Save the future of gaming with HoPiKo (Video)

Merge Games, together with Leeds-based developer Laser Dog, are excited to announce the imminent release of HoPiKo on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

A virus, known as the Nanobyte has infected hardware around the globe rendering all systems useless – gaming is dead. The HoPiKo, who ran the games, have been enslaved… It’s time to hook up your power gloves and save your HoPiKo brothers!

HoPiKo is an intense speed run platformer where you get to save gaming. Jump from platform to platform avoiding death, exploiting shortcuts and ripping through 100s of hand-crafted levels, each one dropped into a five-stage mini run designed to break your mind!

Compete to be the fastest in the world with time based scores, level pars and collectable retro consoles opening unique bonus runs.

– Fast and brutal twitch-based gameplay.
– Awesome chiptune soundtrack written and composed on authentic hardware.
– Uses every ounce of your muscle memory.
– Unique minimal controls, you’ve never played a platformer like this!

HoPiKo will be launched on October 19th 2016. Priced at $6.99, €6.99 and £5.79 it will be available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.