HandCircus reveals their newest project: Okabu for the PSN

by: Tina -
From the creators of the colorful and light-hearted Rolando franchise comes the equally colorful and adventurous Okabu. HandCircus today announced the debut of the co-op adventure game set to release in 2011 on the PlayStation Network.

In Okabu, players will take on the roles of Kumulo, Nimbe their cloud-flying companions to save their lands from the potential industrialization on the part of the Doza.

Take a look at some of the puzzles and adventures to be found in Okabu in the debut trailer below, and read on for bit more information on the game. 


London – Dec. 7, 2010 – HandCircus (http://www.handcircus.com), the celebrated independent development studio and creative minds behind the award-winning Rolando series, today unveiled Okabu, an epic gaming adventure coming soon in 2011. Okabu is the studio’s latest project, following the success of Rolando and Rolando 2: Quest for the Golden Orchid, which received multiple awards for innovative gameplay, charming storyline and head-bopping soundtrack. Currently in development, HandCircus’ enchanting tale Okabu will be available exclusively on PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system.

Okabu follows the adventures of Kumulo, Nimbe and the cloud-flying heroes as they battle to save their people and their world from the industrialized threat of the Doza. The world of Okabu is a hyper-tactile toybox filled with a huge number of puzzles, playthings, adorable creatures and devious machines –all spread across an epic co-op campaign designed exclusively for the PlayStation Network.

“We are thrilled to introduce gamers to the bright, bold world of Okabu,” said Simon Oliver, founder, HandCircus. “At HandCircus, we were blown away by the amazingly positive responses from the gaming community around our first projects Rolando and Rolando 2: Quest for the Golden Orchid, and have been working hard to bring gamers a brand new, action-packed adventure that they will be able to dive into on their PlayStation 3 consoles next year.”

For more information, please visit: http://www.handcircus.com.
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