“Pay what you want” for hot new indie games bundle

Press release for immediate release:

March 5th, 2013: A digital games website is set to create a storm today as it releases its first pay-what-you-want bundle.

The Fire & Ice Bundle, the new offering from Bundlestars.com, puts buyers in control by letting them decide how much they want to pay for games.

The full 10-game pay-what-you-want bundle features a diverse mix of PC games that have never been bundled together before, from simulations to adventure games and from horror to sci-fi.

For a minimum of just £1.00, gamers can get their hands on two games including Tiny Troopers, which can be redeemed on Steam®. But buyers who pay above a higher limit will also have immediate access to six additional games, plus two mystery bonuses set to be revealed before the bundle ends.

By purchasing The Fire & Ice Bundle, gamers are doing their bit to support game developers and help charity. A percentage of Bundle Stars’ profits go directly to Special Effect, a charity that enables anyone, whatever their disability, to enjoy computer games.

Gamers who pay above the minimum may also find themselves rewarded in other ways. The top contributor will receive a 32-game PC CD-ROM bundle from respected publisher Iceberg Interactive, with a combined value of over £500.

The top five contributors will also receive beta keys for the highly anticipated StarDrive, granting them early access to the 4X sci-fi/strategy indie game that’s only currently available for pre-order. Visitors can keep track of the top contributions by following the new leaderboard feature on Bundlestars.com.

The Fire & Ice Bundle is only available for a limited period. Gamers can buy and download this bundle at www.bundlestars.com.

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Notes for Editors

Bundle trailer: http://youtu.be/wGXu2bQZEDM

Bundle games

Tiny Troopers is a Mac- and PC-compatible action strategy game that puts you in charge of a team of small soldiers. Guide your tiny troopers through 30 deadly missions as you save hostages and eliminate enemies.

Airport Control Simulator is a flight simulation game that places you in the role of an Air Traffic Controller. Control the planes by changing their speed, altitude and direction across multiple airports.

Adam’s Venture is the first game in the exciting adventure series. Take control of young explorer Adam Venture as he begins his quest to find the long lost Garden of Eden.

Adam’s Venture 2 is the second installment in the adventure game series. Take control of Adam and his crew as they become entangled in a plot featuring a ruthless dig for the ancient King Solomon’s treasure.

Armada 2526 is a sci-fi strategy game in the space opera tradition. Take charge of a galactic empire, explore the galaxy, expand your territory and destroy rival empires.

Darkness Within: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder is a horror adventure game inspired by the work of H. P. Lovecraft. Attempt to solve the murder of Clark Field by uncovering secrets in the haunting darkness.

Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage is the second in the Lovecraft-inspired horror adventure game series. Take the role of police detective Howard Loreid as the saga comes to its unsettling conclusion.

Real Heroes: Firefighter is a first-person fire-fighting simulation game. Enjoy an adrenaline pumping shooter experience as you battle flames and rescue victims across 9 unique levels.

Plus two mystery titles.

Additional information

For more information about Special Effect, visit http://www.specialeffect.org.uk/ 

For more information about StarDrive, visit http://www.stardrivegame.com/

About Bundle Stars

Launched in November 2012, Bundle Stars is a direct-to-consumer, social commerce platform which offers unique and exclusive offers on the best digital goods and services. Bundle Stars is passionate about offering best quality, best value products for digital download, saving consumers up to 95% off the normal retail price. Bundle Stars specialises in time-limited deals, with 5% of profits going directly to chosen charity partners. British-based Bundle Stars is wholly owned and operated by Focus Multimedia Ltd, one of the UK’s leading independent computer games and software publishers since 1995. For more information please visit www.bundlestars.com.


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