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DrinkBox Studios Tells Another Tale from Space on PS Vita

DrinkBox Studios Tells Another Tale from Space on PS Vita

by Ben RunningsJanuary 20, 2012

New information about the upcoming PlayStation Vita game Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack has just crash landed on Earth.

Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack is about a mutant blob that has escaped captivity and goes on a rampage to destroy the world. This side-scrolling puzzle platformer will take full advantage of the Vita’s new abilities to make sure that your world conquest is as interesting as possible.

The game looks to be tongue in cheek in all the right ways, check out the announcement trailer for some audio visual stimulation.

Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack is working towards a release close to the Vita’s launch next month.

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New Details Emerge for Upcoming PlayStation®Vita system Title, Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack  

DrinkBox Studios’ hungry mutant blob gets stuffed full of new features


TORONTO, Ontario – January 19, 2012 – Independent developer DrinkBox Studios, Inc. today released new information about its upcoming PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system title, Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack. The Toronto-based studio also re-confirmed its intention to work towards a North American launch day release.


Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack is a side-scrolling puzzle platformer about an ornery mutant blob that, after being held captive in a lab that can only be described as something out of a retro sci-fi movie from the early ’50’s, escapes into the world and sets out on a path to destroy and consume everything! A follow-up to last year’s PlayStation®Network title Tales from Space: About a Blob, Mutant Blobs Attack will contain a wide range of exciting new features and gameplay modes designed exclusively for the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system.


“We are all very excited about PlayStation®Vita and to be part of the launch,” said Ryan MacLean, CEO of DrinkBox Studios. “The system’s next generation features have allowed us to really think outside of the box while developing Mutant Blobs Attack – it feels as though the technology has in some areas exceeded that of its console counterpart. We’ve had a lot of fun creating the game and we’re working hard to get it out as soon as possible!”

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Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack will feature new levels, new powers, new PlayStation®Vita controls, new gameplay modes, new puzzle solving elements, a new (faster) blob player character, and more.

  • Play as an all-consuming mutant blob as you explore (and devour) your way through more than two dozen interactive levels.
  • A wide range of environments: everything from a frat house to a metropolis
  • Next generation touch controls (touchscreen and rear touch pad) combined with those of a classic platformer for a fresh take on the platforming genre
  • “Tilt-a-Blob” bonus levels featuring gyroscopic controls reward players’ performance and add to the replayability
  • Growth throughout levels provide players with a constantly changing perspective on the in-game world
  • Challenging puzzles mixed into the action and mayhem
  • Competitive, collection-based leaderboards, support for special in-game achievements and Trophies


The announcement trailer for Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack can be viewed here:


Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack is scheduled for a Q1 2012 release in North America and supported European territories.


For more information, visit the official Mutant Blobs Attack blog, follow the game on Twitter @MutantBlob

, and likeDrinkBox Studios

on Facebook. 


About DrinkBox Studios, Inc.

DrinkBox Studios is an independent Toronto-based video game developer. The company was founded in April of 2008 by a group of game industry veterans. The studio’s first full game – Tales from Space: About a Blob – was released on the PlayStation®Network in February, 2011.


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Ben Runnings
Ben Runnings
Ben graduated from college-land with a degree in game design and spends time working on little game projects of his own. He also runs the official Game Fanatics Podcast, the G-Spot. Hobbies include: continuing to learn Japanese, playing videogames (duh), reading (in Japanese and English), writing (also duh), and rock climbing. He has also recently gotten back into PC gaming after many years of having terrible computers and loves it. Woo!