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Heavy Element's game "Dudelings: Arcade Sportsball" launches Spring 2024. In the splash panel at the top of this page, we see the Dudelings logo as well as two characters from the game jumping through the air.

"Sportslike""Sportslike"

Dudelings: Arcade Sportsball is one of those rare, genre-defining titles that spawns many imitators, but has yet to be bested. The genre? The "Sportslike." Pit your Dudelings against each other in a frenetic battle for massive points in a way that vaguely resembles a real-world sport where you touch grass and stuff.

Dudelings: Arcade Sportsball delivers that fast, arcade sportslike action you crave.

Spinning Trophy

Game ModesGame Modes

Dudelings offers multiple game modes to liven up the sportsball experience. Choose from:
Classic game mode

Classic mode requires each team to defend their own goal

Hoop game mode

Hoop mode has teams compete to get the ball in one goal

Volley game mode

Volley mode sees each team control their side of the net

Local vs.Local VS.

Taking cues from the games that inspired us as kids, Dudelings is a local multiplayer-optimized experience. You won't find any of the online-only DRM-laden shenanigans that AAA publishers foist on the gaming public. Nah dude. Two players. One TV. Head-to-head. On the sofa. Within punching distance of your opponent.

No lag, no ping, and no host getting an advantage...

Practice vs. AIPractice vs. AI

Dudelings includes a few AI competitors that can hold their own against even the most skilled players.

Not that fake GPT AI crap, either. Nah. This is the genuine article*.

The kind you can compete against and that doesn't lie to you.

The single player icon from the game, featuring a DualSense controller as well as printed circuit board traces and vias around it *Genuine article: what AI used to mean. Back when the terms "AI" and "CPU" were interchangeable.

Original SoundtrackOriginal Soundtrack

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Dudelings 1.1.2-gds Public Beta

It's with great excitement that we bring you the next public beta for Dudelings: Arcade Sportsball. Check out the massive changelog and see what everyone's raving about!

Dudelings v1.0.1 Patch Notes

We're excited to announce that Dudelings: Arcade Sportsball has received its first patch. Version 1.0.1 includes bug fixes and updates for player input. Find the patch notes below!

Dudelings: Arcade Sportsball now available on Steam!

This isn't your dad's Pong... Or his foosball either. Maine's new media production company Heavy Element has released Dudelings: Arcade Sportsball for Steam Deck, Linux, and Windows PC on Steam and Itch.io. This genre-defining "Sportslike" throws players into the high-intensity world of athletics, but without the bumps, bruises, and baseless attacks on late night talk show hosts. Get the ball in the hole. That's what most sports boil down to, right? (We don't know. We're asking.) In this hyper-competitive game, up to two players use the dudelings on the field to jump and hit the ball into the opposing team's goals, hoop, or over the net. Bask in the glory of 16-bit-style victory. Wallow in the sadness of defeat. Or just punch the nearest dudeling to you because slapstick will always be funny. We don't care how you play the game, just as long as you're enjoying it.

Dudelings: Arcade Sportsball Launches May 6th

SOMEWHERE IN MAINE - Heavy Element is proud to announce our upcoming video game Dudelings: Arcade Sportball is slated for launch May 6th 2024 for Steam Deck, Linux, and Windows PCs.
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