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CarneyVale: Showtime
2008 Featured Game | Vertical Ragdoll Platform | XBOX 360, PC, Windows Phone  
CarneyVale: Showtime is a physics-based vertical acrobat platform game in which you play as ragdoll Slinky, a circus acrobat trying to rise up the ranks by performing acrobatic tricks and death-defying stunts through increasingly complex arenas. Each of the regular levels features 5 objectives for you to complete:
  • Getting Slinky through the Ring of Fire to finish the performance
  • Collecting all balloons in the arena
  • Completing the level within a time limit
  • Finding the secret star hidden somewhere in the level
  • Completing a perfect run without losing a single life
You can manipulate a wide variety of props to get Slinky through the arena:
  • Catch and fling the ragdoll Slinky around using trapeze-like Grabbers
  • Avoid electrical and flaming hazards which cause Slinky to lose lives
  • Perform special acrobatic tricks
Earn star ratings for completing level objectives and rise up the ranks. You can also earn up to 12 Achievement-style awards within the game. CarneyVale: Showtime is now available on Xbox Indie Games and Windows Phone 7! It’s also coming soon on Games for Windows LIVE! Stay tuned for more news!

What to look out for on Xbox Indie Games

  • Built-in map editor and 9 slots for you to create your own custom maps and share them with family and friends. If you want even more acrobatic ragdoll action and challenging levels, create your own!
  • Dash in mid-air and burst trails of balloons along the way
  • Grab onto flying Rockets and ride them through a maze of obstacles
What’s new on Windows Phone 7
  • Experience CarneyVale: Showtime on the go! You can now play it anywhere and anytime!
  • With simple and intuitive touch-screen controls, immerse in the world of circus and display exhilarating performances that wow the crowd!
  • View your performance in the Leaderboards and try to beat other players' rank
What’s new on Games For Windows LIVE
  • Explore all 3 unique themes with accompanying background music that enhances your gameplay experience
  • Introducing new props and more power-ups such as Monkeycopter and Time saver, fling Slinky across deadly hazards and complex arenas
  • Unlock bonus levels and earn Hit Protection by collecting bonus emblems for a more exciting gameplay experience
  • Don’t miss the opportunity to create your very own levels with our new and improved Map Editor. Now you can share them with your family and friends or try out maps from other players!
The Farseer Physics Engine was for Xbox Indie Games and Windows Phone 7 versions, with permissions secured from the developer and credited in the game. Box2D was used for Games For Windows LIVE, with permission secured from the developer and credited in the game.

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Rated E for Comic Mischief.

*ESRB Rating applies to PC and Windows Phone versions only

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