Grabity, the award winning smash brawler with gravity guns, is arriving on Steam on May 31st

Dance the tango of death in a fast-paced, physics-based arena starring combat robots with lethal gravity guns and curiously interchangeable heads

 

Auckland, 21 May 2018: Team Ninja Thumbs today announced that the award winning Grabity will be available for Windows PC on Steam from May 31st. In this fast-paced, physics-based arena brawler, 2-4 players duke it out using gravity guns to turn nearby objects into lethal projectiles or makeshift shields in intense tactical throw-downs.

‘We love all the classic couch multiplayer games, and we want to deliver that same vibe with online play too,’ explained Moritz, lead artist and co-designer. ‘We’ve worked hard to make sure Grabity’s game modes are fun, the twin-stick controls are fluid and of course that it all plays smoothly online as well as locally.’

‘Plus you can unlock a ton of different heads to screw on your robot. That’s, um, very important,’ added Steve, programmer for the project.

Requiring both twitch reflexes and a tactical mindset, Grabity demands players outmaneuver and outwit their foes, turning gravity to their advantage, predicting the paths of both projectiles and rivals to secure a brutal hit while snatching their next crate in mid-air. Throughout the frenetic mêlée, the arena evolves kinetically as players smash, grab and loot their surroundings – jostling for the upper hand in a contest of aerial agility, dashing for pickups, hovering momentarily to nail the perfect trajectory and squabbling over the limited environmental ammo.

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Game features:

2-4 person online multiplayer – or local for maximum couch trash-talk!

Intuitive twin-stick controls for a fluid play experience that’s simple to learn but hard to master – pick up, play, git gud

You can also play with mouse & keyboard if you don’t have a controller handy!

Side-on 2.5D gameplay, fully rendered in 3D with real-time lighting and physics

Special items and pickups such as explosive canisters and EMP grenades add spice to the core gameplay

Custom game modes such as Low Gravity, King of the Crate and Juggernaut

Several custom-designed Arenas, each hosting a unique set of tactical choices

Lots of unlockable inventory items such as guns, jetpacks and, ahem, heads

 

Grabity won 1st place in Kiwi Game Starter 2016, and was awarded a place at the PAX Australia Indie Showcase in 2017, as well as being finalists at PlayByPlay and Chromacon in the same year.

Website: https://www.grabitygame.com/

 

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