Unstoppable Gorg™ Beta Sign Up Begins

Futuremark Games Studio is inviting PC gamers and fans of tower defense style games to sign up now for the Unstoppable Gorg closed beta test due to begin in the next couple of weeks. Unstoppable Gorg is a thrilling space defense game inspired by vintage sci-fi films from the 1940s and 50s. The game builds on the core tower defense mechanics that fans love while breaking the genre's conventions with a unique orbital layout and the unmatched ability to move towers by rotating orbits.

Jaakko Haapasalo, Director of Defense at Futuremark Games Studio says,

"This is no marketing beta. We need enthusiastic players to take part in a proper, old-school beta – one where players' suggestions and ideas will actually influence the final game. We are looking for players who will join in, speak up, and help us grow a great community around this exciting new game."

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE UNSTOPPABLE GORG BETA

The beta is open to all PC gamers with a minimum requirement of Windows XP and DirectX 9 hardware. To apply for the beta either:

- Sign up on Futuremark's forums: http://bit.ly/GorgBeta  

- Or 'like' Unstoppable Gorg on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/unstoppablegorg

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"It's War!" newsreel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9PFTpIend0

ABOUT UNSTOPPABLE GORG

Unstoppable Gorg, a thrilling space defense game inspired by vintage sci-fi, will be available on PC, Xbox LIVE Arcade and iPad. The game is being developed by Futuremark Games Studio and published by Headup Games.

- PROTECT our solar system from the Gorg in a thrilling space defense game

- SATELLITES in orbit replace the towers and grid layout used in other TD games

- MOVE satellites around their orbits to create the best defense for each wave

- GLORIOUS 3D graphics for added impact, not a sprite in sight

- AUTHENTIC homage to the sci-fi films of the 1940s and 50s

Unstoppable Gorg, a thrilling space defense game inspired by vintage sci-fi

- Website: http://www.unstoppablegorg.com  

- Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/unstoppablegorg

- Dev Diary and Forum: http://bit.ly/preparingforinvasion

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ABOUT FUTUREMARK® GAMES STUDIO

Futuremark® Games Studio was formed in January 2008 to create original games with new and entertaining gameplay. The independent studio's releases include Hungribles™, a skill shot puzzle game for iPhone® and iPad® and Shattered Horizon, a zero gravity FPS for PC. The studio is currently developing Unstoppable Gorg for PC, Xbox LIVE® Arcade and iPad® and has one further unannounced title in development. Futuremark has offices in Saratoga, California and Helsinki, Finland. http://www.futuremark.com

ABOUT HEADUP GAMES

Headup Games GmbH & Co. KG is an independent games publisher located near Cologne in Germany. Together with its partners, Headup Games focuses on the contentment of customers by delivering the best gameplay experiences at the fairest prices. Furthermore, Headup Games offers internationally growing companies the ability to enter the German or European market with an experienced partner on location. Fair and transparent relationships with developer partners are the basis of the company's mission statement. Since its foundation the company has published over 30 titles, including high-quality games such as Super Meat Boy, Archon: Classic, The Tiny Bang Story, Shattered Horizon, Trapped Dead and Grotesque Tactics. More information can be found at http://www.headupgames.com/

COMPANY CONTACTS

Jaakko Haapasalo, Director

Futuremark Games Studio

Telephone: +358 20 759 8250 (GMT+3)

Email: jhaapasa at futuremark dot com

Michael Zolna, Executive PR & Marketing Manager

Headup Games

Telephone: +49 2421 4868703 (GMT +2)

Email: zolna at headupgames dot com

© 2011 Futuremark® Corporation. Futuremark® Games Studio, Unstoppable Gorg™, Hungribles™ and Shattered Horizon™ trademarks and logos, character names and distinctive likenesses, are the exclusive property of Futuremark Corporation. Xbox 360 and Xbox Live, are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Apple and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. The names of other companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.


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