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KungFu Kickball Begins Feb 10th on Nintendo Switch!

SYDNEY – Jan. 12, 2021 – KungFu Kickball, the team-based sports platform fighter from developer WhaleFood Games and publisher Blowfish Studios, kicks off the new year with an official release on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, with full crossplay on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, as well as PC and Mac via Steam and the Mac App Store.

Dash into the arena and prepare for kick-filled matches fusing intense martial arts with high-speed sportsball. Train with five martial masters with specialized fighting styles on six different stages. Strike, block, and headbutt the ball and other challengers to make legendary plays for the enemy’s goal bell.

Hone kinetic kung fu kicks in a comprehensive training mode before stepping up to the big leagues. Compete in 1v1 or 2v2 local or online multiplayer matches across all major platforms thanks to full crossplay to keep the good times kicking. Enjoy an intuitive, three-button control scheme with a skill ceiling that allows all competitors from novices to experts to join in on the fun! Strategize offensive and defensive plays to outsmart opponents, and claim the title of Kickball Master.

“KungFu Kickball is right around the corner, ready to bring its seamless crossplay action to platform fighter fans across all platforms next month!” said Ben Lee, co-founder, Blowfish Studios. “Our team has put tons of effort into ensuring that the pick-up-and-play accessibility was an enjoyable experience for casual and competitive players everywhere. So let’s kick it in February!”

KungFu Kickball will dunk the winning shot for $19.99 / £12.99 / €15.99 on all major platforms with full crossplay support featuring language support for English, French, Italian, German, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Japanese, Simplified & Traditional Chinese, and Korean.

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Time-traveling Platformer YesterMorrow Warps to Nintendo Switch!

SYDNEY – Nov. 5, 2020 – YesterMorrow, the time-traveling puzzle platformer from developer Bitmap Galaxy and publisher Blowfish Studios, warps between worlds today on Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam and GOG.

Traverse timelines as Yui, a girl with temporal abilities trying to correct the mistakes of the past. Search the post-apocalyptic present harnessing the mysterious power of the Everlight for a way to bring back the good old days and defeat the malicious Shadows who destroyed her home.

Bounce between the timelines to solve puzzles and help Yui restore a mythical clock that controls the flow of time. Scour hidden spots imbued with magic that boosts Yui’s newfound abilities, such as time-freezing powers and energy bombs. Master a range of skills to push back the Shadows and square off against challenging bosses.

Traverse lush forests, climb through icy caverns, and hunt relics in wind-swept ruins. Discover how locations have changed and evolved over the years to understand the calamity plaguing the world. Learn more about the world by uncovering richly detailed lore, allowing Yui to piece together the story of everything that came to be before choosing a path forward.

“YesterMorrow is an adventure that spans distinct timelines and is packed with secrets to uncover,” said Ben Lee, co-founder, Blowfish Studios. “Yui’s journey is one for the ages, and we’re proud to bring YesterMorrow to PC and consoles to time-traveling gamers today!”

YesterMorrow is out on Steam and GOG for PC, Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One for $19.99 USD / €17.99. It features English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Slovak, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), and Japanese language options.

The game is also out in China today on Steam in partnership with co-publisher Gamera Game. ORENDA will distribute the title across Asia for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC in 2020.

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Occult Adventure Nine Witches: Family Disruptions Summon Dec 4th Release!

SYDNEY – Oct. 22, 2020 – Nine Witches: Family Disruption, the IndieCade-nominated comedic alternate-history occult adventure game from developer Indiesruption and publisher Blowfish Studios conjures a Dec. 4, 2020 release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. Beep Company and DMM Games will release Nine Witches: Family Disruption for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in Japan this winter.

As World War II nears its climax, air raids and artillery shells are the least of Sundäe’s concerns. The remote Norwegian village, home to the delicious three-testicled salmon, has caught the interest of the Third Reich’s Okkulte-55 Division, who are keen to exploit this supernatural hotspot and turn the tide of battle in Germany’s favor. Enter two unlikely heroes: Professor Alexei Krakovitz, a Russian paranormal scholar, and his trusty assistant, Akiro Kagasawa, who must save the day before the Nazis literally raise Hell.

Explore the Scandinavian hamlet and surrounding region, swapping between Krakovitz and Kagasawa to search for intel about the Okkulte-55 Division’s schemes. Interact with more than 50 characters, each more colorful than the last, while uncovering clues to help stop the Third Reich’s dark designs. Traverse the astral plane as Professor Krakovitz, communing with long-departed spirits to learn more about the strange and otherworldly history of Sundäe, or harness Kagasawa’s special combat training when faced with corporeal threats.

Savor the distinct, jocose culture of Sundäe and its residents on a winding journey punctuated by amusing quips, absurd comedy, and finely-crafted pixel art. Experience a narrative inspired by history and infused with paranormal realism that balances heart and humor in equal measure. Leave no stone unturned while uncovering the truth about the Okkulte-55 Division, what is happening in Sundäe, and the supernatural world that exists all around us.

“Nine Witches: Family Disruption is the combination of my lifelong interests in world history, the supernatural, and comedy,” said Diego Cánepa, designer, Indiesruption. “I’m enchanted to plot alongside Blowfish Studios to summon this absurd look at the occult side of World War II to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam and GOG on Dec. 4, 2020.”

“Beep is very excited to bring Nine Witches to Japan for fans who like indie games with a special twist,” said Robert Pontow, Executive Director, Beep Company. “We know that this game will amuse many players with its interesting and humorous storyline as well as its cast of quirky characters. We look forward to Japanese gamers experiencing Nine Witches soon.”

Nine Witches: Family Disruption will be available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam and GOG for Windows PC on Dec. 4, 2020 for $19.99 USD / €17.99 / £15.99. It features English, Spanish, German, French, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, and Simplified and Traditional Chinese language support.

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Shadow Puppet Platformer Projection: First Light Now Available on Nintendo Switch!

SYDNEY – Sept. 29, 2020 – Projection: First Light, the illuminating shadow manipulation puzzle-platformer from publisher Blowfish Studios and developers Shadowplay Studios and Sweaty Chair Studio, is out now for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam.

Trace the history of shadow puppetry on a globe-trotting adventure as Greta, a young woman with the ability to manipulate light and control shadows. Traverse breathtaking environments reflecting the artform’s trail across China, Indonesia, Turkey, and Victorian England. Bend light to solve puzzles, discover secrets, and undertake a journey of self-enlightenment.

Shade the world around Greta, playing with light sources to create platforms that allow her to access new areas, walls to keep back enemies, and much more. Forge a path forward wielding her luminous powers to find creative solutions before facing off against mythological creatures. Call upon legendary heroes from an array of cultures to bolster Greta’s talents and learn more about her newfound abilities.

Explore richly detailed settings illustrating the evolution of shadow puppetry throughout history. Follow Greta’s journey through each beautiful location, accompanied by a sweeping score performed by period-authentic instruments. Developer Shadowplay Studios consulted with Australian shadow puppeteer and historian Richard Bradshaw to ensure that Projection: First Light shines as an accurate and respectful representation of this pastime through the ages.

“The Projection: First Light team formed to bring the story of shadow puppetry to a wider audience,” said Michael Chu, founder Shadowplay Studios. “So, naturally, we’re all beaming to deliver the game with the release on PC and consoles today.”

Projection: First Light is out now on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for Windows PC for $19.99 USD / €17.99 / $24.99 AUD. It features English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Arabic, and Turkish language support. The game is available via the Apple Arcade subscription service and is also currently playable via free demos on both Steam and Xbox One.

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Time-Traveling Platformer YesterMorrow Warps to Nintendo Switch on Nov 5th!

SYDNEY – Sept. 17, 2020 – YesterMorrow, the time-traveling puzzle platformer from developer Bitmap Galaxy and publisher Blowfish Studios, brings timeline bending exploration to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam and GOG on Thursday, Nov. 5.

Embark on a journey of light and darkness as Yui, a young girl thrown into extraordinary circumstances. Travel between timelines, braving the post-apocalyptic present in hopes of restoring the idyllic past. Bring down the Shadows who destroyed Yui’s home and stole the Sun from the sky by mastering the Everlight, a mystical force granting her strange powers.

Alternate between eras while traversing four islands on a mission to repair the arcane tower that holds within it the key to control the flow of time. Take the fight to the Shadows with the ability to launch energy bombs, freeze time, and more, before turning back the clock in search of secrets and clues. Restore the Sun to its rightful place and save Yui’s family from a dark fate.

Solve time-bending puzzles. Uncover hidden passageways in one reality to make progress in the other while battling against the sinister creatures who seek to halt Yui’s quest at every turn. Climb through dense forests, scour desert ruins, and brave the icy caverns, all brought to life with gorgeous retro-inspired pixel art that brings a vivid sense of atmosphere to the adventure.

Relish the serenity of a bygone era and feel the pain of a scarred and broken present represented by rich environments teeming with lore. Experience the sweeping highs and emotional lows of Yui’s story with dynamic music that swells during moments of triumph and intensifies at climactic showdowns against her shadowy foes. Guide Yui’s path to determine her fate – can she overcome the darkness to save both her world and her family?

“YesterMorrow is a time-travelling adventure tale about the clash between light and darkness,” said Ben Lee, co-founder, Blowfish Studios. “We wish we could jump forward in time to Nov. 5 so we wouldn’t have to wait to share the game with everyone on PC and consoles!”

YesterMorrow will be available on Steam and GOG for Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on Nov. 5 for $19.99 USD / €17.99 / £15.99 / $24.99 AUD. It features English, Spanish, German, Russian, French, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), and Japanese language options.

A Steam PC version for China, co-published by Gamera Game, is also set to release on Nov. 5, while a version for other countries across Asia will be published by ORENDA on Steam for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch in Q4 2020.

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Infliction: Extended Cut Brings Terror to Nintendo Switch Today!

SYDNEY – July 2, 2020 – Infliction: Extended Cut, the psychological horror game exploring the darkness haunting the remnants of a suburban family from developer Caustic Reality and publisher Blowfish Studios, delivers frights to Nintendo Switch today.

An enhanced and expanded version of the acclaimed original release, Infliction: Extended Cut adds terrifying new content and additional endings. Return to the nightmare in New Game Plus mode, which features remixed scares, new puzzles, and a host of other surprises that bring additional layers of depth to the mystery.

Delve into the eerie residence of a tragedy-wrecked household and scour for clues to uncover the truth of what happened to the family that once called it home. Investigate its halls and chambers for evidence while avoiding the watchful gaze of the evil spirits that lurk within.

Face the haunting entities as a last resort, firing off camera flashes and manipulating sources of light to momentarily halt their pursuit. Seek refuge in closets and under beds in an effort to do whatever it takes to survive encounters with the otherworldly creatures.

Soak up a dark, atmospheric story that combines real-world concerns with supernatural tension. Uncover a narrative bolstered by dynamic special effects and scares for an unforgettable experience that fuses the paranormal with issues that hit close to home.

“Infliction coming to Nintendo Switch is the culmination of a journey that began as a way to grapple with my fears,” said Clinton McCleary, founder of Caustic Reality and mission designer at Blowfish Studios. “We all bring our anxieties with us throughout our daily lives and now horror fans can also carry mine with them wherever they go on their Nintendo Switch.”

Infliction: Extended Cut is out now on the Nintendo eShop for $19.99 / €17.99 with English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese language support. The Nintendo Switch version will also release soon in Japan and Hong Kong for ¥2000 / HK$110. Infliction: Extended Cut is currently available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for PC.

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Infliction: Extended Cut Welcomes Horror Home to Nintendo Switch on July 2nd!

SYDNEY – May 21, 2020 – Infliction: Extended Cut, the psychological horror game from developer Caustic Reality and publisher Blowfish Studios exploring the darkness haunting the remnants of a suburban family home, brings fear to Nintendo Switch on July 2, 2020. Digital pre-purchases are available on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch now.

The “Extended Cut” builds upon Infliction’s acclaimed original PC release with bone-chilling new content and additional endings. Twisted souls keen on facing fresh fears can confront the New Game Plus mode, which includes a range of additional features such as remixed scares, new puzzles, increased difficulty, and other shocking surprises.

Enter an interactive nightmare as a tormented father determined to piece together the mystery behind the tragedy that befell his young family. Investigate their haunted home while avoiding the evil spirits who have taken up residence within its walls.

Uncover hidden paths, secrets, and clues throughout the house while avoiding supernatural pursuers. Duck for cover, crawling beneath beds or hiding in closets to evade the malevolent forces attempting to drag players to hell. Summon the courage to confront these entities, manipulating light sources like camera flashes to momentarily escape their grasp.

Dive into an immersive horror experience blending supernatural dread with contemporary anxieties. Infliction’s terrifying story is grounded in relatable fears that strike close to home. Experience a haunting narrative while navigating dynamic environments and surviving blood-curdling events that will leave even seasoned horror veterans with lingering uneasiness.

“Infliction began as a way to express my fears and anxieties,” said Clinton McCleary, founder of Caustic Reality and mission designer at Blowfish Studios. “I’m ecstatic horror fans can play Infliction at home or on the go when we summon the Nintendo Switch version on July 2.”

Infliction: Extended Cut is now available for pre-purchase on the Nintendo eShop for $19.99 / €17.99 / £15.99 and will release on July 2. The game features support for English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese language options.

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Action Platformer Infinite – Beyond the Mind Out Today on Nintendo Switch!

SYDNEY – May 7, 2020 – Infinite – Beyond the Mind, the futuristic retro action platformer from developer Emilie Coyo and publisher Blowfish Studios, delivers high-flying, explosive combat to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for Windows PC today.

Take on the forces of the Beljantaur Kingdom and its vile Queen Evangelyn as a pair of young women raised on the battlefields in a world devastated by war. Rush into the fray and eviscerate enemy battalions and war machines across 16 genre-blending levels to topple the evil empire.

Harness Tanya and Olga’s superpowers to bound across warzones with acrobatic maneuvers and unleash lightning-fast onslaughts against enemy soldiers. Annihilate heavy artillery by commandeering mounted gun emplacements, take to the skies and blow away waves of gunships in shoot-‘em-up sequences, and summon a robotic companion with an arsenal of long-ranged weapons to turn the tide against any foes that would stand in our heroes’ way.

Enlist the help of a partner with drop-in, drop-out co-op play to double your firepower, or turn up the challenge by racing against the clock, seeking high scores, and mastering a range of difficulty settings. Experience a story of friendship, conflict, and revenge brought to life with colorful chibi pixel art and a pulsing chiptune soundtrack inspired the 16-bit era.

“Infinite – Beyond the Mind is a love letter to the classic action games and platformers I adored growing up,” said developer Emilie Coyo. “Back then, I could have only dreamed I would be able to create an experience of my own that pays homage to my childhood favorites, so today is a special day for me and I’m delighted to share the game with everyone on PC and consoles.”

Infinite – Beyond the Mind is out now on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for $9.99 USD / €8.99 / £7.99. It features support for English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, and Brazilian Portuguese language options.

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Holypunk Co-op Brawler Obey Me Strikes Nintendo Switch Later This Year!

SYDNEY – March 26, 2020 – Obey Me, the cooperative holypunk brawler from Blowfish Studios and Error 404 Game Studios, unleashes righteous fury onto PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC on April 21, 2020, with a Nintendo Switch version coming later this year.

Angels and demons are locked in an endless war. The two forces have locked horns for eons, with humankind’s souls hanging in the balance. Set against this apocalyptic backdrop, Vanessa Held, a human turned into a lesser demon, and her ferocious-yet-faithful hellhound, Monty, find themselves at the center of a conspiracy that may alter the fate of the world.

Vanessa and Monty will encounter all kinds of fiends and mechanical contraptions on their path to uncover a truth that could tip the balance of the war. Fortunately, the duo is more than prepared to fight back. Unleash devilish combos with Vanessa’s demon-blessed weapon skills and warp ability as Monty charges into the fray. Use infernal powers to absorb enemies’ souls, unlock dynamic combos, abilities, weapon upgrades, and transformations for Monty.

Battle through waves of otherworldly denizens either alone or with a co-op partner. Take the reigns as Vanessa while the AI controls Monty or grab a trusted friend to sic the hellhound on anyone that stands in the duo’s way. Unlock hidden potential by combining the pair’s distinct powers through the Trigger System, Fusion Mode, or the jaw-dropping Soul Overload attack.

Obey Me fans can also dive deeper into the lore and narrative off the screen with a series of graphic novels published by Dynamite Comics. Featuring art by acclaimed Marvel veteran artist Ben Herrera, the Obey Me comic series explores the first time Vanessa and Monty work together, giving readers insight into the game’s characters and fantastical world.

“Obey Me features a haunting world and chaotic, action-packed gameplay that’s an absolute blast in co-op,” said Ben Lee, CEO, Blowfish Studios. “We’re all thrilled to unleash the opening salvo in this epic showdown between Heaven and Hell on April 21.”

Obey Me releases for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC on April 21, 2020 for $19.99 / £17.99 / €15.99 / $24.99 AUD with English, French, German, and Spanish language options. The Nintendo Switch version will be available later this year.

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Infinite – Beyond the Mind Pounces onto Consoles in Q2 2020!

SYDNEY – Jan. 9, 2020 – Infinite: Beyond the Mind, the futuristic retro action platformer from developer Emilie Coyo and publisher Blowfish Studios, races to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for Windows PC in Q2 2020.

Raised on battlefields in a world devastated by war, two women who share a bond over their special powers fall under the watchful eye of the tyrannical Beljantaur Kingdom. When one is abducted by Queen Evangelyn and her heavily armed forces, the other must spring into action and rescue her partner from captivity by any means necessary.

Battle as Tanya or Olga through 16 side-scrolling stages rife with enemy troops, platforming challenges, and intense boss fights. Perform acrobatic double jumps and dodges to elude oncoming fire and surmount environmental hazards while closing distance between enemies to cut them down in close combat. Harness the power of mounted gun emplacements to decimate Beljantaur battalions, call on allies to summon screen-clearing bombardments, and blast through waves of hostile gunships in genre-bending high-speed aerial shoot-‘em-up sequences.

Call in the other half of the duo during Tanya or Olga’s fight for freedom to turn the tide on their foes. With the press of a button, a second player can seamlessly join the fray, taking command of a flying robot companion kitted out with long-range weaponry. Rack up high scores by defeating adversaries, avoiding damage, and completing stages quickly.

“With Infinite – Beyond the Mind, I set out to make the game I always wanted to play when I was a child,” said developer Emilie Coyo. “Being able to realize that goal has been a dream come true and can’t wait to share it with PC and console players all over the world later this year.”

Infinite – Beyond the Mind will be available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam via Windows PC in Q2 2020 for $9.99 USD / €8.99 / £7.99 / $12.99 AUD. It features English and French language support. PAX attendees can check out Infinite – Beyond the Mind in action by visiting Blowfish Studios Jan. 17 -19 at PAX South 2020 in San Antonio, Texas (Booth #12034) and Feb. 27 – March 1 PAX East 2020 in Boston, Mass. (Booth #29044).

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