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Rev those engines, Double Kick Heroes is Ready to Burn Rubber on Nintendo Switch!

Thursday 13th of August, 2020, Angoulême, France. It’s with great pleasure to announce that Headbang Club’s Double Kick Heroes is now available on Nintendo Switch and Steam. The game will then release on Game Pass for PC and Xbox One and the Xbox and Microsoft Store on the 28th.

You’re the hope of the last bastion of humanity. Jump into your Gundillac, Sheila and grab hold of the wheel – it’s time to take on everything a post-apocalyptic, metal inspired rhythm shooter can throw at you, whilst moshing to the sickest heavy metal soundtrack in a game to date.

“To celebrate the release of the game on Nintendo Switch, we thought we’d ramp the metal up to a whole new level and teach you the power of Double Air Kicking.” David Elahee – Headbang Club. “But be warned, this mode isn’t for the faint of heart – so please double air kick responsibly!”

Double Kick Heroes is available now, priced at €21.99 / £19.79 / $21.99 on Nintendo Switch & $19.99 / €19.99 / £15.49 on Steam.

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Double Kick Heroes Get Multi-platform Release Dates!

Angoulême, France July  31st – Freshly plucked from the fiery depths of the deepest darkest abyss, Headbang Club is pleased to announce that Double Kick Heroes will be released on August 13th on Nintendo Switch and Steam, to follow on Game Pass for PC and Xbox One and the Xbox and Microsoft Store on the 28th, with pre-orders opening up on the 5th of August for Nintendo Switch and Xbox one.

It’s time to jump out of the mosh-pit and into your Gundillac, Sheila, and take on the baddest of badasses and survive in this metal moshing and mayhemic post-apocalyptic nightmarish wasteland.

“Man, it’s been a long journey but we’re pumped to be finally sharing Double Kick Heroes with you all” David Elahee – Headbang Club. “We hope that you love our game as much as we do and enjoy the kick-ass soundtrack we’ve put together to celebrate all things metal. We can’t wait for people to try out air controls for Nintendo Switch which is a heap load of metallic fun, but please drum responsibly”.

Features:

  • A full story mode that’s accompanied by 50 kerranging songs, including the OST Volume 2 Update, by top artists such as Ultra Vomit, Volkorx, Gorod, Jinjer, Carpenter Brut and Gojira!
  • Unique Rhythm shooter mashup with incredibly detailed pixel art
  • 5 difficulty settings to test even the most metal of metal head’s skills
  • Tons of accessibility options
  • USB drum and guitar support on PC and Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Alternative Motion Control Methods
    1. Air drumming – Joy-Con used as drumsticks, keeping in the rhythm of the game
    2. Air beat – Can’t drum? No Problem! Stomp to the beat with your Joy-Con
    3. Want the all-out motion-controlled experience and really put that double kick pedal to the metal? Then it’s time to use two sets of Joy-Con, one in your socks and one in your hands and drum and stomp your way through the apocalypse!

Double Kick Heroes will launch priced at  €21.99 / £19.79 / $21.99 on Nintendo Switch & Xbox One and $19.99 / €19.99 / £15.49 on Steam and the Microsoft Store.

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Twin-stick Rogue-lite HyperParasite Gets Nintendo Switch Release Date!

3rd March, Barcelona, Spain – Today Troglobytes Games, and Hound Picked Games, are pleased to announce that rogue-lite twin-stick snatch, zap and shoot ‘em up, HyperParasite will release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch NA and EU on April 3rd 2020. HyperParasite will launch on April 2nd on Nintendo Switch in Japan.

HyperParasite will launch priced at $17.99 / €14.99 / £13.99 and is localised in English, Italian, German, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Spanish, Japanese, Traditional and Simplified Chinese, available across all platforms.

HyperParasite is a fresh take on the twin-stick shooter, offers incredibly slick fast-paced action, responsive controls and has more mullets than you can shake a pink neon sock at.

With 60 classes of host, each of which can be snatched and controlled, to take advantage of their unique skills and weaponry. Laced with comedy, a bodacious synth-wave soundtrack and rad retro visuals that drags the player kicking and screaming back to the 80s! HyperParasite is a game full of outrageous and rip-roaring brawling action that throws down the fingerless glove to its challengers.

“It’s time to adjust the flux capacitors and get ready to see some serious shi!t, it’s finally time for HyperParasite to slither into homes all over the world and invade new host players!” said Saverio Caporusso, CEO of Trologbytes Games. “Comb your mullet, pull on that shell suit and get ready to go back to the 80s.“

Features:

  • A unique twist on the genre; jump from one host body to another

  • Over 60 (SIXTY!) different characters to control as host bodies

  • A unique retro 3D-pixelated aesthetic

  • Survive 5 acts of procedurally generated, grungy looking levels where secrets are hidden around every dark corner… tentacles too.

  • Trouble loves company! Bring a mate and deliver twice the carnage in local co-op mode

  • Original beats served by Van Reeves and Joe Kataldo, delivering a thumping score with a pulsating synthwave bassline, punctuating every snatch and kill

Pre-orders & Discounts:

HyperParasite will launch on Steam, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with a 33% limited time discount until April 18th.

Nintendo Switch:

QubicGames are running a special promotion for existing customers alongside a general pre-order and early purchase discount:

  • EU – 24th March – 18th April 33% discount for all pre-orders and purchases

  • EU – 24th March – 18th April 50% discount for all QubicGames customers

  • NA – 24th March – 12th April 33% discount for all pre-orders and purchases

  • NA – 24th March – 18th April 50% discount for all QubicGames customers

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Double Kick Heroes Is Going Rogue With Their New Update; Launching on Switch Later this Year!

Double Kick Heroes is an explosive metal rhythm game set in an apocalyptic world. Lead your band on a road trip through the wasteland! Blast zombies with your Gundillac and crush them with the power of Metal.

Today in Angoulême, plucked from the fiery depths, Headbang Club is pleased to reveal new modes for Double Kick Heroes have been added and promise no bangover the following morning after a heavy session!

“Auto Steering” allows players to really concentrate on achieving those slick, brutal licks and not worry about steering the Gundillac, whilst “Chill Mode” allows players to experience the game with none of the threats, but all of the melodious moshing metal!

Looking for a bit more of a butt-kicking challenge? Headbang Club also added the “Fury Road”, where players enter the fury road and battle levels in the “endless torment”. There’s also now the “daily fury” that allows for modification of Sheila, and your weapons, gain perks and loop the game.

Think you got what it takes to handle the fury?

“We’re really excited to share with you the new tracks featured in the Double Kick Heroes OST Vol 2!” David Elahee – Headbang Club “We have the incredible “Demon Demon” by the Fundamental Wisdom of Chaos, “Prepare to Meet Thy Doom” by the legendary Elmobo and more!”

Update Includes:

  • Added Chill Mode – now experience Double Kick Heroes without any threat

  • Added Fury Road – enter the fury road, battle levels in the endless torment and daily fury, modify Sheila and your weapons, gain perks and loop the game.

  • Added Partition Speed option, the game is too slow, let’s push speed to eleven!

  • Added Auto Steering. Does Steering Sheilah give you a headache? We got you covered, brother!

  • Release full OST Volume 2 on Steam, Itch and soon on YouTube.

  • A hella lotta fixes and more optimizing stuff.

  • Added Chapter 6 regular beta Access.

Out now in Early Access on Steam, Double Kick Heroes is coming to Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One later this year.

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Battle Princess Madelyn – Switch Gameplay Footage!

NAIRI: Tower of Shirin Out Today On Nintendo Switch!

Gelderland, the Netherlands – November 29, 2018 – HomeBearStudio is pleased to announce that their first game, NAIRI: Tower of Shirin, is now available on Steam and console exclusive on Nintendo Switch!

NAIRI: Tower of Shirin is a special fusion of point and click adventure puzzle game with stunning graphics and a cast that gives it its own unique quality ideally suited to the Nintendo Switch. The game is full of adorable visuals and characters, within a troubled world that is sure to delight anyone looking for a strong narrative and puzzle experience.

Players follow Nairi, a troubled upper class girl, and Rex, a gangster-turned-scholar, as they uncover a dark mystery involving the mysterious Tower of the oasis city of Shirin. Nairi is a young woman from the rich district of Shirin, the oasis city where the game takes place. When a sudden incident forces her to abandon her rich, sheltered life, she ends up in the seedy lower district of the city ruled by gangs.

Don’t Miss Out On This Beautifully Illustrated Gem!

Steam: $9.99 | £8.99 | €9.99

Nintendo: $9.99 | £8.99 | €9.99​ | ¥1190

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Battle Princess Madelyn’s Journey Begins Dec 6th on Nintendo Switch!

13th November 2018 – Causal Bit Games and Hound Picked Games are delighted to announce the release date for the much anticipated, long awaited, Battle Princess Madelyn, that has already achieved phenomenal coverage throughout its development cycle delivering star studded previews and articles. Battle Princess Madelyn is to be released on Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam) on December 6th 2018, with the Wii U and Vita versions to follow later in the new year.

“It’s been an exciting, exhaustive, stressful, enjoyable, frustrating, etc. period over the last two years developing Battle Princess Madelyn and I would do it all over again. The feedback that has been given in the creation of the game, the positive remarks, the way social media, the specialist gaming press, etc. have supported the game throughout this long period has been nothing short of remarkable. The end result is a game the team are all proud of and went beyond what was envisioned. Within a very short time gamers will be able to play Battle Princess Madelyn. I hope it will give them as much enjoyment as it has to the team that created it!.”, Christopher Obritsch – Causal Bit Games.

About Causal Bit Games
Causal Bit Games is an independent developer based in Canada. Owner and Creative Director, Christopher Obritsch is a young(ish), retired professional graphic designer and creative director and long-time hobbyist-turned-indie game dev. His partner in crime, Daven Bigelow, is the lead developer of the operation and tinkers with VR in his spare time! Last but not least, we have the keeper of the cheese, Angelina Obritsch who is in charge of the finances, hiring and may have directed the trailer for our latest title, Battle Princess Madelyn.

About Hound Picked Games
Hound Picked Games, subsidiary of global consultancy agency PR Hound, is a company set on helping indie studios realize their full potential releases. It specializes in hand-picking indie games that can benefit from the work of industry experts with over 50 years of experience in the business.

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Hound Picked Games Bringing HyperParasite to Nintendo Switch!

4th September 2018, UK – Hound Picked Games, a progressive and supportive one stop UK indie publisher, is pleased to add a new and exciting title, HyperParasite, to its growing release schedule, developed by small and experienced Spanish studio Troglobytes Games.

Development has recently begun on the Nintendo Switch version of HyperParasite, which is marked with a brand new trailer, whilst work continues on the PC Steam platform to be complemented with an Xbox One and PlayStation 4 release in 2019!

HyperParasite is a relentless twin-stick shooter/brawler with rogue-lite mechanics and is set in the roaring 80s, offering cool looks, fast action and great controls. The onscreen cast of characters, 60 different classes, all of which you can control, exploiting their own attributes weapons and moves, present a game of outrageous action, rip roaring brawling at is very best, laced with a comical slant which adds spice and fun! So no more looking for weapons, it’s the dude you control that is packed with the surprises!

Every Breath You Take
A dystopian world presents an ambience of dislocation, menace and tough love which is set around World War III. The unseen aggressor marauding and consuming its way through the population is a parasitic organism capable of making hosts of unsuspecting human beings, consuming what’s left of their souls and wreaking unfathomable havoc.

Game On
Players will traverse a total of 13 game levels: 5 main levels and 8 sub-levels, plus the customary crazy boss fight at the end of each main level and several mini-bosses . With martial law having been declared to make way for a global hunt, battle-hardened law enforcers have made allies of the most degenerate of criminals, while the rest of the world is paralysed with paranoia. So who can be trusted? Who can see it, let alone destroy it? That’s for them to worry about. For YOU are the enemy. YOU are the organism with a mission.

YOU are… HyperParasite

“Hound Picked Games is happy to be working with Troglobytes Games, a small but very accomplished team who have already worked on a number of titles. Their vision for HyperParasite is commendable and we believe there is a huge collective of gamers who will find this title one that they will enjoy immensely. We have great faith in this title and Hound Picked Games will support it throughout until release in 2019!”
Dan Muir, CEO Hound Picked Games.

Exciting Features Include:
  • A fresh twist on the genre: hop from one host body to another
  • 60 Playable Characters to Body-Snatch and utilise their attributes
  • Unique retro 3D-pixelated visual style
  • Original retro inspired synth-wave soundtrack
  • Cast+weapon includes – cops+guns, Werewolves+claws, robots+lasers, aliens and so much more
  • Procedurally generated levels that will play differently each time, challenging even the most seasoned of players
  • Extremely fun co-op mode: will the humans handle TWO HyperParasites?

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Causal Bit Games shows off Battle Princess Madelyn’s Arcade Mode!

September 3 2018 – Nova Scotia, Canada. Causal Bit Games are today pleased to showcase Battle Princess Madelyn’s Arcade Mode!

Arcade mode is a showcase of the game’s story mode’s levels with a faster paced game, completely different level structure and style of play for a more difficult style of play. A true homage to games of yesteryear, a real old school experience.

Battle Princess Madelyn will be available for Xbox One, PlayStation®4, PS Vita, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U and PC.

About Causal Bit Games
Causal Bit Games is an independent developer based in Canada. Owner and Creative Director, Christopher Obritsch is a young, retired professional graphic designer and creative director and long-time hobbyist-turned-indie game dev. His partner in crime, Daven Bigelow, is the coding brains of the operation and works on hitch hiking robots in his spare time! Last but not least, we have the keeper of the cheese, Angelina Obritsch who is in charge of the finances, as well as hiring.

About Hound Picked Games
Brought to you by the award winning team at PR Hound – Hound Picked Games specialise in, teaming up with, and co-publishing the quintessential indie game releases.

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Battle Princess Madelyn – Don Ramiro of Maldita Castilla Guest Stars!

In this all new teaser Causal Bit Games are pleased to reveal that Maldita Castilla’s Don Ramiro will join Madelyn on her epic quest to save her family!

The official Discord is now open, where fans, press and influencers alike can share their enthusiasm and excitement for Battle Princess Madelyn.

Battle Princess Madelyn will be available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U and PC.

About Causal Bit Games
Causal Bit Games is an independent developer based in Canada. Owner and Creative Director, Christopher Obritsch is a young, retired professional graphic designer and creative director and long-time hobbyist-turned-indie game dev. His partner in crime, Daven Bigelow, is the coding brains of the operation and works on hitch hiking robots in his spare time! Last but not least, we have the keeper of the cheese, Angelina Obritsch who is in charge of the finances, as well as hiring.

About Hound Picked Games
Brought to you by the award winning team at PR Hound – Hound Picked Games specialize in, teaming up with, and co-publishing the quintessential indie game releases.

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