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  Digerati Indie Bundle: INK & HackyZack coming soon to Nintendo Switch  
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12/11/2018
 


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

11 December 2018 Indie publisher Digerati is proud to announce its first Nintendo Switch bundle, pairing the vibrant and challenging platformers INK and HackyZack. The Digerati Indie Bundle: INK & HackyZack will be available to download from 24 December from the Nintendo eShop, arriving with a limited-time 66% launch discount.

Released individually for Nintendo Switch earlier this year, INK and HackyZack have both garnered praise from critics. Switch Player commended INK as “a highly enjoyable platformer with a strong core mechanic” while Nindie Nexus called HackyZack’s puzzle-platforming mix “perfectly balanced”.

INK and HackyZack both include local 2-player modes created exclusively for the Nintendo Switch versions.

Digerati Indie Bundle: INK & HackyZack trailer: https://youtu.be/gGqEBgahRck

Developed by Zack Bell Games and Spaceboy Games respectively, INK and HackyZack share a similar approach of taking the familiar fast-paced acrobatics of precision platforming and tweaking the pace with a unique mechanic – the former challenges players to navigate levels revealed by their paint-splattering movements, while the latter tasks players with bouncing a ball into a waiting goal while avoiding the usual hazards of the genre.

INK

Publisher: Digerati

Developer: ZackBell Games

Console port: Kittehface Software

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

About the game

The world’s first splatformer is here! INK is a fast-paced platformer with a twist – levels are invisible and must be splattered with brightly colored paint before they can be seen!

Players can reveal levels in a variety of ways: double-jumping, wall sliding or squishing an enemy all create splashes and splodges. Even failing is useful – when your blocky character perishes it explodes in a shower of color, painting the surrounding area to reveal more of the level for your next try!

Key Features

  • Test your platforming skills across 75 INKgeniously designed levels!
  • Jump, squish, slide and die to splatter brightly colored paint and uncover your surroundings!
  • Splat enemies, dodge missiles, and take down super-challenging bosses!
  • Local 2-player mode: Take on INK with a friend, exclusive to Nintendo Switch (supports split Joy-Con play)
  • 20 deviously hidden coins to find and collect!
  • Ambient and atmospheric original soundtrack by Vincent Rubinetti

Precision platforming makes INK a perfect challenge for speedrunners

HackyZack

Publisher: Digerati

Developer: Spaceboy Games

Console port: Kittehface Software

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

About the game

You are Zack. Juggle balls, bounce off walls and avoid fatal falls as you try to make it through more than 100 levels of precision puzzle-platforming. Collect stickers along the way to unlock optional time-trial challenge levels as well as extra playable characters (who are also extra cute!).

Key Features

  • Precision-platforming puzzle-stunt game
  • Multiple ways to conquer 100+ levels across 6 challenging worlds
  • Keepy-up with a variety of balls, including extra-bouncy and slo-mo
  • Master movement and aiming: Bouncing! Ricochets! Wall jumps! Much more!
  • Local 2-player mode: Take on HackyZack with a friend, exclusive to Nintendo Switch (supports split Joy-Con play)
  • Goal Mode: guide the ball to the exit to complete the stage
  • Target Mode: use the ball to smash all diamonds on a stage as quickly as possible
  • Collect stickers to unlock Target Mode levels and additional playable characters

Relaxing, stress-alleviating soundtrack by Vincent Rubinetti