Pre-Purchase Shadowgrounds Survivor on Steam

Montreal, Quebec, Canada– November 9, 2007– Meridian4, a rising Montreal-based video game publisher, today announced that Frozenbyte’s eagerly awaited horror-themed shoot-em-up, Shadowgrounds Survivor, is now available for pre-purchase on Steam for just $19.95. Fans who pre-purchase Shadowgrounds Survivor will get an extra dose of heart-pounding action, as they’ll receive the original Shadowgrounds included in the purchase price.

Shadowgrounds Survivor tells the story of the last remaining humans on Jupiter's moon Ganymede, where the alien onslaught is in full force. The acclaimed atmosphere and gameplay mechanics of the original Shadowgrounds make a triumphant return, armed with a totally new feature set. Use the Sentry Turret and the devastating Mech to fight your way through hordes of aliens across a wide range of environments. All-new graphical effects and AGEIA PhysX bring the destruction and carnage in full force.

FEATURES

3 playable characters, each with impressive new tactics

RPG-like upgrade system for weapons and characters, including special attacks such as the all-engrossing Napalm Flame and the mighty Brute Slayer

New gameplay features such as the Sentry Turret and the powerful Mech

Campaign mode deepens the Shadowgrounds story and expands it to new locations, including snow and ice environments,abandoned cargo tunnel and the suffering New Atlantis colony

Survival mode focuses on all-out alien slaughtering action– choose a character to suit your playing style and blast the aliens back to outer space! Can you unlock the hidden characters and bonuses?

New graphics enhancements including raging snowstorm effects, new weapon effects and much more

AGEIA PhysX brings the world alive with hundreds of physics objects that take the destruction to the next level

New original soundtrack composed by Shadowgrounds composer Ari Pulkkinen

On-disc Editor tools allow you to take part in the active Shadowgrounds mod community - or just enjoy the results!

Visit the official Shadowgrounds Survivor website at www.shadowgroundssurvivor.com.

For more information about Meridian4 and its products, visit http://www.meridian4.com.

For more information about Frozenbyte, visit http://www.frozenbyte.com.

About Meridian4

Meridian4 is an interactive software publisher located in Montreal, Canada. A new publishing company, with new ideas and a different approach to forming partnerships with developers, Meridian 4 aims to actually form a partnership– a true relationship characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility to achieve the best possible performance for developers’ products. For more information, visit http://www.meridian4.com.

About Frozenbyte

Frozenbyte is an independent game developer based in Helsinki, Finland. Founded in 2001, the company is out to show the world that dedication, hard work and innovation can deliver inspiring and fresh games. Highly-acclaimed PC action title Shadowgrounds was Frozenbyte's debut game and the story continues in 2007 with Shadowgrounds Survivor. In 2008 the company will break new ground with a brand new unannounced project. For more information, visit http://www.frozenbyte.com.

About Steam

The leading online platform for PC games and digital entertainment, Steam delivers new releases and online services to over 13 million PC users around the world. For more information, please visit www.steamgames.com.


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