Buccaneer sets sail with new co-op content

8th September 2009 Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy, the critically acclaimed indie arcade game created by Stickman Studios in conjunction with Blitz Arcade through Blitz Games Studios’ Blitz 1>UP programme, is full of more rumbustious fun than ever, with a whole host of new swashbuckling features now available.

Buccaneer now features an all new Co-op Mode with five separate mini campaigns containing a total of 20 new levels. Battle your buddies against the endless waves of Crown ships– with the score stacked heavily in the Crown's favour and time ticking away, co-operation is key to win through and add your name to the Hall of Infamy.

“Buccaneer has already shown just what is possible in the indie game market. Stickman have managed to create high quality visuals with no compromise being made on the gameplay,” says Chris Swan, Blitz Arcade's Business Development Director.“The multiplayer features have already been a huge hit, so with the new co-op options there are even more ways to don your pirate hats and get down to some swashbuckling action.”

Buccaneer’s arcade-style fun invites you to take to the high seas, blast enemy ships out of the water, plunder gold and strike fear into the hearts of your piratical opponents. With great looking visuals and easy to use controls, Buccaneer offers the opportunity to become king of the high seas and test your single-player strategy or teamplay prowess.

To celebrate the release of the new patch Stickman Studios and Blitz 1UP have also released a new flash minigame all about helping out your fellow pirates. Cure the filthy pirate scum of‘The Scurvy!’ by picking the correct item. Choose the wrong item and scurvy will be the least of their worries. You can check it out here: http://www.pursuitofinfamy.com/scurvy.

Or to embed the game on your own site and celebrate the release with them:

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Batten down the hatches and prepare yourself for more swashbuckling fun in the fight to become the world’s greatest captain.

www.PursuitOfInfamy.com

For more information on Blitz Arcade or the Blitz 1UP programme, please contact:

Debbie Henderson,

Assistant PR Manager,

dhenderson@blitzgamesstudios.com

For more information on Buccaneer or Stickman Studios, please contact:

Simon Nevill simon@stickmanstudios.co.uk or

Harvey Greensall harvey@stickmanstudios.co.uk

About Blitz Arcade:

Blitz Arcade is a division of Blitz Games Studios and was founded in 2007 and is dedicated to producing top quality downloadable games across all platforms, utilising Blitz Games Studios’ industry-leading proprietary technology, BlitzTech.www.blitzarcade.com

About Stickman Studios:

Stickman Studios was founded in 2005 by Simon Nevill and Harvey Greensall and is currently based in Leamington Spa. Stickman Studios are committed to their motto to create‘Games for gamers, by gamers’. www.pursuitofinfamy.com

About Blitz Games Studios:

Blitz Games Studios is based in Leamington Spa and was founded in 1990 by industry veterans Andrew and Philip Oliver and now has more than 200 staff. Its six divisions encompass mature titles (Volatile Games), Serious Games (TruSim), family titles (Blitz Games), proprietary middleware (BlitzTech), downloadable games (Blitz Arcade) and its education division (Blitz Academy).www,blitzgamesstudios.com


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