FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
NEW YORK, NY, December 7, 2009—Independent game developer Wadjet Eye Games ( www.wadjeteyegames.com), best known for the underground hit The Shivah about a Bukowski-esque New York rabbi and the acclaimed, supernatural-themed Blackwell trilogy, shows its holiday spirit this year with a series of special initiatives sure to get even the most cynical gamer’s blood pumping.
First off, Wadjet is offering 50% off select titles and donating a portion of all sales to the Get-Well Gamers Foundation ( www.getwellgamers.org), a California-based public charity dedicated to bringing electronic entertainment to children in healthcare facilities.
“It’s the least we could do, said Dave Gilbert, founder, Wadjet Eye Games.“Get-Well Gamers is a great organization, which reminds us all, despite the current economic situation, how truly lucky we are.”
The offer includes not only The Shivah, but also such recommended third-party games as The Adventures of Fatman, Super Jazz Man and Downfall. The offer comes on the heels of another special program, the Blackwell Bundle, which brings fans all three titles (Blackwell Legacy, Blackwell Unbound, Blackwell Convergence) in the acclaimed series for $27.50, a $5 savings over purchasing the games individually.
In addition, as a digital stocking-stuffer, Wadjet is rewarding all holiday shoppers for their purchases by allowing them to become part of the public beta of Puzzle Bots, their hotly anticipated puzzle adventure game, which DIYgames has named one of the“top 10 breakout indie games of 2010.”
IMPORTANT: In order to save 50% on select titles, make sure to type the promotional code“HOLIDAY” when prompted.
For the complete Wadjet catalogue, along with the Puzzle Bots trailer and other goodies, visit www.wadjeteyegames.com.
About Wadjet Eye Games
Founded in 2006, Wadjet Eye Games has grown from a small, homebrew operation to a company sought after by major publishers and acclaimed by the likes of NPR, The Onion and Jewish Week, as well as games media mainstays 1UP.com, PC Gamer and The Escapist. The company's growing portfolio includes the award-winning Shivah and Blackwell series, both of which led to Game Developers Choice nominations, among other accolades. For more information, visit http://www.wadjeteyegames.com.
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Bill Lessard PRwithBrains
Assorted love for Wadjet Eye Games:
"It's in games like this that gaming really starts to measure up to conventional literature for emotional and intellectual integrity."
- PC Gamer, referring to The Shivah
"It’s a touching, smart game, with gentle, rewarding puzzles and yet another interesting angle on ghost stories."
-Rock, Paper, Shotgun, referring to Blackwell Convergence