A rock-solid combination of rock-rolling action, deep strategy, and captivating art and music from different ages of history, this is a game of crush or be crushed!
User reviews: Very Positive (1,035 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 7, 2011

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""Somewhere between Super Monkey Ball Bowling, Tower Defence... and Monty Python.""
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June 18

ACE Team's next game is available for pre-purchase!

Hello ACE Team fans! We are happy to announce that Abyss Odyssey (ACE Team's upcoming roguelike/action/platformer) is nearing it's release date, which is scheduled for July 15th, and an option to prepurchase the title is now available at Steam! For those who prepurchase there's a couple of bonuses nobody will want to miss:

-The game has a 33% discount!
-Prepurchasers obtain the Abyss Odyssey Original Soundtrack for free*

*Soundtrack is made available the day the game is released.

Follow the link to the Steam store if you want to be a part of this offer!

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May 15

ACE Team's Abyss Odyssey live stream now playing!

ACE Team's Abyss Odyssey live stream now playing at:

http://www.twitch.tv/atlususa

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About This Game

A rock-solid combination of rock-rolling action, deep strategy, and captivating art and music from different ages of history, this is a game of crush or be crushed! Two castles stand opposed; one is yours, the other is your enemy’s. They're a jerk and their castle sucks, so you’re going to try to smash it using an enormous boulder. Even as they build up their defenses, you're ready to roll over them in order to raze that unsightly tower. But beware! There’s a giant boulder headed your way, too.

Key Features

  • Brought to you by the insanely creative minds of ACE Team, makers of Zeno Clash!
  • Take control of a giant boulder and crush your enemies!
  • Use an amazing variety of units to defend your tower and knock your enemy off course.
  • Bring your fight to both online and offline multiplayer!
  • 3 different modes: War, Time Trial, and SkeeBoulder.
  • 5 rich, historic periods of art and music create a gaming atmosphere unlike any other.
  • FREE Original Soundtrack included with the game download.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: Dual Core 1.6 GHz or better
    • Memory: 1.5 GB or higher
    • Graphics: 256mb video ram or better (GeForce 7 series or higher/Radeon HD3000 series or higher)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 1.2 GB
    • Sound: Windows supported Sound Card
    • Internet: Online play requires Broadband Internet Connection
Helpful customer reviews
58 of 67 people (87%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Looks like Monty Python and gaming had a very special hug.
Posted: June 25
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
13.5 hrs on record
Oh man, this game is great! You see, Rock of Ages is actually an accurate historical representation of medieval warfare. Instead of having men, women and children slaughter each other mindlessly over some petty argument, disputes were settled by using sentient boulders. Yes, rocks. As this round stone, you travel through the ages of classical art (t)rolling and smashing everything on your way! Just remember though, you are not alone. Just as it happens, the enemy team has sent away a boulder of their own, and you have to race down with them! Whoever splats (oh god I love that sound) the enemy general, wins.

All in all, hilarious visuals and sounds, fun gameplay, some surprisingly complex base defense features and absolutely fantastic multiplayer modes, together make this game a must buy. This game has the Pidgin's Feather Seal of Approval, 5/5 would poop on.
Posted: September 2
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15 of 23 people (65%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Pinnacle of human achievment
Posted: April 8
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
5.5 hrs on record
Rocks do indeed roll. It's totally accurate in terms of history, too.
Posted: July 30
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.2 hrs on record
This game rocks! No, seriously, it is a good example of how to mix fun gameplay and educational value. It is a humorous travel through history, art, mythology and popular culture. Sisyphus becomes a tragic hero who defies the god Kronos with his own torture instrument: the rock. Kronos even eats the rocks, like in the myth. Funny touch in the end is: everyone in this game ends up in hell.
Posted: May 13
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71 of 85 people (84%) found this review helpful
5.7 hrs on record
A surprising little gem of a game, Rock of Ages is one of the strangest games I've ever played, and can be best summed up as Monty Python meets Super Monkey Ball meets bowling.
Posted: October 25, 2013
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