The Swindle releases on multiple platforms this Friday


Posted on July 28, 2015 by Michael Boccher

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Curve Digital and Size Five Studios has announced that their newest platformer, The Swindle, will be available this Friday, July 31st. It will be sneaking its way onto all PlayStation platforms, Xbox One, PC and Mac. As a special launch surprise, the game will cost $14.99/{11.99 and have a 15% discount for the first two weeks of availability.

The Swindle is a platforming, action and stealth game set in a Victorian steampunk world. All levels are procedurally generated, and it is the player’s job as a series of master thieves to break into buildings, steal cash, hack systems and get out. Players start small by robbing from the slums, and must upgrade their tools, abilities and skills until they can pull off the ultimate heist in Scotland Yard.

“After three years of developing and talking about nothing but The Swindle I am ecstatic that players are finally getting their hands on the game” says Dan Marshall, Founder of Size Five Games. “With The Swindle I wanted to design a completely new spin on the stealth and action experience whilst keeping true to a classic rogue like style experience. That was the kind of game that I always wanted to play but could never find. The reception we have already received has been incredible. I can’t wait to see people’s different heist set ups.”

Managing director of Curve Digital, Jason Perkins, comments: “It’s been a huge privilege to have played a part in bringing The Swindle to consoles. Dan is a complete genius and it shows in the games mechanics, level of detail and overall polish. Stealth games have never been this nerve wracking. Honing your skills and equipment whilst strategically planning is the key to success. Without them, you will never survive the 100 days. I had to learn that the hard way”

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