Rooftop Renegade Launches Today


The South Australian-based independent studio are pleased to announced their debut title Rooftop Renegade will be launching today on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

In Rooftop Renegade, you play as Svetlana avoiding capture from the evil Globacorp. The game offers fast-paced platforming, requiring quick reflexes and fast thinking as the Globacorp Gunners attempt to obstruct Svetlana’s path forward.

With an attention-to-detail for silky-smooth motion and high fidelity 3D graphics built in Unreal Engine 4, Rooftop Renegade offers a fluid experience that benefits fans of speedrunning and fast-paced platformers.
In October 2022, Melonhead Games showcased Rooftop Renegade as a PAX Aus 2022 Indie Showcase winner. At the event, attendants had the ability to vote for their favourite amongst the six winners and Rooftop Renegade was voted as the People’s Choice winner.
In addition, it was previously announced that the Rooftop Renegade Original Soundtrack is launching on Steam and all major music streaming platforms alongside the game’s launch. The soundtrack features three discs, including tracks both from the game’s full release, as well as some exclusive tracks from the game’s beta stages.
Rooftop Renegade will be made available at across various times in the morning today in each region’s respective times zones, launching on PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch for USD$17.99 (RRP). Rooftop Renegade Original Soundtrack+ will also be made available on Steam today for USD$5.99 (RRP).

For more information and updates, head to the official Twitter page @MelonheadAU.

About Rooftop Renegade
  • Pixel-perfect platforming
  • Momentum-driven racing
  • Dynamic soundtrack

ROOFTOP RENEGADE is an action-platformer all about speed & flow. Evade capture through futuristic skyscrapers channelling powerful abilities from your hoverblades.

Boost through levels under constant bombardment, avoid dangerous hazards, and make split-second decisions that mean the difference between a new personal best or total wipeout.

Master precise controls and smooth physics to get into the zone. Blast through levels at high speeds while chaining together abilities and making split-second pathway decisions. Pursued by the sinister Globacorp, avoid capture while avoiding hazards and traps caused by income fire from gunners.


Gear up to take on challenging levels alone or grab some controllers to disrupt your friends in chaotic offline multiplayer. Take turns in up to 3v1 asymmetric rounds to set your best time as the runner while your rivals disrupt you, then take control of a gunner to defend your record.

Create fresh challenges with the seed-based Generator Mode. Enter a keyword to dynamically generate a level from a variety of worlds, layouts, hazards, and enemy combinations. Pick your perfect loadout and dive into a new run to master.

Controllers are required for local multiplayer.

  • Fast-paced platforming with multiple pathways
  • Buttery-smooth gameplay with frame rate support
  • Local-multiplayer Party Mode to play as the Globacorp gunners
  • Neo-retro city landscapes with a dynamic soundtrack
Awards & Recognition
  • “I really like games where speed and fluid movement are key and Rooftop Renegade is all about this.” – Gamespot
  • “The art style is crisp and lively with a wonderful attention to detail.” – Switchaboo
  • “A 2D platformer all about hitting incredible speeds and maintaining flow.” – GamesHub
  • ‘Best in Show – Sound Design Nominee’ at GDEX Midwest Gaming Expo
  • ‘PAX Aus Indie Showcase Competition’ winner & People’s Choice Award

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