Factsheet

Developer:
Atomic Pond Studios
Based in Hagenberg, Austria

Release date:
14 October 2016

Platforms:
PC
Steam

Website:
polycrusher.party

Regular Price:
-

Description

Put your crayons aside and grab some friends, here comes POLYCRUSHER: The local-multiplayer-twin-stick-shooter for ultimate couch gaming. Survive angry mobs of lunatic creatures and ascend into the poly-olymp! The space-time-mango awaits you! Play with up to four friends against endless waves of enemies and an angry cyclop chicken. Each of the seven playable characters has its own unique special ability. With combined forces you and your team will be able to activate the ultimate team ability: The ultra heavy-duty polygon bomb. Fine-tune your strategies or just let hell loose and ascend into the poly-olymp. You can control your heroes with your gamepads. Haven’t got any enough? In this case you’ll be delighted to hear that we got you covered: The POLYCRUSHER-smartphone-app will enable you to control your heroes by just using your phone and a wireless connection.

History

POLYCRUSHER started as a humble student project but soon expanded to fully fledged multiplayer mayhem, ready to be played by players all around the world. We exhibit POLYCRUSHER on numerous events like: Game City Vienna (2015 & 2016), FMX (4.2016, Stuttgart), Comic Con Austria (3.2016, Linz), GameStage Expo (10. 2015, Linz), Nippon Nation (2015 & 2016, Vienna). We got greenlit on Steam Greenlight and will use Steam as our main distribution plattform.

Features

  • 7 playable über-weird characters
  • 7 cool, hot and spooky levels
  • 9 bizarre enemies haunting your dreams
  • A very angry cyclop chicken squeezed in an airplane
  • online highscore
  • original arcade soundtrack
  • ultimate destruction (polygonal explosions everywhere)
  • your favourite laser weapons
  • your smartphone as gamecontroller alternative
  • YOLO-Mode for experts!

Videos

Trailer 2.0 YouTube

Trailer 1.0 YouTube

Playtest YouTube


Images

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Awards & Recognition

  • " SUBOTRON pro games Live-Pitch winner" Vienna, 2 June, 2016

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Monetization Permission

Atomic Pond Studios does allow the contents of this game to be published through video broadcasting services only with direct written permission from POLYCRUSHER. Check at the bottom of this page for contact information.



About Atomic Pond Studios

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We're a group of students from the University of Applied Sciences Hagenberg in Austria and we decided to make a game. The game that has come to be is called POLYCRUSHER.

More information
More information on Atomic Pond Studios, our logo & relevant media are available here.


POLYCRUSHER Credits

Andreas Haslinger
App programming, Network Communication, Menu Design

Dietmar Rammerstorfer
Programming, Sound Design

Thomas Preindl
Modeling & Animation, Database Communication

Parzival Legmaier
Project Lead, Programming, Modeling & Animation

Andreas Pointner
Programming, Menu Programming

Julia Angerer
Programming, Modeling & Animation, Events

Sarah Sauseng
App programming, Level Design & Modeling

Pascal Moschina
Music, Freelancer


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