*FREE COPY FOR ALL OWNERS OF ‘DINO BEATDOWN’* The sequel to the adrenaline packed, class-based Dinosaur shooter is here. ‘ORION: Dino Horde’ triples the games content and revamps or rebuilds every mechanic and system from the original game (Dino Beatdown) including: ‘ORION: Dino Horde’ puts you and your friends together in crazy game modes and expansiveness environments in which you must work or compete against one another to accomplish objectives and survive the devastating Dinosaur Horde.

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Spiral Update 002 now out for ‘ORION: Dino Horde’! This huge update adds maps, hats, taunts, a huge game patch and tons of other juicy goodness.

Posted by DPrassel on May 14th, 2013

Spiral Update 002 now out for ‘ORION: Dino Horde’! This huge update adds maps, hats, taunts, a huge game patch and tons of other juicy goodness.


We have four major types of game updates planned:

  • Title Updates: Targeted Monthly. Starting June 2013 (DLC Packs)
  • Spiral Updates: Bi-weekly. Map Variants & Store Updates.
  • Game Patches: Weekly. Tweaks, Changes, Adjustments.
  • Hotfixes: Weekly. Fixes any issues with Game Patches.

Spiral Updates are bi-weekly updates for ‘ORION: Dino Horde’ which focus on adding more variety while we work on the larger, more significant Title Updates (Free DLC Packs). Spiral Update 002 adds the following content:

  • 2 Maps
  • 3 New Hats (@Spiral Store)
  • 1 New Taunt Pack (@Spiral Store)
  • Game Patch 4


  • Fixed: Throwing a Smoke Grenade no longer states EMP.
  • Fixed: Issue with Flying Dinosaurs that could allow for backwards flight.
  • Fixed: Issues with HUD not removing Large Dinosaurs from memory.
  • Fixed: Issues with HUD adding extra indicators that were not visible.
  • Fixed: TREK-12 Shotgun still listed for Support in Class Selection.
  • Fixed: Spectator speeds now maintain speed lock for clients.but
  • Fixed: Death icons no longer display for enemies.
  • Added: New Game Loading / Streaming (safer, faster loading).
  • Added: Mission Lockdown system – doors are locked until captured.
  • Added: New Boss Punishment System.
  • Added: New Gladiator Vehicle turret handling.
  • Added: Cooperative Level: Peak (Day)
  • Added: PvP Level: Depth (Day)
  • Added: Video Option: Vehicle Particles.
  • Added: Video Option: Weapon Particles.
  • Added: Video Option: Environment Particles.
  • Added: Video Option: Dinosaur Particles.
  • Added: Spiral Store Content – Medieval Pack – King’s Knight Hat.
  • Added: Spiral Store Content – Medieval Pack – Thimble Hat.
  • Added: Spiral Store Content – Medieval Pack – Dark Thimble Hat.
  • Added: Spiral Store Content – Taunt Pack – Music Pack (3 taunts).
  • Added: Utility Gun – Repairs Vehicles & Generator, gives ammo.
  • Adjusted: Reduced scale of Supply Stations at Outposts.
  • Adjusted: Utility Gun & Status to reflect proper refill rates.
  • Adjusted: Water surfaces to not act as a solid for crouched players.
  • Adjusted: Vehicle ramming towards Dilo’s is now slightly more effective.
  • Adjusted: Gladiator turret now has slightly increased damage.
  • Replication: Triangle Indicators not vanishing.
  • Replication: Generator not showing proper color overlay.
  • Replication: Dead squad mates HUD status.


The Early Discovery (Spaceman) hat will be available to ALL users for FREE until tomorrow - Wednesday, May 15th, 2013.



Think you can beat us in 5 v 5? Prove it. Send an application to:


If you have a team assembled let us know and how many. Matches are announced on Wednesday and played on Sunday. More details here.


Do you own or work for a gaming press website and need review copies of ‘ORION: Dino Horde’? Simply send an email to review@spiralgamestudios.com and let us know who you work for.


Do you run a gaming-based YouTube channel or Twitch.tv account? Let us know and we can get you hooked up with some press copies of the game.

Send an email to press@spiralgamestudios.com with a listing of who you represent.

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Pnuemonia May 16 2013, 10:12pm says:

Great, more news from a terrible game, full of terrible illegally obtained content.

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