Tuesday, 22nd June 2021.
The UK-based indie games publisher Team 17 and the Catalunya-based indie games developer Astral Pixel today announced with great delight and pride that they have just released their challenging magnetic puzzle-platformer “Super Magbot” is now available for PC (via Steam) and the Nintendo Switch (via the Nintendo Eshop).
The debut title from Astral Pixel, Super Magbot sees players guide the robotic Magbot as he tries to save his home planet of MagTek from the peril tearing through the planetary system of Magnetia. Although incapable of jumping, Magbot is armed with powerful magnetic abilities that help him traverse the many traps, platforms, and enemies he’ll encounter throughout the galaxy.
Super Magbot key features:
Harness magnetic power: Answer MagTek’s call for help, and use the power of magnets to traverse through dozens of puzzle-filled levels brought to life in colourful 16-bit retro visuals
Unlock secrets: Find Star Fragments throughout the gameworld that hide further secrets along the way and add an extra layer of difficulty to Magbot’s adventure
Attract or repel competitors: Global leaderboards showcase each level’s best times as players rise to the challenge to save the Magnetia system
Assist Modes: Swap the frantic action for a relaxed puzzle experience with a mix of infinite colour charges, endless air time and mid-level checkpoints
The standard edition of Super Magbot is available with a 20% discount until 5th July 2021 on both Nintendo Switch and Steam (Discount price of $14.39/€14.39/£11.59 versus a SRP of $17.99/€17.99/£14.49) with a deluxe version on Steam subject to a further 15% bundle discount that includes the game and both digital soundtracks (Discount price of $19.02/€19.02/£15.79 versus SRP of $22.07/€22.07/£18.25.)
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About Astral Pixel
Astral Pixel is a Catalan independent video game development studio formed by two brothers, Eloi Guzmán and Daniel Guzmán. They have a devotion to old-school gameplay and nostalgic 16-bit vibes. Following this passion they have developed their debut title, Super Magbot. Visit www.supermagbot.com for more info.
About Team17 Group plc
Founded in 1990, Team17 Group plc is a leading developer, video games label, and creative partner for developers around the world. Floated on AIM in 2018, Team17, with its extensive portfolio of over 100 titles, embodies the spirit of independent games. In addition to the award-winning Overcooked!, Yoku’s Island Express, and the iconic Worms, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2020, Team17 has helped bring critically acclaimed titles including Hell Let Loose, Moving Out, Golf With Your Friends, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair, Blasphemous, and The Escapists to gamers everywhere. Visit www.team17.com for more info.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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