Indie developers Mode 7 are pleased to announce that their simultaneous-turn-based tactical opus Frozen Synapse will be hitting Valve’s world-leading Steam service in 2011.
“This is big news for us: being on Steam means that Frozen Synapse has a much better shot at reaching a significant audience,” said Mode 7’s Joint Managing Director Paul Taylor. “We’d like to thank Valve and also all of the members of our community who have championed the game.”
Valve have offered a free Steam key for Frozen Synapse to anyone purchasing it direct from www.frozensynapse.com, where it is currently available for pre-order.
This will enable everyone to receive the benefits of the Steam version with no extra cost, as all existing Mode 7 customers will all also receive a key.
Mode 7 are currently working on the single player campaign side of the game, which will see players take on a variety of missions, from escorting VIP’s to defending against all-out rocket launcher attacks. They have released some initial details and a new screenshot on their IndieDB page...
The developers are urging fans to support them in their bid to become IndieDB Indie of the Year - details available on the IndieDB page above.
Frozen Synapse will be released on PC and Mac in Q1 2011.
It is currently available for pre-order, with all customers receiving instant access to the beta and a free full copy of the game for a friend.
Please see http://www.frozensynapse.com for more info on the game.
Screenshots are available here: http://www.frozensynapse.com/FrozenSynapseScreenshots.rar
Current trailer is available here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9nZ43iwS-c
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