Servers Blast Open for Stress Tests

Servers Blast Open for Stress Tests

Berlin, March 21 st2012: Infernum, the Berlin based publisher and developer of cross-platform online games announced today that close to 350,000 registered Brick-Force players will be granted advanced access to the game during several upcoming stress tests.

The first two worldwide stress tests will last 24 hours and will take place on this coming Thursday, 22 ndand Tuesday the 27 thof March. European and North American servers will be open to all registered players from 16:00 CET, 8:00 EDT and 8:00 PDT, respectively.

The final and most extensive stress test will begin on the 31 stof March and will last four entire days. More detailed information can be found on www.brick-force.com, which recently was updated with an official forum.

Brick-Force is currently in closed beta, and the planned stress tests will provide important technical information for a successful launch of open beta this spring. Although the closed beta began only three weeks ago, the rapidly growing community has already achieved some impressive feats:

So far players have participated in over 600,000 shooter sessions in almost 10,000 maps, which have been built with a staggering 196,931,659 bricks. The leading map in terms of popularity is the Brick-Force remake of the Counter-Strike classic, “Dust 2”.

A fan created timelapse video of Brick-Force can be seen here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ikX7uMtHyw

Brick-Force – Build, Share, Play

This sandbox shooter allows players to create worlds and maps that they’ve always dreamed of, brick by brick. They can also share these virtual playgrounds with community and use them as the backdrop for fast paced shooter hunts against fellow players or computerized opponents. This comic style online game is built on the ‘Unity 3D’ engine and will be playable directly in a web browser. The ‘sandbox’ mode, in which players use simple building blocks to construct complex environments, can be played on social networks and mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Brick-Force is being developed by Korean game developer EXE Games as a co-production with Infernum. The closed beta was launched on the 28 th February, 2012. Open beta and release will follow in Spring 2012. Several language versions are planned. More information can be found at www.brick-force.com.

Facts

Title: Brick-Force

Genre: Sandbox Shooter

Platform: Browser, Mobile Devices (cross-platform)

Developer: EXE Games

Website: www.brick-force.com

Publisher: Infernum Productions AG

Beta: February 28, 2012

Release: Spring 2012

PEGI: Evaluation Pending

Languages: German, English, French, Polish, Turkish, Spanish

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About Infernum

Infernum Productions AG is an international publisher and developer of online games, based in Berlin. The company was founded in summer 2011 by Andreas Weidenhaupt, Tobias Gerlinger and Markus Melching, and focuses on high-quality free-to-play online titles. Infernum also expands its game experiences by extending titles to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets (cross platform). For more information please visit: www.infernum.com.  

 


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