What Pumpkin Games Launches HIVESWAP Video Game

HIVESWAP: ACT 1 is now available on Steam and The Humble Store!

HOMESTUCK is a groundbreaking, genre-defying work, and with it Andrew Hussie has created one of the most ambitious and enthralling fictional universes in recent memory.

Game development studio What Pumpkin Games (WPG) launches its debut title, the long-awaited HIVESWAP: ACT 1, a thrill for gaming and comics fans.

Set in the same universe as the immensely popular HOMESTUCK webcomic, HIVESWAP is a love letter to ‘90s adventure video games, delivering an engaging, immersive gaming experience driven by powerful storylines and gorgeous artwork. One of the top crowd-funded game titles on Kickstarter, HIVESWAP is available now through Steam and the Humble Store for PC and Mac platforms at:

Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/623940/HIVESWAP_Act_1/

Humble Store: https://www.humblebundle.com/store/hiveswap-act-1

Complementing the launch of HIVESWAP, WPG and Homestuck, Inc. (Homestuck) also announce a strategic partnership with VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. WPG, Homestuck, and VIZ Media will develop a comprehensive array of additional entertainment content and licensed merchandise based on the HOMESTUCK universe, including both the original webcomic and the HIVESWAP game series. A full-color, hardcover collector’s edition of the HOMESTUCK webcomic, featuring page-by-page commentary from creator Andrew Hussie, will launch in early 2018. More information on these developments will be available at a later date.

“Fans have been looking forward to this for a long time, and I don’t think they’ll be disappointed. Personally speaking, I think it’s the best adventure game I’ve ever played,” says Andrew Hussie, HOMESTUCK creator and co-founder at What Pumpkin Games. “I’m excited to team up with VIZ Media to expand on the world of HOMESTUCK, and work closely with them on a bunch of new projects involving both HOMESTUCK and HIVESWAP.”

“HOMESTUCK is a groundbreaking, genre-defying work, and with it Andrew Hussie has created one of the most ambitious and enthralling fictional universes in recent memory. We’re thrilled by this…

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