Headup Announces Gigapocalypse, a 2D Retro Action Destruction Game for PC

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Become superior and destroy EVERYTHING this summer!

Cologne, May 27, 2021 – Headup announces Gigapocalypse for PC, and the collaboration with solo-developer Goody Gameworks. Gigapocalypse is a 2D pixel art destruction game in which you can relive your childhood memories! Every fan of the early days’ video game classic “Rampage”, and also of “Godzilla” and “King Kong”, should pay attention now:

As a giant Kaijū-inspired monster – the so-called “Gigas” – you’re going to leave a pixelated trail of destruction in a variety of differently themed locations, accompanied by pumping heavy metal songs to make sure your destruction comes in style.

Try – die – repeat: With each run your Giga will become more powerful until you reach the boss enemy in each location. The further you get in a level and the more you destroy the more mutation points you will get. Use the mutation points to upgrade your Giga with powerful mutations, skills, skins or even up to five cute yet evil pets at the same time which accompany you on your journey. You can even take care of your Giga in Tamagotchi-style mini games and decorate your Giga´s “home” with cool stuff that will also improve your Giga and make them more menacing.

Gigapocalypse will be released into Steam Early Access in summer 2021. The full game will feature nine different Gigas, each with their unique distinctive abilities and six beautifully detailed pixel style locations based on earth’s historical and future timeline.

You can try a demo of Gigapocalypse at the Steam Next Fest on June 16thWishlist now on Steam!

Also, feel free to check out the game’s Twitter page and discuss with the developer on Discord.

About Gigapocalypse

As a little kid, picking up your dragon toys, spewing fire, feels powerful, and destroying everything is one of the best childhood memories for many of us. Now you become that giant monster in Gigapocalypse, a 2D pixel art destruction game, inspired by classical Kaijū movies such as “Godzilla” and “King Kong”, and the game classic “Rampage”.

Gigapocalypse features a selection of different “Gigas” from the Prehistoric Era, the uncharted outer space, and the forgotten history. Each with unique skills, mutations, and manifold skins that can be unlocked with level-ups.
Start your destruction spree and destroy everything on your way through different beautifully detailed pixel- style locations. Ever wondered how it looks like when a giant monster destroys a wild west town? Or clashing against the brave Knights Templar? Gigapocalypse has the answer. But beware: Nasty soldiers, wizards, drones, and mechs will do everything to stop you! With each try your Giga will become more powerful until you will finally make it to the diversified, epic boss fights that await you at the end of each level.

Complete quests, take care of your Giga in Tamagotchi-style mini-games, find secrets to upgrade your Giga and its “home” and unlock cute but yet lethal pets that accompany you on your journey.

Gigapocalypse is loud, punk, metal, anarchy, and a lovely homage to the game and movie classics. It´s a game for the kid in all of us.


FEATURES INCLUDE:

  • Nine Gigas with unique distinctive abilities
  • Six beautifully detailed stages based on earth`s historical and future timeline
  • Customize your Giga and define your own destruction style
  • Themed enemies and buildings
  • Epic and hilarious boss fights
  • Unlockable pets, skills, and mutations
  • Quests and secrets
  • Fast-paced action with simple controls
  • Satisfying visual destruction in cute pixel art style
  • Lore based on existing myths and cryptozoology
  • Easy to approach, addictive gameplay style
  • Heavy-Rock soundtrack – if it´s too loud, you´re too old!

About Headup

Headup is a hybrid games publishing and development company providing players worldwide with the best content in the independent gaming sector. Established in 2009, it is active on all major platforms such as consoles, mobile devices and PC, and was awarded as “Best Publisher” at the German Developers Awards in 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2019. With over 80 million customers served on mobile and further several million players on the PC and consoles, Headup is always looking to raise awareness and commercial success for developers thinking outside the box. More information can be found at www.headupgames.com and twitter.com/headupgames.

About Goody Gameworks

Goody Gameworks is an indie game studio by a solo developer Goody Pundit. Growing up and falling in love with pixel art games fuels his dream to make one and shares the Goody experiences. Releasing many titles of browser games and proceeding to multi platform games, the studio loves to tinker with genres, especially the retro one. The studio goal is to represent the retro gaming experience in a new, simple, and fresh perspective. More information can be found on www.goodygameworks.com and twitter.com/goodypundit.

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