If you thought The Big Con was already all that and a bag of chips, think again.
Indie developer Mighty Yell just announced that they are releasing a free update to the critically acclaimed 90’s teenage crime adventure. The Big Con: GRIFT OF THE YEAR EDITION brings more comedy, more cons, and all-new Rad Ghost arcade action. Expected to launch this summer, the free update will be available for PC via Steam, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One, plus premiere launch on Nintendo Switch.
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But if you are attending PAX East 2022 this week April 21-24, you can preview all the new content!
Learn More About The Big Con: GRIFT OF THE YEAR EDITION
Might Yell made its debut with The Big con last year and is a remote team of Toronto-area developers. Some of the individual credits include Jazzpunk, Guacamelle! 2, and Runbow. This team is a bunch of fun, smart, and talented peeps who liek to laugh, play and support sustainable creative projects. And that really shines in this game.
The Big Con is a classic coming-of-age story that is filled with nostalgic humor and ’90s style. This game stars a sarcastic teenager named Ali who must become a con artist to save her mom’s video store from loan sharks. Players will need to swindle, pickpocket, and con people as they travel cross-country. Through a hilarious narrative that at times feel like a sitcom, players will be able to relive or experience for the first time what it felt to live in the ’90s. Just take a look at the trailer below to feel those ’90s vibes.
Get ready to wear disguises, sneak around, and eavesdrop on conversations. All while trying to learn how to approach each mark and hit your money goals. Players will enjoy open-ended situations, adventure, and exploration. The best part being players are able to decide exactly how they want to con people. Perhaps you wan to only pick pockets or locks.
Maybe you are the queen of persuasion or have a sneaky hand to pilfer prizes. It’s always fun when games allow this kind of flexibility. In the new update, The Big Con: GRIFT OF THE YEAR EDITION players will find extra craft puzzles, witty dialogue, cool collectables and wacky quests. Not to mention the ability to be able to master an all-new Rad Skater arcade game.
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If you haven’t tried this game already, we highly recommend you do. Launching last year and now available on Steam, The Big Con has been showered with rave reviews. Including being recognized as an “Official Games Selection” of the Tribeca Film Festival, recipient of an Honorable Mention at the 2022 Independent Games Festival and A.Maze Festival, and a finalist at the TOMMI Children’s Software Awards. Not to mention the original soundtrack is also up for a Game Network Audio Guild award for Best Audio for an Indie Game.
From the gameplay to the original soundtrack, as well as its visual and writing; The Big Con is an exciting adventure you don’t want to miss. You can find out more about the developers Mighty Yell and keep updated on all things The Big Con and the free update coming this summer by following their social media on Facebook, Twitter, and Discord. Plus don’t forget to check them out during PAX East this week to get a sneak peak.
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