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A Hat in Time

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Humble Bundle
Developer: Gears For Breakfast
Release Date: Fall 2017

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'A Hat in Time' (ALL) Being Shown At Gamescom And PAX West - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2017 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT

A Hat in Time is a 3D collect-a-thon platformer where time is falling apart and it is the job of the brave interstellar-traveling solo Hat Kid to collect all the time pieces and put them back together!

In A Hat in Time, you play as a tiny space-travelling girl with a big top hat. Her adventure is halted when all her fuel (Time Pieces) is lost and scattered across a nearby planet. Hat Kid must now jump, fight, and talk her way into every nook and cranny of this new world to restore her fuel and resume her journey.

From the first “boop!” Hat Kid utters, your heart will smile in this brilliantly scripted and professionally voice-acted adventure. You can expect adorable interactions with the friendly folks at Mafia Town, silly banter from Mustache Girl, and more. Some locals will also offer you badges to power up the hats you stitch, making you more powerful and 50 shades cuter than before!

Throughout her adventure you can expect more than 35 acts, including an island full of mobsters and food, a murder mystery to investigate and platform while riding a high-speed locomotive, and some that only the most dedicated collectors will reach.


​Humble Bundle is proud to announce its attendance at leading trade shows Gamescom in Cologne, Germany and PAX West in Seattle, Washington.

Through its recently launched “Presented by Humble Bundle” multi-platform funding and creative initiative to publish games, the company will showcase the following four games and one as-of-yet unannounced title:

  • A Hat in Time
  • No Truce With The Furies
  • Staxel
  • Keyboard Sports - Saving QWERTY

“In a relatively short time, Humble Bundle has proven itself as a major player in the highly contested digital retail space, now serving roughly 12 million customers and raising over $98 million for charities,” said John Polson, Humble Bundle publishing lead. “Already astute at helping indies find an audience for their titles through our platform, adding our approachable publishing initiative was a no brainer. We’re thrilled to bring five ‘Presented by Humble Bundle’ games to Gamescom and PAX West – gamers from around the world are in for a treat!”

Hat Kid is agile despite her young age. She can double jump and climb up walls, as well as propel through the air using her speedrunner-appropriate dive. Hat Kid gains even more mobility and abilities with her heaps of adorably adorned hats, provided she finds enough yarn hidden throughout the world for her to stitch.

For example, her witch hat allows her to brew potions that harm enemies and break through environments. Her fox mask allows her to peek into the dweller dimension, and her snow hat lets her turn to ice and crush her enemies. Hats can become even more powerful by attaching badges that are found, sold, and traded by the locals, too. Hope you like a little metroidvania in a 3D platformer, as these new abilities will let you explore and conquer new places and puzzles you could not previously.

A Hat in Time will be available on PS4, Xbox One and PC for $29.99.


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