VANCOUVER, British Columbia — March 30 th, 2011 — Big Sandwich Games announced today that their award-winning strategy-arcade title HOARD™ now has a demo version immediately available for download on Steam ( http://store.steampowered.com/app/63000). The full version can be purchased at a “dragonfire sale” discount of 25% off the normal retail mark of $9.99. The full version unlocks (releases) on April 4 th on Steam for both PC and Mac. 4-packs are also available for a discount.
Big Sandwich Games expects HOARD TM to be a big hit with PC and Mac users who want an addictive combination of action and strategy. The game offers bite-sized chunks of single and multiplayer play that includes a co-op mode for up to 4 dragons working together. “HOARD TM is a rare game that was created for both core and casual gamers,” says Tyler Sigman, the game’s designer. “Whether they prefer solitary play, competitive multiplayer, friendly co-op, or arcade-style score-attack challenges, HOARD TM is a great fit. At under $10, that’s a lot of fire-breathing destruction and fun for very little money.”
All popular Steamworks features are employed in HOARD™, including over 100 achievements, leaderboards, multiplayer matching, friend invites, stats, and Steam cloud saving. Steam Play is also supported, meaning users who want to play on both PC and Mac only need to buy the game once. Several new features are also making their appearance in the Steam version, including graphical boosts like night mode and a crisp winter tile set.
Big Sandwich Games encourages interested gamers to find out more about the game at the official website ( http://hoardgame.com), the Steam community page ( http://steamcommunity.com/games/hoard), and the Facebook page ( http://facebook.com/HoardGame).
About HOARD TM:
HOARD™ is Big Sandwich Games’ award-winning strategy arcade game in which you play as a dragon, burning medieval villages, kidnapping princesses, roasting thieves, and gathering as much gold as possible for your hoard. The game’s innovative design and addictive combination of action and strategy earned it a “Best Quick Fix” award and a nomination for “Best Competitive Multiplayer” in IGN’s Best of 2010 Awards. Versions have been released or announced for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PSP ® (PlayStation ®Portable) system, and PC and Mac (Steam). Visit the official website ( www.hoardgame.com) or become a fan on Facebook® ( www.facebook.com/HoardGame). Request review codes by emailing Bryna Dabby at contact information below.
About Big Sandwich Games, Inc.:
Big Sandwich Games is an independent game development studio based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Founded in 2006 by industry veteran programmers, artists, and designers, Big Sandwich Games’ mission is to create distinctive and memorable original titles of the highest quality gameplay. The company uses its proprietary Clubhouse TM engine to leverage authorized developer status for PlayStation®3 system, PSP system, Xbox 360 ®, Wii ®, DS ®, and iPhone ®. Visit the website at www.bigsandwichgames.com and follow on Twitter @BSGdev.
Big Sandwich Games, Inc.