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  Meridian: New World enters Early Access Phase 3
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Dueren, 6th July 2014

Dueren, Friday 6 th July 2014 – Headup Games is proud to announce that Meridian: New World, a single player RTS/RPG hybrid developed by Ede Tarsoly, the genius mind behind Elder Games, has entered the third phase of Early Access on Steam. In addition to the usual bug fixes there is – as with both preceding phases – new content to explore. There is also a nice surprise in store for users of the Standard Edition of the game.

The most important new features introduced are two new campaign missions “Control” and “Sector 16-2B”, which include more visits to your ship, giving you additional options to uncover parts of the story. In addition the Commander Level cap has been raised to 25, allowing you to unlock more Commander Abilities and more combat options.

Along with these changes, users of the Standard Edition of the game now have access to the Map Editor, to create and share fun content through Steam Workshop. Users of the Contributors Edition of the game will of course also receive a little something, in the form of exclusive access to Image and Video material as well as developers’ notes from early stages of Meridians development, handpicked by developer Ede Tarsoly.

There is also a new, free playable Demo available at , which is equivalent in scope to the content of Early Access Phase 1. This Demo can also be downloaded via Steam.

About Meridian: New World

Slip into the role of Daniel Hanson, commander of the first mission to a remote planet called Meridian. Assured of the fact that the planet is uninhabited, the unexpected reception of a distress call from the surface could mean many things, none of which you are prepared for…

More information can be found at .

To get straight to the Early Access page, just click here:                         

If you need a Steam key of the game, just sent me a mail to               

Some logos for promotional purposes can be downloaded at this link:

Minimum System Requirements

OS:                         Windows Vista / 7 / 8

Processor:           2.5Ghz single core

Memory:             2 GB RAM

Graphics:             NVidia GeForce 8600 GT / ATI 2600 Pro

DirectX:                Version 10

Hard Drive:         830 MB available space

Sound Card:       Required

Additional Notes: IDT integrated sound cards of laptops can cause game crashes

About Headup Games

We are an independent games publisher located near Cologne in Germany and have recently been awarded as Best German Publisher in 2012 and 2013 by the German Developers Association. Together with our partners, we focus on the contentment of our customers and the best gameplay experience delivered at the fairest price-quality ratio. Since our foundation, we published over 70 SKU's, including many projects from highly talented developers that are known for their potential and creativity. Our portfolio features high-quality games such as Super Meat Boy, The Inner World, The Binding of Isaac, Terraria, Limbo, The Basement Collection, Grotesque Tactics, Q.U.B.E., Frozen Synapse and many more as well as the million sellers #1 iOS Hits The Inner World, Bridge Constructor and Bridge Constructor Playground.

Furthermore, we offer internationally growing companies the possibility to enter the German or European market with an honest and experienced partner on location. Fair and transparent relationships with our business partners are the basis of our company's mission statement. More information can be found at

About Merge Games

Merge Games is an independent publisher based in Manchester, UK. We specialize in publishing collectable games for retail and worldwide digital distribution for independent developers. Our back catalogue includes Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine, The Inner World, Limbo Collector ’s Edition, Binding of Issac, Terraria Collector’ s Edition and many more. For more information visit

About Elder Games

Founded in 2007, Elder Games is an independent game developer with a rather unique way of developing games. Lead developer Ede Tarsoly is collaborating with external freelancers on a project-by-project basis. These external team members usually have 10+ years of experience in their field and have worked on other game titles before. After a few smaller projects, the first major title of Elder Games is announced in 2013, a full-scale single player RTS named Meridian: New World.

For more information visit www .


For further inquiries please contact:                                                                                                                                                                      Gregor Ebert

Headup Games GmbH & Co. KG                                                                                                                                                                                 Tel: +49 2421  4868703

Nordstr. 102                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fax: +492421  4868709

52353 Dueren, Germany