Hello Games Announces Joe Danger for PC!

Guildford, England – May 24, 2013 – Hello Games is excited to announce that it is bringing its Joe Danger games to PC.

The Guildford-based indie developer will be releasing on Steam both its best-selling PSN and XBLA action titles: Joe Danger and Joe Danger 2: The Movie.

As well as brand-new levels, both games will come with special new PC-specific features. Enhanced graphic settings and resolutions take full advantage of modern PC power. Steam Big Picture support means you can play from the sofa with gamepad, while mouse and keyboard support means it feels at home on desktop screens, too.

Steam Workshop support allows you to easily browse and share your edited levels over Steam - click the level and it’ll pop up in the game. And ghost recording has been added to both Joe Danger and Joe Danger 2 and integrated with Steam so you can compete with other players right from within the game.

“I think we have some kind of OCD at Hello Games,” says founder Sean Murray. “We have a rule that whenever we put our games onto a new platform we have to add something. We can’t just do a quick and dirty port. We have some more surprises to announce for the PC editions of Joe Danger as we lock them down.

“Actually, PC is Joe Danger’s spiritual home,” Murray added. “I coded my first ever PC engine when we started making the original Joe Danger back in 2009, because we couldn’t get hold of console devkits. So it’s incredibly exciting to be finally able to release it.”

For more information about Hello Games and Joe Danger, contact Sean Murray at hello@hellogames.co.uk, visit www.joe-danger.com, or follow @hellogames on Twitter.

For media assets including screenshots, visit www.tinyurl.com/joedangerPC.

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ABOUT JOE DANGER

Genre Action

Developer/Publisher Hello Games

Platform PC

Release Date 2013

Website http://www.joe-danger.com

Languages English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese

The best-selling Joe Danger, originally released on PS3 in June 2010, is Hello Games’ debut game. Bright and colourful but packing a real kick of a challenge, it was inspired by the games its four creators played as kids: Sonic the Hedgehog, Mario, Paperboy et al. With 50 levels to beat and a complete level editing mode, it went on to win awards and charm reviewers.

Joe Danger 2: The Movie was released on PS3 and 360 in autumn 2012, and added all the things that Hello Games dreamed the original Joe Danger could be and a bit more. Far grander in scale, it features movie-themed levels in which Joe dodges dinosaurs, infiltrates villains’ bases and punches criminals while riding one of loads of different vehicles, including jetpack, unicycle, minecart and skis, as well as his classic stunt bike.

JOE DANGER ON PC FEATURES

·         Brand new levels and content

·         Enhanced graphic options

·         Mouse, keyboard and gamepad support

·         Steam Workshop integration for sharing levels

·         Full Steam Big Picture Mode support

·         Ghost recording and Steamworks integration for online ghost challenges

ABOUT HELLO GAMES

Hello Games was founded by a band of four friends who had climbed their way to the top of the pile at great developers like Criterion, Sumo, Kuju, EA and Climax. They decided to set forth on a brave journey of discovery and adventure to bring some new, funky coloured pixels to the world. Joe Danger was their first title, a triple-A quality game developed by the talented team of four for XBLA and PSN. Since then they have been joined by some more talented people from around the globe. Together they all will unleash the charm and creativity that has been stopping them from sleeping at night.

 


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