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  Sonar Smash by Pixel Pajama Studios is coming to iOS, Android, PC, and Mac on April 8th
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Minnesota, USA - January 30, 2020 - Minnesota based indie game studio, Pixel Pajama Studios, announces April 8th as the release date for their second title: 'Sonar Smash.' Smash your way through endlessly scaling waves of adorable sea creatures using unique and powerful sonar abilities in this aquatic arcade throwback.

Sonar Smash is a super cute, fast paced shoot 'em up featuring a lovable dolphin protagonist. Collect rings to unlock sonar powers, refill hearts, and purchase stat upgrades at the randomly occurring vendor. Obtain boosts and relics from high scores, daily chests, and in-game achievements to enhance your next voyage.

- Seven Adorable but Deadly Enemy Types

- Retro Themed Juicy Pixel Art Animations

- Seven Unique and Powerful Sonar Abilities

- Original Grooves by Abstraction Music

- Purchasable Stat Upgrades and Random Power-up Buffs

- Game Center / Google Play Services Leaderboards and Achievements

Pixel Pajama Studios is a tiny indie game studio based in Minnesota, USA. In late May 2018, Co-Founders Derek Sonnenberg and Bonnie K Thompson began their pixel art journey as an enjoyable hobby to share together but the hobby quickly evolved and they began turning their art into games.

When asked to describe their game Derek responded, "It’s a juicy pixel art experience that retro game enthusiasts will love, combined with an extremely skill based and competitive shoot 'em up."

Pre-Registration for the freemium mobile version is available now on the App Store and Google Play. The ad-free full version will be available for $2.99 USD via an in-app purchase on mobile or on for PC and Mac. The Sonar Smash community beta is ongoing; join the Pixel Pajama Studios community Discord or mailing list to participate and stay up to date.

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