BioShock had the Big Daddies. BioShock 2 had the Big Sisters. Thus it’s only natural that BioShock Infinite should have a fearless enemy type of its own.

That part is to be played by the Motorized Patriot, a clockwork porcelain interpretation of George Washington armed with a Gatling gun and a haunting stare.

You can learn more about the Patriots in the video below, which features input from director Ken Levine as well as artists Nate Wells and Shawn Robertson. There’s also plenty of footage of the motorised menace in action.

Terrifying stuff.