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Friday, January 15, 2016

01/15/2016 - Star Trek Timelines Available Now on App Store and Google Play
STAR TREK TIMELINES AVAILABLE NOW ON THE APP STORE AND GOOGLE PLAY

Disruptor Beam and CBS Consumer Products Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Star TrekTM by Welcoming Generations of Fans into New Strategy Role-Playing Mobile Game

January 14, 2016 (Framingham, MA) – Disruptor Beam, the company that brings together fan communities and games, announced today that
STAR TREK TIMELINES, a new strategy role-playing game that brings together 50 years of Star Trek, is now available. The game can be downloaded for free in five languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese) on both the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and on Google Play for Android devices.

Licensed by CBS Consumer Products, Star Trek Timelines features hundreds of beloved characters from all eras of Star Trek as well as stunning 3D graphics. Exploring the galaxy alongside friends, players can gather their favorite starships, and assemble a dream crew including familiar faces like Kirk, Spock, Janeway, Worf, Locutus of Borg, and many more. As they participate in missions, players have the opportunity to command a variety of iconic starships and engage in 3D ship-to-ship battles with a cinematic feel.

“We’re celebrating Star Trek’s 50th anniversary this year by welcoming fans from around the world into the Timelines game community,” said Jon Radoff, Founder and CEO of Disruptor Beam. “We have created a game that will immerse fans in the Star Trek universe like no other game has. And with its deep, story-driven gameplay and stellar graphics, we believe that Timelines is one of the best-looking game experiences on a mobile device today.”

Star Trek Timelines includes content and characters from Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise – plus the first ten Star Trek films, from Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) through Star Trek Nemesis (2002). Star Trek celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2016, with the first episode of the original series airing back in September 1966.

Disruptor Beam has built a name for itself as a game developer that has successfully brought together fan communities with games, while mastering the strategy role-playing game genre across both mobile and web platforms. The company’s first hit, Game of Thrones Ascent, was released in spring of 2013 to critical acclaim, with a fanbase that has grown to over 12 million players.

Star Trek fans can download Star Trek Timelines now on the
App Store and on Google Play. Disruptor Beam will continue to update the game post-launch by adding and expanding features, integrating more characters and starships, and incorporating in-game events. Players can follow along with these developments by joining the Timelines community in the Disruptor Beam forums and by following us on Facebook and Twitter.

STAR TREK TIMELINES © 2016 Disruptor Beam, Inc. STAR TREK TM & © 2016 CBS Studios Inc. © 2016 Paramount Pictures Corp. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

About Disruptor Beam
Disruptor Beam is a Boston-area game company that transports fans of beloved movies, literary and television series into the worlds they love. By linking game content to episodes and books, players become a part of the world as stories continue to evolve around them.  The company's games are available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch; on Google Play for Android devices; and on the web. Founded and led by game industry veteran and serial entrepreneur Jon Radoff, Disruptor Beam is backed by a group of technology and gaming entrepreneurs from the Boston area. For more information, visit
www.disruptorbeam.com .

About CBS Consumer Products
CBS Consumer Products manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company's extensive library of titles, Showtime and CBS Films.  Additionally, the group oversees online sales of programming merchandise.  For more information, visit
www.cbsconsumerproducts.com .

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

01/14/2016 - Project CARS Added to Motion Compatible Library
Eleetus Simulator Introduces Project CARS to Motion Compatible Library


(Ottawa Lake, MI ) - Eleetus, an innovative company specializing in multidimensional motion-based gaming and entertainment has just incorporated Slightly Mad Studios racing graphics in the Eleetus simulator to take realistic simulation to the next level. Project CARS is the latest addition to Eleetus Simulators library of motion compatible software.

This new addition now allows racers of the Eleetus simulator to engage in cutting edge graphics as users can zip around 35 unique locations in any one of the 94 available vehicles. Users of Project CARS are able experience the life of a professional racer through a solo career mode or play against their friends in an online multiplayer modes. The authentic racing experience does not stop there, Project CARS also gives its users the ability to race in all kinds of weather at any time of day.

Wilson Bales, Head of Research and Development is thrilled for the new addition to the Eleetus Simulator. "Project CARS delivers one of the best racing experiences available. The level of graphical quality is the highest among all motion enabled titles in our library, and the driving physics are incredibly satisfying"," said Wilson Bales.

Project CARS, Gamespots Best Racing Game of 2015,  is the most realistic, dazzling, intense and technically-advanced racing game on the market.  Managed, certified and approved by a wistful community of racing fans and real-life drivers, Project CARS is the epitome of the next-generation of racing simulation gaming. In combination with The Eleetus Racing Simulator, Project CARS will provide its users with the most realistic visual component of simulation, while the Eleeutus Racing Simulator will make the user feels every bump as they become fully immersed in the rich racing environment.

About Eleetus

Eleetus Simulators is based in Ottawa Lake, Michigan and Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario. Eleetus is moving the world of gaming into motion platform enhanced play, as well as motion-based entertainment and education.The Eleetus Simulator has commenced distribution in the United States and Canada. For more information on Eleetus Simulators please click here.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

01/13/2016 - Iron Gut Publishing Signs Multi Year License Deal with CAPCOM
Iron Gut Publishing links with CAPCOM


Iron Gut Publishing, the company that specialises in creating limited edition art collections for global brands have signed a Europe wide multiyear license with CAPCOM.

The company will be releasing an art collection that will appeal to adult gamers featuring CAPCOM’s classic brands including Street Fighter™, Resident Evil™, Megaman™ and Monster Hunter™.

2017 is the 30th anniversary of Street fighter, from arcade classic to modern day juggernaut, Street Fighter is one of the most popular and iconic videogame franchises of all time and we will be organising an art exhibition with art galleries that will generate additional press and public interest in the brand on the run up to the anniversary. – Anthony Marks, M.D Iron Gut Publishing

Product will be available framed for bricks & mortar stores and unframed in mail order packaging for online retail, initial artwork releases are timed to coincide with the launch of Street Fighter V on February 16, 2016.

Notes :

For sales enquiries, please contact
sales@irongutpubplublishing.com

For imagery please email
sales@irongutpublishing.com

Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices.  Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil ®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man ® and Devil May Cry ®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan.  More information about Capcom and its products can be found at 
www.capcom.com  or  www.capcom-unity.com .

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

01/12/2016 - Introducing The Final Station A New Post-Apocalyptic Survival Game
Introducing The Final Station: A post-apocalyptic survival game about riding the rails

The world is over.

But it's not quite over for you... at least, not yet. And now that you've acquired thousands of tonnes of locomotive, ready at your disposal, ready to take you as far down the tracks as you have fuel to feed it - you've got the definite advantage over the infected hordes.

The real question is whether or not you'll bring survivors on-board with you, or leave them out there to fend for themselves. Sometimes people can be more trouble than they're worth.
  • A post-apocalyptic survival game in a similar vein to This War of Mine
  • Survive for as long as you can by riding the rails, finding fuel along the way
  • Infected are ready to stop your progress whenever you exit the train to look for supplies
  • Pick up survivors on your travels, gaining perks (and hindrances) for your troubles
  • Coming to Steam (PC/Mac/Linux) Summer 2016

Playable at PAX South 2016 (tinyBuild booth - book a meeting.)

The Final Station is the first game to be revealed as part of The tinyBuild Four-nification Week. You can check what times the other three games will be revealed this week at the official page.

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Monday, January 11, 2016

01/11/2015 - DC Universe Online Coming to Xbox One
DC UNIVERSETM ONLINE LAUNCHES ON XBOX ONE THIS SPRING

DCUO Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With Special Livestream Preview of Episode 21, Featuring DC’s Legends of Tomorrow-Inspired Content

SAN DIEGO – Jan. 11, 2016 – Daybreak Game Company is celebrating the fifth anniversary of the launch of DC Universe™ Online (DCUO) with the news that the massively multiplayer online superhero game is coming this spring to Xbox One. Additionally, Daybreak announced that cross-play functionality will be available for players on the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and PC the week of Jan. 25, 2016.

Since its release in 2011, DC Universe Online has received continual updates with new storylines and challenges through an evolving series of Episodes. Over 40 legendary DC Comics characters have been added to the Legends roster in the past five years, including The Joker, Bane, Batman, Deathstroke, Supergirl, Superman and Wonder Woman. Players have created more than 35 million heroes and villains since the game was introduced, equipping them with their favorite superpowers, most notably the ability to fly, which accounts for more than half of the in-game player powers in Metropolis and Gotham City.

In 2015, DCUO updated Supergirl’s look to coincide with the CBS television show, launched DC Comics Bombshells content in conjunction with the comic book, celebrated The Flash’s 75th anniversary, released two new power sets – Munitions and Atomic, concluded The League of Assassins and Trigon storylines, and much more. In addition to PC-PS4™ cross-play and DCUO’s launch on the Xbox One, this year players can look forward to Water powers as well as storylines featuring Superman, Halls of Power, Harley Quinn and characters from DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.

Episode 21, coming this February, will feature a new eight-player Operation – “Prison Break” – and two-player Operation – “The First Piece” – inspired by the new Warner Bros. television series DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, premiering Jan. 21 on The CW. Additionally, this content will introduce The Atom to DCUO, as well as bring back popular characters like Hawkgirl, Hawkman, Captain Cold and Heat Wave to the game. To see a sneak preview of the new Episode, check out this special anniversary livestream with
Kinda Funny Games: http://www.twitch.tv/kindafunnygames/v/34919169

More information and assets, including all-new screens and an infographic, can be found here:
 
DC Universe Online is licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on behalf of DC Entertainment. For more information, please visit
www.DCUniverseOnline.com .

About DC Universe Online
Lex Luthor has traveled back through time with news of a dire future: While the heroes and villains spent years battling amongst themselves, Brainiac has been feeding on their powers, building strength to return to Earth and destroy humanity. To change the future, Lex has come back to set off a device that bestows super powers to thousands of every-day citizens and give humanity a fighting chance. Can Brainiac be stopped, or is this another nefarious Lex Luthor plot?

For the first time, players and fans will be able to enter the DC Universe as an active force for good or evil. A massively multiplayer experience,  DC Universe Online  delivers unparalleled high-energy, physics-powered combat that brings the player's extraordinary powers to life.

DC Universe Online  was created in the artistic vision of legendary comic book artist Jim Lee, and set within a world created by famous DC writers including Geoff Johns and Marv Wolfman.

Rated T for Teen with Mild Blood, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes and Violence, DC Universe Online is now available for the PC, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. DCUO Legendary access is available for a $14.99 monthly fee.

About Daybreak Game Company
Daybreak Game Company LLC is a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games and emergent gameplay. Best known for its blockbuster hits and franchises, such as EverQuest®, EverQuest®II, PlanetSide®2, DC Universe™ Online, H1Z1®, Landmark™ and the highly anticipated EverQuest Next™, Daybreak creates, develops and provides compelling online entertainment for a variety of platforms.
To learn more, visit 
www.DaybreakGameCompany.com .

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.

About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands
DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.

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