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Plunder Panic on Tour
We have been on tour with Plunder Panic, taking it to various events and eSports tournaments to celebrate the launch and to showcase the game! Recent events include Meaningful Play 2022, TEDxDetroit, and Youmacon 2022.
The Booty-ful Update (v1.1) Now Available
A treasure trove of exciting updates are now available in the 1.1 version of Plunder Panic, including an entirely new game mode, three new bootyful islands (Mayan Ruins, The Crystal Geyser, Desert Sphinx), throwable axes, and cursed treasure, among a boatload of new bug fixes!
Plunder Panic Sets Sail on All Major Gaming Platforms
Michigan State University College of Communication Arts & Sciences posted a nice story about the release of Plunder Panic where they call on players to “experience a pirate‚Äôs life across various gaming platforms in multiplayer video game, Plunder Panic.”
MSU alumni launch its first licensed video game
WILX local NBC news did a nice news story on the launch of Plunder Panic, the first licensed video game from MSU, and the Plunder Panic launch event, including an interviews with both Brian Winn and Joe Sak. The story was aired on Channel 10 TV news and posted on their website.
International Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Yarrr! It be the most important day of the year. That be right, it is “International Talk Like a Pirate Day!” To celebrate both our favorite holiday and the full release of Plunder Panic, we are holding a little celebration today! If ye be in the area, register and join our crew in the festivities!
Full release of Plunder Panic now available across 8 platforms!
Shiver me timbers! Plunder Panic is now available on Windows PC/Mac, PlayStation 4|5, Xbox One and Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and Steam Deck with cross-platform play support! Flip those eye-patches and head into battle with up to 12 players (locally, online, or combined) in this retro-styled, swashbuckling arcade action game!
Plunder Panic Prevails! - The Burn Out Brighter Podcast
Brian and Brendan were interviewed on the Burn Out Brighter Podcast. Followed by Brendan schooling everyone in Plunder Panic!
Plunder Panic Release Date Announced
Plunder Panic will be setting sail and releasing on all major gaming platforms on September 16, 2022, just in time “for National Talk Like a Pirate Day” on Sept. 19! The game will be available with cross-platform play support across Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5, Steam Deck, Windows, and MacOS!
Play Plunder Panic at PAX West 2022, Tournament
Plunder Panic is featured at PAX West 2022 in the PC Freeplay Area in the PC Room on Level 3 of the Annex. There is also a Plunder Panic tournament on Friday, Sept. 2 from 8pm-10pm! if you are at PAX West, stop by and play!
Podcast: From EDU to Studio - Behind The Games
The New Overloads’ talked with Brian Winn and Will Jeffery on their founding of Will Winn Games and the story behind Plunder Panic! This lively discussion was including in their podcast, called “Behind The Games”, which just dropped today! Give it a watch or listen!
Merch Available
Show your Plunder Panic spirit and crew colors as you set sail with a variety of vibrant, high-quality merchandise, including t-shirts, jackets, hats and accessories. Additional merchandise will be coming into port soon.
Plunder Panic in PAX Rising Online
Plunder Panic was selected to be part of PAX Rising Online July 9-10! PAX Rising Online is a Discord-based community event celebrating indie games.The event is free and fully online. Our crew has some fun things planned including both a “Let’s Play” and “Post-Mortem” session. Come out and join us online!
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