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Politically-incorrect, Don Quixote-inspired 2.5D action-platformer ‘CYBER CHICKEN’ launches November 21 on Steam

Nothing like some ‘fowl play’ to get the blood pumping, eh? Introducing the toughest, poultry-est hero of them all: an 8-foot, 375-pound killing machine … CYBER CHICKEN!

Published by Groupees Interactive and developed by indie studio WHOA!, Cyber Chicken is a 2.5D side-scrolling action adventure platformer set in a dystopian New York City of the future. Play as the ferocious Cyber Chicken, a military-grade cyber-organism facing a cyberpunk revolt in this balls-to-the-wall homage to ‘80s action heroes.

The Fakebook, Big Bucks Coffee, and intergalactic leader GW have played you for a fool. They had you wasting your time chasing after scrawny cyberpunks instead of the real villains. It’s time to take these corporate giants down … one bullet at a time.

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Equip a Magnum 357,000, Napalm Flamethrower, Sawed-Off Howitzer, Thermonuclear Dual Uzis, and more to deal some real damage to the enemy. You can also upgrade your weapons and platforming abilities at Big Bucks vending machines — but avoid going into debt: If you owe money (and fail to pay on time), the nastiest corporate accountant known to man (“The Collector”) will track you, kill you — then steal all of your hard earned upgrades!

Ready to finally find out why the (cyber) chicken crossed the road? 🙂

Key Features
  • Terminate enemies with Cyber Chicken’s multi-weapon arsenal and skill set with over 45 upgrades.
  • Double-jump, dash, ground-stomp and wall-jump your way through more than 13 levels in a semi-open world — upgrading to unlock new areas.
  • Buy using credit at Big Bucks Vending machines — but make sure to pay back your debts in time … or face the wrath of “The Collector”! (Get defeated, and he will repossess upgrades to repay your debt.)
  • Enjoy a fully voice acted cast and soundtrack featuring 40 original tracks.
  • Comic book-style, story-driven gameplay with lots of comedic moments to balance the mayhem.
  • Custom keybindings with support for mouse and keyboard or controller.
Pricing & Availability

Cyber Chicken will go on sale November 21 for $14.99 — a 15% launch discount lasting through the game’s first week on Steam. Cyber Chicken is compatible with PC, Mac and Linux.


About Whoa!

WHOA! is an indie studio and collective of artists, programmers, musicians and creatives who strive to deliver video game experiences that embrace the philosophy, “Give them what they want but in ways they don’t expect.”

About Groupees Interactive

Groupees Interactive is a new publishing label for indie games. Based in Portland, Oregon, the Groupees team spans continents and includes passionate professionals with backgrounds in games, music, social media and technology. For more information on Groupees Interactive, please visit https://groupees.com.

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