Rochard boxed edition slingshots to EU shelves this month

Boxed Edition of Rochard on the wayEuropean publisher Nordic Games is launching Rochard on a whole new plane – the physical one. A boxed edition of Rochard for PC is set to hit shelves on August 14, including the game, a poster and the soundtrack.

CEO of Recoil Games Jan Achrenius says that apart from reaching a new, store-going audience, the boxed edition will be handy for the collectors out there:

"Signing this deal with Nordic Games means that we'll be able to bring Rochard to fans of the game and PC Gamers who like to display their games on a shelf.

"We are delighted to expand the scope of Rochard and build a successful relationship with Nordic Games, their extensive games catalogue speaks for itself."

If you haven't already bought Rochard in its digital form, maybe hold out for the real – er, we mean, boxed – version to pack in a few hours of side-scrolling, gravity gameplay. It might just be worth it.
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Nordic Games to launch Rochard Boxed Edition under the Nordic Games brand


Recoil Games signs deal with Nordic Games


VIENNA, AUSTRIA (August 2 2012) - – Nordic Games today announced the signing of a publishing deal to release a boxed edition of Rochard from Recoil Games. The game is set to be released on August 14th exclusively for PC.

"It's an exciting time to be working alongside Recoil Games who have such vast expertise in the development of premium console games. They know exactly how to create engaging story lines and are contantly coming up with inventive ways to combine adventure and gameplay," says Klemens Kreuzer, General Manager of Nordic Games GmbH. "Rochard is rich in humour, personality and visual style which is exactly what we want to add to the portfolio."

"Signing this deal with Nordic Games means that we'll be able to bring Rochard to fans of the game and PC Gamers who like to display their games on a shelf," says Jan Achrenius, JOB TITLE at Recoil Games. "We are delighted to expand the scope of Rochard and build a successful relationship with Nordic Games, their extensive games catalogue speaks for itself."

The boxed editions of the award winning side-scrolling game will include a game disc, an A3 poster and soundtrack.

In the game the hilarious cartoon style astro-miner John Rochard embarks on a gravity-bending journey across the Solar System. Rochard is an award-winning side-scroller featuring hours of mind-blowing gravity gameplay, puzzle-solving and action.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.