FORCED Content Update and Connectivity Patch Released

BetaDwarf Releases New Last Man Standing Mode, Fix For Launch Issues

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Nov. 12, 2013 – BetaDwarf Entertainment, an independent game studio formed by university students, today announced the release of the first content update for its newly-launched co-op action RPG, FORCED. The game, which saw strong early interest from indie gamers with over sixty thousand downloads within the launch window, now features a new survival-based mode, Last Man Standing. Additionally, a patch to fix a number of issues some players encountered at launch, including connectivity problems and other minor bugs, has been released.

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Stoic Announces Partnership with Versus Evil

The Banner Saga Announce Trailer and Website Now Live

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Austin, Texas – Nov. 8, 2013 – Stoic, an Austin-based independent game development company, today announced their partnership with Versus Evil to promote and launch their upcoming title The Banner Saga.  The game, which was successfully funded through a Kickstarter campaign last year, is an epic role playing Viking saga where a player’s choice directly affects their personal journey across a stunning yet harsh landscape and, ultimately, the survival of an entire civilization.

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Award-Winning Indie Action RPG FORCED Launches on PC, Mac, and Linux

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BetaDwarf’s Co-op Action Title Now Available On Steam After Successful Early Access Period, Players Will Experience Fast-Paced Gladiatorial Combat and Unique Co-Op Features

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Oct. 24, 2013 – Today independent developer BetaDwarf Entertainment releases their brand new, award-winning Action RPG FORCED upon the world. The game, which the team started developing while living together in a university classroom, is now available on Steam for PC, Mac and Linux.

Available for a special launch week price of $11.99 (a 20 percent discount), FORCED has already won several awards, including the Level Up 2013 Intel® award for “Best Game with 3D Graphics.” Action RPG fans and fanatics can sink their blades into the game’s 1-4 player co-op action by visiting the Steam page at http://store.steampowered.com/app/249990/.

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Cannons Lasers Rockets to Blast PC, Mac and Linux in November

New Online Space Shooter From Net Games Laboratory Moves to Final Closed Beta Phase, Cross-platform iOS and Android Releases to Follow at Later Dates

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HONG KONG – Oct. 10, 2013 – Net Games Laboratory, an independent development studio founded by veterans of some of Eastern Europe’s most successful online gaming companies, today announced that its team-based arcade space shooter Cannons Lasers Rockets will launch for PC, Mac and Linux on digital download platforms in November 2013. An online space shooter in which players choose from hundreds of spaceships to customize and team up to defeat other groups of players in fast-paced dogfights, Cannons Lasers Rockets’ highly-competitive gameplay draws from MMOs and MOBAs alike to create a new space combat experience. The game will be playable cross-platform across PC, Mac and Linux at launch, with mobile releases planned for later dates. Continue reading Cannons Lasers Rockets to Blast PC, Mac and Linux in November

SPEARHEAD GAMES AND 505 GAMES PARTNER FOR CROSS-PLATFORM TINY BRAINS LAUNCH

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Award-Winning Indie Co-op Action Puzzler Coming November 15 for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 Computer Entertainment Systems and PC

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. and MONTREAL — Sept. 24, 2013 — Today Spearhead Games, an independent game studio, and 505 Games, a global video game publisher, announced a partnership to digitally release co-op puzzler Tiny Brains on the PlayStation®4 system timed to the platform’s North American launch this November 15. In addition to Sony’s next generation console, the four-person action puzzle game will release simultaneously on PlayStation® Network and Windows PC via digital download. Continue reading SPEARHEAD GAMES AND 505 GAMES PARTNER FOR CROSS-PLATFORM TINY BRAINS LAUNCH

Indie-focused Publisher Gameblyr to Launch Revolution 60 and Pathogen

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Gameblyr Collaborates with East Coast Indies for Mobile, Mac and PC Titles, Showcasing Games at Boston FIG on September 14

BOSTON – Sept. 13, 2013 – Gameblyr, an indie-focused video game publishing partner, today announced it has formed partnerships to launch Boston-based Giant Spacekat’s Revolution 60 and Vermont-based Birnam Wood Games’ Pathogen. Independent games designed for deeper gameplay on tablets, smartphones and PCs, both titles will be on display in Gameblyr’s booth at the Boston Festival of Indie Games (Boston FIG) on September 14, 2013.

Pathogen, which will be Gameblyr’s first title, is scheduled for a launch on PC and mobile in October 2013. Inspired by the way a virus spreads through the human body, Pathogen is a boardgame-style strategy title that features:

  • Endless Replayability: compete against computer AI or other players across thirty maps which play differently depending on the tactics used, and create your own maps with the Map Editor
  • Competitive Cross-platform Multiplayer: the best elements of traditional board games like Chess and Go combined with the intelligent matchmaking and ladder rankings of Starcraft, with cross-platform play between mobile and PC players
  • Full iOS 7 Support: iOS 7’s new Game Center and Leaderboards will make it easier and more fun for players to compete against each other
  • Easy to Play, Hard to Master Gameplay: intuitive visual mechanics make Pathogen simple for anyone to pick up play, while higher difficulty settings and deeper player vs player strategic options offer challenges for experienced strategy gamers

Revolution 60, which Gameblyr will support for mobile devices and PC, will launch after Pathogen, with timing to be announced at a later date. Taking cues from titles like Heavy Rain and Mass Effect, Revolution 60’s epic sci-fi setting and story and interesting gameplay have drawn significant pre-release buzz.

Press interested in making appointments with Gameblyr to check out either Revolution 60 or Pathogen should contact John O’Leary at joleary@triplepointpr.com.

About Pathogen

Created by fans of card, board and classic PC strategy games, Pathogen is a real-time strategy thriller that combines the complexity of Chess with fast-paced head-to-head action. The gameplay is inspired by the way an infection spreads through the human body, as players seek to conquer a map by placing viruses that upgrade and expand to adjacent cells. Pathogen offers exciting and challenging gameplay for casual and advanced gamers alike, and features single player campaign, a Map Editor to create your own levels, and robust multiplayer battles complete with GameCenter integration. The game is set to arrive this October on mobile and PC platforms.

About Revolution 60

In Revolution 60, the story is yours to tell.  In this beautifully drawn RPG, you play as Holiday, one of three female special operatives trying to stop an American orbital weapons platform from firing on China in order to prevent an all-out nuclear war. Players will make moral choices and live with the consequences, as well as experience responsive, cinematic combat. Revolution 60 topped the list of best indie games of PAX East, and the Examiner was quoted as saying, “It features some of the most expressive animation on the platform to date.” While right now there’s no official word on this game’s release date, excitement is already buzzing about this “revolutionary” game.

About Gameblyr

Founded in 2013, Boston-based Gameblyr is an indie game publishing partner established on the principle that great independent games should not go overlooked. Committed to helping creators bring high quality mobile and cross-platform games to the market, Gameblyr offers a flexible publishing model designed specifically to support today’s highly competitive environment. The publisher’s first release, Pathogen, a boardgame-style strategy title, will come to mobile devices and PC in Fall 2013.

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Aarklash: Legacy is Now Available!

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Aarklash: Legacy, the original production from Cyanide Studio, is now available on Steam for $20.99

PARIS – Sept. 13, 2013 – This is Aarklash. The war between the Dark Lords of Acheron and the Barons of Alahan rages on. To finance the war, the Barons have gone into serious debt with the Goldmongers guild. Many nobles have fallen behind in their payments, and the Guild has sent their Wheel Swords, expert warriors and masters in the art of collecting debts. A standard Quorr of four Wheel Swords finds itself deep in Lion territories when a new war, of a very different nature, is declared.

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Outlast Available for Discounted PC Pre-order

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Risk cardiac arrest and receive 20 percent discount by pre-ordering before September 4, 2013 release date, Red Barrels deploying new playable demo and survival horror panel at PAX Prime

Montreal– Aug. 21, 2013 – Independent game development studio Red Barrels announced today that its highly anticipated – and widely feared – survival horror game, Outlast, is now available for pre-order on Steam. Starting today through the PC launch on September 4, 2013, gamers who pre-order Outlast will receive a 20 percent discount off of the $19.99 price.

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