By Crystal Colwell / June 15th, 2020
Headup certainly had a large showing at The Guerrilla Collective! They showed off two premiers and three releases. In case you missed it, or just wanted to refresh your memory here is the full list below with descriptions and trailers.
WORLD PREMIERE (SUNDAY) – LOST AT SEA
Lost At Sea is a game about life. It’s about the journey we all take and the monster we all face. What are the most important moments in your life? Set on a beautiful island, you will fight death and fear to remember the moments that connect us all and make life worth living for every one of us. What will you remember when you play? What will you wish for? Watch its trailer:
WORLD PREMIERE (SATURDAY) – Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four
Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four is a procedurally generated collectible card game mixed with action RPG elements that let’s you face the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in epic card battles! Collect creature and spell cards throughout your journey and unleash their power if anyone opposes you! Here comes the official announcement trailer:
SURPRISE NEW RELEASES (SATURDAY) – Outbuddies DX, Rigid Force Redux and Colt Canyon
Outbuddies DX, developed by Julian Laufer, is a 2D side-scrolling adventure game in the spirit of the classic ‘Metroid’. Run, gun and explore an open undercity in this otherworldly adventure about the Old Gods, strange creatures and the remnants of a lost world with an ever-trustworthy robot sidekick, Buddy. Outbuddies DX is available on the Nintendo eShop for and the Microsoft Store, each for €17.99€ / $17.99 / £14.99 .
Rigid Force Redux, developed by com8com1, is a classic side-scrolling shoot’em up in modern 3D. Blast off hordes of aliens and dreadful machines that are waging war against mankind! Redeveloped in the Unity engine from the original PC version, Rigid Force Redux offers ultra smooth 60 FPS for fluid gameplay. Announcement details can be found here. Rigid Force Redux is now available for €19.99 / $19.99 / £16.99 on the Nintendo eShop and the Microsoft Store.
Colt Canyon is a stylish pixel art shooter with roguelike elements where you have to save your kidnapped partner from the ruthless bandits. Shoot your way through a hostile canyon full of hidden treasures, weapons, obstacles and all kinds of bloodthirsty scum! You’ll find it now already on Steam, the Nintendo eShop Europe (currently with 10% off) and the Microsoft Store.
Headup Surprises Indie Game Fans with Five Major Reveals at The Guerrilla Collective
June 13th, 2020 – Award-winning game publisher, Headup, has surprised global indie fans with five major reveals in the first two days of the Guerrilla Collective Event.
On the first day Headup revealed a world premiere of the upcoming roguelike card game RPG Cardaclysm, developed by Elder Games.
Another surprise was the release date announcement and kick-off pre-order for the wild-west top-down shooter, Colt Canyon for PC, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One on June 16. You can pre-order this action-fueled pixel art gem now with a discount!
Last but not Least, two console games, the SHMUP Rigid Force Redux and the true Metroivania gem Outbuddies DX, were officially released alongside the event for Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. Yes, you can grab and start playing them immediately!
On the second day, Headup will reveal a world premier of the unique adventure game Lost At Sea, currently in development by the critically-acclaimed creators of The Inner World franchise and the studio behind the 2020 IGF honorable mention Minute Of Islands, Studio Fizbin.
“What started out as a crazy idea ended up in creating one of the freshest showcase formats for the most talented independent minds of gaming. We are humbled that we are part of this initiative, and just as the event itself is so very diverse, the mix we as Headup can add to it – from old-school space shooting over RPG, Metroidvania, Twin-Stick gunfights up to a deeply touching narrative experience – reflects 100% what we believe in ourselves: Not limiting us to genres but seeking the best creative talent and giving these great teams the stage presence their labor deserves. We hope many players will follow the developers and us on this crazy ride.” adds Dieter Schoeller, CEO & Founder of Headup.
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