Pumpkin Jack is a perfect game to celebrate Halloween!
Published by Headup Games, a studio where we did a playtest and publish Tinkertown game tasting for. Headup is a hybrid games publishing and development company providing players worldwide with the best content in the independent gaming sector. Established in 2009, it is active on all major platforms such as consoles, mobile devices, and PC.
Headup is always looking to raise awareness and commercial success for developers thinking outside the box. More information can be found at Headup Games and Headup Games on Twitter.
Pumpkin Jack was developed by Nicolas Myssonnier, he started developing the game as a spare-time project in 2016 while he was studying. He was inspired by the old PlayStation platformers he played in his childhood, like Ratchet & Clank and Jak & Dexter.
He has tried to create a mix of stimulating battles, innovative puzzles, and challenging platforming in an eerie Halloween-themed environment.
The game is available for PC, Xbox One and Nintendo switch with a 20% Launch discount, so grab it before this Saturday and play the perfect game for the best time of the year, Halloween! You can find the game on Steam here Save 20% on Pumpkin Jack on Steam.
The game will also come out for PS4 later.
Follow the will of the Devil himself and slay your nemesis in an epic quest that will take you on a journey in the Boredom Kingdom, a mythical realm shattered by the curse. You will meet friends along the way, from a haughty owl to a snarky crow.
Solve puzzles that focus on physics, gravity, and reflection. Inhabit a pumpkin head and burn books, hammer some moles, create a path for magic spheres… And there is more: In each level, you will be faced with an action sequence using new exclusive gameplay. Pumpkin Jack is a spooky scary 3D platformer in which you embody Jack, the Mythical Pumpkin Lord. Dive into an epic adventure through otherworldly landscapes and help the Evil annihilate the Good.
The game takes you to a lot of different dimensions where you have to ride minecarts, fly, and more.
Discover stunning atmospheres in a colorful yet spooky scary Kingdom. Travel through epic and dramatic settings, with each level having its own eerie atmosphere. Using a vibrant palette and high-quality lighting effects, Pumpkin Jack invents its own unique cartoon universe inspired by the classic PS2 graphic style, made with Unreal Engine 4.
Pumpkin Jack is a classic 3D Platformer before anything else! Every level will challenge you through several themed platforms, all giving you new trials to complete. You will have to master the arts of dodging, timing, and movement to vanquish Jack’s foes. During the dynamic real-time battles, choose which weapon you want to use and strike at the critical moment.
Collect crow skulls to buy other outfits for Jack at the trader, be sure to turn every stone to find all of the crow skulls in the level, this sometimes means looking at every corner on the map, but the cosmetics are worth it!
For accessibility options, you can (on the Xbox One) turn on the subtitles and invert both X and Y.
You can check the achievements for Pumpkin Jack over at Pumpkin Jack Achievements or over at Pumpkin Jack on Steam.
To watch the spooky trailer for Pumpkin Jack, be sure to watch it here Pumpkin Jack – Release Date Trailer.