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  Maximum Games Moves Alekhine’s Gun Release Date to the New Year
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11/04/2015
 


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

Press contact: Joscelyn Willett

Phone: 925-298-2228

November 04, 2015 (Walnut Creek, CA) – The developers of Alekhine’s Gun announced today the Cold War stealth game originally slated to hit shelves next week will now see a February 9 th launch. The Bay Area video game publishers cite their desire for a comprehensive, synchronized global launch as the reason for the delay.

“With Alekhine’s Gun being our first intellectual property as publishers, we want its unveiling to match the excitement generated around this title,” said Christina Seelye, CEO of Maximum Games. “Given the support we are seeing from gamers around the globe who are eagerly awaiting Alekhine’s Gun, we feel this game deserves an all-encompassing worldwide launch.”

Alekhine’s Gun takes place during the Cold War – from the end of WWII through the 1960s – and puts players in the shoes of ex-KGB assassin, Agent Alekhine, as he teams up with the CIA to unravel a deadly conspiracy. Featuring classic stealth maneuvers, choice-based gameplay, wide-open levels, and a range of weapons and disguises, Alekhine's Gun adds an intriguing layer to the stealth genre by placing characters in a historical framework.

Maximum Games will release Alekhine’s Gun on PlayStation®4, Microsoft Xbox One, and PC in North and South America on February 9, 2016. Partnered with Kiss Ltd., a UK-based digital distribution company, the game will be available globally on STEAM™ the same day. European distribution of the console versions is also set for February 9 th, and the partner for that release will be announced at a later date.

For more information on Alekhine’s Gun, visit www.alekhines-gun.com . Press inquires about the PC version of Alekhine's Gun should be addressed to Dave Clark - [email protected] .

About Maximum Games

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Maximum Games is a boutique publisher of video games spanning all genres and delivered through all channels in the digital entertainment industry. For more information on Maximum Games, visit the company’s website at http://www.maximumgames.com .

About Kiss Ltd.

Established in 2012, Kiss Ltd offers PC gamers the best indie developed games from the UK and around the world. As fans of indie games themselves, Kiss recognizes that to developers, their games are more than just content that needs to be monetized. These games are an expression of the developer’s creativity and commitment. For more information about Kiss Ltd. and their portfolio of games, please visit www.kiss-ltd.co.uk .

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