London, United Kingdom– Saturday 21st August 2010
Today and tomorrow (21st and 22nd August) Binary Tweed and Blitz Games Studios Xbox LIVE Indie Game Clover: A Curious Tale is donating all proceeds to international charity War Child.
Clover: A Curious Tale is the new and improved version of last year’s Clover, co-developed through the pioneering Blitz 1UP initiative. Migrating to the PC platform earlier this year, the game returns home to Xbox Live Indie Games featuring a whole host of improvements, such as:
- <*>50% more puzzles*> <*>Fully-voice acted*> <*>Three new endings, side quest, and a playable epilogue*> <*>Re-recorded soundtrack, featuring new songs*> <*>Overhauled animation system, new artwork and UI*> <*>Improved control system and player handling*>
Binary Tweed’s Deejay says:“The donations to War Child really enable people to make a difference, as well as exploring issues through the game.” Explaining the choice of charity, he added“War Child is a perfect fit for Clover. I had wanted to also donate proceeds to a charity benefitting service people, but regrettably this couldn’t be arranged.”
War Child’s Sara Bowcutt said“War Child is thrilled to have been chosen to receive royalties from the newest version of Clover: A Curious Tale. The Charity has always had strong links to the gaming world and this new fundraising initiative from Binary Tweed continues in this vein. The money gamers are raising during the weekend will go towards helping the children we work with who have been hit the hardest by war. On behalf of the War Child– thank you!”
Neil Holmes, Producer for Blitz 1UP commented:“Blitz Games Studios is thrilled to be able to support such a worthy cause, and it’s exactly this kind of initiative that the indie spirit fosters. Clover: A Curious Tale is a great game any thoughtful gamer will enjoy, and a shining example of how indie games can maximise their potential through Blitz 1UP.”
Despite their best efforts Microsoft were unable to waive their 30% royalty fee.
About War Child– warchild.org.uk
War Child is a small international charity that protects children from the brutal effects of war and its consequences. Working in Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq and Uganda, they are on the ground supporting the most vulnerable children that are too often forgotten in the aftermath of conflict. These include: Former child soldiers; Children living on the streets; Children put in prison and girls at risk of rape or violence.
Tim Dhoul | +44 (0)20 7916 9276 | firstname.lastname@example.org | @WarChildUK
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Binary Tweed is duo Deejay and Jeanette Abrahamsen reinventing classic games genres to make "new games that are bit like old games, but better." He aims to bring original takes on vintage games to new and experienced gamers alike, using the power of his 10” moustache.
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