Frightfully delightful strategy – Phobies invades PC and mobile today

Watch your most ridiculous fears come to life in the strategic and terrifying realm of Phobies on Steam, Android, and iOS

March 8th, 2022 – Smoking Gun Interactive is excited to announce that its surrealist strategy game Phobies, is out now on PC, iOS, and Android platforms. This free-to-play hex-based strategy title combines card collecting and PvP action wrapped in a weird and wonderful world of fears. Over 120 phobias have been reborn as delightfully terrifying creatures known as Phobies by the Smoking Gun Interactive team, which include strategy game veterans from the legendary Company of Heroes series amongst their ranks.

Having soft-launched to success in Indonesia and Philippines, today marks the start of the global invasion of Phobies onto Steam, Google Play, and the Apple App Store. Each creature has been inspired by some of the deepest, darkest, and even downright irrational fears that humans have. From mechanical monkeys to killer clowns, players have a wide selection of Phobies to collect and command. Understanding each one, its strengths, and its weaknesses is key to succeeding on the hex-based battlefield that is home to Phobies nuanced tactical gameplay.

Players can duel it out in real-time in the Arena Battle Mode or over more extended periods through the Async Battle Mode. There’s also the single-player mode that offers a variety of different gameplay scenarios that both introduce newcomers to Phobies as well as challenging more seasoned strategists. Whichever game mode is chosen,  victory conditions remain the same – destroy all enemy Phobies on the battlefield or fill the enemy’s Heart with anxiety.

Frightening Features:

  • Layered hex-based strategic gameplay that ensures no two matches are alike
  • Take a turn wherever and whenever is convenient with the Async Battle Mode; never fear about missing a turn
  • Experience real-time PvP mayhem where skill and timing are crucial to victory in the Arena Battle Mode
  • Collect, deploy and upgrade over 120 Phobies, each with their tactical playstyle making for devilishly delightful combos
  • Complete challenges and Quests that reward players for becoming a master of their own Phobies. 

Phobies is free-to-play and out now on Steam, Android and iOS. Stay up to date with all the latest news and developments by following the official Phobies Twitter and Facebook pages. To interact with the community, join the official Discord or visit the Forums.

About Smoking Gun Interactive: 

Smoking Gun Interactive is a Canadian, high-calibre independent game development studio founded by the award-winning creative forces behind Company of Heroes™. Since its conception, the company has been responsible for the successful launch of many titles to date, such as Age of Empires: Castle Siege.