[Indie-ducing] | Foul Play | Mediatonic

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Foul Play is a side-scrolling brawler that rewards performance over pummelling, and is an original game from Mediatonic for Steam and Xbox LIVE Arcade. Mediatonic teams work for many months to design and build each game to achieve a creative vision that’s original, compelling and fun. Once our games go live to the public, they then start to use analytics and business intelligence to understand how players are experiencing their games.


Teams of people work tirelessly to improve every live game and develop the new content and features that keep our players entertained. They call this approach delivering “Games as a Service” because they are always listening to the gaming community and supplying them with new content.

The Game

As the lead actor in the greatest show on earth it’s your job to keep the audience on the edge of their seats!

Playing as the Victorian daemon-hunter Baron Dashforth, prepare to smash, strike, banish and beat your way through hordes of wildly costumed extras as you recount your incredible life story live on stage – watch awe-inspiring scene changes play out before your eyes, fires will rage, pyramids will rise, castles will crumble, and deadly monstrosities will burst forth… NO expense has been spared in bringing this scarcely believable, but ENTIRELY ACCURATE story to the stage!


THRILL the baying audience with your incredible presence! Perform shattering takedowns, throws and reversals so perfect you’d swear they were choreographed backstage! String together awesome attacks as the Baron, or have a friend join as your loyal companion Scampwick. Electrify the spectators with linked and special attacks – win the audience with flair and showmanship, and use every stage-trick you know to bring the house down!


Prepare for DRAMA as the Baron’s tale unfolds, from the harsh deserts of Cairo, to the shady streets of Victorian London… and beyond. The finest actors and actresses of the day have been employed to ensure the ABSOLUTE authenticity of the story. Prepare to play out the most spectacular and explosive moments of the Baron’s life; improbable beasts, astonishing villainy, and at the heart of it all – the mysterious Foul Play.


The Trailer

In short

  • A vaudevillian tale of daemons, disaster, deadly risks and duplicitous dealings.
  • 2 Player Co-op with special team takedowns and linking attacks.
  • Crowd-pleasing battles, where style matters above all!
  • Beautifully animated scene changes to re-create the Baron’s adventures on-stage.

[Indie-ducing] | Foul Play | Mediatonic
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