Shoulders of Giants: Ultimate scheduled for release in August

Britt on 2024-07-16
Brooklyn-based studio Moving Pieces Interactive's Shoulders of Giants: Ultimate, utilizing Unreal Engine 5, is planned for release on August 12th for PlayStation 5 and Windows through Steam.

Three years in the making, the colorful sci-fi roguelike invites players to simultaneously control a sword-wielding mech and a gunslinging space frog. The deep space storyline centers on a threat to the galaxy, posed by the forces of Entropy corrupting inhabitable planets. Guided by the psychic Owl, a scrappy team of space survivors set out to restore the balance.

Music for Shoulders of Giants is by Czech clarinetist and composer Floex (Tomáš Dvořák). The 40-minute electronic-based soundtrack album is available through the composer's Bandcamp page. Additional electronic drum programming is by Jakub Tengler, with Indian flute recording by Hugo, and mastering by Matous Godik.

Shoulders of Giants is currently available for Windows through the Epic Games Store, along with Xbox One and Series X|S consoles, supporting local co-op play, as well as four-player online co-op. The soundtrack is streaming on Spotify and YouTube Music.

From the product page:
Simultaneously control a sword-wielding robot and a gunslinging space frog in Shoulders of Giants, an explosively colourful sci-fi roguelike designed to put your teamwork to the test.

The forces of Entropy are spreading chaos through the stars, corrupting living planets and urging on the heat death of the universe. Led by the psychic Owl, one scrappy team of space survivors are fighting to restore the balance. A mysterious mech! A sharpshooting amphibian! Together they must cut through waves of enemies and restore light and life to the galaxy
Epic Games Store - Shoulders of Giants

YouTube Music - Shoulders of Giants Soundtrack