PR: Stikbold Launches Across Several Platforms

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

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Stikbold

 

Developed by Game Swing, and Published by Curve Digital, Stikbold is a dodgeball adventure game (inspired by the 70s and its athletes) that is launching today. The game is releasing across PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 with a price of $9.99/€9.99/£7.99. Even better, there is a 20% discount for those who purchase the game within the first two weeks after it’s launch. With both single and multiplayer, you can “follow the story of world famous Stikbold athletes Björn and Jerome”, or play with a friend in coop team battles and free-for-all battles. The game has been rated E for Everyone by the ESRB. Check out the Stikbold trailer:

 

You can check out the full text from the press release below:


About Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure

Using simple twin-stick controls and featuring a vibrant, ’70s inspired art style, Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure is a fast-paced approximation of the game of the classic ball game, complete with off-court hazards, random events and boss battles. Up to four players can partake in brutal yet outlandish rounds of dodgeball, where fast reactions, tactics and teamwork combine to create a sports game unlike any other. Always enjoyable but truly shining as a local multiplayer game, Stikbold! is slated to become the next couch multiplayer game of choice.

 

Stikbold! tells the story of Bjorn and Jerome who set out on a heroic mission in the name of love and glory. When a rival team is kidnapped by a man dressed as the devil, our dodgeball-loving superstars begin a journey that pays homage to the best buddy movies of old. The story mode can be enjoyed in single or co-op mode, and details Bjorn and Jerome’s quest to restore glory to their team, encountering all manner of weird and wonderful characters and scenarios along the way. Spread across five levels, each with multiple dodgeball battles, Stikbold! is a beautifully-paced adventure lasting around three hours, with multiple playthroughs offering plenty of bonus unlockables.

 

Developed by Game Swing and published by Curve Digital, Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure will launch for $9.99/€9.99/£7.99 across PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC, with a 20 percent discount for two weeks post-launch. This game has been rated “E for Everyone” by the ESRB.

 

About Michael Fontanini

Michael is a veteran gamer in my early 30s, who grew up around video games, with fond memories of the oldies like the NES and SNES. He loves Nintendo but also plays a lot of games on his PC. Michael also enjoys going for walks or bike rides, and loves animals.

Michael is also a computer programmer. This started with a toy he got as a kid called PreComputer 1000 that was made by V-Tech. It had a simple programming mode which is what started him down the road of being a programmer! Michael can program in BASIC, Visual Basic, C++, C#, and is familiar with Java and Lua Script.

Putting programming and gaming together, Michael became a hobbyist game developer which may give him some good insights on game development! Most recently, he has been playing with the free version of the Unity engine (a powerful and easy-to-use game engine).

I love Nintendo but I also play a lot of game's on PC, many of which are on steam. My favorite Nintendo game's include Zelda, Metroid, and Smash Bros to name a few. On PC I love the Half-Life games, as well as most all of the Source Engine games just to name a few.