Sarbakan Game Studio Launches "Lazy Raiders" Exclusively on Microsoft Xbox LIVE Arcade

Lazy Raiders Brings World-Spinning Gameplay to Xbox LIVE(R) Arcade

QUEBEC--(Marketwire - February 24, 2010) -  Sarbakan, one of Canada's largest independent game studios, today announced the release of Lazy Raiders, available exclusively on Xbox LIVE® Arcade, the premier destination for quality downloadable games. Lazy Raiders is the first "world platformer," which combines innovative-gravity spinning gameplay with classic platforming action. Featuring full Avatar integration, Avatar awards, and 80 addictive levels, Lazy Raiders is set to become one of this year's hottest downloadable games. For more information about this release, including video, photos and downloadable media please visit:

In Lazy Raiders, players embark on a challenging quest to help lazy treasure hunting Dr. Diggabone retrieve the 16 Lost Relics that will endow him with instant fortune and glory. Gamers control their "Lazy Raider" by rotating and flipping the game world, allowing players to collect gems and grab the desired relics while avoiding getting crushed, pricked, and flattened by traps and enemies.

"With Lazy Raiders, we wanted to create a compelling twist on a classic genre, updated with enhanced graphics and a creative utilization of game physics," said Guy Boucher, President and Creative Director of Sarbakan. "The launch of Lazy Raiders on Xbox LIVE Arcade marks an important step for Sarbakan as we expand our attention towards original IP development for the PC and console market."

Game Features

  • Help Dr Diggabone or send your Xbox LIVE Avatar -- his assistant -- on a dangerous quest to grab the 16 Lost Relics.
  • Move your "Lazy Raider" by rotating and flipping the game world, allowing your character to navigate mazelike passages, avoid traps, and outwit enemies.
  • Rotate and flip your way through 80 mazes spanning 3 unique locations across the American continents.
  • Take control of gravity and set environmental traps for your adversaries.
  • Over 11 hours of mind-bending gameplay.
  • Unlock exclusive explorer Avatar awards for your Xbox 360 Avatar.
  • View all of your collected relics in the in-game treasure Vault.

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About Sarbakan:
Sarbakan is a world-renowned game studio specializing in global cross-platform development services and original game creation. Based in Quebec, Canada, Sarbakan has over ten years of proven experience as a game studio, with a direct focus on downloadable console title development and social gaming. Sarbakan is committed to creating memorable experiences for gamers worldwide and on a cross platform scale. Whether it's custom games, virtual worlds, interactive destinations or original titles, Sarbakan delivers great games for its customers and publishing partners.

Sarbakan is a first party game developer for Microsoft, and has created over 600 titles through partnerships with the like of Disney Interactive Studios, Mindscape, Real Arcade, Nick Arcade, Hasbro, and Playfirst. For more information on Sarbakan please visit

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