SIERRA™ AND ROCK POCKET GAMES LAUNCH PHYSICS-BASED PUZZLE-PLATFORMER SHIFTLINGS ON WII U™
Today Sierra™ released Shiftlings, the inventive side-scrolling puzzle-platformer from independent developer Rock Pocket Games, on Nintendo’s Wii U™ system.
Shiftlings orbits around Purple Plop and Green Goop, a clumsy pair of extraterrestrial space engineers tethered together by a single air hose. By rapidly passing gas back and forth between their space suits, these cosmic custodians can expand and deflate in an instant, changing their size and weight to fit through tight spaces, activate switches, move heavy objects and bounce off one another. Those skills will be put to the test as the Shiftlings face an assortment of crushing, chopping, zapping and flaming environmental hazards while working their shift on an intergalactic reality TV show.
Shiftlings features over 50 dastardly designed stages of jam-packed physics-based challenges, comic action and hidden collectibles across five uniquely crafted worlds. The entire game can be completed alone, with one player swapping effortlessly between both characters to complete objectives, or with a friend in two-player local cooperative multiplayer.
Shiftlings is out now on Wii U. It is also available on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system via the PlayStation®Network, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, through the Xbox Games Store and PC via Steam. This game is rated PEGI 7. For more information, please visit www.rockpocketgames.com/shiftlings and follow Rock Pocket Games on Facebook and Twitter.