silent, nobody knew what had happened until the LAPD burst through the door.

In the confusion, police were apparently momentarily startled by and aggressive towards a statue of Call of Duty’s Simon “Ghost” Riley which decorates the lobby. Adorable.

Robotoki is currently working on Human Element, a post-apocalyptic survival affair with some interesting connected features. The team also aspired to a fairly adorable puzzle platformer but was found wanting by the Kickstarter hive mind.

Thanks, Joystiq.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Comments

Headlines

Hilarity

  • What a twist! Yakuza: Of The End is - no joke - a zombie shooter

    It’s not April. Our little totem thing isn’t spinning for eternity, so we’re not dreaming. We still don’t understand the appeal of Glenn Beck, so we’re not insane. Yep. This is happening.

  • Sony in discussions with Microsoft over Blu-ray

    The fanboyz will love this. According to the Financial Times, Sony is in discussion with Microsoft about Blu-ray, talks that could potentially see Xbox 360 fitted with a Blu-ray drive. The original article says, “A Blu-ray drive could be incorporated in its top-of-the-range Elite Xbox, or Microsoft could again offer a drive as a plug-in […]

Robert Bowling

Robotoki