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  Game Publisher IGS Publishing announces Coin-Op PC Title “Bug N’ Out”
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04/15/2016
 


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

****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE****

Monday, March 29 th, 2016--- IGS Publishing and Neuron Games is proud to announce Bug N’ Out, an old school style coin-op title, available for PC on Amazon’s digital marketplace on Thursday, March 31 st, 2016, and most other digital portals, such as the Humble Store, coming soon after. This instant classic will bring a nostalgic addition to any gamers’ classic line up.

Bug N’ Out plays in the style of old 1980’s arcade games, with a Starship Troopers-like twist. You’re the last line of defense in an alien bug attack. Destroy the invasion or be overrun.  You have very limited lives to secure peace across the worlds. Can you win this war? Bug N’ Out takes cues from old Amiga, Atari, and Sega games, with a hint of Plants vs. Zombies, in this fast paced, hard-as-nails instant hit.

Randell Trulson, President of Neuron Games, is most excited for the home grown engine that runs the entire game, the Cortex Engine. A passion project of over half a decade, the Cortex Engine is an extremely versatile engine designed for the more classic era feel to games, while bringing a more modern capability with it.

Randell offered some behind the scenes information on the game, explaining “ Bug N’ Out began as a research and development project named ‘ Megaloptura’ on the Cortex Engine that became an incredibly fun coin-op style game over time. It can (and will) bring hours of non-stop action. No loading, no save games; just sit down and unleash your inner aggression by defending the colonies of Earth from the onslaught of the insect horde!”

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Game Publisher IGS Publishing announced Coin-Op PC Title “Bug N’ Out”

Paul Lombardi, CEO and President of IGS Publishing, spoke about Bug N’ Out and Neuron Games, “We, at IGS, are excited to be a part of Bug N’ Out’s release, as well as helping premiere the Cortex Engine’s very optimistic future. We look forward to the success of this title and the future of Neuron.”

Bug N’ Out will be available in the USA on Amazon on March 29 th, 2016 for $9.99 USD, with Steam, GOG, Windows App Store, Humble Store, and several other major digital distribution portals soon after.

About IGS

www.igspublisher.com

Founded by game industry veteran, Paul Lombardi, co-founder of I-Magic and early member of the Microprose team, IGS Publishing, Inc. has risen to fame over the past several years with popular PC MMO World of Tanks, as well as other PC titles APB Reloaded, Gun Ship, Air Warriors, Battle Squadron, F-15 Strike Eagle, Restaurant Empire, and the X3 Series. Maintained internally, the company has been associated with sports simulators, flight simulators, and several science fiction based games.

About Neuron Games

www.neurongames.com

            Established in 1997, Neuron Games is a game development studio, comprised of software engineers with more than 40 years of combined experience in design, implementation, and testing of software solutions and interactive entertainment. Randell and Cathy Trulson started Neuron Games as a hobby, but soon grew it into a full blown company with the release of The Farm Game for DOS.

About Cortex Engine

            The Cortex Engine is a home grown game development suite of tools and video game engine that allow for the development of both 2D and 3D games of any genre. It allows for the utilization of modern technologies, higher definitions, and more recent advancements, even in more retro style games, such as coin-op and point and click. The engine is powerful enough to handle both low end and high end games.

To request a review copy of Bug N’ Out, request an interview with Neuron Games, or to ask about more details regarding Bug N’ Out, IGS Publishing, or Neuron Games, please contact Jesse Collins at (770) 608-9449 or jcollins@igspublisher.com . For more retail product information, visit www.neurongames.com .