Parallel Circles
Based in Manchester, UK

Release date:
Having technical difficulties, re-announcing soon

Steam (PC, Mac, Linux)
Nintendo Switch (TBD)


Regular Price:



Flat Heroes is a minimalist super intense local multiplayer game with special care put into the game-feel and polishing of every detail in a trendy graphic experience. The game includes multiple cooperative and competitive modes for 1-4 players and features squares!


Stuff happened, then Flat Heroes happened.


  • Intuitive and delightful controls
  • Play alone or share the experience with up to 4 friends on all modes
  • Drop in and Drop Out Co-Op
  • More than 300 handcrafted Levels
  • Face 10 unique epic final Bosses
  • Unlimited survival Levels, with daily challenges and Leaderboards
  • Versus Modes offer you and your friends an option to compete against each other


Flat heroes - Release Date Trailer YouTube

Flat heroes - Friends Trailer YouTube

Flat Heroes - Slow Mo Elegance Trailer  YouTube


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Awards & Recognition

  • "Winner of 'Most Addictive Game' Award - Indie Developer Burger Awards." Barcelona, Spain, 2017
  • "Nominated to A MAZE. Awards - A MAZE." Berlin, Germany, 2017
  • "Nominated to Gamer's Voice Multiplayer Award - SXSW" Austin, Texas, 2017
  • "Nominated to Best Gameplay - AZPlay" Bilbao, Spain, 2016
  • "Official Selection - LeftField Collection, EGX" Birmingham, United Kingdom, 2016
  • "Official Selection - Radius Vienna" Vienna, Austria, 2016
  • "Official Selection - Develop: Brighton" Brighton, United Kingdom, 2016
  • "Official Selection - DigitALL" Valencia, Spain, 2016
  • "Official Selection - Feral Vector" Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom, 2016
  • "Official Selection - Now Play This" London, United Kingdom, 2016

Selected Articles

  • "A masterclass in game-feel " - " There’s Super Meat Boy, there’s N++, and now there’s this."
    - Graham Smith, Rock Paper Shotgun
  • "Flat Heroes turns elegance into a deadly weapon"
    - Matthew Kim, Kill Screen
  • "Flat Heroes: Ensayo sobre el game feel"
    - chiconuclear, Anait Games (ES)
  • "Un digno aspirante al trono de Super Meat Boy y N++"
    - R.Márquez, Vidaextra (ES)
  • "El trabajo de Parallel Circles destila amor por lo que llaman "game-feel""
    - Marco Gonzálvez, Zona Red (ES)
  • "This is the best game"
    - Rami Ismail, He said it on twitter!

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Survival demo
Flat Heroes Survival Demo gamejolt.com.

For all the redditors! reddit.com.

About Parallel Circles

Parallel Circles is a massive videogames company composed by SuperLemonBits and InspectorRoar that makes small but madly polished games.

More information
More information on Parallel Circles, our logo & relevant media are available here.

Flat Heroes Credits

Lucas Gonzalez (@SuperLemonBits)
Programmer artist and Fun researcher

Roger Valldeperas (@InspectorRoar)
Organic coder and Physically based designer

Niklas Ström (@salkinitzor)
Audio magician

Christian Björklund
Audio wizard

presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks