Media Alert: New HARDWARE: Shipbreakers Trailer Reveals the Armored Titan Baserunner

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A Legend is Reborn: Dive Into the History of the Baserunner

VANCOUVER, Canada – May 20, 2013 – Blackbird Interactive, a videogame developer specializing in sci-fi real-time strategy games, has released a new trailer for the sci-fi online real-time strategy game HARDWARE: Shipbreakers. The footage introduces the Baserunner, a workhorse armored transport vehicle, the backbone of the prospector’s ground fleet. Versatile, tough and infinitely customizable, the Baserunner’s size and power make it the ultimate vehicle for tearing across the rugged terrain of LM-27.

In the same spirit of visual excellence that has defined previously released assets for HARDWARE, this new trailer begins to explore the immense depth of the game universe’s lore, which also demonstrates the same epic art style that made Homeworld a cult classic years ago. The closed beta is scheduled to launch in Q4 2013 and now open to applicants. Players can support the game’s development through the purchase of limited edition pre-sale packages at

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About Blackbird Interactive
Blackbird is a private, independent game studio headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. The company was founded in 2007, by a team of experienced and successful video game industry veterans, including senior EA staff and founders of Relic Entertainment.

In 2010 development started with an ambitious and original sci-fi game entitled HARDWARE, the newest Free to Play (F2P) real-time strategy (RTS) game from the creators of Homeworld.

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About Hardware
Hardware is the newest Free to Play (F2P) real-time strategy (RTS) game from the creators of Homeworld.
Survive among the derelict starships of planet LM-27. Earn your in-game currency retrieving cargo and technology from the space-wrecks littered across the landscape. Combat onslaughts from militant competitors, equally desperate for wealth. Survive the harsh storms and burning temperatures, and endure the poisonous grinding dust that wears down man and machine alike. After that, fortune can be your reward, or death in the sand can be your lonely fate.

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