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Adrenaline-pumping arcade boxing game Thunder Ray gets physical for PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch

Preorders open this week with online retail partner Playasia

Hong Kong – March 11, 2024 – Independent developer and publisher Eastasiasoft Limited announced today that arcade-style boxing game Thunder Ray will soon receive physical release for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 5. Additionally, Eastasiasoft Limited will publish Thunder Ray digitally for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 in Japan and Asia, with launch expected in Summer 2024.

Originally developed by Argentinian studio Purple Tree, Thunder Ray puts players in control of an up-and-coming champion as he’s pulled into the ring to face bizarre and ruthless challengers from across the galaxy. The game boasts rhythmic, strategic boxing mechanics and fluidly animated hand-drawn characters. As Ray, players will need to learn each opponent’s quirks, strengths and weaknesses if they hope to be the last boxer standing.

Pre-orders for the physical release of Thunder Ray open with online retail partner Playasia this Thursday, March 14th at 11:00pm Hong Kong time (11:00am ET / 8:00am PT / 3:00pm UK). Limited Editions will include the game, manual, soundtrack CD and numbered certificate in a collector’s box. Standard copies will also be available as an open pre-order.

Thunder Ray features support for English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese text.

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About Thunder Ray

Get ready for the ultimate Arcade Boxing, Retro-like experience in a game brimming with blood and violence.

Step into the ring and experience the adrenaline-pumping action of our retro arcade boxing game, but with a modern twist! Get ready to throw jabs, hooks, and uppercuts as you face off against a roster of colorful and eccentric opponents. The game features meticulously crafted HD animations, bringing each character to life with stunning detail and fluid movements.

Key Features:

  • Enjoy fluid hand-drawn 2D animations!
  • Master Thunder special attacks.
  • Rule the dynamic arcade-style boxing!
  • Travel across galactic stages.
  • Become a champion of the universe!
  • Learn to defeat the most brutal techniques.
  • Be bloody and wild!

About eastasiasoft

Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Mugen Souls Z, Sword and Fairy: Together Forever, Xuan Yuan Sword 7, Empire of Angels IV, Seven Pirates H, Moero Crystal H, Trigger Witch, Rainbow Skies, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise.

About Purple Tree

Purple Tree is game development studio with its headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was established in 2012 and also has offices in Canada. Key people at the company are Ezequiel Heyn (Game Design), Alfredo Hodes (Lead Developer) and Pablo Cerrutti (Art Director).

For media queries, contact eastasiasoft public relations at press@eastasiasoft.com or via Twitter at @eastasiasoft.

Thunder Ray
Press kit
Request review code
Fact Sheet
PS4, PS5, Switch
Summer 2024
Action, Adventure, Fighting, Sports
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean
Purple Tree

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