Kasedo Announces Project Highrise from SomaSim Games
Leicester, UK, 23 rd February, 2016 – Kasedo Games and SomaSim are proud to announce the exciting new business simulator Project Highrise, where players will be challenged to build and manage a modern-day skyscraper. In this deep, multi-faceted business sim, you will create a vertical ecosystem from a wide variety of units, including offices and other businesses, with more to be revealed. Your Highrise must become the go-to destination in the city for corporate activities, shopping, restaurants, and more.
Managing your sky-scraping empire will be no easy task – growth will require a mastery of the various interlocking systems that are required for each type of establishment to thrive. Office workers will want to grab a quick lunch or coffee. Restaurants and their patrons will value location and convenience. Throw in the challenges of implementing utilities, ensuring easy transport and navigation around the building, and of course managing your finances, and it’s clear that success in Project Highrise will be no easy task.
We are also pleased to announce that Project Highrise will be demoed by the developers for the very first time at the Games Developers Conference 2016, in San Francisco, CA. To make an appointment to see the game, please contact Lindsay Schneider.
· Variety of tenants – A wide variety of business, leisure and utility units are available, with much more to be revealed
· Manage your utilities – your building will require a carefully balanced mix of utilities, such as electricity, gas, water, TV and internet access, along with the necessary infrastructures to support these systems
· Political and civic challenges – your tower will fall under various restraints (height, population, work hours etc) that you will only be able to overcome by earning political favour in the city
· Sandbox or story – start from scratch and create to your heart’s content, or play your way through a set of optional scenarios
Project Highrise will launch on PC and Mac in Summer 2016. For more information, please visit the Kasedo Games website here. For a first-look at the game in action at GDC please contact Lindsay Schneider to make an appointment.
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About Kasedo Games
Kasedo Games is the ‘digital first’ - Division of Kalypso Media. The Kasedo Games label is committed to publishing high quality games in the mid-price range, distributed primarily digitally. Titles already published under the Kasedo label include ‘Blood Knights’ (PC), ‘Hegemony Rome: Rise of Caesar’ (PC) and ‘Mechs & Mercs: Black Talons’ (PC). Upcoming titles include ‘Excubitor’ (PC), Upwards, Lonely Robot (PC) and Project Highrise (PC, Mac). www.kasedogames.com
SomaSim is a Chicago-based studio founded in 2013 to create immersive simulation games for modern audiences. Their first game was the Gold Rush-themed 1849, which released for PC, Mac and tablets in May 2014. Lead developer Robert Zubek has previously worked at EA, Three Rings Design, and most recently Zynga, where he was a founding team member on both CityVille and Farmville 2. Writer and art director Matthew Viglione comes from a publishing background and has over ten years of graphic design and communications experience.Learn more at www.somasim.com.