Miner Wars Arena - Available on Steam, Desura, GameStop and GamersGate

Prague, Czech Republic, August 29 th – Keen Software House is pleased to announce the release of super-secret project: Miner Wars Arena, “little brother” to Miner Wars 2081.

I am delighted to announce the release of Miner Wars Arena, our new fast-paced arcade game inspired by the PC gaming classic, Tunneler.  It features a state-of-the-art top-down view, 2.5D gameplay in a fully destructible environment, and on the edge split-screen out of the box. It’s a total blast! 

You really need to try it: http://arena.minerwars.com

Miner Wars Arena was a bit of a surprise to everyone. It wasn’t planned at first. But I was tempted by an idea of making a little brother to the six-degrees-of-freedom Miner Wars 2081. I figured that 2.5D top-down gameplay would be easier for players to understand and orient themselves within.

In the end we decided it would be best to create two completely separate games: 2081 and Arena. I believe this was the right decision, because now we have the best of both worlds.

When I sent the prototype of Miner Wars Arena to our investors, however, they were a little upset with me. Why? Because they didn’t get any work done that day!  They spent the whole day playing our game! That’s how addictive it is...

You must see for yourself!  This game will bring you to your roots!  Even if you're under the age of 18, and don't really have video game roots that go far enough to feel it will bring you to your roots, that's how rooted you'll feel!  Miner Wars Arena is available for both Windows and Mac, but perhaps if people nagged us about it we might figure a way to put it on your phone. 

Warning: You might get bad grades at school over it... you might abandon your old friend solitaire... and please remember to fed your pets!

It’s Pirateable generously DRM-free and it’s only $9.99!

Platforms: Windows and Mac

It is available on these major distribution sites:

Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/219070/

Desura: http://www.desura.com/games/miner-wars-arena

GameStop: http://www.gamestop.com/pc/games/miner-wars-arena/104594

GamersGate: http://www.gamersgate.com/DD-MINIERWA/miner-wars-arena

You can also buy the game on our site: http://www.minerwars.com/Store/Index.aspx

Best Regards,

Marek Rosa & the Miner Wars Team

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For more on the game and its features: http://arena.minerwars.com

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhhU5FJGmqQ

Purchase at our web site: http://www.minerwars.com/Store/Index.aspx?o=add&c=1&p=11

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ABOUT MINER WARS ARENA

Fast-paced arcade game inspired by the PC gaming classic, Tunneler, with state-of-the-art top-down, 2.5D gameplay in a fully destructible environment! Enjoy unlimited gameplay variation by adjusting arena settings, such as terrain, map size, number of AI-controlled bots, technology level...

  • Fully destructible environment
  • Fast, adrenaline-pumping action!
  • Intuitive controls
  • Skirmish, Tournament & Split-Screen modes (2 Players on 1 PC); Protect the Generator (Special Edition only)
  • 10 awesome upgrades and power-ups
  • Compete for high-scores & unlock various achievements!
  • Earn up to 12 military ranks!
  • DRM-free
Release: August 28 th 2012

Platforms: Windows and Mac

Web site:   http://arena.minerwars.com

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ABOUT KEEN SOFTWARE HOUSE:

Keen Software House a. s. is an independent software development and publishing company focused on creating innovative video games. We are passionate gamers who love developing games, and we are committed to making the kinds of games that players crave.

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NOTE TO EDITORS:

Game page:   http://arena.minerwars.com

(Feel free to use pictures, videos and texts from this site to preview the Miner Wars game)

Press contact:   press@keenswh.com

Company web-site:   http://www.KeenSWH.com/  


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