Slam Bolt Scrappers in the new FF (Fantastic Four) Comic Book?

Ahh, friends, there you are. Come join me as we unravel a mystery of cosmic proportions. Our head comic book aficionado, Jason, has pointed me towards a strange sighting in the new (first) issue of FF – which is a relaunch of the Fantastic Four where they call themselves the Future Foundation and replace the Human Torch (who is apparently dead) with a black and white Spider-Man. See below to get an idea of what I’m talking about:

Back to the controversy! Jason flips the book open to a page where the FF crew and some alien children are gathered around a TV playing a game. They are losing. OBSERVE:



This does, in fact, appear to be a screenshot of an early prototype of Slam Bolt Scrappers – probably the build we showed off at PAX Prime 2010. I’ve highlighted a few items for my case in the picture below.

The first thing to jump out at me was the HUD on …

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Slam Bolt Scrappers Party at Northeastern!

That’s right, Scrappers, team Fire Hose is bringing Slam Bolt Scrappers to NEU TODAY! The party starts at 6PM and it will be at 324 Ryder Hall on the NEU campus. And of course, if you aren’t a student at NEU, you’re still welcome to join us!

The official Facebook invite/details page is here:!/event.php?eid=160098330710351

We’re all very excited to show off the game and answer everyone’s darkest question about the industry.

This whole event was set up by two of our famously awesome QA testers who lead a secret double life as students at NEU on the side. Big thanks to Zach and Duncan – they put in a ton of time searching for bugs and problems in SBS, and we couldn’t have done it without them.

Looking forward to seeing you all at 6!

Be sure to follow us on Twitter (@FireHoseGames) and Facebook (!/FireHoseGames) for more updates!

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1 Day Until Slam Bolt Scrappers Comes to PSN

Beware the Ides of March… because SLAM BOLT SCRAPPERS comes to PSN March 15th – that’s tomorrow! So get your PlayStation 3 ready and start exercising your thumbs, because Slam Bolt Scrappers is here to feed your gaming needs.

For more updates, follow us on Twitter (@FireHoseGames) or check out our FaceBook Fan Page ( Or, just stop by our office, because we are doing this:

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The Fire Hose Store is Open for Business!

Behold the official Slam Bolt Scrappers shirt design! Please note that it is the best shirt of all shirts.


Our artist, Jacques, drew up this awesome design (known as “The Hypercube”), and we turned it into a shirt that everyone on the Fire Hose team could wear for PAX East. We’ve been getting a lot of questions about them, like, “THIS SHIRT IS THE BEST SHIRT OF ALL SHIRTS, how can I get one?”

Well today is your lucky day! Our new store is open so you can buy this awesome shirt now for $14.99. COME TO THE STORE. BUY A SHIRT. Fire Hose out.

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PAX EAST 2011: Day 2 at Booth 1133

The scrapping continues during day 2 of PAX East! Things are even crazier than yesterday – lots of cosplayers have come out after scouting the expo hall yesterday, so everyone’s having a lot of fun. Not to mention SBS is drawing some HUGE crowds. We’re all thrilled with how things are going. So, if you’re at PAX East, definitely stop by our booth, 1133, to play some Slam Bolt Scrappers before it comes out on Tuesday.

I’ll be posting all of our pictures on our Fan Page, so stop by there for the complete Fire Hose PAX journey. And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@FireHoseGames) for up to the minute news about our crazy awesome fun expo time.

And now, some pictures:

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