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Hampshire, UK - 3 May 2013/… Koch Media
today announced that Mars War Logs, the PC sci-fi role-playing game
from Spiders Studio and Focus Home Interactive, is now available at
UK retail following an earlier digital release. To celebrate, an
impressive launch trailer is now available, immersing players in
the game’s rich universe.
Mars War Logs takes you to Mars, nearly a century after a huge
cataclysm that threw Mars and its colonies into chaos. You play as
Roy, a renegade caught in the middle of a civil war, while
different corporations fight over the most precious resource,
Follow an immense main quest in which every choice counts,
develop your character and your combat style by choosing among many
different talents and skills. In dynamic, real-time combat, face
fearsome opponents including some of the most terrifying creatures
of Mars. The craft system lets you create and modify your
equipment, your weapons and your armor.
Your behaviour during dialogues, as well as your choices and
decisions will influence your companions and the fate of the people
who will cross your path… and maybe the fate of all the
colonies on Mars.
Mars War Logs is now available on PC and retails for
£14.99. Mars War Logs will be available to download very soon
on Xbox LIVE® and PlayStation®Network.
Watch the video
Download the video (195MB)
Download the press kit (43.4MB)
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UK and Irish Media
For further information on Focus Home Interactive titles,
Stu Taylor and Rosie Topps at Dead Good Media
T: +44 (0)7780 600 728
About Mars War Logs
Spiders Studios for
Xbox LIVE, PlayStation Network and PC, Mars War
Logs is a brand new sci-fi
role-playing game with a wide variety of quests,
tactical dynamic combat, and extensive character specialization
through different skill trees and a complete craft system.
Mars War Logs takes you to the red planet over a
century after the catastrophe that threw the planet and its
colonists into chaos.
Water has become the most precious resource on the
arid planet with a
few companies fighting a perpetual war for its
In the middle of this struggle, players take on the role of
Roy Temperance, a renegade with multiple talents,
and plunge into a
thrilling cyberpunk RPG on the Red Planet! Players
develop Roy and his combat style by choosing among dozens of skills
and perks, and fight for his life in dynamic real-time combat
against the fearsome creatures of Mars.
The crafting system lets players create and modify
equipment to maintain an edge over enemies. Dialogue
choices as well as actions and decisions made will influence the
destiny of the people Roy crosses paths with... and perhaps the
fate of all colonies on Mars.
About Focus Home Interactive ?
Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French
publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality,
diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and
distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles
worldwide - such as Blood Bowl, Wargame European Escalation,
Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway, Cities XL and also Cycling
Manager and Farming Simulator. ?During first half of 2013, Focus
will publish ambitious games such as Wargame AirLand Battle, the
sequel to Wargame European Escalation, the impressive real time
strategy game from the creators of « R.U.S.E. »™;
Mars War Logs, the new Cyberpunk role-playing game from Spiders
Studio for Xbox LIVE®, PlayStation®Network and PC, and also
the console versions of Farming Simulator, the #1 farming
simulation game and international best-seller. ?
The second half of 2013 will be just as exciting, with the
release of the Tour de France official games for consoles and PC;
the new adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and Blood Bowl 2. ?
About Spiders Games?
Spiders is an independent video game development studio based in
Paris, France. Founded in 2008 by several industry veterans who
worked most notably on the Silverfall game and its add-on, the
studio is mainly specialized in the creation of action/RPG games on
PC and next gen consoles, but also has the capacity to realize or
participate in the realization of PC ports on consoles. To date,
Spiders developed and released Faery: Legends of Avalon, an
enchanting RPG on PC, Xbox Live Arcade and Playstation Network, as
well as the console ports of the Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the
Ripper (Xbox 360) and The Testament of Sherlock Holmes (PS3, Xbox
360) adventure games. Spiders has also developed Of Orcs and Men,
an RPG for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 designed and produced by Cyanide.
Spiders is currently developing Mars War Logs and Bound by Flames,
two great action/RPG due in 2013 on PC and consoles. All of the
studio’s productions use the Silk Engine, Spiders’ own
multiplatform engine that allows the team to quickly develop high
quality games for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. ?
About Koch Media
Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital
entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's
own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend
throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than
18 years of experience in the digital media distribution business,
and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. It
has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and
software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Kaspersky Labs, NC Soft,
Sega, Square Enix and Tecmo-Koei, etc. in various European
countries. With Headquarters in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch
Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria,
Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the