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  Presenting: "Colt Canyon" Conquer the West Roguelike Style
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02/13/2019
 


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

Strap on your revolver and keep the hammer cocked, Hoss - welcome to the West! Headup announces Colt Canyon, developed by Retrific Game Studio, to be released in Q3 2019 for PC, Nintendo SwitchTM, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.

Colt Canyon is a stylish 2D pixel art twin-stick shooter with roguelike elements in which you control a cowboy (or a cowgirl!), whose mission it is to save his kidnapped partner from ruthless bandits. Take your revolver, knife and TNT and shoot your way through a hostile canyon full of hidden treasures, weapons, obstacles and all kinds of bloodthirsty scum. Perhaps you can save more people than just your beloved one. You can also enjoy Colt Canyon with a friend by playing its 2P local co-op mode.

Watch the blood and carnage in the Announcement Trailer!

With permadeath, roguelike gameplay and many unlockable characters,Colt Canyon offers high replayability value: Every run is different.

Though the canyon's basic layout is handcrafted, everything else is randomised. You can explore the levels to find new weapons, ammo and kidnapped people or prisoners who you can rescue to earn upgrades - some are even willing to help you on your mission. Through specific actions you can unlock new characters, starting loadouts and more to make your next run easier or tougher.

Got what it takes to conquer the West? Request a key below!

Press-Kit | Steam Page | Trailer

 


About Colt Canyon

Loot. Shoot. Dodge. Reload. Take your revolver and rescue your kidnapped partner in this atmospheric and punchy roguelite game.

Colt Canyon is a 2D pixel art shooter where you control a cowboy, or one of the many other unlockable characters, whose mission is to save his kidnapped partner from the ruthless bandits. Take your gun and TNT and shoot your way through a hostile canyon full of hidden treasures, weapons, obstacles and all kinds of bloodthirsty scum. Maybe you can save more people than just your partner. But watch out. Once you got your partner your job is not done. You'll also have to get back home...

 

FEATURES

  • Range of characters and weapons to play and unlock
  • Dynamic and immersive environments and enemies
  • AI-Controlled companions
  • Local Coop
  • Upgrades for you and your companions
  • Randomized, persistent and open levels
  • Strategic stealth and fast-paced action
  • Boss Fights
  • Roguelike elements
  • Permadeath
  • High replayability
  • Beautiful minimalistic pixel art
  • Punchy particle effects
  • and much more...
 


About Headup

Headup is a hybrid games publishing and development company providing players worldwide with the best content in the independent gaming sector. Established in 2009, it is active on all major platforms such as consoles, mobile devices and PC, and was awarded as "Best Publisher" at the German Developers Awards in 2012, 2013 and 2017. With over 80 million customers served on mobile and further several million players on the PC and consoles, Headup is always looking to raise awareness and commercial success for developers thinking outside the box. More information can be found at www.headupgames.com.

About Retrific Game Studio

Retrific Game Studio, founded 2013, is a German, one-man, independent game studio by Jonathan Mannshoven specialized on gameplay focused 2D games. More at retrific.net.

 


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Gregor Ebert

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+49 2421 48 68 703 (Germany)

Headup

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