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  En Garde! SHADOW FENCER THEATRE Now Available on Xbox One & Steam
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Dubuque, USA, June 26, 2019 –– Shadow Fencer Theatre, the premiere title from indie game studio ShuddaHaddaLottaFun, is now available on Xbox One and Steam (PC/Mac)! Some say it's like Nidhogg meets QWOP... others say it's like Soul Calibur meets Octodad. Either way, GRAB YOUR PUPPETS and prepare for a show! Shadow Fencer Theatre is the competitive awkward physics sword fighting game set in the world of shadow puppets. Inspired by one of the oldest forms of storytelling, this game delivers hand-crafted characters and sets paired with original music, bringing shadow puppets back to the mainstage.


View the new game trailer at:

To request a review code or for more information, please contact: [email protected]


“It has been 2+ years in the making and it’s exciting to see our quirky little fighter available to the world. If you told me a few years ago that I’d be releasing a video game about puppets that I made with my best friend, I’d tell you “we’ve never met, so that’s a very weird thing to say to me”.” stated Mikhail Delinois, Co-Owner of ShuddaHaddaLottaFun.


Take center stage with a unique cast of characters and make your way to becoming the Grandmaster of the theatre. Perform solo or battle a friend in a veritable variety show of game modes and skits. Whether you are a one-puppet show or sharing the stage, above all else, show the world you are the best performer on the shadowy screen.


Single Player & Local 2 player Fencing Combat:

·  Story - Find out what it takes to keep a last-of-its-kind shadow puppet theatre in business.

·  Marathon - Survive the gauntlet and become the Grandmaster.

·  Improv – Quick play by yourself or with a friend, selecting the cast, stage and direction of the shadowy fight. Direct the Improv fights with a selection of gameplay variations, limits and more.

·  Skits - a proverbial vaudeville of mini-games set to delight and distract.


Over 16 Selectable characters:

·  Robots, Giraffes, Pirates and more! An eclectic cast so big we needed a larger dressing room!


8 Unique Stages:

·  Behold the power of paper cutouts on sticks and string, and their uncanny ability to set the stage and tell a story. The magic of the theatre!


Original Soundtrack:

·  A collection of musical notes that add up to 20 original tracks!


View on Xbox:

View on Steam:

About ShuddaHaddaLottaFun:

Founded in 2013, ShuddaHaddaLottaFun (SHLF) is a small indie game studio ran by folks who spent college making sketch comedy videos instead of going to class. Originally from the Rust Belt, now spread out, the ShuddaHaddaLottaFun team strives to make great things with limited means. Style and flavor take lead as we focus to make unique and enjoyable experiences for our audience that sometimes contain real jokes. Visit to learn more.

Press Contact: Mikhail Delinois – [email protected]

Use @ShuddaHadda to find us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.