Los Angeles, CA - December 03, 2012 - Ratloop Asia, an independent publisher and developer of high quality, innovative games, today announced that its cinematic platform adventure game, Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, the second installment in the critically acclaimed Rocketbirds franchise, is coming to PlayStation® Vita early in 2013.
Rocketbirds on the PS Vita will boast a variety of unique new features including new chapters, puzzles and humor! Based on player feedback, the new version will feature a creative new Hardboiled difficulty setting, improvements to the controls to utilize the PS Vita's unique features and improved connectivity for the Cooperation Campaign.
"Rocketbirds has come a long way from its three IGF finalist nominations back in 2010. Since then, we listened to player feedback as we jumped at the opportunity to iterate on the game once more with the PS Vita version," said Sian Yue Tan, Producer at Ratloop Asia. "We're really looking forward to revealing more details about what fans can expect when Rocketbirds for the PS Vita launches next year."
The game will support the PS Vita's front touch screen and rear touch panel, and players will enjoy full resolution without the 'jaggies.' Like any proper Cinematic Platform adventure game, Rocketbirds does away with scrolling to give players big detailed screens, and this has been cranked up a notch for the PS Vita, the tilting is wired to the built-in motion sensors making counter tilting at-will look great!
Additionally, to better fit with the portable nature of the game, the improved connectivity for the game's Cooperative Campaign will let player's easily connect with a friend Online or Ad-Hoc mode for cooperative play. Two new playable coop characters -- Sniper Guy and Agent-H - have also been added exclusively to the PS Vita!
Rocketbirds builds upon the highly-successful browser-based game Rocketbirds: Revolution! Updated for the PS3 version with new characters, missions, puzzles, exclusive music videos and more, the game is now being amped up once again for the upcoming PS Vita version! The original "Coq of War" sets out on a mission to assassinate the tyrannical penguin leader therefore taking down the evil regime that has taken over Albatropolis. This over the top adventure is non-stop action as players are challenged with unlocking secrets, destroying enemies and so much more!
Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken will land on PlayStation®Vita early 2013! Pricing and launch date will be revealed at a later date.
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About Ratloop Asia
Ratloop Inc. is a US based Independent game studio that has created innovative entertainment products since 1997. Ratloop Asia Pte Ltd was incorporated to support a development team based in Singapore to work on Rocketbirds, a new brand of titles. No stranger to independent games Development, Ratloop and Ratloop Asia have been awarded
Independent Games Festival (IGF) nominations for their games for three consecutive years: Mightier, an autorigging puzzler game received a finalist nomination for the game Innovation Award at IGF 2009; in 2010, Rocketbirds: Revolution! received three finalist nominations for Excellence in Audio, Excellence in Visual Art and the Seumas McNally Grand Prize. Af the IGF 2011 Ratloop Inc. won the Best Mobile Game category for their iOS game, Helsing's Fire. The team has come together at Ratloop Asia in Singapore, to bring out Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, the second installment in the Rocketbirds franchise, on PlayStation®Network in October 2011 for PlayStation 3. In October 2012 the game made its way to the PC platform on Steam, GamersGate and GameStop.