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  Crush your enemies in medieval unicycle adventure Balancelot
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05/23/2019
 


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Jyväskylä, Finland

May 23, 2019

 

Finnish game studio Jestercraft released today its first publishing title Balancelot by developer team AnvilBird Interactive. Monty Python -inspired game is now (May 23, 2019) available for purchase at $7.99 on Steam for PC. A 25% discount on the price will be given during the launch week. In Balancelot player controls ambitious squire through handcrafted medieval continents on his unicycle.

 

Launch trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6pnhcN6XLY

Steam Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1035850/Balancelot/

Screenshots, logos, press material:  http://www.jestercraft.com/balancelot-presskit.html

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1YTG082xLN6OYesqIUn39vs0hzC6etCrh

 

“Balancelot is the Medieval Unicycle Adventure You Didn’t Know You Needed”

Dualshockers

“This is stressful, frustrating and awesome”

SpicyWaffle (YouTube)

 

Poor squire dreams to attend and conquer kingdom jousting tournament. By being poor, he can't afford a horse. Unicycle happens to be close enough, so the epic journey may begin!

 

The player gets to use a controller or a keyboard to balance the clumsy but fully functional unicycle. Thrust with your sharpened lance when encountering threats from local mythical monsters.

Climbing over the dead enemies with your unicycle may be the last climb you take. Crush your enemies, drive before them and hear the lamentation of your one-wheeler!

 

Features:

 

- 20 challenging levels

- Changing medieval environments -  from fairy grasslands to the darkest dungeons

- A twisted story with beautiful in-game cutscenes

- Several mythical monsters

 

About AnvilBird Interactive and Jestercraft:

 

AnvilBird Interactive is a seven-person game development team whose first game, Balancelot, is based on the idea of Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences students in the gaming industry.

 

Jestercraft is a Jyväskylä-based game publishing company that also helps young game developers with their first commercial releases.

 

Contact for more information:

Klaus Kääriäinen (Jestercraft)

[email protected]

www.jestercraft.com