Multiple award-winning indie hit revealed as bonus mystery game

Press release for immediate release:

February 1st, 2013: A new website specialising in digital game deals today revealed double-award winning Trauma as the bonus mystery title in its latest game bundle, Indie Jam.

Bundle Stars, which is currently offering two cut-price bundles on its website, had kept hidden the identity of the final ‘mystery game’ to gamers until today.

Trauma, a graphical adventure interactive fiction game, won both the German Computer Game Award 2012 and the Special Prize at the German Game Developer Awards 2012.

The game was also nominated for several 2010 Independent Games Festival awards, including the Seumas McNally Grand Prize, and was a finalist in both the 2010 Indiecade awards and the 2010 European Innovative Games Awards.

Developed by Polish programmer Krystian Majewski as part of a thesis project, Trauma tells the story of a young woman who survives a car accident. Gamers must dive into the mind of the traumatized young woman in a game that focuses on creating a rich experience rather than an elaborate puzzle challenge.

Gamers who haven’t yet bought the bundle can still get access to Trauma, along with 9 other great indie games, as part of the Indie Jam Bundle for under £4.

The Indie Jam Bundle, available for a limited time only from bundlestars.com, supports independent game developers, raises funds for charity and saves gamers up to 95% off the combined retail price, all at the same time.

To get their hands on Indie Jam, gamers simply purchase the bundle at www.bundlestars.com, then redeem and download the games through Steam®, the world’s leading digital game store.

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Notes for Editors

Bundle trailer: http://youtu.be/yHzbz5j8DBw

Bundle games:

Dead Horde is a zombie strategy game that puts players in cities as they try to survive hordes of flesh-eating mutants. Make your way through the city levels as you uncover new challenges to overcome and mutants to destroy.

Future Wars is a fun, easy to play strategy game that opens up the genre to a wider audience. Dive into the enthralling plot and experience gameplay that’s easy to grasp but hard to master.

GREED is a hack and slash game set in a futuristic universe where the discovery of interstellar travel has led to a new age of colonisation. Fight your way through robots, aliens and other exotic adversaries as you battle for your survival in a full-scale, futuristic war.

Grotesque Tactics is an addictive and entertaining game that combines the styles of Western and Asian role playing games. Hire dubious soldiers and rescue jealous maidens as you protect the kingdom from the merciless cult, “The Dark Church”.

Grotesque Tactics 2 is the successor to the celebrated Grotesque Tactics. Experience the ironic story-driven RPG with humorous dialogue-puzzles and a strategic combat system.

Stellar Impact is an online strategy game that takes place in a sci-fi/space opera universe. Command a space battleship, from the fast corvette to the heavy dreadnought, and experience the demanding but rewarding gameplay based on elaborate manoeuvring, skill and strategy.

Trapped Dead is a tactical real time strategy game that throws two college boys into the middle of a terrifying horror scenario after a local outbreak of a virus rapidly infects the inhabitants of their idyllic provincial town. Control your characters through a mature zombie survival scenario inspired by the successful horror films of the early 80s, with an option to play in a co-op mode for up to 4 players.

Trauma is a multiple award-winning and -nominated interactive fiction game. Move through the dreamscapes of a young woman who survives a car accident in this innovative game.

Twin Sector is a thrilling physics-based action-adventure set in a post-apocalyptic future. Tackle the innumerable puzzles, challenges and enemies that wait in a hostile and threatening futuristic environment as you fight to save mankind!

Unstoppable Gorg is a lovingly crafted homage to vintage sci-fi films from the 1950s. Take on the Gorg in more than 40 challenging levels of revolutionary tower defence action as you defend the solar system from fearsome aliens by sending satellites into orbit.

About Bundle Stars

Launched in November 2012, Bundle Stars is a direct-to-consumer, social commerce platform which offers unique and exclusive offers on the best digital goods and services. Bundle Stars is passionate about offering best quality, best value products for digital download, saving consumers up to 95% off the normal retail price. Bundle Stars specialises in time-limited deals, with 5% of profits going directly to chosen charity partners. British-based Bundle Stars is wholly owned and operated by Focus Multimedia Ltd, one of the UK’s leading independent computer games and software publishers since 1995. For more information please visit www.bundlestars.com.

Contact Details

For competition prizes and general PR enquiries:

Sophie Powers, PR Executive, s.powers@focusmm.co.uk +44(0)1889 571230

For quotes, interviews and partnerships:

Grant Hughes, Director of Digital, g.hughes@focusmm.co.uk +44(0)1889 571228

 


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