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27th March 2013

Guacamelee! Hits PlayStation3 And PS Vita On April 9th

drinkbox studiosDrinkBox Studios has announced the launch date and pricing details for their latest title, Guacamelee! The game, which has been nominated for an IGF “Excellence in Visual Art” award will be released on April 9th in the Americas, and will support Cross-Buy for $14.99. This means you buy the game once and get both the PS3 and PS Vita versions. And that’s not all… there’s also a Platinum Trophy!

Guacamelee! features a down on his luck Mexican named Juan Aguacate, who sets out to save the world when El Presidente’s Daughter is kidnapped by an Evil Charro Skeleton. The story takes place in and around a small village in Mexico, and has the player travelling through alternate dimensions including “The World of the Dead” and “The World of Nightmares” on his quest to rescue the girl he loves.

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“The game draws its inspiration from traditional Mexican culture and folklore, and features many interesting and unique characters,” said DrinkBox COO Graham Smith.  “With this title, we’re looking to build upon the classic open-world, Metroid-vania style of games by adding a strong melee combat component, a new dimension switching mechanic, and cooperative same-screen multiplayer for the entire story. We are also attempting to blur the boundaries between combat and platforming by making many of the moves you perform useful for both of these.”

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 11:38 am and is filed under Everyone 10+, National News, Platform, Upcoming Releases. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    4:45 am on March 27th, 2013

    .@DrinkBoxStudios Guacamelee! Title Hits PlayStation3 And PS Vita On April 9th http://t.co/fO0wPIR97b

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