11 August 2011, Roswell, GA
Roswell, GA: After some initial concerns about ratings in Australia, Tripwire Interactive are happy to annouce that Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad has been rated MA15+ ["Strong war violence, Gaming experience may change online"] by the Australian Government Classification Board, with no cuts required. Nice job by Lace Mamba Global in the UK and AFA in Australia.
For all you Australians, the game is now available uncut to pre-purchase through Steam ( http://store.steampowered.com/app/35450/), Direct 2 Drive, Gamers' Gate, Green Man Gaming and all good retailers in Australia!
About Tripwire Interactive
Based in Roswell, Georgia, Tripwire Interactive is an entertainment software developer and publisher founded in 2005 by the award winning mod team and winners of the “$1,000,000 Make Something Unreal” competition. Released in early 2006, Tripwire Interactive’s debut retail title Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 has achieved both critical and commercial success garnering several awards including “Multiplayer Game of the Year” and “FPS of the Year” for 2006. With Red Orchestra ranking as one of the most played PC Multiplayer games in the world and over 500,000 units sold on PC, Tripwire Interactive have proven that with hard work, determination, and great distribution partners, independent game developers can still make a big splash in the games industry.
Killing Floor, Tripwire’s second title, jumped straight to the top of the Steam best-seller list and instantly became one of the top-ten most played FPS games in the world, with sales now approaching the 1 million mark. Tripwire published Killing Floor in North America, expanding on that base by publishing ACE’s award-winning Zeno Clash, with other third-party games to follow. For more information visit Tripwire Interactive’s website at www.tripwireinteractive.com.