No Country for Old Video Games? Not So! Old School Musical Out Now on Nintendo Switch™ and Steam
Publisher Playdius Invites Players to Jam their Way through 8-Bit Era in Unique Rhythm Game Starring Two New Retro Heroes, Tib and Rob, on their Quest to Save Childhood Memories
Paris – Sept. 13, 2018 – You asked for it, and it is finally here! Global game publisher Playdius and eccentric independent game developer La Moutarde announced today that its wacky rhythm game Old School Musical is now available for Nintendo Switch™ and PC. Available for a SRP of $12.99 / €12.99 via the Nintendo eShop and Steam, Old School Musical invites players to join Tib and Rob on their crazy adventure through retro worlds accompanied by a rocking chiptunes soundtrack and levels inspired by awesome 8-Bit classics. The game has been rated “E10+” by the ESRB (PEGI 12 in Europe).
Old School Musical will send players back to the golden years of the 8-Bit era. The main protagonists, Tib and Rob, have been trained to become video game heroes. One fateful day, their game becomes corrupted by a bug invasion, thus pushing them to embark on an unlikely journey to find their missing mother and save our childhood games! Your skill, their success: miss any note and Tib and Rob’s adventure will fall flat…literally!
Swing a crowbar, shoot with your spacecraft and defeat an evil chicken army to the beat of remarkable chiptune tracks from famous artists such as Dubmood, Zabutom, Hello World, Yponeko, and Le Plancton. Discover 50 tracks, all composed exclusively for the game! The Old School Musical soundtrack is also available for purchase on Steam and other music platforms. Discover some of the games’ tracks directly on Soundcloud.
And that’s not all! Did you think you would be free from the gameplay wackiness once the Story mode has ended? NO SIR! Old School Musical also features an extra storyline with in-game modifiers to enjoy many new ways of playing. Discover even more retro levels and chiptune tracks, and unveil what Tib and Rob don’t want you to know in the main plot!
To watch the Old School Musical launch trailer on YouTube, please head here:
Old School Musical Unique Features include:
- Looney Story Mode: Lead Tib and Rob on crazy adventures filled with humor and 8-bit nostalgia
- Arcade Mode: Reach the highest score and challenge your friends (if you have any)
- Challenge Mode: Play it hard with visual and audio penalties to unlock new music tracks
- Over 50 chiptune tracks by the best of the chiptune scene: Dubmood, Zabutom, Hello World, Yponeko, Le Plancton
- Travel through 20+ retro levels, inspired by many favorite classic old-school games
- Local multiplayer mode supporting up to 4 players
- A rebellion led by chickens, yes you heard us correct, 32 angry chickens to be exact!
To stay up to date with the latest news and information regarding Old School Musical, please visit the official website, like the official Facebook page and follow the game on Twitter.
Playdius is the publishing branch of Plug In Digital, video game distribution leader based in France. Since 2015, we have been patiently building a strong line up on PC, Consoles and Mobile with games from all over the world such as Hover, Bury Me My Love, Splasher or upcoming Away and Edge of Eternity. Our ambition is to bring to the players the very best of incredible indie production, with creative and different games that match with our motto: “Play Outside the Box”.
ABOUT LA MOUTARDE
Based in Montpellier, south of France, La Moutarde (The Mustard) is a small team composed of developers, graphic designers, and sound artists driven by a common passion: video games. We built the project “La Moutarde” around our first game: Old School Musical. We want our game to be as subtle and refined as a good ol’ hand-made Mustard for everyone to enjoy.