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  Quar: Infernal Machines, the first ever turn-based-strategy game available for the PlayStation ®VR, to be released in all Sony Europe regions on Friday 15 th March 2019. 
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03/15/2019
 


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

Chesterfield, March 15th, 2019 – International Publisher FUNBOX MEDIA LTD today announce that in association with HOPLITE RESEAERCH LLC and STEEL WOOL STUDIOS, the European physical and digital release of Quar: Infernal Machines on the PlayStation®Store on Friday 15th March 2019.

About the game:

Quar: Infernal Machines is the 1st ever turn-based-strategy game available for the PlayStation®VR, set in the grimmsical world of Alwyd, based on the award-winning Table Top Game system “This Quar’s War” by http://zombiesmith.com

Play through more than a dozen missions with a god’s eye view or go down onto the battlefield to be immersed in the action only VR can provide.  Can you lead your Quar to victory?!

Command cavalry to sweep the enemy’s flanks.  Send Baeliog armoured tractors forward to shatter hardened defences.  Your rhyflers are armed with weapons ranging from the humble Bogen rifle to heavy-automatic shotguns.  Rely on your stalwart officers to keep up your troop’s morale and to call in deadly airstrikes.  But above all, preserve the honour of your cause!

Quar contains a living, breathing, upgradeable base, fully populated with Quar troops going about their business!  Upgrade your mechanic’s bay for better tractors.  Upgrade the mess hall (and its chow!) for better morale and get that hanger built so you can call in air-strikes!

Features:

  • PlayStation VR compatible including Move Controller support.
  • Based on the award-winning Table Top Game system “This Quar’s War” by http://zombiesmith.com
  • The 1st Turn-based-strategy game available for the PlayStation®VR!
  • Over 6 hours of unique game play.
  • More than 12 levels in which to fight for the Crusader cause! From lonely outposts in the woods, to trenches, to the dead of night and finally culminating in the epic battle of Gate 18!
  • 18 different friendly and enemy units! From infantry to cavalry and armoured tractors to snipers and heavy-automatic shotguns!
  • Get up close and walk around the game units “life size” in the Quarpedia. Learn about their historical uses, stats and in-game abilities.
  • Listen to and read the letters of a Quar soldier on the front lines to his young cousin back home.

Back Story of the game:

It seems the Quar have always been at war.  When the first wandering clans of insect gatherers built their low, mud-walled buildings, it was as much to keep out other Quar as the wild animals.  As they first learned to make tools to get food, they quickly learned to make tools to defend themselves.  The mud walls quickly became fortified citadels, and then city-states.  In five thousand years of civilization, the constants of their culture have been the changing of the seasons and the threat of war.

For the last 700 years the Quar have been waging The Long War to a bloody stalemate that has wracked their world.  But the balance of power is shifting, and Alykinder’s Crusade is attempting to end The Long War by conquering all the Quar nations.  This game takes you to one battle in one theatre of The Long War, between the Crusader Army and the Royalist Coftyran Crymuster.

From the publishers.

“We were approached by Hoplite with the proposal of bringing Quar Infernal Machines to the PlayStation 4 console in Sony Europe regions, and just from looking at the game design document, we knew it would be a project we’d be interested in.  Being our first VR release, whilst also being the first turn-based-strategy game available for PlayStation VR, we are really excited to be bringing this to market.” – Barry Hatch, MD at Funbox Media Ltd

From the developers.

"Working with Funbox as a partner to bring our innovative gaming experience to market allows us to focus on design and Funbox handles the rest.  Quar: Infernal Machines redefines virtual table-top gaming by bringing traditional H.G. Wells "Toy Soldier" experiences to a new generation and bridges the gap between technology and strategy." – Manny Granillo, MD of Hoplite Research LLC.

Check out the game on the PlayStation®Store page HERE

To download the media pack including packshot, screens, banners and videos etc, please click HERE

 

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To request a review code for Quar: Infernal Machines, or any other Funbox Media title, please contact:

Email – [email protected]

 

About Funbox Media Ltd

Funbox Media, located in Chesterfield UK, is a third-party publisher for all video and mobile gaming platforms. Originally focusing on casual, affordable games, Funbox strengthened its catalogue by bringing to market established brands such as the hit TV game show The Cube, Warhammer 40,000, SPACE HULK, MYST, Don Bradman Cricket, Gem Smashers, and XBLAZE CODE EMBRYO, alongside its existing impressive portfolio of titles. Distributing to all PAL territories and with over 60 years of combined experience, Funbox Media Ltd is an established and reliable partner in the industry. For more information about Funbox Media Ltd and their products please visit www.funboxmedia.co.uk

About Hoplite Research LLC

As a developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment software, Hoplite Research, LLC is currently celebrating its 16th year. Hoplite Research, LLC creates intellectual property and games through technology, innovation, and design on console, online, arcade, PC, Mac, and mobile devices. www.hoplite-research.com