SAN FRANCISCO – September 24, 2021.
The US-based indie games publisher/developer Skystone Games Inc. and indie games developer Stonebot Studio are today very pleased and thrilled to announce that they have just released a brand-new PC demo their arcade action/tower defense/brawler game “The Last Friend” (the demo is available right now via Steam and the Epic Games Store).
The demo provides players on a chance to experience the first level of the game with its fascinating blend of tower defense and brawler systems. It’s a terrific chance to try out this truly unique gameplay experience ahead of its full launch on September 30, 2021 for PC via Steam and EGS. It will be launching soon after for the Nintendo Switch.
The demo provides players with a taste of the combat and strategy in the game as well as a peek at upgrading dogs, how the Alpha levels up and gains powers, as well as van customization. Along the way, players will meet various characters from the game’s storyline all the way up to the first major boss level, The Firewall!
Preorders for The Last Friend are currently available via Steam, EGS, and the Nintendo eShop through the official website. In addition, a limited number of players have a chance to immortalize their own dog inside the game world via a limited run of just 400 units called the “True Frens” Edition. More details about that special campaign can be found on The Last Friend site.
About The Last Friend
Seamlessly blending both the arcade action of games like Streets of Rage with the strategical thinking of titles like Plants vs. Zombies, The Last Friend quickly becomes a battle of man and canine standing stalwart against the end of the world. The Last Friend brings in a horde of super-powered dogs to help players drive back the violent mutants and gangs of the apocalypse in a fun, fast-paced hybrid of Brawler and Tower Defense.
You’ll work your way across a vast dystopian, wasteland rescuing doggos who will in turn help you save the world in your roving battle station of conversion van that would make Harry from Dumb and Dumber incredibly jealous.
Main Game Features:
Tower Defense meets Brawler with a seamless blend of genres
Combo-driven combat with special moves and powers galore
Dozens of Dogs to Rescue with powers to upgrade as your progress
Over 50 challenging and replayable levels to master and reap rewards from
Survive the wasteland in an upgradeable roving battle station
And yes… you can pet the doggos.
About Stonebot Studio
We are an Animation and Video game Studio. And we love what we do. More information on Stonebot Studio, our logo & relevant media are available here.
About Skystone Games
Skystone Games aims to be a global leader in video game publishing with a passion for uncovering rich new experiences highlighting incredible talent worldwide. Founded by industry veterans David Brevik (Creator of the Diablo franchise) and Bill Wang (Perfect World & Giant), Skystone Games has multiple development projects. The company’s first five titles, Boundary, Undying, The Last Friend, Underworld Dreams, and Spacelines from the Far Out, will soon launch on various platforms. Skystone is actively seeking more partners. More information can be found at Skystone.Games.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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