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Swarm

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Ignition Entertainment
Developer: Hothead Games
Release Date: March 23, 2011

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by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. PST

Swarm lets the player take control of 50 utterly fearless Swarmites and drive them through an intense, entertaining and often suicidal battle for a greater good. Throw your way through gauntlets of death and destruction in an attempt to collect valuable DNA and ensure that at least one Swarmite survives.

Swarm lets players take control of 50 utterly fearless Swarmites and drive them through an intense, entertaining and often suicidal battle of survival. Run, bash, huddle, boost, stack, jump, push and throw your way through gauntlets of death and destruction in an attempt to collect valuable DNA and ensure that at least one Swarmite survives.

"Swarm is perfect for PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 because of its unique art direction and gameplay," said Nigel Fox, Head of Publishing for UTV Ignition.  "We're thrilled to be partnered with Hothead because we share their passion for bringing unique experiences to gamers through these innovative digital platforms."

 "We've been working hard on Swarm for a while now and think it's our most addictive game yet," said Joel DeYoung, Director of Game Technology for Hothead Games.  "The Swarmites are both lovable and deliciously expendable at the same time-the game's creation is proof positive of the dangers of excessive exposure to Saturday morning cartoons we were warned about so many years ago.  Swarm is exactly the genocidal romp your parents hoped you'd grow up and marry someday."

Swarm is the first game to feature mass character control, where you move all 50 Swarmites at once.  Steer your swarm through the game and they naturally flock and flow around obstacles.  Creatively combine swarm moves to work your way through a relentlessly dangerous and hilariously brutal environment.  Compete against your friends to get the high score by deftly moving through the world and cleverly solving puzzles the game throws your way.



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