Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure will launch April 1 on PC, April 5 on PS4 and April 8 on Xbox One, Game Swing and Curve Digital have announced.

The game tells the story of Bjorn and Jerome who set out on a heroic mission in the name of love and glory. When a rival team is kidnapped by a man dressed as the devil Bjorn and Jerome begin a journey which pays homage to the best buddy movies of old.

The dodgeball action is played using simple twin-stick controls, complete with off-court hazards, random events and boss battles. Story mode can be played alone or in co-op. As a local multiplayer game of dodgeball, up to four players can take part.

"From game jam to console - it's been quite the ride," said Jacob Herold, CEO and founder, Game Swing. "Whether it's been at PAX or GDC, everyone who's had the opportunity to play early builds of Stikbold! has enjoyed its accessibility, playability and sense of humour - comparing it to old school multiplayer games like Bomberman. We can't wait to get it into the hands of console and PC players this April."

Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure will launch at £7.99, with a 20 per cent discount at launch.

Source: Curve Digital

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