Frogmind Releases Game of the Year Winner Badland on Steam and Consoles
Frogmind announced today that it is bringing the multi-award-winning action-adventure game, Badland, to new platforms in spring 2015. Badland: Game of the Year Edition will bring the game we know and love but with robust improvements on the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3, Xbox One, the Wii U, PlayStation®Vita and Steam for Windows, Mac and Linux.
“It’s such a relief to finally be able to say ‘yes’ when fans ask if we’re ever bringing BADLAND to Steam and consoles,” said Frogmind CEO Johannes Vuorinen, one of the game’s two original creators.
Badland was named Apple’s iPad Game of the Year in 2013 and went on to win several other top honors, including an Apple Design Award, Webby Award, Tabby Award, Satellite Award, IMGA Grand Prix and several BAFTA nominations. BADLAND’s original physics-driven gameplay, atmospheric graphics and addictive four-person local multiplayer received high praise from both consumers and critics.
Badland: Game of the Year Edition is redesigned for the consoles and Steam and builds on the beautiful, hand-painted graphics of the original with enhanced Full-HD visuals. The controls have been expanded for the analogue stick and triggers.
For those not familiar with the game, Badland is a continually side scrolling action adventure where the player uses the environment to change form and use equipment to reach the end of the level.
The Game of Year Edition features over 4 times more content than the original did when it was launched. It has over 15 hours and 100 levels of single-player story content and 100 co-op and 27 multiplayer deathmatch stages in an up-to-four-person local multiplayer mode.
Frogmind is joining forces with two other indie studios to bring about the ambitious eight-platform launch. Blitworks is helping on the console side and Frozenbyte is helping with QA, publishing and marketing.
Badland: Game of the Year Edition will be released in spring 2015. For the latest Badland news, please visit their website or follow along on Badland’s Facebook page, where fans can enter to win exclusive prizes during Frogmind’s launch announcement campaign.
With its unusual look and feel and innovative style and gameplay, we can’t wait to play through it again here at GodisaGeek.