Toronto, CANADA – June 29, 2018 – The debut title from Household Games, Way of the Passive Fist, receives a massive content update dubbed New Dawn. The update includes a new rogue-lite survival mode called “Passiverse” which features randomized levels, a new epilogue storyline with five new stages and a revamped story mode where the pacing and difficulty curve are improved. Fans who purchased the original game via Steam will immediately receive the New Dawn update for free and PlayStation®4 and Xbox One players can look forward to New Dawn in the near future. To celebrate the release of Way of the Passive Fist: New Dawn, the game is currently 50% off for the annual Steam Summer Sale, which is available now through 10 a.m. PT on July 5. New players can pick-up New Dawn for $7.49 USD via Steam right now.

In Way of the Passive Fist: New Dawn, a side-scrolling action arcade brawler, players take on the role of the mysterious Wanderer and master a rare defensive fighting style to outlast enemies. While utilizing parries, deflections, dashes, and dodges, the Wanderer’s foes exhaust themselves to the point that they can then be defeated and knocked out by a single finger punch.

In addition to the expanded storyline with five new stages and new survival mode “Passiverse,” New Dawn features the following content updates:

Audio Update:

  • New music for the New Dawn modes

Gameplay Updates:

  • New ‘Shadow Warrior’ enemy type added
  • New ‘Robo Clone’ enemy added
  • New enemy variations added
  • Boss variations added
  • Fixed Green Robot hitbox when it misses a grab and the throw timing of the double knife-throwing enemy
  • Caught projectiles can hit any enemy, not just the enemy that originally threw it
  • New Dawn & Passiverse modes save health level between stages and when quitting / resuming

Story Mode Updates:

  • Streamlined Story Mode
  • Improved pacing and difficulty curve

Menu Updates:

  • Main Menu visual update
  • Loading Screen visual update
  • Added ‘Extras’ Menu
  • Extras Menu includes new setting: ‘Score Style’
  • Credits and Statistics accessible from Extras

UI Updates:

  • Score Style allows points that emit from the player to be changed to descriptors or emoticons
  • End of encounter sequence is faster
  • Gold/Silver Rank Up events has been updated so that they are visible when hitting both at once
  • Added colored particles on parry, dodge and catch actions

“With the annual Steam Summer Sale in full swing, we are so happy treat our new and future fans with the release of New Dawn. Players who purchased the game earlier this year will receive the new modes for free and we hope they enjoy the fresh content that aims to improve the overall experience,” says Jason Canam, Founder of Household Games. “New players will get to jump right into the best version of Way of the Passive Fist yet! New Dawn has been a labor of love and we’re thrilled to deliver even more classic 90s arcade brawler awesomeness!”

To learn more about Way of the Passive Fist: New Dawn, visit: Fans can follow the game and studio via social media: Twitter @HHGamesInc, and Facebook

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