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  Ball-juggling puzzle platformer HackyZack bounces onto PS4
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

23 January, 2019 – Indie publisher Digerati, in partnership with Spaceboy Games and Kittehface Software, is delighted to announce that ball-juggling puzzle platformer HackyZack is coming soon to PS4. The game will be available to download from 12/13 February in NA/EU respectively.


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Created by Zack Bell and Alle Hitti (who both previously worked on colorful platformer INK), HackyZack has been described by Engadget as “a speedrunner’s dream”.


The game was featured as part of 2018’s Awesome Games Done Quick speedrunning charity marathon and was completed by speedrunner Hornlitz in a phenomenally impressive 8 minutes and 36 seconds. (Note: unless you are a sorcerer of games, this time is in no way indicative of how long it takes to complete HackyZack.)

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!
  • 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

About Digerati

As a publisher, Digerati is dedicated to helping independent developers bring their creations to market and into the hands of gamers. We take care of funding, distribution, marketing and production, leaving developers to focus on what they love – making incredible games and unique experiences. Contact: [email protected]

About Spaceboy Games

Spaceboy Games is a small group of indie developers. HackyZack is the team’s first release. Follow Spaceboy Games on Twitter: 

About Kittehface Software

Kittehface Software is an experienced independent developer with a silly name. We handle original development, lend a hand to existing projects, port titles to new platforms, and more. We're here to help!