Mine precious gold from the deformable terrain in order to buy better weapons, digging tools, and deployable defenses. Use these assets to defend your disembodied brain and bankrupt your opponent!

Old-school 2D sidescroller pixel graphics coupled with an extremely detailed physics simulation makes for a mix of nostalgia and surprising gameplay.

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Build 26 is out!

4 years ago News 13 comments

Yup, a fresh build is out, immediately available here, or on the HIB download page for you dear Humble Bundle customers! Mostly fixes and tweaks in this one, but there’s some new fun content too!

  • Fixed broken custom pie menu options; now they work as advertised
  • Fixed over-drawing of glow effect on selection cursor and aiming reticules. No more fat glows
  • Fixed duplicate team objective cursors added each frame in activities.
  • Fixed additional (I think all!) mouse control conflicts with other control schemes.
  • Fixed resolution setting issue. The game will now try to use whatever res is set in settings.ini, no matter how high or silly it is. The in-game options menu will still automatically set to 2x fullscreen scaling on high resolutions though. This is a compromise between what will suit first time players, and the power users who want inappropriately high resolutions.
  • Gave the Coalition Gatling Drone some more Coalitionish sprites – Lizard
  • Added Thumper Grenade Launcher; tweaked Nailgun, Railgun, Scouting Rifle, Annihilator, and a lot of other stuff –CaveCricket48
  • Improved Lua AI sentry behavior. Improved aiming at very short distances – Abdul
  • The Dummy Rocklet now respond to delivery/stay/return orders properly – Abdul
  • Made grappling gun more mouse-friendly – CaveCricket48
  • The Lua AI was modified to make it easier to add custom behaviors. Humans try to fly to their targets after losing both their legs. Added a Lua AI for the Gatling Turret – Abdul
  • Updated enemy drops in activity scripts, fixed a bug on the Annihiliator – CaveCricket48
  • AI now fires the Annihiliator with longer-charged shots. – Abdul
  • Heavy Sniper rounds no longer bounceCaveCricket48
  • Balancing of Blast Runner and Gatling Drone and Turrets – TheLastBanana

CC-MW2 , Update!

CC-MW2 , Update!

4 years ago CC - Modern Warfare 2 0 comments

Had this version finished for quite a while but we were hoping to get it out completely finished. Although schoolwork got in the way for both me and Psyk

CC-MW2 Now on ModDB

CC-MW2 Now on ModDB

4 years ago CC - Modern Warfare 2 1 comment

To coincide with the announcement of a new version on its way i have added this mod to ModDB

Humble Indie Bundle 2 - IT'S ALIVE!!

Humble Indie Bundle 2 - IT'S ALIVE!!

5 years ago News 45 comments

Pay-what-you-want for five awesome DRM-free games on Mac, Windows, and Linux: Braid, Machinarium, Osmos, Cortex Command, and Revenge of the Titans.

B23 Release!

B23 Release!

6 years ago News 0 comments

B23 is released! The day is finally here! WOOOO HOO!!!!

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Mod Overpowered 1.2.3

Mod Overpowered 1.2.3

2 years ago OPW (OverPoweredWeapons) Full Version 1 comment

this mod doesnt mean anything for me right now, in the mean while, im going to port it to the 1.5

MAC 11 mod

MAC 11 mod

3 years ago MAC 11 mod Full Version 0 comments

This is the mod. hope you like it! if you have any suggestions, please don't hesitate to ask. again, it replaces the dummy rail pistol.

The Legend of zalo

The Legend of zalo

3 years ago Full Version 0 comments

Here it is in all its glory. Unzip the file and place "zalo.rte" in your main Cortex Command directory (with the .exe).

CC-MW2.rte v0.8

CC-MW2.rte v0.8

4 years ago CC - Modern Warfare 2 Full Version 1 comment

The alpha version of Cortex Command, this is the latest version, lots of new stuff, including lots of secondary fire modes activated with "Z" EDIT : now...

CC-MW2.rte Alpha Version

CC-MW2.rte Alpha Version

4 years ago CC - Modern Warfare 2 Full Version 0 comments

The alpha version of Cortex Command, at the date of uploading this is half a year old. So no new stuff here :D

CrowGuard V1

CrowGuard V1

5 years ago The CrowGuard Full Version 6 comments

Here it finally is, slowed due to exams, finished just before the next bout of exams hehe lots of new stuff more info below

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Jaketake Apr 30 2012 says:

Fun game. Buy it, just buy it and support the devs

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slotheater Apr 10 2012 says:

this would have been so much better with multiplayer

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Zalak123 May 15 2012 replied:

It has four player local multiplayer. This is not a new feature.

There is an online multiplayer mod.

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soldierss666 Apr 27 2012 replied:

Its not even close to finish.

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Proph3te Apr 5 2012 says:

wow this game is pretty awesome!

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Defat Jan 28 2012 says:

Wow A while ago I bought a pc powerplay magazine with a demo of cortex command that was an old build though now im playin build 26 it's like a whole new game. The campaign is a little confusing I still don't get it I just play scenario.

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BanditPanda Apr 3 2012 replied:

The campaign is set up like a "total war" game which means you take turns to do things eg: Attack enemy territorys, Build defence, Explore, Mine etc etc etc....

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Ubris Sep 18 2011 says:

The real question is, when will this come on Desura?

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feillyne Staff Subscriber
feillyne Apr 1 2012 replied:

It may never come to Desura as a buyable item. Developers didn't agree to the game being published here. For now, just a Desura shortcut was created (and The CrowGuard mod published).

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RickTheStickman Aug 8 2011 says:

One of the BEST games featured on the Humble Bundles.


I just love how you can torch people to death with a thruster and crash rockets full of napalm into a base filled with stupid dummies.

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Highest Rated (5 agree) 10/10

One of the best indie games I've ever played.

Sep 19 2011 by kazumo

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