Thunderful Publishing and independent developer Chuhai Labs are pleased to announce Cursed to Golf, a golf adventure in the genre roguelike. The goal is to get rid of an ancient curse and get out of purgatory to become a golf legend. With its pixelated graphics, original story and sound gameplay innovative, Cursed to Golf is a real “hole in one”. It is scheduled for 2022 on PC and Switch.
You play as the Cursed Golfer, trapped in Golf Purgatory after a lightning strike stopped you in your tracks as you were about to make the winning putt of a famous golf tournament. Unfortunately, there is no mulligan in life, so to lift the curse and return to the land of the living, you will have to play through the 18 holes of Golf Purgatory, a feat only possible for a true golf legend. Divided into four distinct biomes, each area of the course is led by a ghostly legendary caddy, which will aid you in your quest for redemption and rebirth. Are you up to the mythical challenges of Golf Purgatory? Can you one day regain your body shape? Will you be crowned with a golf legend? Or will you be forever… cursed at golf?
Cursed to Golf offers a fresh take on the subgenres of golf and golf. roguelike. Play like a turn-based 2D side-scrolling platformer, and try to survive every hole by hitting the flag in the PAR count, which is the number of moves you have to reach the end of the course. If the PAR count reaches zero, you will be sucked into a purgatory vortex that will bring you back to the start of the course. If classic golf obstacles like water hazards and bunkers make an appearance, you will also come across powerful fans, spikes, vines, TNT boxes, teleporters, and many other variables that can help you. help or hinder you on the way to the hole. Anything is possible in this twisted version of the classic game!
With all of these sneaky traps and pitfalls, you’re definitely in need of a helping hand. Use Birdie-Eye to get a view of the hole and see what trials await you. The number of PAR is low? Fortunately, Gold and Silver Shooting Idols are scattered throughout the holes. Going through them with a cinematic effect, you will be able to replenish your shots. Every professional player also has an ace up their sleeve, and here you have a full game! Ace cards will turn the odds in your favor, granting you supernatural powers to manipulate the game in incredible ways. Go back in time with a Mulligan, shoot a triple Scattershot, slow down time and redirect the ball with a U-Turn or control the ball in the air at high speed with a Rocketball. With over 20 ace cards in your arsenal, expect unforgettable gaming moments.
Cursed to Golf offers players a new experience every time they step onto the course. It offers the surprise of a challenge roguelike and the precision of a traditional handmade level design. Chuhai Labs has created over 80 holes with unique and varied challenges, which are randomly ordered to create a challenging new course every time you take the plunge.
“It’s amazing to finally be able to reveal Cursed to Golf to the world. I had so much feedback and support for the original concept on itch.io that I wanted to push the envelope and create the ultimate version of that initial idea, ”said Liam Edwards, Game Director at Chuhai Labs. “I can’t wait to see how people react to the game when they get it in their hands. I can confidently say this is the best golf adventure roguelike taking place in Purgatory of the golf course which you will play in 2022… from afar! “.