Ghosts got you down? Pelted with poltergeist problems? Time To Bust Some Ghosts

Well, fret no more – Hector Plasm is on the case! Starting today, the ghost-bustin’-est twin-stick shooter around – Dead End Job, is available for PCXbox OnePlayStation®4, and Nintendo Switch!

From developer Ant Workshop – headed up by the former lead level designer on Red Dead Redemption – and publisher Headup, this insane mash-up of Ren & Stimpy and Ghostbusters puts you in the ethereal boots of Hector Plasm. Our hero, employed with the Number One Experts in Paranormal Pest Control, Ghoul-B-Gone – Hector is tasked with ridding the wacky world of meddlesome spectral interlopers. Tag along with our hero for a typical day at work, as he heads all over town to offices overrun by spirits, wraith-infested restaurants, and other creepy community buildings with his good old ghost bustin’ vacuum pack and trusty ol’ plasma blaster, putting abhorrent apparitions to rest for GOOD!

In celebration of its launch, Headup presents a brand new release trailer! You can check it out below:

https://youtu.be/m-O0F5Ic59M
Lovers of 90’s cartoons, wacky ghost hunting adventures, or cleanliness, will have a literal blast zooming through the vibrantly cartoony, gag ’till you laugh, procedurally generated world as they suck up unsuspecting spooky pests. Groove to the beats of award-winning composer Will Morton (of Grand Theft Auto fame) as you rescue residents and chase promotions by wracking up hefty invoices to send to your clients – ghoul by fiendish ghoul! Stream the game on Twitch and Mixer and get your audience in on the action – integrated interactivity allows your viewers to help you devastate demonic intruders or hinder your assault on the afterlife. Whether you play alone or team up with a haunt-hunting buddy for some seamless drop-in/drop-out split-screen couch co-op action, Dead End Job is sure to keep you coming back for more!

Dead End Job is available on Apple Arcade, and for €16.99, £13.99 or $16.99 on Windows PC and Linux via SteamXbox OnePS4 and Nintendo Switch. For a limited time, all Steam, Xbox One, and Switch users can purchase the game at a 15% discount for about €14.49 resp. £11.89 or $14.49.

Dead End Job just (ghost)busted out!

For the latest up-to-date news about Dead End Job, follow Ant Workshop on Twitter and “like” the game on Facebook.

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Who didn’t always want to shoot that guy? Now you can!

 

About Headup

Headup is a hybrid games publishing and development company providing players worldwide with the best content in the independent gaming sector. Established in 2009, it is active on all major platforms such as consoles, mobile devices and PC, and was awarded as “Best Publisher” at the German Developers Awards in 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2019. With over 70 million customers served on mobile and further several million players on the PC and consoles, Headup is always looking to raise awareness and commercial success for developers thinking outside the box. More information can be found at www.headupgames.com.

About Ant Workshop

Ant Workshop is an independent game developer based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Founded by ex-Rockstar Games Lead Designer Tony Gowland in 2015 to focus on developing original IP and interesting games with an off-beat sense of humour. The first major game release from Ant Workshop, Binaries, released on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in 2016 and was nominated for a BAFTA Scotland ‘Best Game’ award.

Ant Workshop also helps other indies bring their games to Nintendo Switch (most notably, Mike Bithell’s Circular series) and is currently developing its next title, Dead End Job – a cartoon twin-stick shooter for PC & consoles about a Paranormal Pest Control worker. More at www.ant-workshop.com.