Press Kit

Shiver Me Timbers!



Will Winn Games

Release Date

Early Access Sept. 2021
Full Release Q2 2022


Action arcade game, Team-based competitive game, Party game, Fighting game


Nintendo Switch,
PlayStation, Xbox, Windows, macOS



Early Access – $9.99
Launch – $19.99




Plunder Panic is a swashbuckling action arcade-game for up to 12-players where two rival crews battle for supremacy on the high seas! Featuring both local and online play, work with your crew to plunder booty, defeat the enemy captain, or scuttle their ship. The first team to capture an objective wins, so be on the lookout for other sneaky pirates!

Raise the Jolly Roger and dive into this blend of classic and modern games, where retro graphics and simple controls meet fast-paced, frantic arcade action. With multiple play modes, unique power-ups and game changing modify-arrs, there are hundreds of gameplay combinations guaranteed to shiver ye timbers! Plunder Panic features flexible team configurations, including local, online, and AI-controlled players. Time to assemble your crew, get all hands on deck and send your scurvy competition to Davey Jones’ Locker!


  • Swashbuckling Arr-Cade Action
  • Addictive Couch Co-Op Party Game
  • Battle as Two Rival Crews With Up to 12 Players (Human and AI)
  • Local, Online, and Private Matches
  • Boatloads of Items, Modify-arrs, and Game Modes
  • Player Stat Tracking and Achievements
  • Easy to Learn, Difficult to Master


Trailer YouTube or Direct Download
How to Play Plunder Panic YouTube
Swabby Injury Lawyer Spot – Have Ye Been the Victim of a 
Plundering? YouTube
Gameplay with Developer Commentary YouTube
YouTube or Direct Download

If you need any additional media, please feel free to contact us!

Logo & Icons

Plunder Panic Logo White
Plunder Panic Logo Black
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Awards & Recognition

  • “PAX Rising Winner” – PAX East 2022
  • “Indie MEGABOOTH Lineup” – PAX East 2018
  • “Finalist (runner-up)” – SXSW Gaming Pitch Competition 2018
  • “Official Selection” – Meaningful Play Game Exhibition 2018
  • “Audience Choice Award” – IndieCade 2017
  • “Official Selection” – Traverse City Film Festival 2017-18

Selected Articles

  • “One of the most enjoyable experiences we had on the show floor.”
    – Kyle Orland, Ars Technica
  • “Plunder Panic may be the perfect fit on the Switch.”
    – Thomas Whitehead, Nintendo Life
  • “This is a labor of love, and it shows.”
    – RGK, Save or Quit
  • “Will gladly hit the panic button.”
    – Anthony Shelton, Gaming Trend
  • “Unashamedly used the pun modify-arrs.”
    – Chris Neal, Massively OP

About Will Winn Games, Inc.

Will Winn Games Inc. is an East Lansing-based game studio launched out of the Michigan State University Game Development Program, Spartan Innovations, and Red Cedar Ventures. The mission of the company is to design, develop, and market compelling multiplayer video game experiences.

Current Development Team

Brian Winn
President, Designer

William Jeffery
Executive Producer, Designer, Project Manager

Tatum Cho

Amanda Hackbardt

Alex Klingel

Shawn Pryde

Joe Sak

Kyle Bush
Music, SFX, Console Porting

Brendan Przywara
Community Manager


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