Section 8: Prejudice Launches; the Year’s Biggest $15 Shooter Now Available on Xbox LIVE Arcade

Sugar Land, TX– (April 20, 2011) TimeGate Studios caused the spontaneous combustion of minds around the world with today’s release of Section 8®: Prejudice™ on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for  just 1200 Microsoft Points ($14.99). Specialists and government officials are still trying to pinpoint the exact cause of this exceptionally rare medical marvel, but early reports point to the immense value and quality of the game, which is challenging all notions of what gamers can expect from a $15 downloadable shooter.

Early reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, including:

Eurogamer.net– 9/10

GamePro.com– 4.5/5

StrategyInformer.com– 9/10

ElectronicTheatre.co.uk– 9/10

VideoGameTalk.com– 5/5

RipTen.com– 9.5/10

Gamers can see the action for themselves by watching the recently unveiled launch trailer ( www.warisprejudice.com) which is packed with one and a half minutes of gameplay footage, including dramatic real-time descents from low orbit, thrilling hand-to-hand combat, perfect kill shots and mechanized warriors sprinting to their destination. Watch it and see why Section 8: Prejudice is one of the most highly anticipated titles to come to Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 this year.

Section 8: Prejudice is a sci-fi first person shooter with dynamic combat, where every decision drastically impacts the battlefield.

Section 8: Prejudice features:

·         Mobilize by Drop Spawning from 15,000 feet, use Jet Packs to evade enemies, and ram opponents in Overdrive

·         Campaign mode: 5-hour story-driven single-player campaign

·         Conquest mode: Large-scale multiplayer for up 32 players

·         Swarm mode: Four player co-op mode where shooter gameplay meets tower defense

·         Offline bot support for all game modes

·         Highly customizable weapon and equipment loadouts; deep level progression and unlockable content systems

·         Dynamic Combat Missions: ensure no two multiplayer games ever play the same

·         Dedicated Servers for all platforms, robust Stats Portal and Clan Management tools

·         Take advantage of Loyalty Rewards, as players unlock armor and weapon upgrades based on their level in the original Section 8.

·         All of this for only $15 / 1200 Microsoft Points– straight to your hard drive!

PC players can pre-order Section 8: Prejudice beginning April 20 th on Steam, Games for Windows Marketplace, and Direct2Drive. Pre-order incentives will be announced soon.

Section 8: Prejudice is coming to Windows PC on May 4 and the PlayStation®Network this Summer for $14.99 /€12.99 /£9.99.

For more information visit www.warisprejudice.com , and follow the game on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Section8Game and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/Section8Game.

About TimeGate Studios

TimeGate Studios Inc. ( www.timegate.com) is a world-class independent entertainment company specializing in redefining video game genres.  The company is dedicated to bringing next-generation, cutting-edge gaming experiences to multiple platforms. Located in Sugar Land, TX, the company has scored major successes on all major platforms since its founding in 1998.  TimeGate distributes its original IP games at retail, through digital download services and via TimeGate’s online storefront.

© 2011 TimeGate Studios, Inc. “Section 8”,“Prejudice”, and“TimeGate” are copyrights and trademarks of TimeGate Studios, Inc. in the United States and elsewhere. All rights reserved.

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Tom Ohle

Director, Evolve PR

Office: 780-467-7026

Twitter: @EvolveTom 


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