Innsbruck, Austria– 2nd May, 2013– stillalivestudios released a new video today detailing multiplayer and co-op game elements for their debut title ‘Son of Nor’, which they have recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for ( http://bit.ly/SonOfNor ).
The trailer can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ud-B4mNV4HE
Co-op is a key motivating factor in thegame.Special level sections,in-game rewards and some puzzles will only be achievable and solvable with the help of companions, when playing through the campaign in multiplayer mode.
The Son of Nor Kickstarter campaign started on 30th April, runs for 30 days and hopes to pique the interest and backing of gamers everywhere to raise the $150k needed to launch this game into the market.
"We are so thrilled with the campaign and the feedback from the community so far, people are truly excited by our game. We have all invested our blood, sweat and tears into the production so far, so to see such support is humbling. We have had so many people asking about the co-op so today we launch this video to demonstrate the really cool elements we have included into the game." Said Julian Mautner, founder of stillalive studios.
The rewarding co-op mode in Son of Nor allowsplayers to play the whole game with friends, or just parts of it, to help uncover co-op specific areas, hidden treasures and other exciting secrets and puzzles.
“If you have a specific goal, it will be the player’s choice of how to achieve it. Players can also choose to play in single player mode or enlist their friends to help them. As gamers ourselves we know the co-op in a game is so important and we have had the most amount of fun developing these elements and know, from feedback so far, our backers and gamers alike will find this very appealing.” concluded Mautner.
Son of Nor is a 3 rd person action adventure game set in a desert world where human kind is on the brink of extinction at the hands of the Sarahul; an evil race of reptilian creatures bent on the destruction of human civilisation. Players become humanity's last hope for survival in an epic struggle to hold back the Sarahul hordes and change the destiny of the entire planet.
In Son of Nor , players command unique force abilities with which they must fight, solve puzzles and ultimately stay alive. These abilities include telekinesis, powerful magic spells and terraforming; manipulation of thegame world itself, something that has not been seen to this level before in a video game!
If Son of Nor is successfully funded through Kickstarter, the team anticipate a release in Q2, 2014.
To pledge support please visit the Kickstarter page at: http://bit.ly/SonOfNor
For more information on the game or the team behind it please visit: http://stillalive-studios.com/portfolio-item/son-of-nor/
One-Click Son of Nor Press kit (information, screenshots, video): http://bit.ly/SoN-KS
Dropbox Folder with additional Son of Nor assets: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/vshw42itm5vki6e/Fgs4CQv63n
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stillalive studios is a young independent game development studio whose goal is to create innovative, dynamic and unique games. They first got together in early 2010 in Innsbruck, Austria as a team of 3. Over time, the team grew due to the ambitious nature of the Son Of Nor project and new members from Switzerland, Germany, Finland, Italy, US, and Ecuador joined the international distributed team of game developers. The core focus of stillalive studios team is to make innovative indie core-games for PC, Mac and Linux with special and unique game mechanics.