Hey all! We’re Parallel Circles — a massively small studio — and our very first recreation on Xbox is out there now.
The previous few years have been a bit of a rollercoaster for us. After working in AAA growth for fairly a while we determined to take a leap and create one thing new and contemporary. We established our personal two-person indie studio, Parallel Circles, and began working on our dream challenge: a extremely polished platforming recreation with tight controls and rather a lot of care put into game-feel, to be performed on your individual or loved with your folks and household.
That is how Flat Heroes got here into being and now we’re particularly proud to lastly launch it on Xbox. We’ve put rather a lot of love, ardour, and work into this challenge so we hope you’ll get pleasure from it as a lot as we did creating it.
So what’s Flat Heroes? Flat Heroes is a recreation starring a number of minimalistic heroes attempting to outlive wave after wave of ever-changing enemies. It’s quick paced, it’s intense, it’s chaotic, and it’s a lot of enjoyable. Particularly in case you are sharing a play session with your folks. There can be rather a lot of shouting, fairly some problem and rather a lot of issues to beat, you’ve our phrase on that.
Since that is our tiny studio’s very first recreation, we tried to incorporate the whole lot we like in video games ourselves. If we needed to describe our dream recreation by means of gameplay, we’d positively present you Flat Heroes. It’s additionally jam-packed with content material: totally different single participant and multiplayer modes, over 300 handcrafted ranges and many epic boss battles, versus modes, and even infinite ranges to show your expertise and add your scores within the leaderboards. We put all our ardour for video games into this indie gem.
Up up to now, it’s been a uniquely thrilling expertise to discovered our very personal studio, making a recreation we’re captivated with, exhibiting it to folks around the globe at occasions and festivals and getting a lot nice and constructive suggestions. Seeing how folks react so positively to one thing you’ve made has been magical to us, so we needed to convey it to as many gamers as attainable. For this reason we’ve determined to convey it to Xbox and its loving fan base very quickly.
Lastly, and earlier than we overlook, we all know Flat Heroes is difficult to think about with simply phrases and photographs of minimalistic cubes leaping round, so we’ve put collectively a free demo so that you can strive by your self or with some buddies and see if it’s up your alley!
When was the final time you felt like a hero? Flat Heroes rewards you with that good outdated feeling of surviving not possible ranges alongside a easy fashionable design with a minimalist fashion. With a easy set of actions — Run. Bounce. Sprint. Assault. — and pleasant controls, Flat Heroes encourages you to stylishly navigate and survive over 300 handcrafted ranges, destroy essentially the most epic bosses round and really be the two-dimensional hero (or heroes!) you’ve at all times dreamed you can be.
Simple to be taught and arduous to grasp; it’s simple to select up and even simpler to be taught, however don’t let that idiot you! Throughout your journey you’ll face more and more troublesome challenges that can require you to grasp the sport’s controls on the journey to turning into a real Hero. And whereas Flat Heroes comes together with a really minimalistic artwork fashion, it’s spiced up with beautiful results making it one really distinctive eye sweet expertise.
Received caught within the marketing campaign or wish to survive longer within the problem modes? Too intense so that you can take on alone? Let your folks be part of the celebration; Flat Heroes is the right sofa co-op expertise! Invite a number of buddies, get some pizza and overcome the challenges collectively!