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Big Blue Bubble Announces Console Release Date for Foregone

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 10:00

The stunning 2D action-platformer launches October 5, 2020 on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

LONDON, ON. May. 5, 2020 — Canadian game developer Big Blue Bubble will launch their challenging 2D action-platformer Foregone on all major consoles on October 5th, 2020. Developed with support from Ontario Creates and currently available in Early Access on the Epic Games Store, players can soon experience Foregone’s award-winning music, breathtaking pixel artwork, and intense combat on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

“We couldn’t be happier with the response Foregone has received since its Early Access release,” said Damir Slogar, founder and CEO of Big Blue Bubble. “We’ve listened closely to player feedback, and have diligently worked to further improve the Foregone game experience and deliver a more polished product for players to enjoy on their favorite console available this October.”

Foregone’s second Early Access update released on May 4th unveiling new weapons, the game’s first mini-boss, increased localization support, and more. Full patch notes are available at bigbluebubble.com/foregone/patchnotes-roadmap/. The game’s next update is slated for release in early June.

 

Foregone has players take on the role of the city of Calagan’s strongest Arbiter, tasked with investigating the sudden resurgence of an all-corrupting force known as the Harrow. The Arbiter will destroy legions of enemies, battle formidable bosses, and collect a wide array of upgradeable loot as she embarks on a twisted journey to unravel the haunting truth behind the Harrow. The intense, combat-focused title features fluid pixel artwork, combining old-school visual influences with modern 3D animation technology.

 

Foregone Features:

  • Hybrid action-platformer and looter

  • Narrative-driven gameplay

  • Arsenal of upgradeable weapons and armor

  • Challenging enemies and intense boss fights

  • Branching skill tree with customizable abilities

  • Fluid 3D-to-2D pixel art & animation

Foregone is available now on the Epic Games Store at a special Early Access price of $24.99 USD. Learn more about Foregone at www.foregonegame.com.

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For more information, visit the Foregone Press Kit page or contact press@bigbluebubble.com. Request a press copy via Keymailer

About Foregone

Foregone is a fast and fluid 2D action-platformer packed with legendary loot and stunning pixel art. Collect an arsenal of powerful weapons and upgradeable skills, then use them to shoot and slash your way through hand-crafted pixel environments hiding a treasure trove of secrets. Unravel a compelling story of regret and conspiracy as you slice your way through hordes of enemies and carry out your mission to save Calagan from total annihilation.

About Big Blue Bubble

Big Blue Bubble is an established video game developer with over 15 years of experience creating fun, innovative, and accessible titles. With more than 100 games to date, Big Blue Bubble maintains a proven track record of being the first to market with a variety of innovations in technology and game design, establishing the company as a long-standing industry veteran. Big Blue Bubble’s commitment to producing fun, engaging games has earned the studio recognition from prestigious organizations around the world, such as Deloitte, BAFTA, and IGN. Big Blue Bubble continues to produce award-winning titles that stand the test of time, including their top-grossing flagship franchise, My Singing Monsters. More information about Big Blue Bubble can be found at www.bigbluebubble.com.

About Microsoft

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

About Nintendo

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.7 billion video games and more than 750 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™ and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at https://www.nintendo.com/.

About Sony Interactive Entertainment

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation™Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions in California, London and Tokyo.

About Ontario Creates

Ontario Creates is a provincial agency that facilitates economic development, investment and collaboration in Ontario’s creative industries including the music, book, magazine, film, television and interactive digital media sectors. ontariocreates.ca

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