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  The Catnip Bundle gives you Scratches, a best-selling horror adventure game for PC
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04/10/2013
 


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

April 10 th, 2013 – Bundle Star s will today reveal classic adventure game Scratches – Director’s Cut as a bonus mystery title in its latest game bundle, Catnip.

Bundle Stars, which is currently offering three cut-price bundles on its website, has kept hidden the first of its mystery titles to gamers until today.

Scratches – Director’s Cut, a mystery and horror adventure game, was named ‘Game of the Year’ by JustAdventure.com when it was released. Widely regarded as one of the best horror adventure games ever made, Scratches became a cult hit, selling over 250,000 copies.

Bundle Stars are giving gamers the opportunity to get their hands on the adventure classic ahead of the launch of a new game from Scratches’ lead developer, Agustín Cordes, later this year. Cordes raised over $119,000 in a recent Kickstarter project he created for Asylum, an upcoming psychological horror video game, demonstrating the game’s loyal fanbase.

Gamers who haven’t yet bought the bundle can still get access to Scratches – Director’s Cut, along with 9 other great downloadable PC games, as part of the Catnip Bundle now.

The Catnip Bundle, available for a limited time only from www.bundlestars.com, supports independent game developers, raises funds for charity and saves gamers over 90% off the combined retail price. One further mystery title will be revealed soon.

Notes

Bundle games

Pushcat (Windows/Mac/DRM-free/Desura) is an arcade game that lets you get digging as the eponymous Pushcat, a purple cat who just loves silver coins - which he gets by combining gems of the same colour. This game harks back to the golden age of videogames with crisp pixel art and retro music.

Metal Drift (Windows/Steam) from indie developer Black Jacket Studios is a vehicular sport combat game set in an alternate future. Command a high-powered hover tank from the cockpit and engage in intense tank-on-tank team combat in a futuristic sports arena.

Obulis (Windows/Steam) is an easy-to-learn and intuitive physics-based puzzle game. Drop all of the coloured spheres into their pots by cutting chains and ropes in over 150 levels of mind-bending puzzles.

Avencast: Rise of the Mage (Windows/Steam) is an action role-playing game set in a dark fantasy world. Cast spells, solve riddles and take on bosses to fight off the demonic hordes that threaten the survival of the world.

Post Mortem (Windows/Steam) is the thrilling prequel to Still Life that puts you in the role of former-detective Gus Macpherson. Uncover a conspiracy written in blood in the dark and mysterious streets of Paris.

Nikopol (Windows/Steam) is a suspenseful adventure game set in a futuristic universe. Immerse yourself in visually stunning graphics, undertake thrilling mental challenges and work to thwart a dark conspiracy.

Wasteland Angel (Windows/Steam) is an action game reminiscent of vintage arcade shooters.  Pilot an overpowered vehicle with dual machines guns as you take on gangers, renegades and mutants across 24 levels and 6 ravaged landscapes.

Chains (Windows/Mac/Steam) is a challenging puzzle game with stunning vector graphics. Link adjacent bubbles of the same colour into chains across 20 levels as you test your speed, strategy and skill.

Scratches – Director’s Cut (Windows/Steam) is an adventure game that places you in the role of horror writer, Michael Arthate, as he arrives at Blackwood Manor. Delve deep into your investigation as you work to uncover the evil hidden between the walls.

+ 1 more mystery title.

About Bundle Stars

Bundle Stars is a direct-to-consumer, social commerce platform which offers unique and exclusive offers on digital downloads. Bundle Stars selects best quality, best value products from development partners and makes them available in "pay what you want", time-limited deals.  Consumers save up to 95% off the normal retail price, with 5% of profits going directly to chosen charity partners. Launched in 2012, British-based Bundle Stars is owned and operated by Focus Multimedia Ltd, one of the UK’s leading independent computer games and software publishers since 1995. For more information please visit www.bundlestars.com