Rochard, an action packed side-scrolling puzzle platformerfor the PlayStation®Network, follows the story of the humble astro-miner John Rochard as he uses his wits and everyday mining tools to fend off space pirates, save his team of missing miners and solve the mystery behind the discovery of an ancient alien artifact.
Rochard tests players’ coordination and wits as they manipulate gravity to their advantage, changing it at will to solve environmental puzzles and advance through each level. By using the upgradable G-Lifter, the main tool of the game, players can lift and maneuver heavy objects around the environment, and eventually swing, jump and propel themselves huge distances throughout each level.
Developed by Recoil Games, founded by former Remedy Entertainment team members, Rochard is a fun and original space adventure game that features a resourceful hero, ominous villains, rugged machinery, big explosions, even bigger stunts and sharp one-liners.
– The Everyman Hero – John Rochard may not be a super soldier, but he holds his own as an ordinary space miner with a mustache placed in an extraordinary situation. He must rely on his everyday mining tools to rescue his team and save the day.
– Your Laws of Gravity – Manipulate gravity on a whim in order to defeat enemies and solve a variety of environmental puzzles that test and reward your coordination and wits.
– A Rocky Space Adventure – Help Rochard uncover the mystery surrounding the ancient alien artifact by traveling to and from an asteroid mine, a floating casino in space and more!
– Heavy Lifting – Utilize the upgradeable G-Lifter to defeat the bad guys by hurling incredibly heavy objects at them, by altering the environment around them, firing explosives at them or by creating gravity bubbles that deflect their weapons back in their direction!