CrimeCraft Wants to Know, Why U Mad?

NEW YORK, NY, March 26, 2012 – Vogster Online is bringing a little mean spirited fun to CrimeCraft this Spring with Steam Trading integration, an Easter event, and new meme-inspired clothing items.

The new rage comic faces are designed to inspire rage in your online enemies, even if they’re the ones doing most of the killing. Few things in life are more satisfying than splattering your foe into bloody giblets then asking, “U mad bro?” This spirit is captured in the Rage Comic Mask trailer at http://youtu.be/KbbLD39v0Vw.

“It’s something that’s fun and looks really cool in game,” said Daniel Prousline, vice president of game development. “We wanted to put in a few fun features for the March update and between the new masks and the Easter event, we’ve done that.”

For Easter, CrimeCraft is adding a few new items, including the Bloody Bunny Mask and Rabbit Ears hat. A new drop is also being introduced for the holiday: the Easter Egg! These eggs drop during Riot (every man for himself game mode) matches and, rarely, in PvE matches like Safeguard and Headhunt. Easter Eggs will only drop during the week of April 8 through April 15.

Players can open eggs for prizes that include: vendor trash, Black Market exclusive items like name color changes, 5-slot weapons, boosts, and Gold ammo. Players can also sell unopened Easter Eggs in the auction house.

Finally, CrimeCraft will be fully integrated with Steam Trading on March 26. Steam Trading is an innovative feature that allows Steam users to trade items from one game for items from another game. We’ll give each of our Steam users the Mask of the Dead as the first item for their Steam Trading inventory, but they will be able to add any non-bound item to a Steam Trading tab in their ATM.

“Steam Trading is great for our players and it’s great for us,” said assistant producer James Casale. “It’s another way to reach out to users who have never played our game while making it more valuable to the people who already know about us. Personally, I can’t wait to score some cool items.”

Beyond these new features, the CrimeCraft Spring Update is focused on player requests and fixes.

These include:

  • Updated Quickplay messaging and level reduced to enter lobby

  • Added graphic representation of teammates health in combat

  • All player healing displayed by on-screen graphic

  • Class and weapon balance

  • New clothing, including Fire and Shock modifiers

The CrimeCraft March update is expected to launch mid-month.

About Vogster ( www.vogster.com) :

Since 2005, Vogster has been developing and publishing digital and online products for major gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in the New York City metropolitan area with a development studio in Eastern Europe, where it employs a host of talented industry professionals with multiple awards and top-selling games to their collective credit. Vogster is the developer and publisher of the online shooter CrimeCraft, the comic-book inspired arcade brawler Unbound Saga, and the acclaimed cartoon-strategy series Robocalypse.

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