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The Escapist
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
Oct 24, 2012 @ 6:27am
May 14, 2014 @ 1:56pm
Recent Announcements View All (4)
The Escapist on the Steam Store
The Escapist got Greenlit!
Release date: Available
A base of 2D platformer with extra spicy bouncing, in a mix of 48 heavily trapped levels, sided with 3 badass bosses. There's also tasty upgrades to avoid choking. Best served hardcore, enjoy!

Hi! we are Backstab Games a 2 guys team based in Buenos Aires, and we want to share with you our Unity powered debut game, "The Escapist", a fast paced die-a-lot platformer that merges mouse and keyboard. Mixes all the best elements of the new wave of hardcore platformers with a unique mouse controlled bankshot mechanic.

As gameplay goes gamers will run, jump, bounce into walls and collect coins to buy upgrades for The Escapist.

* 48 levels (plus tutorial)
* Upgrades (speed, jump, burst, etc)
* Boss Battles

Visit our page:

Minimum Requirements:
OS: Windows 7/XP (32 or 64 bit)
Processor: Dual Core 2.0GHz or equivalent processor
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: video card with 512MB of RAM
Popular Discussions View All (2)
Mar 15, 2014 @ 5:36pm
What is the main sense ?
Jun 15 @ 12:44pm
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Prince S. Leader Aug 26 @ 1:21pm 
Looks like a good way to spend your free time.
[D-Emp] burak118ulee Mar 7 @ 12:40pm 
geekgamergrl Feb 14 @ 12:16pm 
I bought it and thought it was for mac too but i can't install it... when will i get this ability?!
wew u got a buttman picture Dec 19, 2014 @ 10:25am 
I think a heard about a game with the same name....Oh wait, there it is !
Backstab Games  [author] Sep 5, 2014 @ 10:31am 
@WilliR5 we are at the final steps of the steam launch, should be on the store soon, we will make an announce when that happens, thanks for the support =D
Chicken Sep 4, 2014 @ 3:35am 
like this game alot when can i buy it
Backstab Games  [author] Jul 30, 2014 @ 8:01am 
Of course they will, even if i have to send those keys one by one =D
The Unguided Jul 25, 2014 @ 4:46pm 
Congrats on getting greenlit! I hope us early Indie Royale buyers will get a key when it's all ready and set up?
DAN`KA LANISTER Jun 18, 2014 @ 11:27am 
Good Funny Game
kamillo55855 (GameMiner) May 15, 2014 @ 10:24am 
Good Funny Game, Voted, Congratulation Geenlit, Nice Music Song, (Hope to Key)