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Dead Block Announced

 

Dead Block Press Release

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Digital Reality announces ‘DEAD BLOCK’, a unique zombie defense game for XBLA, PSN and PC platforms

Candygun Games delivers their first original IP, a unique and entertaining mix of arcade action and strategy gameplay combined with a spooky, cartoony visual style inspired by classic zombie movies.

Budapest, Hungary - 5th May 2011 – United States in the 1950’s - Rock’n’Roll music was spawned directly from hell and caused havoc to western civilization. The music was so evil it even revived dead people, turning them into Zombies!

Digital Reality announced today that it will publish Dead Block, the upcoming 3rd Person Action Defense zombie survival game developed by the Hamburg based studio Candygun Games.

Dead Block focuses on innovative defensive gameplay in which the few remaining survivors, Jack Foster (a construction worker), Foxy Jones (a traffic warden), and Mike Bacon (a perpetually hungry boy scout) have formed an unlikely alliance to protect themselves from the invading undead. Hiding in various shelters around town, they avoid Zombies by building blockades, setting fiendish traps or – as a last resort – using their weapons to fight.

In addition to 10 Single-player levels the game offers up to 4-Player, Split-Screen Multiplayer with an additional 8 Multiplayer co-op levels where players can fight side by side with their friends.

Dead Block was built on Epic Games’ award-winning Unreal Engine 3, which offers cutting edge technology and develops multi-platform products with great efficiency.

The game will be available in North America and Europe on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC platforms later this year.

For more information on Dead Block, please visit the
official website: http://www.deadblock.com
YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/DeadBlockGame
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About Digital Reality
Digital Reality is a game service company that combines original gameplay and creative freedom from studios by maintaining a long-term online relationship with its customers. With a secure base of private funding, Digital Reality publishes games across all platforms, from downloadable console titles to browser-based and mobile games.

Originally founded under the name Amnesty Design in 1991, Digital Reality has 20 years of experience in game development. The company’s first game, Reunion, was released on Amiga and PC in 1991, and in 1994 the company began work on the Imperium Galactica series. Other popular published games from Digital Reality include Haegemonia: Legions of Iron, Platoon, and Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps. For more information, visit www.digitalreality.eu.

About Candygun
Candygun Games UG is based in Hamburg, Germany and was established in 2009 to develop exceptional and innovative console and PC games. The company was formed by a core team of senior industry professionals who have known and worked with each other for many years. More information about Candygun Games is available at www.candygungames.com

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