Press release:
London, United Kingdom – October 11th – Cat burglars, lock pickers and safe crackers assemble! Developer Studio Size Five Games and publishing hero Curve Digital are proud to announce their celebrated cybercrime caper, “The Swindle“, has sneaked onto the Nintendo eShop.

The Swindle is a tense game of cat and mouse in which players must break into buildings, loot stacks of dough and hotfoot it from the police across a gorgeously drawn steampunk London. Lo-fi stealth is the recommended course of action as players execute silent takedowns and disable security measures. If you get caught, the guards will start to shift money from the premises, compromising the possibility of securing the ultimate payout.

All this must happen in the 100 days before Scotland Yard activates The Devil’s Basilisk, a mass surveillance system which threatens to end crime as we know it, ramping up tension along the way. Each level in The Swindle is procedurally generated providing subtly shifting permutations of patrolling robots, vigilant security cameras and keen-eyed guards, all stationed throughout the game’s seemingly impenetrable mansions.

An airship high above London acts as the player’s base, from which they can kit out their thief with the tools, skills, and gadgets needed to pull off the most daring heists in video games.

“I’m delighted to see The Swindle make its way to the Nintendo Switch,” said Dan Marshall, Founder of Studio Size Five Games.

“Now wannabe thieves can while away the hours cooking up perfect robberies either sat at home or dilly-dallying about the place on a train or whatever. The Swindle was designed around that ‘just one more go’ vibe and it’s nice to know that leaving the house is no longer a barrier to entry to that. In many ways, theSwitch is the perfect format for the game.”

“Look, all I’m saying is your wallet might feel a little emptier now The Swindle has hit the eShop,said Jakub Klitenik, Product Manager at Curve Digital.

“We’re thrilled to release the best version of the game yet.”

Combining intricate, hand-drawn visuals with deep stealth mechanics and top of the range steampunk technology, The Swindle is available now for €14.99, £14.99, $14.99.

About Studio Size Five Games
Size Five Games is one of the oldest and finest indie development studios on the planet, and remains essentially a one-man band outfit run by industry idiot, Dan Marshall. After hit point and click adventures Ben There, Dan That! and Time Gentlemen, Please! in 2009, they followed up with a succession of well-received and unique games – the BAFTA-winning Privates, Gun Monkeys, The Swindle and most recently, viral football sensation Behold the Kickmen.

Dan Marshall can be found at @danthat, or sizefivegames.com, which is the best place to keep up-to-date with all Size Five Games’ games.

About Curve Digital
Curve Digital is one of the world’s leading publishers of games on PC and consoles. Since 2013, the company has been working with some of the world’s best game developers to help bring their games to the broadest possible global audience, from indie hits like Dear Esther to the likes of the multi-million-selling Human: Fall Flat.

In 2017 Curve Digital was recognised by the celebrated Develop Industry Excellence Awards as ‘Publishing Hero’ and in 2018 was crowned the ‘Indie Games Publisher of the Year’ at the MCV Awards. Most recently, the company was shortlisted for the ‘Publishing Hero’ at the 2018 Develop Industry Excellence Awards. For more information, please visit: www.curve-digital.com

tgg author avatar jonas ek
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
Twitter: @TheGamingGround

More by Jonas Ek:

Tags: , , , , ,

Nutaku booty calls 728px 90px banner

Save 3$ with our Play-Asia coupon code "thegg"

0 Comments ON " The steampunk cybercrime caper “The Swindle&... "

TGG categories

Advertising spot

Help us stay alive

Paypal Patreon logo

Google ads (please turn off your adblock)

Advertisement

 

Play-Asia.com - Buy Games & Codes for PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U and PC / Mac.

 

 

nutaku booty calls 160 x 600 px banner

Recent posts

The +18 lewd visual novel/eroge game “Hikari! Clover Rescue” has landed on Nutaku

The +18 lewd visual novel/eroge game “Hikari! Clover Rescue” has landed on Nutaku

MONTREAL – October 22, 2018 - Nutaku, the 18+ online gaming platform with over 100 million visits, [...]
"Priest Simulator" is coming to PC on the 25th of December in 2019

"Priest Simulator" is coming to PC on the 25th of December in 2019

Press release: The PC version of "Priest Simulator" will be issued at the end of 2019 – Ultimate Ga[...]
The atmospheric puzzle game "Neverout" is coming to PS4 on October 23rd

The atmospheric puzzle game "Neverout" is coming to PS4 on October 23rd

October 22nd, 2018 – Gamedust, a development studio based in Poland, announces the release of Nevero[...]
A Sweet Studio AB is now a part of Fatshark

A Sweet Studio AB is now a part of Fatshark

Press release: STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - October 22, 2018. Independent developer Fatshark today announced[...]
The fast-play shooter game "FPS.io" is out now for Android and iOS

The fast-play shooter game "FPS.io" is out now for Android and iOS

NANOO COMPANY Inc. (the makers of "Dark Sword" with many other game titles) is today very happy to a[...]
"Train Valley 2" is to receive its biggest update yet - "Train Valley 2" goes electric

"Train Valley 2" is to receive its biggest update yet - "Train Valley 2" goes electric

Press release: Train lovers, enjoy the landscape and views and please stay in your seats for just a[...]

Google ads (please turn off your adblock)

Our sponsors

Kinguin
EwinRacing Calling Series Gaming Chairs
TGG v2.4 © 2014 - 2018 *The Gaming Ground* all rights reserved
twitch icon youtube icon google plus icon twitter icon facebook icon rss icon
alexa
Privacy policy
TGG ethics policies