Brooklyn, NY — July 21, 2021.
The US-based indie games developer BumbleBear Games today announced with great thrill and joy that the full version of their arcade platformer “ZOMBEEZ: A Killer Queen Remix” (formerly titled ABS vs THE BLOOD QUEEN) is coming to Steam on September 1st, 2021.
By transforming the beloved framework of Killer Queen into a procedurally generated, tough-as-nails race against the clock, ZOMBEEZ makes for one literal hell of a time. The Blood Queen has turned your hive against you — reanimating them as an undead apian horde. Attempt to escape them by running, flying, and leaping through an insectoid underworld. ZOMBEEZ’s full launch introduces the new Citadel of Blood area for runners capable of surviving Hell and The Outskirts.
Learn to leap over lava, sludge, and spikes with movement inspired by classic side-scrolling platformers. Uncover the intricacies and patterns of devious enemies like BloodBears, BumbleBats, BubbleSlugs, and FireSnails. With each death comes a new lesson along with that “one more run” feeling.
Killer Queen staples return, from riding snails (and finally, the infamous scorpion!) to transforming into winged Warriors. Simple controls make ZOMBEEZ easy to pick up and play, encouraging players to quickly uncover complex, advanced movement techniques. Master the quick hops of workers and the wing flaps of warriors. Solve hidden challenge rooms for precious points leading to extra lives.
Battle bloodthirsty bosses including the Zillipede, SlimeFly, and even the Blood Queen herself. Then take those newly-honed skills to the Daily and Monthly challenge runs to ascend global leaderboards.
“ZOMBEEZ started off as a way to bring more Killer Queen to our fans in a time where COVID-19 kept them from playing in arcades,” said Josh DeBonis, president of BumbleBear Games. “Now with our full release, we’ve transformed ZOMBEEZ into a lean, mean action platformer we think you’ll find hard to put down.”
To learn more, please visit the game’s Steam page, watch for updates on the Killer Queen Twitter and Facebook.
About BumbleBear Games
BumbleBear’s mission is to redefine arcade culture and be the leading source of games for a new arcade era. The team prides themselves on game design that can only be experienced in meatspace — games that make you look to the person next to you, and you both say “ok, one more round!”
To learn more about BumbleBear Games, please visit the studio’s official website.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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