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40APM Studios Press Release
40APMStudios is a gaming company based out of Seattle, WA. Our
upcoming title is ZNAF (Zombie Neighborhood Attack Friends)
ZNAF is a 4 player co-op game which breaks the cross platform
barrier - you can play on any developed game console with a friend
on any other console regardless of brand type. Along with PC and
MAC, this brings console and PC/MAC players together! We are also
releasing for iPhones, Androids, iPads, and Tablets. iPhone and
Android players will be able to play together along with iPad and
ZNAF will be localized to the following languages: English,
French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Brazilian,
Japanese,Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, and open
Pretty revolutionary huh? Our goal at 40APM Studios is to break
down gaming console barriers with fun, enjoyable, affordable,
ZNAF - Cross Platform Zombie GameZNAF has been in development
since 2012, and currently is on hold due to lack of funding. We are
very close to having a playable alpha version ready for release
within weeks of our Indiegogo campaign.
ZNAF will require six months to finish, for all platforms. Along
with development costs are licensing costs, to license with the
major consoles (XBox 360, Playstation 3, and Nintendo Wii).
We will be marketing on television, online, and in
Supporting ZNAF isn't just about helping another game come to
life - it's about changing the current standard in the gaming
industry. Show game makers around the world we'd like the standard
to be cross platform capable games.
Pacific Northwest Video game company, (40APM Studios LLC)
seeking funds to resume project nearing completion. Z.N.A.F.
(Zombie Neighborhood Attack Friends) is a casual, adventure,
horror, all ages game.
Official Game Page:
Game players have been forced to play new titles with
friends who own the same system for cooperative online play.
We want to showcase our new “cross-platform”
gaming technology with a widespread release of our upcoming casual,
adventurous, all ages, zombie game Z.N.A.F. (Zombie Neighborhood
Attack Friends). Our cross-platform technology allows players
to play with each other regardless of brand type of device, limited
to PC/Mac/Linux/Xbox/Playstation/Wii and
Matthew Peterson is the creator of ZNAF (Zombie
Neighborhood Attack Friends) Matthew Peterson has been a gaming
enthusiast for 28 years purchasing and playing over a thousand
different games from early PC, Apple, Atari, Nintendo, Playstation,
to more modern systems. He’s been determined to make his
passion a career so he started 40APM Studios to prove it.
Matt has years of experience managing automobile and mortgage
companies which he applies to running his software company.
Philip Pierce (Developer)
Licensed Nintendo Developer
Licensed XBox 360, XBox One Developer
Licensed PlayStation 3 (PS3) / PS4 Developer
Software developer with twenty years experience in game
development, mobile, web, desktop, server, and database. My
extensive background highlights an expertise in rapid application
development using the latest Microsoft, Mobile, and Game
Development technologies, along with the ability to create AI for
games and business software, redesign existing software, develop
multi-threaded software, and create client/server
40APM Studios contracted Philip’s company Merlin AI to
develop ZNAF which they’ve been working on since 10/2012
The Z.N.A.F. Story Summary. The beginning Cinematic shows
a nefarious character in a trenchcoat and wide brimmed circular hat
with glowing red eyes and a tail hanging out and curling up from
under the coat enter the “Moz” energy drink facility.
This character creeps over to the large mixing VAT and dumps in a
glowing green substance from a Vial.
The players (up to 4) in Z.N.A.F. startout having a
sleepover party. The father of the players brings home the
“New” flavor of Moz energy drink for the players to try
out. They continue their party and the next day when the father
comes to check on them. They’re not the same, they’ve
turned into “Zoms”. The players turn the father into a
Zom who then leads them out into the neighborhood to start
infecting the world.
Players will have to infect their way through various
levels fighting Sub-bosses and bosses meanwhile trying to discover
who/what was behind their outbreak. The bosses in Z.N.A.F. are wild
and funny, can’t tell you any more without spoilers. Z.N.A.F.
is a fun casual Action/Adventure/Horror game with 4 player coop and
cross platform capable.