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  REVERB PUBLISHING IS TAKING YOU TO THE EDGE OF SPACE
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09/13/2012
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Twain Harte, CA – September 13, 2012 – Reverb Publishing has announced that it will be publishing developer Handyman Studios’ upcoming sci-fi 2D sandbox terraforming adventure game, Edge of Space . Having recently reached successful funding on Kickstarter and set in the vast reaches of outer space, Edge of Space invites players to explore a dynamic open-world sandbox, building, creating, molding, and working to survive in the deepest, darkest, weirdest, and possibly most interesting part of the known universe.

“Handyman Studios is thrilled to be working on our dream project of melding the vast reaches of outer space with terraforming, survival, and sandbox exploration,” said Jake Crane, founder and CEO of Handyman Studios. “Teaming up with Reverb on realizing our fantasies of cybernetically-enhanced laser sharks in space is definitely awesome.”

“We fell in love the moment we saw Edge of Space’s awesomely quirky sci-fi setting and deep gameplay,” said Ted Lange, executive producer at Reverb Publishing. “We really feel that the team at Handyman Studios has got something special here.” 

As one of the few, proud, and lucky men and women of ArkCo, players must go where no one has wanted to go or was technically “meant” to go. After an indeterminate time in cryo-sleep, they awake to find themselves in a lonely, Bermuda Triangle-like area in the depths of space. So get ready to explore, scavenge, build, survive, and fight rocket-powered, cybernetically-enhanced laser sharks.

Edge of Space has been submitted to Valve’s Steam Greenlight project ( http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=92913728), which allows members of the Steam community to vote for games that they’d like to see available on the service. For more information on Steam Greenlight, please visit www.steamcommunity.com/greenlight. For more information on Edge of Space , visit the game’s official website: http://playedgeofspace.com/.

Edge of Space joins Reverb Publishing’s growing roster of titles, which includes the massively successful Dungeon Defenders, the recently released Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad and JAM Live Music Arcade, the upcoming Sanctum 2, Primal Carnage, Ravaged, Black Knight Sword and much more. For more information about Reverb Publishing and its initiatives, please visit www.reverbpublishing.com.

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About Handyman Studios:

Founded in 2011, Handyman Studios is an independent game company founded on the dreams and skills of two game development veterans who are also best friends who have worked together for four years in various capacities. Starting out as a work for hire company, Handyman used its skills to help others and learn how to operate effectively and efficiently. With a successful kickstarter, Handyman Studios is able to transition into its real purpose - becoming a game studio dedicated to creating the best gameplay experience possible without fear to evolve or innovate in small and large ways. Handyman's unique strength resonates from the foundation. A handyman must be dedicated to their tasks and have a constant desire to learn and improve their trade.  

For more information about Handyman Studios, please visit http://www.handymanstudios.com/.

About Reverb Publishing:

Founded in 2010, Reverb Publishing offers digital publishing to independent game developers on PlayStation Network, Xbox LIVE Arcade, Wiiware, PC, iOS and Droid, by combining production and business development support paired with the proven public relations and marketing agency expertise from its parent company, Reverb Communications. Reverb Publishing’s unique business model is form fitted for studios, ensuring that they receive the majority of the game’s revenue and maintain ownership of their titles while Reverb handles all the non-developmental tasks including production support, navigating QA, and preparing for product submission.

The PR veterans at Reverb Communications have worked on recognizable brands like Guitar Hero, Rock Band, The Beatles: Rock Band, Dance Central, Star Trek Online, as well as stellar digital titles like Battle Slots, Army of Darkness, BloodRayne: Betrayal, Kung Fu LIVE and the critically-acclaimed Dungeon Defenders.

For more information about Reverb Publishing, please visit www.reverbpublishing.com.

Media Contacts:

Reverb Publishing

Jerry Whitehead III

jerry@reverbinc.com | 209.586.1495 x111

Steven Hopper

steven@reverbinc.com | 209.586.1495 x117