Frankfurt-based developer and publisher Deck13 today announced that its award-winning puzzle platform game Shift Happens, developed by indie developer Klonk Games, will launch on XBOX One via the XBOX Store in early July 2016.
The game recently took home two big awards at the “Deutscher Computerspielpreis 2016” (transl. German Computer Game Award 2016) – “Bestes Kinderspiel (transl. Best Kids Game) and “Bestes Gamedesign” (transl. Best Game Design) – and was nominated for “Bestes Deutsches Spiel” (transl. Best German Game).
Robin Kocaurek (Co-Founder Klonk Games):
“Shift Happens is best played as co-op together on the couch and we are very excited to see people’s reaction to the console version.”
Jan Klose (Managing Director, Deck13):
“We can’t wait to publish Shift Happens on consoles and invigorate couch co-op play with it.”
Shift Happens is a co-op platformer. The game features challenging puzzle gameplay that two player have to work together on to solve. At its core the game revolves around the “Shift” mechanic. The players use that mechanic to change the size of two protagonists “Bismo” and “Plom” reciprocally to master different levels.