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Friday, September 4, 2015

09/04/2015 - Dungeon Defenders 2 Enters New Alpa Testing

Trendy Entertainment’s Action Tower Defense Game Introduces Its First Story Elements and More

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sept. 4, 2015 – Trendy Entertainment has released the ‘Alpha & Beyond’ patch for Dungeon Defenders II, bringing the action tower defense game to an important new stage of development through Steam Early Access. ‘Alpha & Beyond’ kicks off the process of rolling narrative into Dungeon Defenders II. A gorgeous cinematic sequence introduces players to the story of the game, and two remixed maps – the Happy Throne Room and Ramparts – set up the tragic events coming in the next Adventure Pack.

Dungeon Defenders II now features a Daily Bonus system with growing rewards for the first five maps players tackle each day. An update to Nightmare Mode has reordered Free Play and Nightmare maps into blocks of increasing difficulty to award better experience points and loot. New legendary items, passives and spheres are being added to the game constantly to let players craft unique character builds, and the Skill Sphere UI has been reworked for easier navigation and use in the heat of the moment.

Trendy has also added three costumes to Dungeon Defenders II  with today’s patch – the Steampunktress, Volcano Apprentice and Dryad Apprentice – and it is now much easier to unlock accessories for skins. A fresh monthly quest – called The Big Hunt – offers players a new possessed sword pet to obtain, as well.

Dungeon Defenders II is a third-person action-strategy game in which heroes must defend the magical realm of Etheria from the invading hordes of the nefarious Old Ones. It advances the exhilarating combat, tactical and RPG elements of the core Dungeon Defenders experience with new systems, challenges, abilities and loot. Build the ultimate champions and defenses to take on wave after wave of dangerous enemies across the game’s single-player and cooperative online multiplayer modes.

A new Starter Pack of Dungeon Defenders II is out now on PC via
Steam Early Access for $14.99. The Defenders Pack and Collector’s Edition, each featuring a variety of in-game exclusives, are also available on Steam. Dungeon Defenders II will launch on PC, Mac, Linux and the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system as a free-to-play title supported by ethical in-game purchases in the future.

For more information, please visit
www.DungeonDefenders.com , and follow along at www.facebook.com/DungeonDefenders and www.twitter.com/TrendyEnt .

About Trendy Entertainment
Trendy Entertainment is an independent video game development studio based in Gainesville, Fla. Created by veterans of the video game industry, Trendy Entertainment is focused on developing fun and innovative video games across multiple platforms. The company believes digital distribution deserves the same AAA-quality releases as retail.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

09/02/2015 - StarCraft II Legacy of the Voice World Premiere Date Announced
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Cinematic World Premiere at WCS Season 3 Finals!

Prepare to Reclaim Your Homeworld!

An ancient evil threatens the fate of the entire galaxy, and only you can stop it.
Join us, along with your readers, to take part in the unveiling of all-new content for StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void, including:

-The world premiere of the Legacy of the Void cinematic and launch date reveal
-A preview of what’s to come in Legacy of the Void from StarCraft II’s senior developers
-The thrilling conclusion to the StarCraft II WCS Season 3 Finals live from Poland

Hosted by William “Chobra” Cho, the stream will take place on September 13 from 19:00 CEST on the
official StarCraft Twitch channel, finishing with the epic conclusion to the WCS Season 3 Finals.

Don’t miss out!  

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

08/01/2015 - New Retro Shooter Called 'In Space; Lands on iOS
In Space: retro score chaser shooter on iOS

Born out of a love of twin stick shooters, and a strong dislike of virtual joysticks, In Space is a retro styled shooter with constant action and a steep difficulty curve.

Unlike other 'twin stick' shooters on iOS, In Space features one finger gameplay, better adapted to the iOS platform without sacrificing action and accuracy.

Built by one man team Polyfonique, In Space's influences are firmly in the console and arcade worlds, with games such as Rez, Star Wars and Super Stardust inspiring the gameplay and style.

Trailer : 
App Store :  https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/id994211644

Valery Carpentier/Polyfonique

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Monday, August 31, 2015

08/31/2015 - Cosmonautica Blasts onto Steam and Mobile
Become the Ultimate Space Merchant as Cosmonautica Blasts onto Steam and Mobile

STUTTGART, Germany – Start the thrusters, chart a course and get in the captain’s chair as award-winning, screwball space simulation game Cosmonautica from independent video game developer Chasing Carrots launches on Steam (PC/OSX/Linux) for $14.99 and mobile (iOS/Android) for $6.99. A wacky and humorous space game that combines elements of trading and crew simulation, Cosmonautica has players start to captain a washed-up space cruiser as they explore a universe filled with colorful characters and funky space tunes.

Cosmonautica releases with detailed and amusing simulation gameplay that users can play at home or on the go thanks to cross-platform play. With a myriad of player feedback from a stint in Early Access, Cosmonautica launches with a bevy of new content, including new game missions, a variety of spaceships and improved gameplay.

“Our goal from the beginning with Cosmonautica was to create a game with a lighthearted atmosphere and solid simulation gameplay,” said Josef Vorbeck, producer at Chasing Carrots. “We’ve already received a tremendous reception for Cosmonautica from the game’s time in Early Access and we think Cosmonautica’s look and feel will entertain new players on both PC and mobile.”

Cosmonautica is a comical space game that tasks players with managing their unique crewmembers in order to succeed and become the galaxy’s greatest space trader. As Captain, players will face space pirates, trade with zany alien races and taxi customers through space in their customizable ship with upgradeable rooms for even more individuality.

For more information on Cosmonautica please visit the game’s
website, or the Chasing Carrots Facebook and Twitter pages.

A press kit is available here:

About Chasing Carrots
Chasing Carrots is an independent game development studio based in Stuttgart, Germany. The studio aims to produce small, refreshingly unique games for the downloadable PC, console and mobile games market. The team at Chasing Carrots wants to inspire a wide audience of players, while staying true to the kind of games we love to play ourselves.

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