HOARD released on PSP, sale on PS3 version

by: Russell -
Yesterday I made a post about a pre-sale offer on HOARD on Steam that goes until the game releases on April 4th.  Well today the game releases on the PSP and to celebrate Big Sandwich Games has also announced that the PS3 version is currently on sale for $9.99 (the same amount as the PSP version).  Read on for more info.

HOARDTM RELEASES ON PSP®, ON SALE FOR PLAYSTATION®3

Innovative game about dragons and treasure now available on PlayStation®Portable System and discounted on PlayStation®3 System

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — March 22nd, 2011 — Big Sandwich Games announced today that their award-winning strategy title HOARD™ is available for purchase in North America on the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system.  To celebrate, the publisher has also put the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system version on sale.

Both versions are currently selling for the low price of $9.99, although the PlayStation®3 system discount is for a limited time only. The titles can be purchased via the PlayStation® Network.

HOARDTM puts players in the role of a dragon, fighting against towns, knights, giants, wizards, and thieves in a quest to gather as much gold as possible.  The game includes over 35 levels, single player challenges, co-op and competitive multiplayer (PlayStation®3 system), and 90+ badges to earn.  The gameplay is a cross between a dual-stick arcade shooter and an RTS, with significant elements of strategy and deeper systems.  Joystiq.com notes, “HOARD’s gameplay shines.”

“It’s hard to find this much destruction and fun for such a low price,” observes Tyler Sigman, the game’s designer.  “Torment villages, kidnap princesses, and burn down castles – all for the cost of a muffin and a latte!”

 Big Sandwich Games encourages interested gamers to find out more about the game at the official website (http://hoardgame.com) and the Facebook page (http://facebook.com/HoardGame).

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. 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. Versions have been released or announced for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and PC and Mac (Steam).  Visit the official website (www.hoardgame.com) or become a fan on Facebook® (www.facebook.com/HoardGame).  Request review codes by emailing Bryna Dabby at contact information below.

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. The company 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.

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