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 (1,085 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:

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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
5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
3.9 hrs on record
Since this is on sale right now (20th of October today), I wanted to recommend this game.

first of all, it's rediculous. That is already a good enough reason for you to get it. It is just pure ♥♥♥♥ing rediculousness. You control a mother♥♥♥♥ing stone ball that smashes ♥♥♥♥. Oh and you're competing vs various gods and historically relavant people. To be more specific, it's basically a two sided race to the opponents fortress gate (you break the gate with your big ♥♥♥ rock), you have to get there as fast as possible while also avoiding obstacles placed by the opponent, when your rock has hit the gate or got destroyed by some mean elephant (no seriously, this game had elephants before Far Cry 4), you get to place these same obstacles.

Very whimsical, uplifting, and sometimes challenging. A truly great game. Cheap, and easy to pick up and play (levels are fairly short and straight forward). ♥♥♥♥ing buy it!
Posted: October 20
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
needs more rocks
Posted: September 28
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Have you ever played any original game? That is nothing like anything else... Well that is most similar to tower defence, but still. Not quite. It has it`s fun parts and is a frkn time killer. It`s an indie game. But are you willing to pay 10 bucks for something you`re gonna play for max 10 hours?
Posted: October 13
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.0 hrs on record
Super Monkey Ball meets classcial insanity in that charming sort of Monty Python way. A must have.
Posted: October 1
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
16.1 hrs on record
awsome unique game, very fun to play
Posted: October 21
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.0 hrs on record
Where did my sides go?
They must of left orbit.
Posted: September 30
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
The most unique and quirky game I've ever played, and likely ever made.

Made by a team in my home country (Go Chile!), Rock of Ages is an odd hybrid between a bowling racer and tower defense. The game is a sort of duel between you and an opponent (either human or AI-controlled) in which you each throw boulders down a track toward your doors. Between rolls, money you earned from rolling your boulder can be spent on tower-like constructions to slow down, weaken and hopefully destroy your opponents boulder.

The game features a huge amount of very fun maps, to the point of which it could've been a full game without the tower defense aspect. The humor is, as said by others, Monty Python-esque, with 2D paper-like animations for characters. The campaign takes you through much of history, with plenty of genuinely funny cutscenes!

This is honestly a game I cannot recommend highly enough. It's quirky, sure, but the humor alone is worth the $10. Good luck, and first downhill wins!
Posted: October 4
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
16.7 hrs on record
So much banter
Posted: October 5
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
You roll a rock down a course. It's not very fun after the initial five minutes
Posted: October 5
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Rolling giant boulders downhill smashing all that stands in their way ought to be immensely fun. Somehow, it isn't here. They've done this weird vs. approach where you and an opponent throw boulders down the slope at each other's gates, first one smashed loses, and that's good enough for an arcade game. Along the way you smash dwellings, inhabitants, and similar bric-a-brac to get money, which buys you fortifications you can use to defend your gates against your opponent's rock.

Problem is, the fortifications don't actually do much of anything to deter an incoming boulder—maybe they would if you had time to lay out defenses strategically, but because everything takes place in real time you're never given the chance to build your defenses with any kind of deliberation. So with the vast majority of the game's mechanics going un- or underused, it becomes a mad rush to launch your boulder first. Which quickly becomes less than interesting. It's entirely possible that the available defenses become more useful and engaging to play with in later levels, but the game doesn't hold my interest long enough to get at them.

Which is really too bad. The art and sound design are unreservedly fantastic, with this great whimsical Terry Gilliam Python-era animation thing happening. I just wish the game was as much fun to play as it is to look at.
Posted: October 3
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5 of 10 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Rolling down hard and heavy,
Just like my Self-esteem.
Posted: October 10
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
9.4 hrs on record
It's the only set of balls I like to play with besides my own
Posted: October 9
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
6.8 hrs on record
Rocks more like coks amirite lads? But the chat system is good so buy the game, Greasy Jewlords
Posted: October 20
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1 of 7 people (14%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
So I tried this game back on the Ps3 and didn't like it. I didn't remember why though and saw this for like a buck and thought i'd give it another go.

Now I remember!

The humour is nothing like Monty Python because it would have to be funny. This humour consists of fart jokes and refrences ala 'Epic Movie'.

The gameplay is the most tripe ♥♥♥♥ I have seen in quite some time. You roll a boulder down a short path and hit the other guy's door. Takes about 3 good hits. The other component is placing easy to dodge traps/barriers in the way to slow the other guy down.

Sounds like it could be fun but it is poorly executed here.

The story is throw-away at best.

The music is non stop medevil style dance music. It gets old real fast.

Pass this game up. Its not worth anything.
Posted: September 24
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1 of 8 people (13%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
not fun.
Posted: October 3
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3.4 hrs on record
This game rocks!
Posted: September 25
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2.6 hrs on record
GET READY FOR SOME SERIOUS ROCK AND ROLL! rofl
Posted: September 25
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7.5 hrs on record
A fantastic game!
Posted: September 26
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8.9 hrs on record
You are a rock. Smash up the things. Win. The end.
Posted: September 26
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4.3 hrs on record
seriously fun and silly game
Posted: October 19
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