Game development studio What Pumpkin Games releases HIVESWAP: ACT 1 on Linux. The games actually a debut title for the studio. Which is now has full cross-platform support for Linux, Mac and Windows. HIVESWAP: ACT 1 is available now through Steam and Humble Store.
Set in the same universe as the immensely popular HOMESTUCK webcomic. HIVESWAP: ACT 1 is a love letter to ‘90’s adventure video games. Since the release delivers an engaging, immersive gaming experience. All driven by powerful storylines and gorgeous artwork. One of the top crowd-funded game titles on Kickstarter.
So to complement the launch of HIVESWAP: ACT 1. What Pumpkin Games and Homestuck, Inc. (Homestuck) also have a strategic partnership with VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media). Since they are a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. This news came about via the games launch back in September.
WPG, Homestuck, and VIZ Media will develop a comprehensive array of additional entertainment content. Also including licensed merchandise based on the HOMESTUCK universe.
“Fans have been looking forward to this for a long time, and I don’t think they’ll be disappointed. Personally speaking, I think it’s the best adventure game I’ve ever played,” says Andrew Hussie, HOMESTUCK creator and co-founder at What Pumpkin Games. “I’m excited to team up with VIZ Media to expand on the world of HOMESTUCK, and work closely with them on a bunch of new projects involving both HOMESTUCK and HIVESWAP.”
HIVESWAP: ACT 1 Launch Trailer:
HIVESWAP: ACT 1 is a point-and-click adventure video game series. This also features beautiful, hand-drawn 2D animation and a gorgeous, hyper-detailed world. Including a design toward attracting newcomers unfamiliar with the wider HOMESTUCK universe. While also appealing to long-time fans. So every interaction between the player and the game’s environment. No matter how minor or seemingly obscure, has a unique result. Dive into HIVESWAP and play as Joey Claire. Hence the problem-solving teen snatched out of her own time (1994) and place (Earth). Now stranded on ALTERNIA, a hostile alien planet on the brink of teen rebellion. Additional information on HIVESWAP is available at: the official website.