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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!
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!
- 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
- 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’
“We know each other many years and now both of teams
brings its best to release this awesome game to
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
The Playstation®Vita version developed and published by
Beatshapers under license of Housemarque.
For more information check
and follow @beatshapers and @Housemarque
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.
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.