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  Raccoons & llamas ride their way to retail with the SuperEpic: Collector’s Edition for Switch/PS4 on March 20th!
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01/21/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

January 21st | Numskull Games:

 

Numskull Games is incredibly proud to announce that SuperEpic, a Metroidvania-style adventure game from indie developer Undercoders, is coming to retail for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on March 20th!

 

Taking the helm of a raccoon and a burger-eating llama, you embark on a quest to save video games as we know them by ramming into the headquarters of RegnantCorp – a video game development company that controls an Orwellian society by addicting citizens to their free games.

 

SuperEpic is a critically acclaimed, non-linear, fast-paced action adventure game, heavy on exploration and combo-based combat. Uncover a conspiracy as you explore a surreal castle-like office full of enemies, challenges, secrets, and corporate pigs.

 

The SuperEpic: Badge Collector’s Edition includes a physical copy of the game for your chosen platform, as well as a collector’s display box featuring 6 high quality pin badges, based on characters from the hit indie game. Limited to 5,000 copies on the Nintendo Switch and 3,000 copies on the PS4, this is sure to be a sought-after collector’s item! (Standard edition also available)

 

Continuing the satirical theme on microtransactions, levelling and powering up is based on an in-game economy system (there aren’t any real-life microtransactions, of course!)

 

-          Two game modes – play a classic single-player story mode with handcrafted levels, or a roguelike mode which procedurally generates the game map to make each run completely different

-          Cross-media experience – hidden QR codes launch mini-games to play on your mobile when scanned, uncovering secrets in the main game

-          8 hours of gameplay – a first run on the story mode will take roughly 8 hours, but the procedural mode provides endless fun

-          16-bit era graphics – super fluid animations and spectacular bosses, all represented in gorgeous ‘Neo-Geo’-esque 16-bit pixel art

-          Original storyline & soundtrack – a story featuring unique, strong characters with plenty of humour and personality, and a soundtrack from SonoTrigger (‘Rise & Shine’, ‘Blue & Bullets’, ‘Supermagical’)

-          Completionists – tons of achievements & secrets to unlock for completionists

-          Micro-transaction satire – satirises modern gaming practices, with a huge enterprise run by greedy business-pigs which has gradually replaced all the fun in video games with adaptative and addictive algorithms to control people’s minds

-          Latest patch on disc/cartridge – the latest update, which includes improvements to the map system, are included on the physical versions for collectors and preservationists

-          ‘An undeniably fun game’ – IGN Spain

-          ‘One of 2019’s best indie games’ – Cultured Vultures

-          ‘SuperEpic is a lot of fun to play’ – Nintendo Life

 

SuperEpic is available digitally on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC now. The Badge Collector’s Edition & standard physical edition for PS4/Switch are available at Geek Store, Amazon, GAME, and more on March 20th.

 

Contact [email protected] for PR requests and llama jokes. Review codes are available at request.

 

 

About Numskull Games:

Established in January 2019 by a passionate team with over 50 years of combined games industry experience between them, Numskull Games is partnering with game developers and studios from across the globe to help bring innovative games to market worldwide on all major platforms. Plugging into the existing infrastructure and resources of the Numskull Designs group of companies, Numskull Games has all the energy and fluidity of a start-up business married with the resources of a long-standing one.

 

 

About Undercoders:

Undercoders is an independent video game development studio located in Barcelona, Spain, focused on delivering original gaming experiences, such as the award-winning Conga Master. Founded in 2006, Undercoders has since released over 30 titles on PC, consoles and smartphones.