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July 18th, 2018


LONDON, ENGLAND - July 18th, 2018 - AAA developer Sean Noonan (Star Citizen, Far Cry series) is releasing "Jack B. Nimble" on Steam. The game will launch on Tuesday, July 24th for PC and Mac at the price of $2.99 / £1.99 / €2.99.

Jack B. Nimble is an infinite runner taking heavy inspiration from retro classics such as Castlevania, modern indie hits such as Canabalt and the aesthetics of the Nintendo Game Boy. The game features a simple, but unique dual purpose design, where a single input is used to both jump and whip. Easy to pick up, difficult to master. Players progress across a world map unlocking new levels, characters and colour palettes as they climb the scoreboard. Jack B. Nimble is also backed by a pumping chiptune soundtrack made specifically for the game. 

Launch Date: July 24th, 2018

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Game Description

Jump in the shoes of Jack B. Nimble and master the whip in this cute, retro auto runner. Leap and dash across spooky hilltops, gothic cityscapes, dank dungeons and more! Whip candles to multiply your score, and use your environment to slow down and stay in control of the action; but watch out for obstacles that block your path! With a score system based on player accuracy and distance travelled, timing and skill are key to achieving a position atop the leaderboard. Are you nimble enough?

About Jack B. Nimble

Jack B. Nimble is a score attack game, where you must run and leap across gaps over a distance for a base level of points. Candles act as a multiplier when whipped, and maintaining the accuracy of your whip is key to bagging all of the points you've earned, creating a strong risk/reward dynamic.

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About Sean Noonan

Sean Noonan works as a level designer at Splash Damage on the freshly announced Gears Tactics. He has a decade of experience building creative, high quality, interactive experiences and crafting memorable scenarios that encapsulate well-tuned gameplay.

Email: [email protected]