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01/30/2014
 


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

Plano, TX – January 30, 2014 – Robot Entertainment released an expanded edition of their sci-fi action RPG Echo Prime on Steam today. The Steam release includes new content, improvements to visual fidelity, and reworked PC controls. Players can now journey across the stars through an expanded array of exciting locations to battle against three races of alien enemies and huge bosses. 

To celebrate the PC release, the Steam version of Echo Prime will be on sale for 20% off from now until February 9 th, 2014 (£5.59 instead of the regular £6.99). Additionally, players who download the game during the sale will get a free copy of Robot Entertainment’s Orcs Must Die! 2 on Steam.

Watch the Echo Prime Steam trailer here: http://youtu.be/2Q4peDhvyHs

Battle hordes of dangerous alien creatures, space pirates, and killer mercenaries with blaster and blade as you travel from star to star, uncovering the secrets of the multiverse. Make contact with the Echoes, mysterious beings from alternate universes who will lend you their abilities and aid you in your quest to save humanity from an alien menace. Acquire a myriad of powerful weapons and armor, watch your abilities grow to unmatched levels, and prepare to take on the most fearsome opponents in the galaxy!

Features

•        Optimized for PCEcho Prime’s real-time action gameplay has been redesigned for PCs, including improvements to visual effects, a retuned economy, and new PC controls with mappable hotkeys.

•        Even More Enemies and EnvironmentsEcho Prime for Steam includes new locations in which to do battle and a new enemy race, the alien “Tide”.

•        New Hardcore Mode - Test your mastery. How far can you get without dying?

•        Upgrade Your Arsenal – Over 100 pieces of gear with a diverse mix of deadly effects, from fire to toxic, all unlockable at no additional cost.

•        Echoes of the Multiverse – As you play you will discover and unlock dozens of “Echoes”, alien life forms from alternate universes. Build connections with them, and Echoes will offer you powers and abilities to help you on your missions. Experiment and find the best combinations to customize your ability loadout.

•        Share Echoes – Use your friends’ Echoes in combat to help them level-up, and level up your Echoes when your friends use them!

•        Random Campaign GenerationEcho Prime features an action-driven story campaign with randomly generated missions. Every experience is different!

·         Includes the Full Soundtrack – All 14 tracks of the Echo Prime soundtrack are included when you buy the game!

For more information, check out http://www.robotentertainment.com/games/echo-prime/

About Robot Entertainment

Based in Plano, Texas, Robot Entertainment is a world-class independent game development studio founded in 2009 by veterans of Ensemble Studios. With a team that has proven experience and expertise in creating games that appeal to massive audiences, Robot Entertainment is focused on developing titles that set new standards for their respective genres as well as groundbreaking original intellectual properties. The studio most recently launched the critically acclaimed Hero Academy and Orcs Must Die! 2. Robot can be found online at http://www.RobotEntertainment.com. To stay up to date with Robot Entertainment, please like them on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

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NOTE to Editors:               Assets are available at: http://www.robotentertainment.com/press-site/press-site-echo-prime/

Trailer: http://youtu.be/2Q4peDhvyHs

CONTACT

Justin Korthof

Robot Entertainment

JKorthof@robotentertainment.com