Collapsus is an exciting new block crunching puzzle game unlike any other! It’s built on a unique risk-reward centered resource management mechanic in which you have a finite amount of blocks you are allowed to break and by making matches of four or more, you gain back the ability to break even more blocks, but be careful, if you run out of these “breaks”, it’s game over! Let's be honest, it's just way more fun to break blocks than to swap them! Collapsus features 3 Standard difficulties, 2 unlockable difficulties, and 20 Special modes to put your skills to the test (with a ‘Plus” mode for each one of those for a total of 40)! There’s also a Puzzle mode with 200 built-in puzzles, an online puzzle editor and sharing tool and free daily puzzles! You can even battle it out with up to 8 players in the online Versus mode! Endless hours of block-based mayhem! Oh, and one more thing: No Ads, No Microtransactions and all DLC is FREE! How could you pass this up?

Presskit

Factsheet

Developer:
Wraith Games
Based in Hamilton, OH

Release date:
Early Access December 26 2016

Platforms:
Windows
Mac
Linux
Web
Flash
iOS
Android
Nintendo Wii U

Website:
wraithgames.com

Description

Collapsus is an exciting new block crunching puzzle game unlike any other! Collapsus is NOT about "swapping" blocks. Instead, you click on blocks to permanently break them in order to make lines 4 or more blocks. Be careful: the block meter at the bottom starts to go down with every break, and when it's all gone; it's GAME OVER! By making these lines of blocks, you get some of those "breaks" back... it's a unique risk-reward resource management mechanic! You can also TURN the screen in any of the four directions to change how the blocks fall, opening up a whole new world of possibilities!

History

Originally created as a prototype way back in 2005, lead designer, Jay Kidd, created an all new puzzle game for his mother. Although it didn't really go anywhere, in 2011, when thinking of new game ideas, his fiancee (and Wraith Games programmer), Kristy Iwema, decided they should revive the game.

Collapsus is inspired by classic puzzles games such as Tetris, Bejeweled, and Puzzle League. The movement of the blocks and rotation of the screen are inspired by the movement of a Rubik's Cube. The bright, colorful, flat design is taken directly from classic pop art!

Features

  • Unique risk/reward resource-management mechanic (no more "swapping" blocks)
  • Turn your device to change gravity (all 4 directions)
  • 3 Standard difficulties + 2 Unlockable difficulties
  • 20 Challenge modes + 20 "Plus" modes
  • Puzzle mode with 200 built-in puzzles
  • Online puzzle creation/sharing tool
  • Free, unique, daily puzzles
  • Full color-blind accessibility options
  • Online leaderboards and tons of Achievements
  • Over 30 unique blocks to play with
  • Cross Platform on Wii U, 3DS, iOS, Android, Fire Tablet, Windows Phone, Mac, Linux, PC, and Web
  • No Ads or Micro-transactions + All DLC is free!
  • Endless block-crunching action!

Videos

Collapsus Trailer (2015) YouTube


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Awards & Recognition

  • "App of the Year 2015 - Top 50" SlideDB
  • "App of the Year 2016 - #4 Best Upcoming Game" SlideDB
  • "Top Pick of GDEX" CLE Tech
  • "Presented at Game Masters - The Exhibition" Game Masters

Selected Articles

  • "Don’t let the bright colors fool you, this game is an ass kicker."
    - Frank Lubsey, JamSonic
  • "Let me tell you, it is a complete game changer."
    - Chris Bohatka, CLE Tech
  • "The ‘gravity switch’ will bring some intensity to the gameplay."
    - Ellie Punn, Journal News
  • "Collapsus has some of the fundamental building blocks of accessibility."
    - Joseph Giampapa, Unstoppable Gamer
  • "Every time they resurrected the idea they found ways to change tweak and transform aspects of the game, ensuring it will provide an experience far different from the puzzle games currently available."
    - Ellie Punn, Orange Bison
  • "One of my favorite parts about it on mobile was that you actually take and move your mobile device as you rotate it"
    - Kathryn Nolen, Elvish Gaming

Monetization Permission

Wraith Games allows for the contents of Collapsus to be published through video broadcasting services for any commercial or non-commercial purposes. Monetization of videos created containing assets from Collapsus is legally & explicitly allowed by Wraith Games. This permission can be found in writing at http://www.slidedb.com/games/collapsus/presskit.


Early Access
Free, weekly early access web build wraithgames.itch.io/collapsus.


About Wraith Games

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Wraith Games is an award-winning independent game studio (and Nintendo Licensed Developer) based in Hamilton, Ohio. We are a diverse team of talented game developers with a common passion for excellence and love of gaming. Together, we have set out to make high-quality, open source, cross-platform games for gamers of all ages and ability that make players challenge themselves, think outside of the box and most importantly: have fun! Above all else, the Wraith Games team is dedicated to maintaining a green studio, promoting games as an artform, and focusing on accessibility options for the differently abled.

More information
More information on Wraith Games, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Collapsus Credits

Jay Kidd
Game Designer

Mark Cahalan
Programmer

Kristy Iwema
Puzzle Designer

Glenn Dubois
Musician


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