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Aurora Punks cranks up the heat during MIX Next!

New game announcements, kick-ass trailers and exciting game development updates, the indie collective flex its muscles.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Watch the Aurora Punks Winter 2021 showcase here


Stockholm, Sweden – November 13th, 2021 – The Swedish indie game collective Aurora Punks just released an update on some of its projects during the MIX NEXT event. Find below the details of what was announced for the following titles: Kung Fury: Street Rage and its new expansion A Day at the Beach, Rust Racers, Shattle, Chenso Club, Block’Em and Hoplegs.

 
Robert Bäckström, founder and chairman of the Aurora Punks Collective comments “Now this is something - just look at what our member studios are able to showcase at the MiX Next event. And we’ve only started - this is the result of our first year as a collective. It shows what can be done when you don’t compromise with your creativity and passion.”

 
Kung Fury: Street Rage A Day at the Beach
Trailer


Kung Fury: Street Rage is back with a new expansion, “A Day at the Beach”. Play as the legendary David Hasselhoff and kick nazi butts with a friend in the brand new Co-op mode! The classic DLC “The Arcade Strikes Back” is also coming back and is totally free for all game owners!

 
A Day at the Beach Expansion features:
Hasselhoff joins the fight as a new playable hero!


Daring moves!
Mesmerizing Ultimate
Impressive Chest Hair!
 

Team up in the brand new Multiplayer Game Mode:

2-Player Co-op
Free movement side-scrolling Beat‘Em Up
Button-Mashing Madness!
Every hero possess an ultimate power
New epic story campaign

 
Pummel your way through a new blazing stage:
You guessed it, the Beach!

 
Find Kung Fury: Street Rage on Steam here: https://store.steampowered.com/app/373180/Kung_Fury_Street_Rage/

 
Watch the Kung Fury movie for free here: https://youtu.be/bS5P_LAqiVg


Game pricing: 
Kung Fury: Street Rage - 6.99 USD
The Arcade Strikes Back Expansion - Free
A Day at the Beach Expansion- 5.99 USD

 
DELUXE BEACH BUNDLE - 11.99 USD
- Contains Kung Fury: Street Rage and both Expansions!

 
Developer: Hello There Games
Platform: PC
Release date: November 13th 2021


Rust Racers
Trailer



The multiplayer vehicular mayhem Rust Racers is about to start invitations for the Alpha test!
Customize your car and driver to give yourself a unique playstyle.

Incredible mobility and MOBA-style abilities separates the game from any other game in the genre - unfold wings to glide over hazards or deploy nanobots to repair a broken axle.

Join the Rust Racers Discord channel here: discord.gg/nethash
Wishlist the game on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1044060/Rust_Racers/

 
Developer: Nethash Games - Aurora Punks
Platform: PC
Release date: 2022

Shattle
Trailer


Shattle is a 25 player closed combat survival game with a unique setting! It's the year 1970 in Sweden, and the Cold War is upon us. None of the thousands of bomb shelters have been used, until now. You and 24 other players start in separate apartments as air-raid sirens go off. You don't have much time so gather as many supplies and weapons wherever and however you can. What gear can you find? What supplies can you craft? Who can you trust?

 
Shattle will be available in 2022 and you can already sign up for the playtest on the game’s Steam page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1730580/Shattle/

 
Developer: 5 Fortress
Platform: PC
Release date: 2022 in Early Access

Chenso Club
Trailer


No rest for the Chenso Club in their fight to save their planet! Following the reveal of the Plum character last month, Pixadome just announced that Alice is also joining the fray! Equipped with her versatile and deadly grappling hooks, the mountain climber is the fastest damage dealer of the Club!
 
Join Chenso Club’s playtest on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1454730/Chenso_Club/
 
Find more about her and get an in depth look at the game development status on Pixadome’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu8vBU8LoveJeBFcJpthWyw
 
Missed the supra cool Plum song? Here it is: https://youtu.be/J-5Yte5uLxs
 
Developer: Pixadome
Platform: PC
Release date: 2022

Block’Em
Trailer


The irresistible party game Block’Em development is excited to announce that the first online multiplayer playtest for the game is soon available!

Add the game to your wishlist and register for the upcoming playtest on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1529220/BlockEm/
 
Developer: WiMaSiMa
Platform: PC
Release date: 2022
 
Hoplegs
Trailer


Hoplegs is available today on Steam and Nintendo Switch! Put your patience to the test with this very challenging platformer where you are a box and every of your controller’s buttons is one of your legs!
Watch Hoplegs launch trailer here

Game Features:
 
  • An epic adventure with difficulty ranging from super friendly to pure insanity!
  • A co-op mode to take the difficulty to new heights!
  • A pushy versus multiplayer mode for up to 4 players
  • Create and share your most challenging levels and watch the best players struggle! (feature only available on the PC version)
  • Learn and master a skill that will be absolutely useless for the rest of your life!
 
Find the game on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1395830/Hoplegs/
And on the Nintendo eShop: https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/hoplegs-switch/


Developer: WhyKev
Platform: PC & Nintendo Switch
Release date: November 12th 2021


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Stay tuned for more news from Aurora Punks!
Find more information about Aurora Punks here

 
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Press contact:
Vincent Gallopain
[email protected]

About Hello There Games
Hello There Games is an award winning game studio that creates stunning IPs and thrilling collaborations with global creators. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn.
 
About Nethash Games
We create awesome games deep in the forests of Northern Sweden. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn.
 
About 5 Fortress
A bunch of amazing people striving to build entertaining games. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn.
 
About Pixadome
Pixadome's mission is to bring very challenging high-energy games that are always packed with tons of personality. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn.
 
About WiMaSiMa
The WiMaSiMa team wants to go back to the game simplicity of older times and combine it with a modern twist. The team members are coming from different backgrounds and have various interests in life and in the gaming world. This unique blend is their strength as they want to create games for the largest audience to enjoy. Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.
 
About WhyKev
WhyKev is a solo developer who aims to combine fun and unique games that leave lasting memories for the players. There's always a strong drive to learn new things and grow as a developer. Being a part of Aurora Punks is allowing WhyKev to do just that. Twitter, Website, Twitch.
 
About Aurora Punks
Aurora Punks is a collective of independent micro studios collaborating on brilliant games, from ideation to release. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn.
 
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