Haarlem, The Netherlands– 20 December 2010– In a major coup for the publisher, Iceberg Interactive have announced they have secured publishing rights in several territories for the award-winning‘Tactical Survival Horror Zombie RTS’ for PC‘ Trapped Dead’, from German publisher Headup Games. The deal comprises the English version for the United Kingdom, Benelux, Scandinavia and Australia / New Zealand.
Iceberg Interactive CEO Erik Schreuder says:“We are really looking forward to releasing this awesome title as a first joint effort with Headup. The bloodthirsty gamers in our territories love a decent gorefest and Trapped Dead has this in spades, together with an amazing RTS twist. There is nothing like this on the market and gamers are going to love it.”
“We are delighted that we have found such a great publishing partner to bring our newest IP into other territories”, comments Dieter Schoeller, Managing Director of Headup Games.“Iceberg Interactive know the target group well and are no newcomers to the horror genre, bringing their Killing Floor expertise to the table and giving Trapped Dead the deserved momentum in retail.”
Trapped Dead was awarded‘Best Action Game 2010’ in the German Game Developer Awards.
Trapped Dead is a tactical real time strategy game in the tradition of classic evergreens such as“Commandos” and“Desperados”. Players control their characters in a 3rd person isometric view through a mature Zombie survival scenario, paying homage and gaining inspiration from the hugely popular Zombie Horror movies of the early 80s.
Terrifying, cinematic game atmosphere*> <*>
Thrilling on- and offline multiplayer co-op mode*> <*>
Appealing tactical gameplay with numerous shock- and surprise elements*> <*>
Highly detailed locations such as a mall, jail, scrap yard&many more*> <*>
7 different playable characters*> <*>
Interactive and dynamic game environment including various traps*> <*>
Manifold weapons, gadgets and other items*>
Trapped Dead will be released on 25 February 2011 exclusively for PC. For more information visit www.trappeddead.com .
Title: Trapped Dead
Platform: PC CD ROM
Genre: Zombie RTS
Publisher: Iceberg Interactive
Developer: Crenetic Studios / Headup Games
Release Date: 25 February 2011
PEGI/BBFC: 18+ (tbc)
About Headup Games
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Headup Games publishes high quality PC core games which embody the essential vision of each genre and setting. Dedicated 100% to the most emotional form of modern media, we aim to satisfy the demands of our target group for the perfect experience by bringing the most entertaining titles to their screens. From gamers for gamers is our primary belief. For more information, please visit www.headupgames.com
About Iceberg Interactive
Iceberg Interactive is a premier videogame publisher set to make a splash in the interactive entertainment industry. The company is staffed with a mix of industry veterans and upcoming young talent, has offices in key locations across Europe and has established relevant partnerships all over the globe, both for digital and retail releases. Hence why Iceberg is a great alternative for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience. Iceberg focuses foremost on PC gaming and is among the market leaders for the following niche genres for PC: strategy games, simulations, adventure and MMO/action games. For more information and to keep up with the latest breaking news, visit www.iceberg-interactive.com.