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01/10/2013
 


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

Media Alert

Who: Kumobius

What: Tiny Wings meets Braid in a unique 'endless surfer'. Time Surfer is out now for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

Where: Melbourne, Australia

When:  Thursday, 10th of January 2013

Details: Time Surfer, a fast-paced 'endless surfer' from Kumobius—developers of the critically acclaimed Bean's Quest—is out now for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

Time Surfer mashes up two very different game ideas to make something new: Tiny Wing's simple physics-based slingshot gameplay and Braid's mind-bending time reversal. The result? A twitch-based, time-rewinding, amped-up ride across the fabric of time and space.

Time Surfer is available now on the App Store for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad from this link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/time-surfer/id549361775?mt=8. It costs US $0.99 / £0.69 / €0.89 / $0.99 AU

Highlights:

·      Fast-paced ‘endless surfer’ across time and space

·      Rewind time to cheat death or surf a perfect curve

·      From the creators of the acclaimed Bean’s Quest

·      Psychedelic retro visuals and original chiptune soundtrack

·      Earn space cake to spend on costumes, pets and flair

·      ‘Hell Zone’ mode for players looking for a fiendish challenge

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Va6L0MFbZQI

Website: http://www.timesurfergame.com/

Media Assets: Available at http://surpriseattack.com.au/portfolio/time-surfer/

Contact: for a review code, questions or interviews, please contact stephen@surpriseattack.com.au

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More details on Time Surfer:

Time Surfer follows the last surfer travelling through the galaxy, haunted by an inevitable, destructive force: the end of universe itself. The surfer’s only defense? He can cheat death by rewinding time.

Key features:

Rewind time to fix your mistakes and perfect your surfing – use your rewind power to cheat death, surf the perfect curve, or thread a path through obstacles and enemies – just don’t let it run out!

Stomp on aliens and asteroids, avoid spikes and pits – the fabric of time and space is a dangerous place. Stomp on enemies to get speed boosts and steer clear of the deadly spikes and pits to avoid an untimely demise.

Heaps of Special Surfers to unlock – including a police phonebox, a time-travelling car, an assassin from the future and ‘Robo Duck’.

Unlock pets to help your chances – unlock cute pets with special abilities. These little friends will join your surf and give you crazy, new abilities!

80’s pop-culture on full display – psychedelic visuals are backed up by a sweeping chiptune soundtrack and numerous references to 80’s icons.

Hell Zone mode – turns the difficulty up to 11 with a spike-infested hellscape. For those who really love a challenge.

About the developer

Kumobius is a Melbourne-based indie studio made up of two brothers – James and Tom Greenaway—and Ivan Neeson. Their first project was the critically acclaimed Bean’s Quest, which appeared on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, PC, Mac and Linux.

Actively involved in the Australian indie community, Kumobius recently won Best Game and Jammer’s Choice at the Global Game Jam 2012 – Melbourne for their puzzle platformer, Omelette Boris.

Time Surfer marks their first major project since the release of Bean’s Quest in 2011.

 
   
   
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