We are Breakout

Hi! We are Breakout Studio, take a look around. Don't be shy.

“We are a creative indie game development studio with a passion for developing unique games that you (and we!) want to play. Formed in 2013, we’re currently developing our first MMORPG, Life of Rome, where we aim to bring our ambitious vision of a Virtual Ancient Rome to life.”

Rob Collins  Breakout Studio Ltd.

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Local Company

We are proud of where we are from. Bringing Video Game Development to the East of England.

Player Driven

We want to hear what the community thinks. Help us to shape the game. Join in the discussions at our forums. 

Creative Worlds

Our games aren’t just about winning, it’s about the player driven stories and the worlds the characters create.

 “One of the first of its kind, trying to accurately portray ancient Rome with the help of the Oculus Rift headset”

Jamie Feltham,  VR Focus

 “This might possibly be the most ambitious game for the Oculus Rift yet”

Tom Rudderham,  The Rift Arcade

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Life of Rome MMORPG

Life of Rome MMORPG

Life of Rome MMORPG

Life of Rome MMORPG

Life of Rome MMORPG

Life of Rome MMORPG

Life of Rome MMORPG

Life of Rome MMORPG

Life of Rome

Life of Rome is a third and first-person massively multiplayer online role playing game set in 320AD Rome.

The game is played from the point of view of both Roman and Barbarian; designed to emphasise roleplay and community using a faction system and player-driven politics. The in-game world is a 50km2 representation of Rome and its surrounding areas, including several small villages and Roman forts.


Players interact with each other in a series of locations spread across the area. Major roleplaying-based storylines, purely optional, will be started and run by Breakout Studio staff as well as players. Players in a position of power may also affect gameplay by setting a faction’s agenda, creating long-term political, economic, or military goals, which are broken up into missions handed down through a faction’s hierarchy in the form of player generated and driven missions. 

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6298
unique visitors in 60 days on Greenlight
2000
monthly website vistors

"Would really recommend people go over to the site and have a look. All of us with a warm glowing feeling for the Romans way of doing things should give it a look!"

− BoomBox, Steam Greenlight Comment

"It's about time something like this was about. They all seem to be mad on zombies!"

− TECH52, Steam Greenlight Comment

"This game looks amazing. I've always wanted a Roman MMORPG and I would play this religiously."

− Ziraki, Steam Greenlight Comment

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support@lifeofrome.com