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  Furmins rolling to PlayStation®Vita!
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12/16/2013
 


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

HELSINKI, FINLAND and KIEV, UKRAINE – December, 2013 – Housemarque, an award-winning Finnish games developer and Beatshapers, an independent developer and publisher announcing the critically-acclaimed physics-based action puzzle Furmins coming to PlayStation®Vita via North American PlayStation®Stores on 17th of December 2013!

In Furmins , players are attempting to guide the eponymous and loveable creatures across fiendishly designed levels by rearranging a variety of items as well as using bumpers and conveyor belts in real-time with well-coordinated precision. Strategically placed items create pathways and physical chain reactions that guide the Furmins to the basket and level completion. With over 100 levels there’s plenty of gameplay to keep even the most hardcore players entertained!

FEATURES:

-      Unique blend of physics based set-up-and-go gameplay and real-time interaction

-      Multiple solutions offer players lots of creativity

-      108 game levels across 9 game worlds (one as DLC)

-      Gorgeous HD graphics

-      Touchscreen or rear touch pad controls

-      Global and world scoreboards with filters (overall, friends, your score)

-      12 shiny PlayStation®Network trophies for outstanding performance

We are really excited to work with such an acclaimed developers like Housemarque team and have Furmins in our PSN publishing portfolio.” said Alexey Menshikov, Beatshapers’ CEO. “We know each other many years and now both of teams brings its best to release this awesome game to PlayStation®Vita“

The game’s furry protagonists are already a household name in the gaming community, and Housemarque hopes PlayStation®Vita release will only add to brand popularity. “ As a challenging physics puzzle game” said Ilari Kuittinen, Housemarque’s CEO. “”Furmins” is the obvious choice for demanding fan of the genre owning a PS Vita

Furmins for PS Vita rated Everyone by ESRB and priced at $5.99 

The Playstation®Vita version developed and published by Beatshapers under license of Housemarque.

For more information check www.beatshapers.com/furmins and follow @beatshapers and @Housemarque

About Beatshapers

Beatshapers develop and self-publish fun and creative games. Beatshapers known for their highly anticipated PlayStation® releases - 16 titles released on PlayStation®Network in past 3.5 years (Jetpack Joyride, Carnivores series, Canabalt, cross-play title StarDrone Extreme and BreakQuest Extra Evolution PS Vita). Founded in 2006 and re-launched in 2009, Beatshapers headquartered in Kiev, Ukraine. For more information, please visit http://www.beatshapers.com or follow us on Twitter @Beatshapers. Currently, team working on number of titles for PS Vita and PS4 including Zrun, action-brawler for PS Vita.

About Housemarque

Based in Helsinki, Finland, Housemarque is an independent game developer focusing on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PSVita and other platforms. True to our core gamer audience, we prioritize stratified gameplay mechanics and impeccable audiovisual execution to create euphoric gaming experiences. ‘Dare to play’ is our motto.

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