Game publisher Double Fine Presents and developer Foam Sword recently announced their latest video game Knights and Bikes.
and Bikes for PS4
upcoming hand-painted action adventure game will be launching on PlayStation 4
this coming Aug. 27. It will feature puzzles, interesting improvised abilities,
cooperative gameplay, and more.
out the full overview here:
Knights and Bikes is a hand-painted action-adventure for
one or two players, set on a British island in the 1980s.
It’s a coming-of-age story starring Nessa and Demelza,
exploring the coasts of Penfurzy on their trusty bikes, looking for a legendary
lost treasure in a Goonies-inspired tale of excitement, danger, fun and
The two new friends, along with their pet-goose and the
pickled-head of an undead knight, form the Penfurzy Rebel Bicycle Club, and are
ready for anything this adventure throws at them. They pedal into danger to
face threats head-on with frisbees, water-balloons, video game controllers and
the powerful beats of an amplified boom-box.
Along the way they’ll stuff their pockets with trinkets
and barter for bike upgrades, spurring them onward down the island’s country
lanes, windswept beaches, deep forests, modern attractions and ancient ruins.
Together their friendship will create an adventure as big
as their imaginations.
The game is by Rex Crowle, (creative director: Tearaway /
Tearaway Unfolded, art and design: LittleBigPlanet) and by Moo You (gameplay
programmer: Ratchet & Clank and LittleBigPlanet). Audio design by Kenny
Young (audio lead: Tearaway and LittleBigPlanet) and with a musical score by
Daniel Pemberton (composer: The Man From Uncle, Steve Jobs, King Arthur: Legend
Of The Sword).
Best friends forever! Play single-player with an
AI companion, couch co-op or online co-op.
Solve puzzles and deal with enemies using your
improvised abilities! These include: frisbees, water-balloons, puddle-stomping
welly boots, and a powerful boom-box stereo.
Work together! Both characters have different
skills so you’ll want to experiment with how they combine in order to succeed.
Explore the island! Seek out its modern
tourist-attractions and ancient ruins, both on foot and on your customized
Discover treasure! Ranging from trinkets like
broken action-figures and animal skulls, to the legendary riches rumored to be
hidden on the island.
Upgrade your bikes! Barter with adults (offload
your junk) so you can personalize your bikes, unlock extra abilities or at the
very least: get those training-wheels removed!
Tend to your pet goose! Captain Honkers has a
keen nose-beak and can help you find what you need, if you keep him fed and