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Join Ghoul-B-Gone now - hiring for anything but a

Looking for exceptionally enthusiastic intern in paranormal pest control department, starting Q2 2019 (unpaid)

16 January 2019 After an unfortunate accident (WORK-UNRELATED!), Ghoul-B-Gone Ltd. is looking for a temporary assistant to help out our Chief Exterminator Officer Hector Plasm in his ghost-extermination duties. Promotion prospects come regularly, making this anything but a Dead End Job!

Refer to the trailer below to get a glimpse at what to expect from your job at Ghoul-B-Gone Ltd.

Applicant requirements:
  • Nothing to lose
  • Fearless in regards to potential ghost encounters
  • Expect very flexible working hours
  • Reckless in terms of toxic and sticky surroundings
  • Fire-resistance is optional, but not a must
  • Weapons and house cleaning expertise recommended
  • Opportunity to earn big money! (For your boss.)
  • Must be familiar with modern gaming hardware such as PC, Nintendo  Switch™, PlayStation®4 or Xbox One
  • Be the best at putting pests to rest!
Do you fit the requirements? Then please submit your application here to our WISHLIST!

We look forward to (maybe) working with you in the future!
HR-Department, Ghoul-B-Gone Ltd.

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Blast Through Multiple Dimensions and Save The Multiverse

Double Cross available now for Nintendo Switch™ and PC with 25% off

10 January 2019 Start off 2019 with a bang by solving a thrilling multidimensional mystery filled with brawling combat, a special sling mechanic, diverse platforming missions and more in the action-adventure game Double Cross from 13AM Games, the award-winning developer behind Runbow. Co-published by Headup and Graffiti GamesDouble Cross is available today on Nintendo Switch™ and PC for only 14.99€ / £13.49 due to a 25% launch discount - just check the Nintendo Shop, respectively Steam.
 
Discover a goo world, a universe filled with apocalyptic dinosaurs and more in this new launch trailer:
 

“Whether playing on the go in Switch’s handheld mode or docked, players won’t be able to put down Double Cross thanks to its challenging platforming and colorful cast of characters,” said Alex Rushdy, CEO of 13AM Games. “During their travel through the multiverse, players will be introduced to new ways to play, discover and customize their characters to experience a mystery like no other.”

Double Cross is an exciting action adventure game that blasts players into a multidimensional mystery full of platforming action/adventure. Using the unique proton sling mechanic for a variety of movements and attacks, players must fight an array of enemies as they traverse their way across distinct universes in order to find clues and solve various crimes. Players take on the role of Zahra Sinclair, an agent of R.I.F.T. (Regulators of Interdimensional Frontiers and Technology) whose job it is to maintain peace and order between all dimensions. As Zahra players can collect a rare element called Upgradium to customize their character abilities such as equipping Zahra with permanent fighting moves, stronger attacks and other valuable skills needed to save the multiverse.


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The Textorcist; First Private Exorcist Agency Opening Feb 14th

Ray Bibbia, certified exorcist and badass, comes to PC to kick some demon ass

09 January 2019 Life is short, but shi**y days never end. - Ray Bibbia

Life as an exorcist is hard: You get insulted, spit and puked at or even cursed - and this every single day. But Ray Bibbia, main protagonist of The Textorcist, takes it to the chin. As a private exorcist and certified badass he knows how to put demons back into their place.

On February 14th, Headup and Morbidware will open Rome's first Private Exorcist Agency and there's enough work waiting for him. In The Textorcist you only have to do two things: type and dodge. Sounds easy but proves much harder in practice. This game will put you to the limits of your cognitive and body coordination capacities. And it will bring you the great feeling of kicking some demon ass.

Your mission is to rid the world of every evil spirit and send them back to hell. You banish them by typing out the (un)holy passages from his exorcism book, down to the last letter.

Any spelling mistake you make will set you back; but to make things really interesting you also have to dodge your enemies' relentless bullet barrage at the same time. Welcome to (Bullet) Hell! But obviously this is still not enough of a challenge for you, which is why later on in the game the texts will be in Latin, as is proper for such a (un)holy man of the church as Ray Bibbia.

As first influencer gameplays have proven, the action-packed gameplay and its dark humour brings players tons of fun. Be one of the first to play this fresh hell of a game and don’t miss its exhilarating soundtrack, composed by GosT! So add The Textorcist to your Wishlist. Now.

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Headup Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

07 January 2019 Dear family, friends and partners!

Today marks an important milestone for everyone at Headup as we are celebrating our 10th Anniversary.
 
Many of you have been with us from the very beginning or joined us a little down the road but all of you have one thing in common: You all share the same passion for great games and the belief that there is more to gaming than just the mainstream!
 
We feel very blessed and fortunate to play a little to a somewhat bigger role in many of the greatest independent IPs over the last decade.
 

And it has been quite the ride: Maintaining our independence and privately funded nature while delivering quality gaming content from some of the most promising and talented developers in our industry. So we kindly want to take this opportunity and express our deepest gratitude to you and all our partners for the highly enjoyable and pragmatic collaborations over the past 10 years.
 
We are all very thrilled as we have outstanding new IPs coming in our anniversary year, and quite a few crazy things are lurking in the portfolio, waiting to be revealed. Headup has been rocking the market since 2009 and strives to do so in the future.
 
So thank you for your continuous support and we are looking forward celebrating with all of you - let’s make this a year to remember!
 
Kindest regards
Team Headup

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Merry Christmas! Retro-inspired multiplayer shooter "Super Treasure Arena" out now!

Get ready for frantic treasure hunting with your friends!

24 December 2018 As a special treat for Christmas Headup releases the retro-inspired arena shooter Super Treasure Arena for Nintendo Switch™. The gates are open!

Super Treasure Arena features competitive play sessions focussing on battling your buddies on the same screen, just like we did many a night with multiplayer gems such as Bomberman. Besides real human enemies and bots, there's a menagerie of monsters to shake things up and to drop even more coins for you - collect them all!

Since there's no pre-game inventory loadout in Super Treasure Arena, you pick up your weapons on-the-fly. Depending on what you find, you either shoot the hell out of your buddies or try to avoid direct confrontations, first focusing on treasures and smaller monsters. On top of that, each of the five characters has a unique special ability to turn the match around instantly. Either way, you need to grab coins and avoid being blasted by your "buddies". The action is non-stop and a ton of fun!

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Retro-inspired multiplayer shooter

Get ready for frantic treasure hunting with your friends!

05 December 2018 Headup announces the retro-inspired arena shooter Super Treasure Arena for Nintendo Switch™. The easy to pick-up twin stick shooter will open its gates for treasure-greedy action junkies on Christmas Eve, 24th December 2018.

Super Treasure Arena features competitive play sessions focussing on battling your buddies on the same screen, just like we did many a night with multiplayer gems such as Bomberman. Besides real human enemies and bots, there's a menagerie of monsters to shake things up and to drop even more coins for you - collect them all!

Since there's no pre-game inventory loadout in Super Treasure Arena, you pick up your weapons on-the-fly. Depending on which you'll find, you either shoot the hell out of your buddies or try to avoid direct confrontations, first focusing on treasures and smaller monsters. On top of that, each of the five characters has a unique special ability to turn the match around instantly. Either way, you need to grab coins and avoid being blasted by your "buddies". The action is non-stop and a ton of fun!

Just check the Nintendo eShop and have a look at the new Trailer:



About Super Treasure Arena
 
Super Treasure Arena is a unique mix of retro-inspired arcade action and objective-based arena shooters. The result is a frantic game where collecting and stealing loot from your opponents is the key to victory. Play alone or challenge friends locally via split-screen for 2-4 players!

ENTER THE ARENA
Choose one of four different characters (each with a unique special ability) and battle it out on tight top-down maps, filled with angry monsters and shiny loot. Various weapons scattered across each map can be picked up and will help you blasting away your opponents, including bows, magic staffs, bombs, rockets and more!

MULTIPLAYER MADNESS
There are two insane multiplayer modes for you to enjoy. Just hunt for the most coins possible locally against your buddies via split-screen!

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When in Rome... Exorcise the hell out of people!

Test your multi-tasking skills with The Textorcist on PC

15 November 2018 How many things are you able to do at once? In The Textorcist you "only" have to do two things: type and dodge. Sounds easy enough in theory but proves much harder in practice. This game will put you to the limits of your cognitive and body coordination capacities.

You're Ray Bibbia, private exorcist and certified badass. Your mission is to rid the world of every evil spirit and send them back to hell. You banish them by typing out the holy passages from your book, down to the last letter.

Any spelling mistake you make will set you back, but to make things really interesting you also have to dodge your enemies' relentless bullet barrage at the same time. Welcome to (Bullet) Hell!

But obviously this is still not enough of a challenge for you, which is why later on in the game the texts will be in Latin, as is proper for such a holy man of the church as Ray Bibbia.

The Textorcist's release is planned for Q1 2019, but until then we will have a few surprises up our sleeves, so better stay tuned!


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Headup launches charity collaboration with the Cancer Research Institute

30 October 2018 We are excited to announce our upcoming charity collaboration with the Cancer Research Institute (CRI).

The collaboration starts on 1st November 2018 and will end on 31st January 2019. During this time span 50% of revenues from purchases for our game In Between on Steam, the Nintendo eShop, the Microsoft Store as well as iTunes and Google Play will go directly to the CRI. You can track the total amount of donations here.

Why In Between?
"The puzzle-platformer “In Between” illustrates the struggle of coping with death in a sensitive and emotional way. Based on insights from thanatology, the game carefully confronts players with the profoundly human inner conflicts experienced by the dying game character. Lying on its deathbed in a clinic, the character revisits periods of his life presented in fragmented memories, such as school graduation or the burial of a beloved person." - Red Dot Award 2014.

"What is outstanding about “In Between” is the idea of turning the topic of depression when facing death into a game play mechanism. The five psychological phases that the game character experiences are not only designed in different styles, they also require different ways of playing. The innovative approach turns this game into a true art project." - Statement by the Red Dot Award Jury