FRANTIC CO-OPERATIVE â€˜PARENTING SIMULATORâ€™ THINK OF THE CHILDREN IS OUT NOW!
MEDIA ALERT - EMBARGOED UNTIL 08:00 AM PDT 19 OCTOBER 2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017: today, developers Jammed Up Studios and indie label Surprise Attack Games announced the PC release of chaotic ‘parenting simulator’ Think of the Children on Steam, Humble, GOG and other digital stores.
Launch trailer: https://youtu.be/mO-eEovOpuw
Steam store page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/573600/Think_of_the_Children/
Humble store link: https://www.humblebundle.com/store/think-of-the-children
GOG store link: https://www.gog.com/game/think_of_the_children
Little Bobby’s dead, the BBQ’s on fire, Jen’s eating poisonous berries and the birthday cake still needs icing. It’s just another wonderful day out with the kids. So, READY!... SET!... PARENT!
Hauled before the Court for bad parenting, the Prosecution presents a series of events that will either condemn or exonerate you: a birthday party at the park, a day at the zoo, a camping trip, an unexpected visit to the Australian Outback and more. But each of these locations proves to be far more dangerous than they sound--even the tamest of environments are filled with deadly hazards.
Team up with other parents or fly solo as a single parent and play through each event in flashback to prove your parenting skills--and your innocence--to the judge, and avoid going to jail. Success depends on you working together, getting your tasks done, and most importantly, keeping the kids ALIVE!
Featuring 1-4 player couch co-op, Twitch and Mixer integration for streamers, a wide range of levels, the ability to customise and save characters as families, level rankings (for those who love a challenge) and a myriad of customisation unlocks, Think of the Children is a fast-paced task management game with a colourful comedic twist.
There’s never a dull moment when you’ve got the BBQ to tend, picnic tables to set, some of the kids are playing with a rabid dog, and two of them just ran out onto the road.
Parenting is hard
To get a good parenting grade and avoid jail time you’ll need to get all your tasks done, keep the kids happy, and… KEEP THEM ALIVE!
Nowhere is safe
The local park, the beach, the supermarket, the zoo. Great places for a day out with the kids. That is, aside from the poisonous berries, ravenous seagulls, towering grocery shelves and electrified pens.
All kinds of families welcome
Single parent? Two mums? A mum, two dads and a horse in a long distance relationship? It’s all good. Name and customise your parents and children the way you want them, and save them individually or as a family. Parent solo or co-operatively with up to four players.
For press assets, including key art, logo and new screenshots, please visit the game’s presskit() page:
Communications Manager, Surprise Attack Games
About Jammed Up Studios
Rapid prototypes, game jams and stupid ideas are the driving force behind this team of game developers from Brisbane, Australia. Think of the Children is their first fully-fledged game.
About Surprise Attack Games
Surprise Attack Games is an independent games label based in Australia that believes in a new kind of publisher that puts developers and players first. It works with amazing creators to bring remarkable games to discerning players worldwide.