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Gigapocalypse Rampages Its Way Onto Consoles Today With Kaijus, Chaos & Destruction

Pixel art city destroyer brings monsters and city destruction to PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Dueren, Germany - August 4, 2022 - Headup Games & Goody Gameworks are pleased to announce that retro-inspired side scrolling city-smasher Gigapocalypse is out today for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, priced at $9.99 / €9.99 / £7.99.

Inspired by Kaiju monster movies like Godzilla and King Kong, as well as classic arcade games like Rampage, Gigapocalypse gives players a roster of monsters, or “Gigas”, to choose from as they reduce cities to rubble to the beat of a pumping heavy metal soundtrack. Create your own monster apocalypse with customisable Kaijus and lay waste to a wide variety of locations waiting to be stomped into dust.


With every run you undertake to try and get to each location’s boss, your Giga will become more powerful and earn mutation points. Spend these points to upgrade your Giga with new mutations, skills, skins, and even up to five tiny minion pets who will accompany you on your outings of urban destruction. Take care of your Giga in Tamagotchi-style minigames and decorate your Giga’s home with cool items that will improve your Giga and make them even more menacing.


Gigapocalypse offers nine monsters to choose from - three ‘Old Gods’, three prehistoric monstrosities and three horrors from outer space. You can take these beasts of destruction into a host of fun city locations from across multiple timelines, ranging from the Wild West to the modern day.


“We are delighted to bring Gigapocalypse to console gamers who want to let off some steam and smash stuff up,” said developer Goody Pundit. “With the many updates and improvements we’ve made during the game’s stint in Early Access on PC, the game is better than ever and I hope console players enjoy picking out a Giga from our monstrous roster and laying waste to everything in front of them!”


About Headup
Headup is a hybrid games publishing and development company providing players worldwide with the best content in the independent gaming sector. Established in 2009, it is active on all major platforms such as consoles, mobile devices and PC, and was awarded as "Best Publisher" at the German Developers Awards in 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2019. Since February 2021, Headup has been part of the Thunderful Group based in Gothenburg, Sweden.


About Goody Gameworks
Goody Gameworks is an indie game studio run by solo developer Goody Pundit. Growing up and falling in love with pixel art games fuelled his dream to make them and share the Goody experiences. Releasing many browser games before proceeding to multi platform games, the studio loves to tinker with genres, especially the retro one. The studio’s goal is to represent the retro gaming experience in a new, simple, and fresh perspective. More information can be found on www.goodygameworks.com and twitter.com/goodypundit.


Media Contact
Plan of Attack on behalf of Thunderful
Reanne Donkor (EU & Oceania)
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Kyle Muensterman (Americas)
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