The Frankfurt-based game developer and publisher Deck13 announces today that Obliteracers, the PC party racer by Australian developer Varkian Empire (Space Dust Studios), has gone gold and will launch on February 23, 2016 at 7 p.m. PST on STEAM. The company also announced that pricing will be set to US $14.99/EUR 14.99.
„We’re very excited to be releasing Obliteracers on STEAM soon,“ said Michael Davies, CEO Varkian Empire (Space Dust Studios). „Finally, people will be able to join the mayhem with their friends, and we’re sure that they will have as much fun as we had during our play sessions in-house!“
Marco Suess, PR & Marketing Manager at Deck13, added: „Just a few more days to go until this wild galactic mayhem goes live. As a special promotion for launch, we will be offering a 10% discount during the first 14 days after the release.”
Intergalactic party racing mayhem! Obliteracers is an award-winning same-screen party racer for up to 16 players. Race brutally cute aliens on exotic planets, using weapon power-ups and physics-based vehicles to annihilate your competition in different game modes. Connect spare gamepads, laptops and smart devices as extra controllers. Stragglers will be eliminated… only one alien shall prevail!
About This Game
Award-winning same-screen party racing for up to 16 players! Race brutal-cute aliens on exotic planets, using weapon powerups and physics-based vehicles to annihilate your competition in frantic round-based combat. Connect spare gamepads, laptops and smart devices as extra controllers.
◾Addictive racing mayhem for all ages featuring brutal-cute aliens, exotic locations and absurd weapon powerups
◾Squeeze 16 local players onto the same screen using gamepads, laptops and smart devices as extra controllers
◾Battle friends and family on the couch, compete against others online, or play solo against punishing bots
◾Highly customizable party game modes with dozens of gameplay modifiers and presets for endless variety
◾Simple controls for newcomers, with advanced strategies for veteran players
◾Round-based combat ensures quick respawns and allows drop-in drop-out play
“It’s one of those games where people will just scream at the TV. That’s my high water mark for a good party game.”
“This game is more about obliterating cute aliens than it is beating them in cheerful races. As it should be.”
“There’s a lot to love about this game. The high concept, the visuals, the details of it. Mainly I’m just excited about the resurrection of a genre I once loved.”