Floods of Excitement as New Indie Publisher Firestoke Announces Light-Hearted 2D Roguelite, FALLING OUT.
Firestoke partners with experienced solo-indie developer, PolyCrunch Games and celebrates the announcement of the humour-infused 2D platformer with an all-new Steam demo available today.
London, UK - 2nd May 2022: Firestoke and PolyCrunch Games are pleased to announce that the challenging yet accessible roguelite, FALLING OUT, will be dropping on PC and console in 2022. The announcement is supported by a feature-rich demo that will be immediately available to download on Steam.
“ FALLING OUT was inspired by the charmingly colourful 16-bit era of gaming, the challenging and rewarding nature of classic roguelikes but with the aim to bring it to a wider audience. Firestoke was the perfect partner for my vision due to their desire to make accessible games that everyone can enjoy. That’s what we’re building and I can’t wait for everyone to try the demo!” said Neville Attard, Founder of PolyCrunch Games.
In FALLING OUT you take control of two accidental adventurers, Giorgio and Felicie, as you explore ancient kingdoms, discover treasures, take on ghastly creatures and try to avoid traps. The dream getaway has quickly turned into a holiday from hell, so ditch the itinerary because you’ll now need to choose your own path. Navigate through procedurally generated temples that are scattered with unique obstacles and challenges - all offering the perfect balance of risk and reward.
You don’t always get on but you’ll need to work together. Play in either single-player or multiplayer co-op, utilise their unique attributes by seamlessly switching characters and traverse through each world to find the way out.
The temples are also a little prone to flooding…so don’t hang about for too long, grab what you can and get to the exit before it’s too late. Oh, and please don’t leave your partner behind…
“We’re delighted to have partnered with PolyCrunch Games to bring FALLING OUT to a global audience. Our aim is to deliver compact, accessible, social and - most importantly - joyful games for console and PC. FALLING OUT is all of those things and much more!” Paul Farley CEO and Founder of Firestoke added. “The game is currently scheduled to be our first release and we can’t wait to share it with players later in 2022.”
Firestoke is a full service publisher of indie PC and Console games. Founded in 2021 and headquartered in the UK, we operate remotely and are building a diverse global internal team and partnerships not restricted by geographical boundaries. Our titles aim to spark joy, surprise and delight in a global audience of players.
About PolyCrunch Games
PolyCrunch Games is a fledgling Indie games studio from Malta founded in 2021. We focus on creating fun PC and Console games with a retro vibe that can be enjoyed by everyone.