Factsheet

Developer:
Slick Entertainment Inc.
Based in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Release date:
October 4th 2016

Platforms:
PS4, Steam (PC, Mac)

Website:
vikingsquadgame.com

Regular Price:

USD14.99

Description

Grab your trusty sword, strap on a fearsome helmet, and plunge into the chaotic fray of Viking Squad! As a member of this ragtag group you must put a stop to the wildly mischievous Loki and reopen the gates to Valhalla. Work together to unleash massive attacks on foes and expand your arsenal in this three player co-op brawler.

History

Viking Squad was created to bring precision to the usual carnage of the loveable action-brawler genre. With a constant 60fps, precision combo's, the addition of lane mechanics and gear-gathering, Viking Squad brings a bright and fresh punch to the brawler genre. Full development commenced in 2014 with our experienced team of three bringing together the technical force and artistic energy to deliver a great experience.

Features

  • Local and Online Co-op.
  • Find new weapons and gear to level up each character.
  • Each playable character has their own signature weapon changing the way they approach combat.
  • Lane based brawling with precise and intense combat system.
  • The Gods guide your voyage: By worshipping each god new opportunities and perils are unveiled.
  • Striking hand-drawn 2d art style, courtesy of Jesse 'the Drawbarian' Turner.
  • Sound by Power Up Audio, Music by A Shell In The Pit.

Videos

Viking Squad Release Trailer (2016) YouTube

Viking Squad Teaser (2015) YouTube

Viking Squad Announcement Trailer (2014) YouTube


Images

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Awards & Recognition

  • "Exhibitor at the Seattle Indie Expo 2014" Seattle, September 1st, 2014
  • "Exhibitor at the Playstation Experience" Las Vegas, December 6-7, 2014
  • "Exhibitor in the Indie MEGABOOTH at PAX East 2015" Boston, March 6-7, 2015
  • "N4G Indie Spotlight" July 21st, 2015
  • "Exhibitor in the Indie MEGABOOTH at PAX Prime 2015" Seattle, August 28-31, 2015
  • "Exhibitor at the Playstation Experience" San Francisco, December 5-6, 2015
  • "Exhibitor in the Indie MEGABOOTH at PAX West 2016" Seattle, September 2-5, 2016


Selected Articles

  • "...a new take on an classic genre, and it's a heck of a good time!"
    - Trisha Hershberger, The Escapist
  • "The only remedy was more Viking Squad."
    - Lou "herobyclicking" Adducci, N4G
  • "Viking Squad beats enemies to death with fish!"
    - Jed Whitaker, Destructoid
  • "Best of all are the massive boss fights"
    - Josh Speer, oprainfall
  • "...drew me immediately in..."
    - Burke Lant, Nerd Farm Blog
  • "Can we play some Viking Squad?"
    - Eli Cymet, Ookpixels
  • "I really love the game, and you will too!"
    - Zer0Doxy, Youtube

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Sony Playstation
Product page for Viking Squad is available here: playstation.com.

Steam
Steam page for Viking Squad is available here: store.steampowered.com.

Development Blog
We keep a weekly development blog where we talk about the game. It's available at slickentertainment.com.

Weekly Twitch Stream
Every Wednesday from 4-6pm PST we stream about our game development. Come join us next Wednesday at twitch.tv.

Slick Entertainment on Twitter
Official Slick Entertainment twitter (@slickentinc) twitter.com.

ProRes version of the trailer
If you require a pro-resolution version of our announce trailer, please email press@slickentertainment.com .


About Slick Entertainment Inc.

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Slick Entertainment is a small, independent game studio that focuses on fun and unique Arcade-style Game experiences.

More information
More information on Slick Entertainment Inc., our logo & relevant media are available here.


Viking Squad Credits

Nick Waanders
Programmer

Jesse 'Drawbarian' Turner
Artist

Caley Charchuk
Designer

Power Up Audio
Audio

A Shell in the Pit
Music

Marlon Wiebe
Trailers


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