Factsheet

Developer:
Salt Castle Studio
Based in Salzburg, Austria

Founding date:
July 09, 2019

Website:
http://www.saltcastlestudio.com

Press / Business contact:
contact@saltcastlestudio.com

Social:
https://twitter.com/chapeauGame
https://www.instagram.com/chapeau.game/
https://www.facebook.com/ChapeauGame
http://https//discord.gg/KUaZkte

Releases:
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Address:
Schlossallee 7/1
Puch bei Hallein
5412 Salzburg, AT

Phone:

Description

Chapeau is a fast-paced multiplayer platformer, where you and your friends play as hats, engaging in mid-air combat while challenging each other in different game modes.

History

Thats who we are

Chapeau is a frantic multiplayer party game with hats for up to 4 players, developed by a small independent game development studio based in Salzburg, Austria. Chapeau offers something new by mixing the platformer and party game genre with a quirky theme and an original way for players to move around. Playing with your friends or bots you challenge each other in a variety of different game modes while engaging in fast-paced mid-air combat. You will have to try your best to stay ahead while fluidly jumping, gliding and dashing through beautifully crafted levels, inspired by Austria’s historic city centres. Keep your momentum going to move faster, snatch any objectives away from your competition, and avoid falling to the ground by using the environment and roaming people to your advantage! Choose your favourite hat from an array of different characters, all with their own personality and names. Each hat comes in a variety of different customizations, to make sure everyone sees and knows who you are when you beat them! Hats come in all shapes and sizes, this is why every hat plays differently, depending on their weight class. Light hats fly farther but are slower, heavy hats are faster but harder to control. Currently, the game is still under development and scheduled to release early 2020 on PC and Nintendo Switch.

Projects


Videos

Chapeau - Alpha Release Official Trailer YouTube


Images

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There are far more images available for Salt Castle Studio, but these are the ones we felt would be most useful to you. If you have specific requests, please do contact us!


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Awards & Recognition

  • "Winner Subotron Livepitch 2018" - Wien, December, 2018
  • "Nomination for outstanding gameplay @ Reboot Develop Blue" - Dubrovnic, April, 2019
  • "Nomination best multiplayer game @ Casual Connect" - London, May, 2019

Selected Articles

  • "Chapeau is a multiplayer platformer about being a hat"
    - Samuel Horti, PCGamer
  • "Mortal com-b-hat: Chapeau is a multiplayer game where you are a hat"
    - Matt Cox, Rock Paper Shotgun
  • "THERE’S A MULTIPLAYER PLATFORMER WHERE YOU PLAY AS A HAT AND IT’S EVERYTHING"
    - Kristine Poh, IGNsea
  • "Chapeau – Sei ein Hut"
    - Pia Ziegler, Gamers.de

Team & Repeating Collaborator

Gregor Kirchhofer
Production

Lukas Gerhard Wagner
VFX

Matthias Lillich
3D Artist

Bibiana Traxler
3D Artist

Michael Hofer
Poster Design, Graphics

Stefan Schwab
Game Developer

Tom Langer
Game Developer


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