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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]



TOKYO - July 13, 2020 - SMASH HOCKEY, the real-time strategic 1v1 robot sports battler from publisher Phoenixx and developer I From Japan, launches today for Android devices exclusively in the Philippines ahead of a worldwide release in Q3 2020.


Select one of six robots and decimate the competition with each warrior’s special ability, including invisibility, stunning shots, and heavy cannons overwhelming the opponent. Line up the perfect shot and slap shot the puck down the lane. Avoid the foe’s onslaught while defending the home goal to secure victory.


Rise through the ranks by dominating the opposition in online battles. Earn battle coins from PVP opponents or by defeating increasingly challenging AI opponents and spend them on cosmetic options for customizing the robot competitors and arenas.


“We really wanted to have a quick, competitive title with intuitive and simple one-handed controls allowing players to focus on strategy,” Yoshiaki Nakamichi, lead designer at I from Japan. “Players who crave a deep head-to-head versus title can have that on the go with SMASH HOCKEY.”


Download SMASH HOCKEY for free on Android, with optional in-app aesthetic purchases. The game supports the English and Japanese languages.


For more information, please visit the SMASH HOCKEY official website and follow @Phoenixx_inc, @I_FromJapan and @nakamichiYoshi on Twitter.



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About I From Japan

While a student at Kyoto University, Yoshiaki Nakamichi founded I From Japan in 2016 to create immersive psychodiving title “Last Standard” and transport players to new, different worlds. I From Japan’s development team is composed entirely of recent college graduates, making its successful continuation to producing SMASH HOCKEY a standout quality in Japan.

To learn more, visit the I From Japan website and follow @I_FromJapan and @nakamichiYoshi on Twitter.


About Phoenixx

Established in 2019 by industry veterans, Phoenixx aims to support innovative and creative developers from Japan and around the world. Its mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one creator, one game and one community a time.

To learn more, visit the Phoenixx official website, Phoenixx Facebook page and follow @Phoenixx_inc on Twitter.


Media Contacts

Cody Furniss / Lena LeRay

Stride PR for Phoenixx

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