New York, U.S.A. – Dec. 12th 2016 – Indie developer, Schism Worldwide and publisher, Plug in Digital, are proud to announce that Schism first game, Red Barton and the Sky Pirates, will be blasting its way on Steam, iOS and Android in the first quarter of 2017.
Red Barton and the Sky Pirates is an exciting 3rd person arcade combat flight shooter reminiscent of games like Star Fox back on the classic N64 and the legendary “After Burner” arcade. It is set in an imaginative and original cartoon style steampunk world with superb hand-drawn illustration quality in-game graphics. The player plays the role of Red Barton, a pilot of a steampunk-style World War I era fighter airplane fighting his way through a menagerie of enemies, on a mission to save his love and honor.
Red Barton and the Sky Pirates Key Features:
- Single Player Campaign: Play the role of Red Barton and fight your way through a variety of enemies, on a mission to save your love and honor. Enjoy a sophisticated story line with future updates to Diamondtopia universe such as locations, factions, lore, quests, achievements and much more.
- Split Screen COOP: Play with your friend in this local coop mode
- Survival Mode: Pilot your World War I era fighter airplane through endless waves of enemies How far will you go?
- Night Mode: Relive the original adventure with different lighting and difficulty levels
- Customization options: Customize your fighter airplane with aircraft and weapons upgrade as well as aircraft skins
- Weapons Galore: Blast your way through using a variety of weapons from Machineguns to Canons and Rockets
- Amazing Original Soundtrack
“When we showed Red Barton and the Sky Pirates at Gameacon and Beokon, gamers and gaming professionals provided us with very positive feedback and even nominated us for Best Gameplay and Best Art Direction,” said Aleksandar Djordjevic, CEO at Schism Worldwide LLC. “We are very hopeful for the game and plan to establish Red Barton as a must have series.”
Here is the official Red Barton & The Sky Pirates Cinematic Trailer:
Red Barton and the Sky Pirates will be available in the first quarter of 2017 on Steam PC/Mac, as well as on iOS and Android devices.