Firepower Weapons Pack Released, Shattered Horizon™ 25 Percent Off For One Week Only

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Online Press Release:

http://www.futuremark.com/pressroom/pressreleases/57578

HELSINKI, FINLAND– May 5, 2010– Futuremark® Games Studio has released the Firepower weapons pack for Shattered Horizon™ on Steam. Firepower, which is free for all players, adds eight new weapons and three new grenades to the PC exclusive multiplayer first-person shooter. A selection of new images shows the weapons in detail. To celebrate the release, Futuremark Games Studio is offering 25 percent off Shattered Horizon, selling the game for just $14.99 /€14.99 until Wednesday May 12. http://www.shatteredhorizon.com/buynow

"We believe players should be rewarded for supporting a game and that’s why we have released all our DLC packs for free," said Jaakko Haapasalo, Head of Futuremark Games Studio. "In fact for $14.99, the same price as 'that other map pack' released this week, PC gamers can now get the complete Shattered Horizon game, including both the Moonrise map pack and the brand new Firepower weapons pack, from a developer that puts players first."

Images

The new weapons in the Firepower pack are: Railgun, Machinegun, Assault Rifle, SMG, Shotgun, Pistol, Grenade Pistol and Moon Mining Pick. Three new grenades have also been added: Flare, Pulse and Decoy. Images and further details of all the new weapons can be found at http://shatteredhorizon.com/details/zerogravitycombat

Firepower Trailer

The new trailer shows an ISA shuttle delivering a consignment of weapons to the battered International Space Station. Resupplied and rearmed with newfound firepower the ISA begin fresh hostilities with the MMC.

http://shatteredhorizon.com/media/trailers

Special Sale

From May 5 until May 12 Shattered Horizon is 25 percent off: $14.99 /€14.99. http://www.shatteredhorizon.com/buynow

Shattered Horizon requires DirectX 10, a DirectX 10 compatible video card, and Windows Vista or Windows 7. There is no support for Windows XP or DirectX 9.

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About Shattered Horizon

Shattered Horizon is the innovative first game from Futuremark Games Studio that immerses you in the cold reality of zero gravity combat in space.

- Multiplayer first-person shooter set in near-Earth space 40 years from now.

- Experience intense zero gravity combat and complete freedom of movement. Use your rocket pack to fly freely through space then land on any surface.

- Join your friends in action-packed 32 player battles fighting across eight space based levels from hollowed-out asteroids to the ruined remains of the International Space Station.

- Trailers and screenshots: http://www.shatteredhorizon.com/media

Keywords and Suggested Tags

Shattered Horizon, Futuremark Games Studio, Firepower, first-person shooter, FPS, zero gravity, multiplayer, PC, video game, DLC, expansion pack, DirectX10, Windows 7

About Futuremark® Games Studio

Futuremark® Games Studio, wholly owned by Futuremark® Corporation, was formed in January 2008 to create original games with new and entertaining gameplay. Shattered Horizon™ is the studio's first self-published game. Shattered Horizon is rated Teen by the ESRB and 16 by PEGI. The game carries the NVIDIA®: The Way It's Meant To Be Played™ seal. Futuremark is based in Helsinki, Finland and maintains a sales office in Saratoga, California. For more information, please visit http://www.futuremark.com

© 2010 Futuremark® Corporation. Shattered Horizon™ and Futuremark® Games Studio trademarks and logos, Futuremark character names and distinctive likenesses, are the exclusive property of Futuremark Corporation. The names of other companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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