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08 August 2014

Neon Caves is coming to Ouya!

Around this time last year we were approached by Indie Statik to create a game for their Kickstarter Game Pack. A game that would be exclusively for the backers. We like making games, and we like Indie Statik, so we said yes!

 

It would be exclusive, so it wouldn't have a wide audience. The idea was to create something quickly, jam something out like we do all the time, so that's exactly what we did.

 

We produced Neon Caves, an experimental offshoot of Toast Time that was designed specifically for controller input. If you haven't played Toast Time, the interesting part of it is that movement and shooting are intrinsically linked -- one cannot be performed without the other. We wanted to explore that further.

 

Neon Caves was released to the Kickstarter backers in January this year, and that was great. We're a year on now though, and a few improvements have been made since then. It's time that more people can play the game!

Bring on the caves!

  • Description:
    Explore the Neon Caves, a fragile ecosystem lost to the world for centuries. Recently rediscovered by your research team, use your ship's anchor ability and elite implements to stabilise the cave while keeping the hostile inhabitants at bay.

  • Date:
    Thursday 14th August 2014

  • Price:
    £1.99 GBP / $2.99 USD

  • Platform:
    OUYA

Features:

  • Endless arcade-action gameplay. How long can you survive?

  • 9 unique enemy types: including historically accurate giant crustaceans!

  • 4 awesome power-ups: rapid fire, bombs, invincibility and ghost ship!

  • 28 hard-as-nails achievements.

  • Compete with friends and fellow Ouya players in online leaderboards!

Screenshots:

Title Screen

Spiders

Darkness

Crabs

Health Zone

Trailer:

We'll be releasing a trailer on release day.

What else?

Help us out! If you're an Ouya enthusiast and know who's best to talk to to get this game out there, let us know or link 'em to this page. Cheers!

 

- Ashley


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