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

Melbourne, 14 Nov: Big Ant Studios, in collaboration with Cricket Australia, is thrilled to present the first gameplay footage for its upcoming Big Bash Boom title, the official console game of the KFC BBL and rebel WBBL. An arcade-style, blast-a-minute take on the classic game of cricket, Big Bash Boom promises to be the summer highlight for sports fans and parties throughout the summer.

“When you think of T20 cricket, you think of big hits and family entertainment,” Big Ant Studios CEO, Ross Symons, said. “The team has worked hard to up the action and make the game a snap to pick up and play. People of all ages love Big Bash, which has grown to become summer’s hottest sporting event in Australia. We wanted to make sure everyone could pick up a controller and play along with the season.”

The gameplay trailer – rendered entirely using the game’s engine – shows off the stylish and humorous action, a small fraction of the power-ups, and the kind of big hits that players can look forward to when the game releases on November 29.

Players can look forward to smooth, dynamic action that puts the focus firmly on the battle between bat and ball. Coupled with Big Ant Studios’ renowned expertise with the physics of cricket, players can enjoy whacking authentic sixes in the fully licensed stadiums of the 2018/2019 BBL and WBBL season, and with all their favourite cricketers.

The club mascots also show up to celebrate in your victories, but watch out, because if players perform badly, they can expect Boomer the Duck to show up to wave your player off the field.

“With the Big Bash even bigger and better this year, we’re thrilled to offer fans new and exciting ways to enjoy the tournament and play as their heroes and favourite teams,” said Anthony Everard, Cricket Australia’s Executive General Manager for Fan Engagement. “Big Bash Boom looks fantastic and I’m sure will be fun for all the family, just like the real thing.”

Pre-orders for Big Bash Boom are open now.

For more information, follow Big Bash Boom on Facebook, or Big Ant Studios on Twitter.



For more information, contact:

Matt Sainsbury, Big Ant Studios

[email protected]


Doug Johns, PowerUppr

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About Big Ant Studios

Big Ant Studios Pty Ltd, a privately owned and operated independent game developer and publisher, is one of Australia’s largest and longest-running game development studios, having developed and published games from historic platforms including the Game Boy Advance and PlayStation Portable, through to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Switch. Best known for producing high quality sports titles, Big Ant Studios have developed the highest selling AFL, Rugby League, Lacrosse and Cricket games of all time.


About Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia is the national Australian association responsible for the organisation of elite cricket competitions and the development of the game of cricket in Australia.  It owns and runs the BBL and WBBL competitions.