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Press-release 2014-10-02

UNIGINE-powered Sumoman has been chosen as one of the 8 finalists of IGF China

Sumoman is a horizontal arcade puzzler with an advanced physics, destructible objects and ability to reverse time. The players will solve various physical puzzles, trying to keep a sumoman on his feet in the challenging environments.

Sumoman has been chosen as one of the 8 finalists in Main Competition of the 6th Independent Games Festival China (IGF China). The game is being developed by Tequilabyte Studio based on UNIGINE engine.

Story

A young Sumoman returning home from the sumo tournament finds his fellow countrymen in a dramatic peril. An Evil Mage has enchanted the inhabitants of the island, including the magnificent Daughter of the Daimyo, putting them to the eternal sleep.

Our clumsy yet fearless hero starts his journey across the stony islands, dark mountain caves, mysterious haunted mansions, deserted flotilla of merchant ships and many other scenic environments to reach the Daimyo’s castle. He will have to overcome the puzzling contraptions and threatening surroundings to face the Evil Mage. Sumoman makes no haste, because nothing can be worse for a noble hero than to fall over and lie helplessly.

Features

  • Various environments;
  • Amazing effects and performance by UNIGINE engine;
  • Singleplayer mode;
  • 2 split screen modes (Race and King of the Hill);
  • Various power-ups (slowing down of time, wobbly man power, low gravity);
  • Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, iOS.

The game is submitted to Steam Greelight.

About Tequilabyte Studio

Tequilabyte Studio is a very little indie studio consisting of two brothers and 3 part-time developers. We are developing Sumoman for 2+ years and are determined to release it as soon as it's ready.