The Adventures of Shuggy Release Date Confirmed

By Rebecca Smith,
The Adventures of Shuggy is an Xbox LIVE Arcade puzzle platformer developed by Smudged Cat Games, whose previous games include A Bomb's Way, The Tower: A Bomb's Climb and Timeslip which have been released on the Xbox LIVE Indie Games marketplace. The developer has now confirmed that the game is due to be released on June 15th.

Players take on the role of Shuggy, a young cartoon vampire with a slight problem:

Shuggy has just inherited a castle full of goblins, ghouls, zombies, and robots. Help him clear out over 100 rooms to make his new home liveable again! Every room in the castle is different, letting Shuggy fly, float, swing, spin, change size, and more as he explores the Dungeon, Boiler, Clocktower, Gallery, and Graveyard. Play an online match full of power-ups as Shuggy or one of his quirky relatives, and try to collect more gems than your opponent. Play 36 twisted two-player levels in the offline co-op mode, with puzzles that can only be completed through cunning and teamwork.
"Constantly changing game mechanics" sees players having to use different techniques to try to clear the room and unlock the exit door. Amongst these techniques are the ability to rotate the playing field, as seen in Lazy Raiders, and the ability to record your actions and replay them through multiple clones, in a similar style to The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom.

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A price is yet to be confirmed, although the developer has previously tweeted that the game "should be 800 points".

We've got the full list of The Adventures of Shuggy achievements - check the list for guides to unlocking them.
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.