VANCOUVER, British Columbia— April 4 th, 2011— Today, gamers on PC and Mac finally get their hands on Big Sandwich Games’ innovative dragon-themed game of gathering treasure. HOARD™ is available for purchase on Steam. Purchasers who act now can take advantage of a limited time discount off the retail price of $9.99 (€9.99). 4-packs are also available for a deeper discount, encouraging friends to take advantage of HOARD™’s unique and compelling multiplayer action.
HOARD™ is packed full of content and features for both solo and group-minded gamers. Aspiring dragons can compete for high scores on over 35 different maps and 4 modes, ranging from single player score-attack to co-op to intense head-to-head matches. The gameplay is an innovative and addictive mix of action and strategy, creating a deceptively deep arcade experience. Joystiq raves,“HOARD™’s gameplay shines.” IGN agrees, having awarded HOARD™“Best Quick Fix” honors, and nominating it for“Best Competitive Multiplayer.” Despite the game’s quickplay nature, Big Sandwich assures gamers will find dozens of hours of gameplay in the package. Ars Technica concurs that“HOARD will keep you scorching villages for hours on end.”
All popular Steam features are employed, including over 100 achievements, leaderboards, multiplayer matching, friend invites, stats, and Steam cloud saving. Steam Play is also supported, meaning users who own both a PC and Mac only need buy the game once. Several impressive new features are also making their appearance in the Steam version, including graphical boosts like Night mode and a crisp winter tileset.
“If you like dragons, gold, princesses, knights, burglars, giants, medieval villages, wizard towers, gems, or fire, you’ll probably like HOARD™,” says Tyler Sigman, Executive Producer.“But if you like great games and great value, you’ll definitely like it.”
The Steam store page is located here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/63000
About HOARD TM:
HOARD™ is Big Sandwich Games’ award-winning strategy arcade game in which you play as a dragon, burning medieval villages, kidnapping princesses, roasting thieves, and gathering as much gold as possible for your hoard. The game’s innovative design and addictive combination of action and strategy earned it a“Best Quick Fix” award and a nomination for“Best Competitive Multiplayer” in IGN’s Best of 2010 Awards. Versions have been for PC, Mac, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and PSP ® (PlayStation ®Portable) system. Visit the official website ( www.hoardgame.com) or become a fan on Facebook® ( www.facebook.com/HoardGame). Request review codes by emailing Bryna Dabby at contact information below.
About Big Sandwich Games, Inc.:
Big Sandwich Games is an independent game development studio based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Founded in 2006 by industry veteran programmers, artists, and designers, Big Sandwich Games’ mission is to create distinctive and memorable original titles of the highest quality gameplay. The company uses its proprietary Clubhouse TM engine to leverage authorized developer status for PlayStation®3 system, PSP system, Xbox 360 ®, Wii ®, DS ®, and iPhone ®. Visit the website at www.bigsandwichgames.com and follow on Twitter @BSGdev.
Bryna Dabby, Big Sandwich Games, Inc.