Friday, January 6, 2017, Manchester, UK - Merge Games, together with Leeds-based developer Laser Dog, are excited to announce the release of HoPiKo on PC and Mac.
A virus, known as the Nanobyte has infected hardware around the globe rendering all systems useless - gaming is dead. The HoPiKo, who ran the games, have been enslaved... Itís time to hook up your power gloves and save your HoPiKo brothers!
HoPiKo is an intense speed run platformer where you get to save gaming. Jump from platform to platform avoiding death, exploiting shortcuts and ripping through 100s of hand-crafted levels, each one dropped into a five-stage mini run designed to break your mind!
Compete to be the fastest in the world with time based scores, level pars and collectable retro consoles opening unique bonus runs.
- Fast and brutal twitch-based gameplay.
- Awesome chiptune soundtrack written and composed on authentic hardware.
- Uses every ounce of your muscle memory.
- Unique minimal controls, youíve never played a platformer like this!
HoPiKo is out now! (http://store.steampowered.com/app/437390/). Priced at $6.99, Ä6.99 and £5.79 it will be available for PC and Mac
About Merge Games
Merge Games is an independent video game publisher and distributor based in Manchester, UK. The company publishes and distributes interactive software worldwide for personal computers, video games consoles and mobile devices. Merge Games also specializes in publishing collectable games for retail and worldwide digital distribution for independent developers. More information about Merge Games products can be found at www.mergegames.com .
About Laser Dog
Laser Dog is an English independent game studio made up of Simon Renshaw and Rob Allison, putting the bite back into gaming since 2013. More information can be found at www.laserdog.co.uk .