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HOARD release dates announced for PSP and Europe

Posted by: Russell at 3/7/2011 1:05 PM
HOARD the strategy arcade game already released on the PS3, now has release dates not only for the PSP but for Europe as well for both the PSP and the PS3.  PSP owners in North America can get their hands on the game on March 22nd for $9.99 while gamers in Europe will have access to HOARD on the PS3 and PSP sometime in early April.  Read on for more info.


HOARD RELEASE DATES ANNOUNCED FOR PSP®, EUROPE
Dragons Descend to the PlayStation®Portable System and PlayStation®3 System via the PlayStation Network
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — March 7th, 2010 — Big Sandwich Games today announced dates for upcoming versions of their critically acclaimed strategy arcade game HOARD™, which puts players in control of an ambitious dragon bent on gathering large mounds of gold.

HOARD™ will release on PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system in North America on March 22, retailing for $9.99. It will follow on PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PSP system in Europe in early April. Pricing is yet to be announced. The PlayStation®3 system version is already available for purchase in North America for $14.99. All versions feature over 35 levels and 100+ badges to earn.

Gaming press is invited to apply for review codes for any or all versions of HOARD™ by emailing Bryna Dabby at pr@bigsandwichgames.com. Specify your credentials in your email, and which versions you wish to review.
The game’s innovative design and addictive combination of action and strategy earned it a “Best Quick Fix” award and a nomination for “Best Competitive Multiplayer” in IGN’s Best of 2010 Awards. Joystiq says “HOARD’s gameplay shines,” and 1UP reports “the game hides a surprising layer of complexity and strategy.” Ars Technica quips it “will keep you scorching villages for hours on end.”

About HOARDTM:
HOARD™ is Big Sandwich Games’ award-winning strategy arcade game in which you play as a dragon, burning medieval villages, kidnapping princesses, roasting thieves, and gathering as much gold as possible for your hoard. Visit the official website (www.hoardgame.com) or become a fan on Facebook® (www.facebook.com/HoardGame).
About Big Sandwich Games, Inc.:
Big Sandwich Games is an independent game development studio based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Founded in 2006 by industry veteran programmers, artists, and designers, Big Sandwich Games’ mission is to create distinctive and memorable original titles of the highest quality gameplay. Big Sandwich Games uses its proprietary ClubhouseTM engine to leverage authorized developer status for PlayStation®3 system, PSP system, Xbox 360®, Wii®, DS®, and iPhone®. Visit the website at www.bigsandwichgames.com and follow on Twitter @BSGdev.