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Reach Higher in the Sky With First Content Update Featuring Ice Map, Duels, Discord Rich Presence, and More

TWAIN HARTE, CA – August 15, 2018 – New Zealand-based game developer Lunar Rooster and Reverb Triple XP announced today the first content update for the “knockout” shooter Sky Noon is available now on Steam. The Pinnacle Map update features the all-new ‘Pinnacle’ Map that introduces ice physics into the game. Additionally, the debut of Duels mode adds intense and thrilling one-on-one gunfights across three specially-designed maps. Discord Rich Presence and new gameplay options including friendly fire and gravity sliders add new levels of insane fun for this Smash-style first person shooter.

Better stay off the edges on the new Pinnacle Ice Map in Sky Noon.

Sky Noon Pinnacle Update Features:

  • New Pinnacle Ice Map: Located at the top of Floating Frontier, don’t be fooled by the cool-looking Pinnacle Map where slippery ice physics will make it easier to knock opponents – and yourself – off the edge!
  • Duels: Got a score to settle with a hateful hombre? Or maybe a friendly face-off with a friendly kemosabe? Jump into Duels, a special one-on-one gunfight, and select from three maps tailored for the mode to see who is the quickest and who falls the furthest.
  • Discord Rich Presence: Gamers can now share their current status from Sky Noon on Discord and can soon organize matches.
  • Additional Gameplay Options: Friendly fire, gravity, and time shift on hit are some of the new play options available to further enhance the Sky Noon hilarity.

Named by Game Informer as one of the Best Indie Games at PAX East 2018*, Sky Noon takes place in a reinvented Wild West universe where the frontier floats among the clouds. Powerful factions crave to control the most precious resource in the West – water. Players take the role of hired gunslingers that battle opposing fighters across floating islands in the sky. There are no health meters in Sky Noon; instead, to eliminate enemies, players use various super-power compressed air weapons to send them flying out of their boot spurs! Grappling hooks and lassos are constantly used to prevent players from falling off into the great blue sky. Combined with other items like steam-powered jet boots, jump pads, teleporters, and more, cowboys need to be quick on the draw and light on their boots in the fast-paced, aerial mayhem of Sky Noon.

Sky Noon is now available on Steam Early Access. Cowboys looking to join the gang should follow the game development on Twitter, ‘Like’ us on Facebook, connect on Discord, check us out on Reddit, and visit the official site SkyNoonGame.com.

*courtesy of Game Informer
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Founded in 2016, Lunar Rooster is a small independent team of four based in Auckland, New Zealand. The team of four met while studying game development at Auckland’s Media Design School where they began development on their maiden title, Sky Noon. Lunar Rooster aims to make games that are as fun to watch as they are to play, as entertainment is best shared. They are striving to create the most robust and enjoyable game experiences possible.

Reverb Triple XP provides a spectrum of services customized to focus on the needs of indie game developers.  Triple XP titles stand out with excellent gameplay, creative design, and that elusive fun factor. Once identified, Reverb’s team of game industry veterans partner with the indie dev team, fully understand the game by actually playing it and provide world class marketing, PR, social, production and distribution services that are fitting for games of the highest quality. A cornerstone of the programs is that the developer retains creative control and ownership of its intellectual property as well as receiving a custom solution tailored to their exact needs.  Each year, only a handful of titles are chosen to be in Reverb Triple XP, prioritizing quality over quantity.

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