Haarlem, The Netherlands– 10 December 2010– Videogames publisher Iceberg Interactive and entertainment software developer and publisher Tripwire Interactive are happy to announce that Christmas is coming early for Killing Floor fans with the massive Twisted Christmas event starting next week, just in time for the holidays. Featuring Christmas themed specimens replacing all of the regular baddies, a brand new level– Santa’s Evil Lair, Christmas themed achievements with a special unlockable character, an all new difficultly level and loads of new achievements this is THE gaming event of the holiday season. And if a pile of free content wasn’t enough for you, the Killing Floor crew have enlisted the help of a special guest to battle these Yule-tide baddies - Team Fortress 2’s Pyro. And the sharing doesn’t end there as the Pyro will be bringing back a special Killing Floor item to TF2 with him– Mr. Foster’s trademark gas mask and business tie!
The Twisted Christmas Event is free to all owners of Killing Floor and will automatically download upon starting the game. Highlights include:
- <*>Runs for the holiday season from December 14 th to January 4 th*> <*>All new level– Santa’s Evil Lair*> <*>All creatures in game replaced with Christmas themed monster including the Gingerfast and the Nutpound*> <*>More than double the achievement count with over 130 total achievements*> <*>12 new Christmas achievements*> <*>Unlockable‘Baddest Santa’ playable character*> <*>All new difficulty level beyond suicidal– Hell on Earth*> <*>Red or blue Pyro from Team Fortress 2 as a playable character in Killing Floor, available to anyone that owns both Team Fortress 2 and Killing Floor*> <*>Mr. Foster’s trademark gas mask and business tie as equipable items for the Pyro in Team Fortress 2 for anyone that owns or purchases Killing Floor before the end of the event*> <*>Balance improvements*>
Twisted Christmas only runs for the holiday season from December 14 th to January 4 th. You must play during this time to experience the event, to unlock the Christmas achievements and to unlock the‘Baddest Santa’ playable character. Make sure to get your copy from retail stores or good local game shops in time for the event, or buy it in the Iceberg Webshop ( www.iceberg-shop.com/killing-floor-pc-dvd.html) where until January 3 rd customers can enjoy a Christmas Holiday Discount that can reach up to 50% off on all games.
Finally, top of everything else, there will be a new DLC available -‘London’s Finest’, bringing you four new characters. These are survivors from London, fighting alongside London’s emergency services and the army, to try and stem the tide of zeds. There’s Reverend Alberts, the vicar from the Church in West London who made it out alive and is fighting to save his flock, soccer Hooligan“Chopper” Harris, Kevo Chav and their new best friend, Captain Sir Richard Wiggins, 5 th Baronet of Warbury, the only survivor of the guards at the Palance, still in full dress uniform. This motley crew make up a team known as‘London’s Finest’, available as DLC to add on to your game at the same time as the Twisted Christmas event.
About Killing Floor
Killing Floor is a Co-op Survival Horror FPS taking place in the devastated cities and countryside of England, after a series of cloning experiments for the military goes horribly wrong. You and your friends are members of the military and police, dropped into these locations with a simple mission: survive long enough to cleanse the area of the failed experiments.
The only problem is, these‘experiments’ aren’t waiting to be taken out– they’re coming for YOU!
Killing Floor features
- <*>Co-op survival horror gameplay for up to six players against multiple waves of specimens*> <*>Persistent Perks system, enables players to convert their in-game achievements into permanent improvements to their character's skills and abilities*> <*>Over 60 Steam® Achievements*> <*>Slow-motion“ZEDtime” to better watch those violent creature deaths, even in multiplayer*> <*>Ten different monster types trying to eat your face off, armed with everything from teeth and claws, to chainsaws, chainguns and rocket-launchers*> <*>Over 20 weapons for the players to chose from, ranging from knives and fire-axes up to pump shotguns, rifles and a flamethrower. Add in a welder, medical tools and body armor to help the players survive*> <*>Open, non-linear play areas enable the player to choose where to fight the hordes*> <*>Players choose one of 7 Perks to play with, so they can best balance out a co-op team to survive the horrors*> <*>9 official maps included and more than 100 custom maps created to date!*> <*>Fully-configurable, allowing players to change things as simple as the difficulty level or number of creature waves, or go so far as to set up their own favorite waves of monsters*> <*>Solo game mode for offline play*> <*>Support for Steam Friends and other Steamworks™ features*> <*>Includes SDK for the creation of new levels and mods*>
About Tripwire Interactive
Based in Roswell, Georgia, Tripwire Interactive is an entertainment software developer and publisher founded in 2005 by the award-winning mod team and winners of the 2004 edition of the "$1,000,000 Make Something Unreal" competition. Released in early 2006, Tripwire Interactive's debut retail title Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 achieved both critical and commercial success garnering several awards including "Multiplayer Game of the Year" and "FPS of the Year" for 2006. Killing Floor, Tripwire's second title, jumped straight to the top of the Steam best-seller list and instantly became one of the top-ten most played FPS games in the world. With some of the most-played PC multiplayer games on the market and over 1,000,000 units sold on PC, Tripwire Interactive have proven that with hard work, determination, and great distribution partners, independent game developers can still make a big splash in the games industry. And if that wasn’t enough, in 2010, Tripwire is publishing Zeno Clash, The Ball, and Dwarfs, bringing more independent developers’ products to the world. For more information visit Tripwire Interactive's website at www.tripwireinteractive.com.
About Iceberg Interactive
Iceberg Interactive is a premier videogame publisher set to make a splash in the interactive entertainment industry. The company is staffed with a mix of industry veterans and upcoming young talent, has offices in key locations across Europe and has established relevant partnerships all over the globe, both for digital and retail releases. Hence why Iceberg is a great alternative for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience. Iceberg focuses foremost on PC gaming and is among the market leaders for the following niche genres for PC: simulators, adventure and MMO/action games. For more information visit www.iceberg-interactive.com to keep up with the latest breaking news.