Indie Gaming Company Void Star Creations Launches Kickstarter Campaign to bring Popular Xbox Live Arcade Hit Poker Smash to PC

Void Star Creations - Poker Smash Press Release - February 19, 2013

Void Star Creations launched Poker Smash back on XBLX in 2008 to great critical acclaim, including 10/10 from 1UP and a score of 81 on MetaCritic. Since then Poker Smash has remained a favorite of hardcore puzzle game enthusiasts who have have convinced the indie gaming company to finally bring the title to PC. Void Star Creations is now seeking help from the community through a Kickstarter campaign to help make Poker Smash for PC as good as it can be.

Poker Smash on Kickstarter

About Poker Smash

POKER SMASH is a blazing fast puzzle game with a poker twist! Developed by industry veterans with a passion for games, Poker Smash delivers with stunning visuals and insanely addictive gameplay. Radical features like super slow motion and card blasting bombs make Poker Smash a whole new puzzle experience. Are you ready for a fast paced innovative game with amazing HD graphics and a custom soundtrack that will blow you away?

Truly stunning next gen graphics and multiple intense single player game

modes: Action Mode, Puzzle Mode, Practice Mode, and Theme Playlist Mode.

Poker Smash also includes a completely original soundtrack and downloadable content you had to pay for on Xbox.

Game Modes


Allows players to experience fast paced puzzle action with a poker twist. In action mode, the board scrolls at an increasing pace rewarding players with new and exciting surroundings as their skills progress. The goal is to make as many matches as possible to earn points and last as long as possible. Matches are created by arranging cards by color or by making poker hands. The most advanced players can chain these various matches together to make big scores. Bombs and slow motion will help advance your skills and prepare you to outplay your friends. Are you up to the challenge? How many chains can you make?


For the insightful player who excels at strategy. The objective of puzzle mode is to clear the board one exciting puzzle at a time. Watch out – there are multiple solutions to each puzzle, so retry to earn the maximum amount of points! Take a seat and be ready to enjoy some out-of-the box tactical thinking.


Designed for players who want to take their game to the limit. Players have full control of the board speed and can practice making mad chains and unlimited matches without the added pressure. After honing your skills in practice mode, you will have an edge over your competitors and reach achievements beyond belief.


Allows players to pick their favorite themes and order them as desired.

A new theme is unlocked with each new level accomplished. Players can also save up their action mode winnings and visit the theme store to purchase themes. Either way, you better practice your skills in order to unlock the excitement of all eleven themes!

About Void Star Creations

Void Star Creations was founded by Drew Card and Ryan Ellis in 2006.

Their goal was to make fun games. Their debut title, Poker Smash, was an Xbox Live Arcade favorite, receiving a perfect score from Void Star creations' second title, Junction, is due to release sometime in 2013.

Media Contact

Chris Seline

Void Star Creations

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