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  Fan-made Switch games: PlataGO! Super Platform Game Maker contest winners announced
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02/22/2019
 


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

PQube (London, UK) - February 22nd, 2019 - PQube and developer Super Icon are proud to announce the winners of the PlataGO! Super Platform Game Maker Switch contest! Fans were able to enter the competition with their Steam Early Access creations for a chance to be included in the Nintendo Switch version of PlataGO!, releasing later this Spring.

 

Here are the winners and sneak peek GIFs of their creations

 

Mr Run and Jump - Multiple creations

 

Mr Run and Jump has been a content creator for PlataGO! since the very beginning and entered the competition with multiple creations and levels, which are all great in different ways. Creative layout of the gauntlets, intelligent use of the game's features and adjustable difficulty with the right amount of checkpoints make his entry an easy pick for the Nintendo Switch version!

Backside Games - Cavern of Ruiloba

 

Cavern of Ruiloba is very challenging but all the more satisfying when you start to learn the different tricks to every part of the big level. Navigate through it without missing any of the gems and remember that you have a wall jump - there might be secrets where you don't expect them to be!

iaquer - The Kingdom of Platagonia

 

"The hero Mattia must cross the lands of Platagonia to save the princess Gioia and restore peace to the kingdom." A classic hero story brought to life in PlataGO!, The Kingdom of Platagonia sends you on an adventure through multiple environments, makes intelligent use of different game mechanics and has a nice flow to it!

sirdrak - Go up!

 

The name says it all - Go up! is a simple but lovely level featuring satisfactory jumps, a fitting theme and includes multiple mechanics to keep players busy on the way to the top! Well done!

 

 

KLGB76  - Robots in the Forest

 

Cool hidden passages and smart usage of dropping blocks to guide players over spikes are only some of the highlighs of this forest! A realistic amount of gems to collect together with the appealing layout make Robots in the Forest a really enjoyable level!

 

Congratulations to the winners and thank you very much for your participation! All levels featured and entered into the contest can be found in the comments of this Steam thread.

 

A lot more levels are available on the official community Workshop page: https://steamcommunity.com/app/732400/workshop/

 

 

Check out #platago on social media! For more information and the latest news, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Twitch, Instagram and our homepage: http://pqube.co.uk/

 

And for all PlataGO! Super Platform Game Maker updates, please follow the official developer account on https://twitter.com/supericonltd

 

For all PR inquiries please contact: [email protected]

 

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About Super Icon

Super Icon is an independent multi-platform game development studio located in Cornwall, England. Passionate about making great games; original unique ideas with strong gameplay and awesome graphics. Recent games include Life of Pixel, Vektor Wars and Best Buds vs Bad Guys.

 

About PQube

PQube is a publisher, distributor and service provider for the interactive entertainment industry with a global reach through UK, Europe, Middle East, Australia and North and South America from its offices in Letchworth, Paris, Bristol and Bawtry. As a licensed publisher with Sony, Valve and Nintendo and Apple, PQube’s software division publishes and distributes games for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita,Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, PC and digital download and has established a track record of success with major franchises including: GalGun, Chaos Child, Valkyrie Drive, Cat Quest, White Day, Root Letter, BlazBlue, Guilty Gear, MotoGP, Ride, MXGP, Harvest Moon, Senran Kagura and Steins Gate. PQube’s hardware division designs, manufactures and distributes consoles and accessories including the brand new Atari ‘Retro’ range, Sinclair ZX Spectrum, SmartBoy, Retron HD, Supaboy, Sega MegaDrive, Atari Flashback, BlazeTab, BlazeGear, 8Bitdo and Retro-Bit. We thank all our partners and acknowledge all game names, brands and trademarks as properties of their respective owners.