Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken


Three weeks ago Ratloop Asia released Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken on the Play Station Network and it is a game that does not disappoint. The player starts the game as main character, Hardboiled Chicken and is up against a huge team of evil penguins that has taken over Albatropolis led by their evil leader, Putzki

Hardboiled Chicken has many weapons in his arsenal to take out the villainous penguins and plenty of challenging levels to get through. The gameplay of Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken is fun, entertaining, and has easy controls. The music for Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken was all put together by the Sci-Fi rock band New World Revolution and really helps the player feel emerged within the game.

There was not a thing I disliked about Rockbirds: Hardboiled Chicken. The animation was well put together and found it well worth my time to play. With that said, my grade for Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken is A. Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken is now available for download on the Playstation Network and can be yours for $11.99. If you need additional details on Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, here’s the press release:


Roost the Rebellion and Unleash Fowl-Feathered War on Evil Penguins in the Most Anticipated Cinematic Platform Adventure Title of the Year

Los Angeles, CA – October 19, 2011 – It’s Hardboiled and well done in all the right ways! Ratloop Asia, an independent publisher and developer of high quality, innovative games for the hardcore audience, today announced that its cinematic platform adventure game Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken has hatched and is available exclusively on PlayStation®Network.

Building on the critically-acclaimed browser-based game Rocketbirds: Revolution!, Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken features new characters, missions, puzzles, retro cut scenes, stereoscopic 3D support and more. Play as Hardboiled Chicken, the original Coq of War who sets out on a mission to assassinate the totalitarian penguin leader and take down the evil regime that has taken over Albatropolis. Destroy enemies with a slew of weapons as missions unlock the secrets to Hardboiled’s mysterious past and illuminate the truth behind the penguin rule. Ruffle feathers and master fowl play in Co-op Campaign as a pair of Budgie commandos on a separate mission to save the general’s daughter. Many lives will be destroyed, countless penguins will die!

Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken Features Include:

  • 15 Chapter Solo Campaign – Assume the role of Hardboiled Chicken, kick a$$, kill penguins and take names on a mission to assassinate the evil penguin leader.
  • 10 Chapter Co-Op Campaign – Select a pair from the dirty half-dozen Budgie commando characters and set out on a mission to save the general’s daughter.
  • Puzzles –Your birdie-brain must think quickly to use your environment and solve a variety of puzzles to move on to each level.
  • Stereoscopic 3D – Fantastic, non-dizzying Stereoscopic 3D support, running at 60fps/720p enhance the visuals wherever available.
  • Mini-stories – The plot thickens as you unlock cut-scenes and music videos at each level that uncover the truth about the totalitarian regime and Hardboiled’s mysterious past.
  • Weapons – Kill penguins with a cache of guns you’ll find along the way from pistols, shotguns and Uzis to MP5s, M60s and AK-47s. Bring down the regime with grenades and other explosives. Unlock the ultimate weapon – Brain Bugs!
  • Exclusive Music – Tracks from Sci-Fi rock band New World Revolution featured throughout gameplay, in cut-scenes and during specialized, unlockable music videos.

Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken features original music from Los Angeles based Sci-Fi rock band New World Revolution. Perfectly orchestrated to unlockable music videos and cut-scenes, the exclusive tracks from New World Revolution artistically unveil the untold story of Hardboiled Chicken, and expose the truth behind the evil penguin regime that Hardboiled sets out to destroy. New World Revolution collaborated on some of the songs with super star mixer Sean Beavan, who’s worked with NIN, Marilyn Manson and A Perfect Circle. You can download the full game soundtrack from iTunes here: And check out New World Revolution’s brand new music video “Robot” on YouTube

Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken is rated “M” for Mature by the ESRB and is available now on PlayStation Network in North America for $11.99.

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About Ratloop Asia
Ratloop Inc. is a US based Independent game studio that has created innovative entertainment products since 1997. Ratloop Asia Pte Ltd was incorporated to support a development team based in Singapore to work on Rocketbirds, a new brand of titles. No stranger to independent games Development, Ratloop and Ratloop Asia have been awarded Independent Games Festival (IGF) nominations for their games for the last three consecutive years: Mightier, an autorigging puzzler game received a finalist nomination for the game Innovation Award at IGF 2009; in 2010, Rocketbirds: Revolution! received three finalist nominations for Excellence in Audio, Excellence in Visual Art and the Seumas McNally Grand Prize. This year, Ratloop Inc. won the Best Mobile Game category at the IGF 2011 for their ios game, Helsing’s Fire. The team has finally come together at Ratloop Asia in Singapore, which is set to release Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, the second installment in the Rocketbirds franchise, on PlayStation®Network in October 2011.