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

Giebelstadt, Germany, February 25th, 2020: Spitlings, the chaotic action arcade game for up to four players is out now on Google Stadia! As a modern take on classic arcade games, it puts you in control of the Spitlings: charming rectangular creatures with teeth they can spit at bubbles or use to jump! Your goal is simple, but hard to achieve: Get rid of all the bubbles bouncing around the screen. Keep playing through over 100 levels in the story campaign to unlock new music tracks, unique characters to play with and diverse visual themes. All this is topped up by the party mode which is packing an extra punch and will turn the Spitlings’ world upside down, pixelate it or even turn it into a magic show.

Story Campaign:

The Spitlings are happy little creatures, living a peaceful life in their skyscraper hometown. Their only problem is the weather: It rains nasty goop that turns into bubbles, entraps the Spitlings and wrecks their town! There is only one option: They’ll have to split all bubbles and free their friends on the lower floors. Along the way, who knows what they might encounter…

About Spitlings:

Spitlings is a multiplayer game that takes cooperation to the full extent: If one player fails, everyone restarts the level together. This makes it a challenging frenzy - perfectly suited for playing with friends both locally and online. Prepare for intense moments and a lot of shouting, as you and your friends will beat level after level by the spit, uhm… , the skin of your teeth. You will always have to keep an eye on your limited supply while you spit to jump out of the way – or use them to split the bouncy bubbles. If the main story with more than 100 levels isn’t enough for your spit squad, try to beat the time challenge of each level to unlock its harder b-side version, plus even more playable Spitlings and color themes! Also, be sure to check out the party mode that comes with mutators which add another layer of chaos. Want to play in the upside-down? Never stop jumping? Put on a space helmet? We got you covered!

Spitlings celebrates its initial release on Google Stadia, a cloud-based gaming platform allowing players to experience games directly on any device and it will be priced at $14.99 / €14.99 / £12.49.

About HandyGames

HandyGames™ is part of the THQ Nordic and Embracer Group family and operates as an international publisher for mid-sized projects and developers for a worldwide audience.

The focus lies on creating and publishing games for current gen consoles like PlayStation®4, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X or Nintendo Switch™ as well as games for Steam and many other PC gaming distribution channels. HandyGames™ produces titles for new innovative gaming platforms, for example VR (Virtual Reality) on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR, but also offers games of all kind of genres for Android smartphones and tablets, Apple iPhones, iPads and many other mobile and smart devices.

As a games company and that is truly passionate about gaming, we always strive for gameplay innovation. We received the German Developer Award as “Best German Game Studio” in 2015 and produced and published award-winning games of virtually every video gaming genre imaginable for a diverse range of audiences and gameplay styles. One example is “Townsmen VR” which was awarded with the German Games Award 2018 in the category “Best Game Design”.