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Yee Haw! Bloody Wild West Shooter Colt Canyon Out Now for Switch, Xbox One and PC – Plus: New Release Trailer | Headup

Colt Canyon Out Now for Nintendo Switch,
PC (Steam & GOG) and Xbox One

Howdy Vic!

Get ready to saddle up and slap leather against some ornery varmints, as Headup is pleased to announce today that their Old West twin-stick shooter, Colt Canyon, is arriving today for Nintendo Switch EU / NA (the link will work later)Xbox One, as well as on Steam and GOG.

That’s right, you’ll be loadin’ up yer trusty shootin’ irons and heading to the badlands to rescue your pardner from a gang of no-good bandits, resulting in a bloody mess. PS4 owners will get their chance to deliver some justice later this year.

Since it ain’t quite time for the cotillion yet, let’s celebrate this fine news with some new screens and an official launch trailer of varmint-vanquishing gameplay:

Put the irons away and get clickin’ on the links below to grab a key, some new art and video:

Colt Canyon is a stylish 2D pixel art twin-stick shooter with roguelike elements in which you control a cowboy (or a cowgirl!), whose mission it is to save their kidnapped partner from ruthless bandits. Take your revolver, knife, and TNT and shoot your way through a hostile canyon full of hidden treasures, weapons, obstacles and all kinds of bloodthirsty scum. Perhaps you can save even more people than just your beloved. You can also enjoy Colt Canyon with a friend by playing its two-player local co-op mode.

Thanks for bein’ a real pardner and sharin’ the news and assets! If you’d like to have a chat around the campfire with the developer to talk about wrangling varmints or what it takes to ride the open trails of game development, shoot us over a telegram (or just reply to this email) and we’d be pleased as punch to set you up!

Social media shout outs are greatly appreciated. Keep up to date with the latest news about Colt Canyon by following Headup on Twitter and Discord.

Best regards from dusty, errm… Germany!
Gregor

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About Colt Canyon

Take your revolver and rescue your partner in this atmospheric and punchy roguelike game.

Colt Canyon is a 2D pixel art shooter where you control a cowboy, or one of the many other unlockable characters, whose mission is to save his kidnapped partner from the ruthless bandits. Take your gun and TNT and shoot your way through a hostile canyon full of hidden treasures, weapons, obstacles and all kinds of bloodthirsty scum.

Maybe you can save more people than just your partner. But watch out. Once you got your partner your job is not done. You’ll also have to get back home…

Features:

  • Skill-Based, not Grind-Based Roguelike
  • Range of characters and weapons to play and unlock
  • Dynamic and immersive environments and enemies
  • Fantastic Keyboard + Mouse Support
  • Excellent Controller Support
  • AI-Controlled companions
  • Local Coop
  • Upgrades for you and your companions
  • Randomized, persistent and open levels
  • Strategic stealth and fast-paced action
  • Boss Fights
  • Intuitive Gameplay
  • Roguelike elements
  • Permadeath
  • No forced grind
  • Deep Game Mechanics
  • High replayability
  • High difficulty
  • Endless Runs possible
  • Beautiful minimalistic pixel art
  • Easy to learn, hard to master
  • Impactful particle effects
  • Perfectly suited Wild-West soundtrack
  • Fantastic sound effects
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 80 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.comTwitter and Discord.

About Retrific Game Studio

Retrific Game Studio, founded 2013, is a German, one-man, independent game studio by Jonathan Mannshoven specialized on gameplay focused 2D games. More at retrific.net.