Boxed and digital release features ten extra playable heroes and ‘H8 Mode’ featuring eight of the toughest levels yet
LONDON, UK – 6 September, 2017 – Rising Star Games, in partnership with developer Bitmap Bureau, today announced that the action platform game 88 Heroes is scheduled for release on Nintendo Switch™ early October, in a “complete” version called 88 Heroes - 98 Heroes Edition. The Nintendo Switch™ edition of the acclaimed game features all of the frantic fast-paced and funny action of the original release, plus the DLC pack ‘RSG Champions’ previously available on other formats, as well as the forthcoming DLC pack ‘H8 Mode Activate’.
The ‘RSG Champions’ pack comprises eight playable heroes taken from other smash-hit indie games published by Rising Star Games, in a crossover of colossal proportions! Characters include Rusty from SteamWorld Collection, Gunborg from Zombie Vikings, and Conga Master, from, well, Conga Master. Meanwhile the ‘H8 Mode Activate’ pack offers up a further two playable characters and a collection of eight hardcore challenge levels to seriously test your platforming prowess.
Developed by Bitmap Bureau and globally published by Rising Star Games, 88 Heroes – 98 Heroes Edition is scheduled for release both at physical retail and digitally on 2 nd October in American markets, and on 10 th October everywhere else.
About 88 Heroes – 98 Heroes Edition
It's 8:08am on 8th August 1988, and the evil Dr. H8 has brought the world to the brink of total annihilation! His demands are simple: pay $88 octillion within 88 minutes, or Dr. H8's 88 thermo-nuclear warheads will wipe out the Earth! But who will save us in our time of need? The bravest? The boldest? No... the 88 Heroes!
Prepare to infiltrate Dr. H8’s lair with the help of the strangest, dumbest and most pointless superheroes ever! With 88 levels between you and Dr. H8, only 88 seconds to complete each level and the 88-minute Doomsday clock already ticking, lead a unique band of heroes – each with their own special abilities – on a platform-hopping, enemy-smashing, danger-dodging mission to save Earth from complete destruction. And with ten extra heroes and a new mode featuring eight of the toughest challenges yet, 88 Heroes – 98 Heroes Edition for Nintendo Switch™ has everything you need to defeat evil once and for all!
For more information on 88 Heroes , please visit the official site: 88heroes.com
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ABOUT BITMAP BUREAU
Bitmap Bureau is a creatively ambitious UK games studio. Founded by Mike Tucker, Stefan Barnett and Matt Cope, they boast over 50 years combined industry experience. Nothing will stop these hard bitten game-making gumshoes, trying to crack the case of video game perfection! www.bitmapbureau.com
ABOUT RISING STAR GAMES
Rising Star Games is a privately held video games publisher with a global reach. With operating offices in Europe and USA the company publishes video game entertainment across all gaming platforms from Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and via Steam. With decades of combined experience and a genuine passion for interactive entertainment, Rising Star Games is proud of its ever-expanding and enormously diverse catalogue of over 130 titles. www.risingstargames.com
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