Thursday, 26 January 2012on
Merge Games are adding the Indie smash hit Terraria to their ever expanding Indie portfolio with an Exclusive Collector’s Edition for PC retail release on March 16th 2012 priced at £19.95. Just crowned Indie of the Year by IndieDB/ModDB and selling over 1,000,000 digital copies so far, the Collector’s Edition includes an Exclusive in-game item, poster, key-ring and trading cards making this is a must have for any Terraria fan.
"Merge Games is delighted to be working with Headup Games to bring the release of Terraria, the current "Indie of the Year" title to retail. We have lots of other equally exciting titles to come in 2012, so watch this space!" - Luke Keighran MD Merge Games Ltd. Managing director of Headup Games Dieter Schoeller is also confident of the partnership: "Terraria is an outstanding and unique high-quality product, which has already proven its mass appeal with over a million downloads until today. The Collector's Edition enriches the great gameplay with attractive and exclusive extras. We are very happy to have found a highly motivated partner company in Merge Games to bring this edition into as many markets as possible and open the world of Terraria to tens of thousands of new players.“
Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. The world is your canvas and the ground itself is your paint.
Grab your tools and go! You can do many things in Terraria: make weapons and fight off a variety of enemies in numerous biomes, dig deep underground to find accessories, money, and other useful things, gather wood, stone, ores, and other resources to create everything you need to make the world your own and defend it. Build a house, a fort, even a castle and people will move in to live there and perhaps even sell you different wares to assist you on your journey. But beware, there are even more challenges awaiting you... Are you up to the task?
· Sandbox Play
· Randomly generated worlds
· Co-op and PvP multiplayer modes playable via internet
· Over 1 million copies sold
· Exclusive content only available in the Collector’s Edition: In game item, toy pick key-ring, trading cards and poster.
About Merge Games - Merge Games, based in England, is a developer and publisher of independent games titles for the retail and digital marketplace. We have a wealth of international experience, gained from working with major publishers over the last ten year with an experienced, forward thinking team of sales, marketing and creative gaming experts. Our initial success stemmed from our ability to help developers and smaller publishers get access to ‘hard to reach’ gaming markets like Russia, Middle East, Turkey, Pakistan and others.
In In 2011 we opened up directly into the UK retail market and you will now find our games on shelves in Game, Morrisons and other nationwide retailers.
We continue to broaden our portfolio, now representing several indie game developers globally on PC ESD portals, such as Big Fish and Steam. We support our projects with bespoke marketing and PR plans for both the launch and the lifetime of the game. The key to our success is that we are small enough to give each project a very personal and tailored solution, from a talented experienced and passionate team.
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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 their customers and the best gameplay experience delivered at the fairest price-quality ratio. Since its foundation the company published over 30 SKU’s, including many projects from young, ambitious indie-developers, where much potential and creativity had been seen. The portfolio features high-quality games such as Super Meat Boy, Archon: Classic, The Tiny Bang Story, Terraria, Limbo, The Binding of Isaac, Trapped Dead and the Grotesque Tactics series.
Furthermore Headup Games offers to internationally growing companies the possibility to enter the German or European market with an experienced partner on location. Fair and transparent relationships to our developing partners are the basis of our company’s mission statement.
More information can be found at www.headupgames.com
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