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London, United Kingdom: The UK’s most
successful independent publisher, System 3, today unleashes the
power of putty in the PlayStation 4 launch title, Putty Squad. The
unlikeliest of superheroes is now available to gamers in the UK,
either to buy online or at participating retail stores.
Consumers who pre-ordered Putty Squad on the PlayStation 4 will
also be receiving Super Putty, the original Putty adventure,
downloadable for free as part of an extensive season pass.
“With the PS4 now launched in the UK, we’re
delighted to offer Putty Squad to our retro loving gamers,
but also bringing retro gaming back to those didn’t get the
chance of getting their hands on Super Putty back in the
day”, said Mark Cale, CEO of System 3. “As Super Putty
was a worldwide hit, we’re also giving players the chance to
play the original, if they’ve pre-ordered Putty Squad on the
PS4. The classic elements of Putty Squad will ensure fun and
frenetic gaming for all who manipulate the blue blob in any form
Voiced by the incredible Brian Blessed, the launch trailer takes
you on a retrospective journey from 90's original to the
re-imagined classic of today.
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With its undeniable charm, Putty Squad will reinforce the values
that made British-developed games the centre of the world in the
Putty Squad has been given a complete overhaul in graphics
to deliver a modern, immersive experience. Gameplay has been finely
tuned to offer an accessible platform game for all fans, and
downloadable free levels will be made available for a year after
launch. As Putty you can punch, inflate, morph, stretch, lie flat
and absorb on his journey through a host of different levels.
- One of retro gaming’s most-loved heroes returns in the
original, critically acclaimed platform-adventure.
- An entire year of free downloadable content.
- All new challenge mode.
- Online leaderboards to compare with your friends.
Putty Squad is now available as a launch title for PlayStation 4
and shortly thereafter for PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox
360, Windows 8, Steam, Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS.
For more information on Putty Squad, please visit
System 3’s official
About System 3
Formed in 1982 by Mark Cale, System 3 is recognised as one of
the founding pioneers of the gaming industry and as a name
synonymous with producing original genre defining gaming concepts
year on year. System 3 stands proud as the last surviving British
Independent Publisher from those grass roots years.