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.

Media Contact

John O’Leary

TriplePoint for Gameblyr

joleary@triplepointpr.com

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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Gamescom 2013: Trolls vs Vikings from Megapop, Debut Lane-Defense Game Playable at Nordic Games Booth

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Reinforced and reloaded from their skirmish at GDC, magical Trolls and surly Vikings set to wage war this holiday season

OSLO, Norway – Aug. 21, 2013 – Five months after its first public appearance at GDC 2013, Megapop is showing off updates to their debut tower defense game Trolls vs Vikings at Gamescom 2013 in Cologne, Germany. Coming to mobile and PC this winter, the game has undergone vast improvements; new gameplay elements, characters, enemies, dynamic tiles, movable towers, and interactive resources will all be on display. Trolls vs Vikings is the first title from the startup studio founded by former Funcom (Age of Conan, The Longest Journey) and Artplant (Battlestar Galactica Online) developers. The puzzle game will be demonstrated by founder Jørgen Tharaldsen at the Nordic Games Booth (Hall 4.2, Aisle B, Number 020) during Gamescom.

What’s New in Trolls vs Vikings:

  • More than 30 Viking & Troll characters are now fully playable
  • All 28 playfields are ready to be batted upon
  • Four-season gameplay, where Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall each offer unique challenges
  • Movable towers provide extra strategic options (and are the perfect choice for indecisive players)
  • Dynamic board spaces add strategic variety to the action
  • Five new spells are up and running, when you need an extra boost

More about the game:
Trolls vs Vikings is an upcoming tower defense game for players of all ages and experience levels, where you’re tasked with defending a tribe of grumpy, misunderstood-but-harmless Trolls from raids by Vikings intent on stealing their gold.  This colorful, engaging and edgy lane defense game is set in a world of rich Norse mythology, populated by a cast of over-the-top characters. With their background in creating Triple-A MMO, Adventure and Browser titles, Megapop are setting the bar high for their debut game.

Trolls vs Vikings adds a number of never-before-seen features, striving to evolve the tower defense genre for a whole new audience. It takes a fresh approach to towers, levels, gameplay, tactics, player interaction and boss fights. In addition, Trolls vs Vikings has a number of genre enhancements, including multiplayer matches (both live and asynchronous), full social integration, movable towers, strategic resource gathering, a dynamic tile system, set-piece challenges, and more.

The puzzle game will be demonstrated by founder Jørgen Tharaldsen at the Nordic Games Booth (Hall 4.2, Aisle B, Number 020) during Gamescom.

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About Megapop Games
Founded in 2012 by former Funcom (Age of Conan, Anarchy Online, Dreamfall, The Longest Journey) and Artplant (Battlestar Galactica Online) developers, Megapop is a new casual gaming startup headquartered in Oslo, Norway. The company is founded by some of Europe’s most recognized game developers and game business managers. More than 100 years of combined experience has resulted in a range of significant awards and a number of international hits. As a company, Megapop is focused on adding an engaging social dimension to beloved videogame staples. With a deep passion for games, their ultimate goal is to create worthy games, where quality gameplay shines brightest of all!

Megapop Official Website


Media Contact – During Gamescom 2013
Jørgen Tharaldsen, CEO
+47 41 33 41 47
jtt@megapopgames.com

Media Contact – General
Rich Jones, TriplePoint for Megapop
212-730-9744
rjones@triplepointpr.com

 

 

Aarklash: Legacy goes to Gamescom, releasing September 12, 2013

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Cyanide unveils newest gameplay trailer for Aarklash: Legacy before heading to Gamescom

PARIS – August 19, 2013 – Aarklash: Legacy, the next tactical adventure game from Cyanide Studio, will be available worldwide on Thursday September 12th, 2013. In preparation for Gamescom, Cyanide also unveils the latest gameplay trailer.

More details have been revealed today on the upcoming tactical RPG, set in the world of the Confrontation miniatures game. A new trailer available on Cyanide’s media channel (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7IpM7_hw9k) introduces players to the game’s world and combat system. Players will also discover the different characters that can join the party, as well as some of the enemies to be encountered along the way.

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Doors to the Official Dogs of War Online Website are Now Open!

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Cyanide unveils the official Dogs of War Online website and announces a Closed Beta to start in late September 2013

PARIS – August 14, 2013 – Cyanide today announced the launch of Dogs of War Online, a tactical, free-to-play multiplayer game in which each player manages his or her own company of mercenaries. Thirsty for bloody victories, they will confront their enemies at their leisure in turn-based style arena combat. Drawn from the world of the Confrontation miniatures game, Dogs of War Online will be available in the fall of 2013.

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