Independent game publisher Digital Smash has today announced that they are working with Hiker Games to bring action platformer ToyQuest: The Lost and The Found to Xbox One and Playstation 4 this summer. Hiker Games is developing for the PC, while Digital Smash handles all console efforts.
The game, created by Vietnamese developer Hiker Games, features Brand—an action figure who tries to save his owner, Felix, from impending darkness. Armed with common household items, Brand must solve the house’s many mysteries before powerful nightmares take over.
The console versions of ToyQuest marks the debut of Digital Smash. Digital Smash President, David Klein said: “ToyQuest takes some of the most recognizable elements from our childhood and uses them in a colorful and unique way. It’s a charming game and one that’s very much suited to the living room to be enjoyed by all types of players.”
Nguyen Vu Phuong, the Team Lead of Hiker Games said: “We are super excited to be partnering with Digital Smash. Bringing ToyQuest to additional platforms that will definite the next generation of children growing up with toys and video games. We are also especially proud that we will be working with Digital Smash- their commitment to the project and enthusiasm, proves that console versions of ToyQuest are in good hands.”
ToyQuest features more than 300 enemy toys — including a tank, a paper crane, and soldiers complete with fatigues and guns. The game also boasts hundreds of weapon and item upgrades, procedurally-generated levels, and seven horrific boss stages.
While faithful to 8-bit and 16-bit platformers, ToyQuest innovates with a “base defense” twist: As players fight the enemy in different parts of the house, the bedroom is left unprotected. This means that you will need to find the proper materials to build defenses that can handle a sustained attack from the darkness, protect precious companions, and prevent further nightmares.
“ToyQuest: The Lost and Found takes the scary dreams we all had to deal with as kids and turns them into a fluid, imaginative platformer with roguelike elements,” says Phuong Vu, founder of Hiker Games. “It plays like many of the games we enjoyed growing up, but with beautiful graphics and sound.”
· Endless replayability with procedural level generation.
· Incredibly detailed art reminiscent of classic 8-bit and 16-bit platformers.
· Hundreds of weapon and item upgrades.
· More than 300 types of enemies.
· Seven terrifying boss stages.
· Defense gameplay mechanics: Protect the bedroom at all costs!