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  ANNOUNCING FEROCIOUS ARENA FIRST PERSON SHOOTER 'JACKHAMMER'
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07/18/2017
 


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

London, UK, 18th July 2017 - Green Man Gaming Publishing and Mission Ctrl Studios today announce the futuristic arena first person shooter JackHammer, to be released in Early Access for PC later this year.

Set in a future where televised sport has escalated, the latest event to take the world by storm is JackHammer. Robots covered in their sponsors' logos enter into an arena and engage in an explosive, deadly form of dodgeball in front of adoring, paying fans.

JackHammer encourages players to hone their futuristic sporting prowess by employing skillful play, from trick shots to rebounds, and use superhuman athletic ability to own the arena.

" JackHammer is a project driven by a love for high-octane, skill-based games. Bringing our game to PC is a hugely exciting step, and we look forward to engaging with players and continuing to develop JackHammer into a truly unique experience," said Tom, Developer at Mission Ctrl Studios.

"JackHammer is a core, first person experience that relies on lightning fast reaction times and pure skill. Presented with glorious graphics, great action and plenty of customization, it's shaping up to be a key title when it launches in Early Access later this year," said Gary Rowe, EVP Publishing at Green Man Gaming.

Game Description

JackHammer is a fast-paced FPS experience, where reactions and reflexes are the only thing that stands between you and your enemies.

In the near future, military tech corporations form the International Robotics Combat Association, pitting their state-of-the-art humanoid weapons against one another in arenas around the globe. Robots launch iridium-alloy MurderBalls at their opponents to the roar of adoring (and paying) fans. 

Broadcast throughout the world,  JackHammer is a frantic and ferocious game of survival for the athletes unfortunate enough to be enlisted. 

  • High-octane multiplayer future sports in purpose-built combat arenas
  • Fully customizable robotic armors allow you to create your own unique combatant
  • Blast, shunt and grapple your way through online rankings and prove your mettle
  • Hone your skills and prove your mastery with trick shots, rebounds and superhuman agility.
  • Powered by Unreal Engine 4 – demolishing 900 pound robots never felt so good!
  • A pumping electronic soundtrack provides the score for robot slaying arena action. 
 

-ENDS

Press assets for JackHammer can be found here.

Coming soon to Early Access on PC.

Available on Steam, Green Man Gaming and Humble

 

For more information please contact:

David Martin

Marketing & Communications Manager, Publishing

E - [email protected]

Notes to Editors

About Green Man Gaming

Green Man Gaming is a global technology company at the heart of the video games industry.

Greenmangaming.com is an eCommerce store and community offering over 8,500 digital multi-platform games from 550 publishers to gamers in 195 countries in combination with the latest game insights and information. Millions of gamers worldwide have access to a single destination that allows them to discuss, discover and share all things gaming within a highly engaged community. This includes game data tracking, reviews as well as expert insights available on Green Man Gaming’s game hubs, blog and newsroom.

Green Man Gaming Publishing works with independent development studios globally to market their own games and increase the visibility of games in a challenging marketplace. The industry expertise and knowledge of the publishing team provide developers with hands on and collaborative support that includes in-depth market analysis, integrated Marketing and PR campaigns, finishing finance options and global retail strategy.

Leveraging its patented technology, Green Man Gaming also partners with game publishers and leading hardware manufacturers to support their marketing initiatives. Announced at CES 2017, Green Man Gaming’s digital storefront is currently being made available on millions of Lenovo laptops worldwide through the Lenovo Entertainment Hub. Green Man Gaming has also partnered with Intel® to build and manage their software distribution hub which offers digital games to over 1,000 hardware partners as part of the Intel® Partner Program.

Green Man Gaming has been recognised by leading bodies in the video gaming, business and technology sectors with over 30 awards received since it was launched in 2010.

www.greenmangaming.com

About Mission Ctrl Studios

Mission Ctrl Studios are a two man development team from the UK. JackHammer is their first game.

https://www.mission-ctrl.co.uk/