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  Don’t turn your nose up at challenging platformer ‘Hayfever’, launching February 25th
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01/24/2020
 


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

Umeå, Sweden, January 21st, 2020 Developer Pixadome and Zordix Publishing are excited to announce that Hayfever is on its way to your digital doorstep February 25th on PC via Steam (with a 15% launch discount), PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The new announcement date trailer below features some bizarrely useful new allergies and menacing seasonal boss fights.

 

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyZulAR7p4g

 

Launching for $14.99, Hayfever is a frantic 2D platformer with tongue-in-cheek and nose continually running. Postman Thomas is dashing from doorstep to doorstep across 140 dangerous levels, delivering packages and recovering 240 lost letters (scattered to the winds after a sneezing fit) from unlikely locations.

PC preview code is also available now on request. Console review code will be available soon.

Thomas’ allergies may have gotten him into this mess, but they can get him out of it, too. Pollen allows him to sneeze hard enough to fly, and other allergens provide powers to help him navigate four worlds of challenging seasonal hazards. It’s not just nature trying to stop the mail either. Busy bees, mischievous scarecrows, troublesome snowmen and four tough end-of-season bosses stand between Thomas and a job well done.

Cute on the outside but with a hard, challenging core, Hayfever’s levels are designed to be replayed and mastered. Just getting to the end of Hayfever’s four seasons of levels is tough, but collecting every last lost letter on the way will require a true postmaster. Diligent deliverers might even find something new waiting on the other side of a full mailbag. The mail should never be late, though; Hayfever is built for speed - the best players will barely have time to touch the ground.

 

About Hayfever

 

  • A fast-paced, challenging platformer with cute and squishy pixel-art.

  • Who needs double-jumping? Touch pollen to sneeze through the air.

  • Gain other strange new powers from smog, peanuts and other allergens.

  • 140 levels spread across four seasons, and 240 optional collectibles to track down.

  • Designed for speed. Master its challenging movement and fly through the levels.

  • A toe-tapping, whimsical soundtrack by Knasibas.

     

Hayfever lands on February 25th for $14.99, with a 15% launch discount on Steam.

 

About Pixadome

A new independent studio from Sweden by two former students; Jonas Roininen (CEO & Programmer) and Conny Nordlund (Art Director) made their debut with a prototype game jam version of Hayfever in 2017, and officially formed the studio when it was clear that they had something special on their hands. After winning several awards through 2018 and 2019, they’re gearing up for the launch of their first commercial game in collaboration with Zordix Publishing.

 

For more information on Hayfever, visit its official page here or Steam store page here.

PC preview keys are available on request. Console review code is coming soon.