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Dead Age 2 Available Now on Steam and GOG for PC, Mac & Linux

Tactical Zombie Survival Action Returns - Welcome Back to the Apocalypse!

16 July 2020
Headup and developer Silent Dreams are pleased to announce the Early Access release of their tactical zombie survival horror game — Dead Age 2 for PC, Mac and Linux via Steam and GOG. As the sequel to the top-selling and highly rated Dead Age, the game has players returning to the zombie-infested wastelands that once were a thriving civilization, but are now overrun with the living dead.

Dead Age 2 follows a group of determined survivors who have fled to Freedom City in search of a cure for the plague that triggered the zombie apocalypse ten years ago. Join them on their journey for survival as they complete quests, scavenge valuable resources, and build up their base to live long enough to see the world at peace.

Tense turn-based tactical combat against gangs of looters and hordes of brain-devouring monsters can result in death for their character — permanently — while unlocking persistent upgrades can bring hope for the future of the weary group of survivors. With a branching story-line and six unique endings, every decision made counts as the player’s group must befriend other survivors, navigate difficult choices, and maybe even find romance along the way.

Check out all the gripping action in Dead Age 2 by checking out the new launch trailer:

Features include:
  • A Brave New (Open) World: A new feature for the franchise, players can now freely explore the open-world map, limited only by walking distance as well as the number of resources that will keep them alive until they reach one of the 80 destinations. New indoor locations, including desolate hospitals, dangerous bunkers, eerie diners, and resource-rich army supply stores, as well as a return to the barren wilderness, bring a new depth to the struggle for survival.
  • Home, Sweet Home (Base): Dead Age 2 introduces the Advanced Base Management System. Players can increase their chances of survival by assigning tasks to survivors on their team, such as crafting essential items, building and upgrading stations used to improve defense and the quality of life at their base. Growing your base will unlock advanced crafting recipes that will improve craftable items and resource yield.
  • We're All In This Together: As the undead apocalypse progresses, new factions of survivors spring up: the merciless Military, the devious Smugglers, and branches of independent civilians who have banded together to survive. Players must visit these factions’ outposts, take on missions and make quick decisions during events to gain their favor (or gain new enemies) through an all-new Faction Reputation System. Gaining the support of the factions will improve trade relations in order to purchase upgraded faction gear and unlock new endings.
  • Upgraded Combat: A new and improved combat system allows players to strategically place their combatants with new front and back row positioning. With the ability to use up to 24 skills and execute powerful knock-back attacks in battle, players are more powerful than ever as they engage deadly flesh-eating zombies and other survivors hell-bent on taking their resources for themselves. Random events now appear in 3D, adding a terrifying layer to the spine-chilling battles.
Dead Age 2 is available now on Steam (Early Access) and GOG for $17.99, €17,99, £14.99 – in the first days minus a 10% release discount. Owners of Dead Age 1 may even claim an additional 10% loyalty discount on Steam and GOG and save up to 20%.

Keep up to date with Dead Age 2 by following its Discord and Headup on Twitter.

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​​​​​​​‘The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters’ Arrived for PS4 and Nintendo Switch Today

19 June 2020

June 19, 2020 – Headup and Devespresso Games are pleased to announce that award-winning Korean survival-horror adventure, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters, is now available on the Nintendo eShop Europe and North America for $14.99 / €14.99 / £11.99 (10% launch discount until June 26) and on the PlayStation Store.

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters won the Grand Prix and the Best Narrative Awards at the Taipei Game Show Indie Game Award 2020. The title’s atmospheric, story-driven gameplay features hand-illustrated manhwa (Korean manga) that pits players against an unstoppable killer.  

The Coma 2 continues the dark story introduced in The Coma: Recut with a new protagonist, Mina Park, a side-character from the first game. Players unfamiliar with the first game’s story will have no trouble diving in to explore the sinister shadow realm while eluding the clutches of a relentless, psychotic slasher. Distinctly Korean with lore going back for decades, the players must balance exploration and dangerous encounters to survive the night that concludes in multiple endings and possible perma-damage. 

The earlier Steam release of The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters has garnered an “Overwhelmingly Positive” Steam status with 97% of players posting positive reviews for its vibrant visuals, nightmare-fuelled narrative, and killer AI. 

The game is released with 8 Skins as DLCs for $1.99 / €1.99 / £1.69 each and the following bundles for $24.99 / €24.99 / £19.99:

  • PS4: Base Game + 8 Skins + 7 Avatars + Soundtrack + Theme
  • Nintendo Switch: Base Game + 8 skins

The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters supports 11 languages: English, Korean, French, German, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Ukrainian, Spanish, Thai, Portuguese, and Brazilian Portuguese.

A release for Xbox One will take place later this year.

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Colt Canyon Out Now for Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC (Steam & GOG)

Loot. Shoot. Dodge. Reload.

16 June 2020 Howdy Cowboys!

Get ready to saddle up and slap leather against some ornery varmints, as Headup is pleased to announce today that their Old West twin-stick shooter, Colt Canyon, is arriving today for Nintendo Switch EU / NA, Xbox One, as well as on Steam and GOG. Buyers on Nintendo Switch and PC will receive an 10% discount off the base price of USD 14.99 / EUR 14,99 / GBP 11.99.

That’s right, you’ll be loadin’ up yer trusty shootin’ irons and heading to the badlands to rescue your pardner from a gang of no-good bandits, resulting in a bloody mess. PS4 owners will get their chance to deliver some justice later this year.

Since it ain’t quite time for the cotillion yet, let’s celebrate this fine news with some new screens and an official launch trailer of varmint-vanquishing gameplay:

Colt Canyon is a stylish 2D pixel art twin-stick shooter with roguelike elements in which you control a cowboy (or a cowgirl!), whose mission it is to save their kidnapped partner from ruthless bandits. Take your revolver, knife, and TNT and shoot your way through a hostile canyon full of hidden treasures, weapons, obstacles and all kinds of bloodthirsty scum. Perhaps you can save even more people than just your beloved. You can also enjoy Colt Canyon with a friend by playing its two-player local co-op mode.

Thanks for bein’ a real pardner and sharin’ the news and assets! If you’d like to have a chat around the campfire with the developer to talk about wrangling varmints or what it takes to ride the open trails of game development, shoot us over a telegram (or just reply to this email) and we’d be pleased as punch to set you up!

Speaking of setting you up: If you’re eager to lay your hot hands on a pixelated colt, let us know below and we’ll get you ready fer action, by telegraphing back a code!

Social media shout outs are greatly appreciated. Keep up to date with the latest news about Colt Canyon by following Headup on Twitter and Discord.

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Lost At Sea Announced, a First-Person Exploration Adventure!

What are the most important moments in your life?

15 June 2020
Lost at Sea is a game about life. It's about the journey we all take and the monster we all face. What are the most important moments in your life? Set on a beautiful island, you will fight death and fear to remember the moments that connect us all and make life worth living for every one of us. What will you remember when you play? What will you wish for? Watch The brand-new Announcement Trailer:
What are the most important moments in your life? Lost at Sea is a game about life. It's about the journey we all take and the monster we all face. Set on a beautiful island, you will fight death and fear to remember the moments that connect us all and make life worth living for everyone of us. What will you remember when you play? What will you wish for? 

For more information, check out Lost At Sea on Steam!

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Collectible Card Game RPG 'Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four' Announced

New World Premiere Trailer from Guerrilla Collective Online Event

14 June 2020
We're thrilled to announce Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four, a procedurally generated collectible card game mixed with action RPG elements. Developed by Elder Games, Cardaclysm lets you face the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in epic card battles! Collect creature and spell cards throughout your journey and unleash their power if anyone opposes you! Don't miss the official Announcement Trailer
You are a dark wizard who shouldn't have tinkered with magic and spells way too powerful for you. But you did. And this time you messed up really bad: You've unleashed The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and their minions upon the World! Well done... So hurry, grab your magical cards and send them all back to their hellish dimension before the Apocalypse destroys everyone and everything - and much more importantly, before the old wizard council discovers what you have done...


Encounter 5 factions and over 200 cards, each with its own unique abilities, art and 3D animation
Equip your hero with over 40 artifacts
Battle five mythic bosses, each with its own unique take on game mechanics
Explore endlessly generated worlds in different biomes
Complete challenges and trade cards in the Interdimensional Pub you visit between quests

Check out the Steam for even more information!

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OUTBUDDIES DX: Out Now for Nintendo Switch and Xbox One

Explore an Open Lovecraftian Fantasy World

13 June 2020
OUTBUDDIES DX, a 2D side-scrolling adventure game in the spirit of the classic ‘Metroid’, is now available on the Nintendo eShop (US / EU) and the Microsoft Store for 17.99€ / $17.99 / £14.99.
Developed by Julian Laufer over the course of seven years, and first released on Steam and GOG in October 2019, Outbuddies DX is a feature-packed otherworldly adventure with deadly enemies and an ever-trustworthy robot sidekick, Buddy.
Set deep in the Ocean and infested with hostile Lovecraftian creatures and lethal environmental hazards, players must dash, dodge, and blast through Bahlam, a danger-filled sunken fortress of the Old Gods. By deploying the Buddy unit to manipulate and scout the surroundings through hacking, scanning and telekinesis, the players will discover ancient weapon systems and gear upgrades to battle through a gigantic sunken labyrinth. Outbuddies DX' local co-op mode allows a second player to control Buddy with an expanded tool set. Watch out the Official Launch Trailer:

OUTBUDDIES DX offers a nonlinear gear-based progression system for both combat and level-layouts. Selecting weapons from the four-tier upgradeable system, as well as split-second reflexes and memorisation of attack patterns are essential for players to stand a chance against an onslaught of unforgiving bosses and to escape Bahlam’s hostile maze. Outbuddies DX' praised atmosphere is supported by OGRE’s thematic soundtrack written as an ode to the 16-bit Megadrive/Genesis era.
Based on the feedback from core-speedrunners and Metroid-enthusiasts since the game‘s PC release, Outbuddies DX now offers vastly improved visuals and a variety of new features added to the well-received original.

Check OUTBUDDIES DX out on the Nintendo eShop (US / EU) and the Microsoft Store!

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Release Date for COLT CANYON Announced

Shoot Your Way Through a Hostile Canyon on June 16!

13 June 2020
As was revealed by Headup at the Guerrilla Collective Event, the stylish pixel art shooter Colt Canyon will be released for PC, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One in only three days, on June 16!

Colt Canyon is a top-down shooter with roguelike elements where you have to save your kidnapped partner from the ruthless bandits. Shoot your way through a hostile canyon full of hidden treasures, weapons, obstacles and all kinds of bloodthirsty scum! You’ll find it now already on Steam (including a free demo!), the Nintendo eShop Europe (currently with 10% off) and the Microsoft Store. Watch the brand-new Launch Trailer to learn more:

Maybe you can save more people than just your partner. But watch out. Once you got your partner your job is not done. You'll also have to get back home...

  • Skill-Based, not Grind-Based Roguelike
  • A Range of Characters & Weapons to Unlock 
  • Dynamic & Immersive Environments + Enemies
  • AI-Controlled Companions
  • Randomized & Open Levels
  • Strategic Stealth & Fast-Paced Action
  • Boss Fights & Permadeath
  • High Replayability
  • Easy to Learn, Hard to Master
If this looks like it's right up your alley, just ride to the Steam Store, the Nintendo eShop or the Microsoft Store and give it a try!

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RIGID FORCE REDUX: Out Now for Nintendo Switch and Xbox One

Classic shoot’em up action in modern 3D!

12 June 2020
Rigid Force Redux, a horizontal shoot ‘em up with modern 3D-Graphics, is now available on the Nintendo eShop (US / EU) and the Microsoft Store for €19.99 / $19.99 / £16.99.

Developed by com8com1, a studio led by Marcel Rebenstorf, who previously worked at Ubisoft Blue Byte on titles such as the ANNO series and Might and Magic Heroes Online, Rigid Force Redux breathes new life into the classic side-scrolling shooter genre with its lovingly hand-crafted 3D models, stunning environments, detailed effects, and an electrifying Synthwave soundtrack.

As the vastly improved console version of Rigid Force Alpha (2018), Rigid Force Redux was completely redeveloped in the Unity engine. The shoot'em up combines the acclaimed original gameplay with numerous improvements such as ultra-smooth 60 FPS for fluid gameplay, vastly improved difficulty balancing and overhauled visuals, effects and UI.

Check out the new Launch Trailer:

Get on board the spacecraft, Rigid Force Alpha, and navigate through various atmospheric levels and face an onslaught of enemies, from low-level cannon fodder to sprawling bosses. Collect numerous weapons including an upgradeable missile system and ‘Force Shards’, adjustable supplemental units that let the players shoot in multiple directions and block incoming enemy fire. Capture Energy Orbs dropped by foes to boost Rigid Force Alpha’s power supply and unleash devastating blasts to wipe out enemies at critical times.

  • Classic side-scrolling shoot’em up action with modern 3D graphics
  • Unique weapon and power-up systems
  • Lots of different enemies, challenging mid-bosses and huge end bosses
  • Exciting story mode with animated cutscenes and full voice-overs
  • Additional Arcade and Boss Rush game modes
  • Six different action-packed stages
  • Challenging but fair gameplay
  • Adjustable difficulty level - for beginners to experienced players
  • Leaderboards and achievements
  • Gamepad and rumble support
  • Original synthwave soundtrack by DREAMTIME featuring Michael Chait​

Check Rigid Force Redux out on the Nintendo eShop (US / EU) or the Microsoft Store now!