Hockey Roguelite Tape to Tape Lights The Lamp on Steam Early Access Today
Build the ultimate hockey team and embark on a frigid journey to the major leagues
May 3rd, 2023 - Grab your stick and hit the ice! Tape to Tape, the heavily anticipated roguelite hockey experience from Excellent Rectangle and Null Games, launches into Steam Early Access today. Shape a group of misfits hosers into hockey superstars on a roguelite adventure to the major leagues. Will you take a shoulder check straight into the ringside glass, or hat trick your way to the cup?
Congratulations, you’ve been appointed team captain of a mediocre hockey team! It is your duty as captain to carry a group of chumps to superstar status. Whether on the ice during critical moments of a game or crafting strategies during the off-season, every choice matters on the path to triumph. Hire future superstars throughout each playthrough, discover and utilize the synergy between players, and harness ferocious superstar abilities to form an unbeatable squad.
Losses are inevitable, as the dream team isn’t built with the drop of a single puck. Take every loss as an opportunity to strengthen the team. Visit the mighty Blademaster between playthroughs and permanently upgrade equipment for the battles ahead. You may even find a familiar face from an opposing team looking for a new captain. When push comes to shove, there’s always the option to lace the refs’ pockets with some sweet maple syrup.
Tape to Tape redefines the modern hockey gaming experience. Joining classic 90s-style gameplay with contemporary, innovative mechanics in an invigorating and goofy roguelite adventure. Hockey players and goalies react to all actions on the ice creating organic and immersive battles. Bone-crushing body checks, stellar saves, and a thrown stick to the face will keep the opposition shaking in their skates, while mastering the dynamic puck physics system will secure the win.
Begin forging your hockey legend! Tape to Tape is now available on Steam Early Access for $19.99. Players hopping off the bench can take advantage of a 10% launch discount for a limited time. Don’t anger the refs. Avoid the penalty box and play Tape to Tape today.
- Deep roguelite campaign wrapped within a sports game
- Tinker with lineup and abilities, find player synergies, and test different team archetypes
- Losing is fun! New opportunities await with each new run
- Dynamic physics system
- Nostalgic yet modernized hockey simcade experience
- Innovative goaltenders will react organically to any shot, deflected puck, or rebound
About Excellent Rectangle
Excellent Rectangle is a small independent studio launched by a team of three sports fanatics with a shared passion for innovative and visually unique video games. The studio was founded in October 2020 by Hugo Julien, who was convinced to leave his public service employee's pension plan to make games by his lifelong acolytes Jean-Nicolas and Mathieu Fortin. Excellent Rectangle is based in Quebec City, Canada, in the land of hockey sticks and where syrup is made from maple.