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  Captivating diesel-punk adventure AIRHEART set to soar onto PC and PS4 later this month with additional consoles to follow
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07/12/2018
 


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

ZURICH, Germany  July 10, 2018 – Blindflug Studios, the Zurich-based independent studio behind critically acclaimed successes such as First Strike and Cloud Chasers, is thrilled to announce that AIRHEART will be swooping onto PC and PlayStation®4 on July 24, with release on additional consoles coming in the following weeks.

AIRHEART is a stunning diesel-punk action game in which players become Amelia, a young pilot living in the cloud city of Granaria who wishes to one day reach the world’s edge. In order to survive and thrive in the floating city, Amelia must take to the air in her customizable plane to go sky fishing, avoiding pirates and many other dangers along the way.

Players are free to explore the beautifully vibrant, vertical world above Granaria at their leisure, soaring higher and higher into the sky as they take on rival aircraft using tight, responsive twin-stick controls and an assortment of aero-based abilities.

In between bouts of action, a robust crafting system offers Amelia opportunities to upgrade her highly customizable plane, crafting new items from scrap obtained from fallen foes. With over 40 weapons and airplane parts, there are tons of combinations to find your ideal airplane. Funds can also be earned from sky fishing, but doing so might have a bigger impact on Granaria’s ecosystem as it first might seem.

Tough, smart and determined, the character of Amelia, along with the game itself, is a tribute to famed author, adventurer and pioneer Amelia Earhart – on whose July 24 birthday the game will make its console debut.

“All of us at Blindflug are really excited to share AIRHEART with the world – I know that gamers will love Amelia and the colorful universe she inhabits,” said Moritz Zumbühl, Blindflug Studios CEO. “With an in-depth customization system, a raft of combat options and a world that changes according to how you treat it, I believe we’ve delivered a deep, beautiful gameplay experience for everyone to enjoy.”

AIRHEART will arrive first on PC and PlayStation®4 on July 24, 2018, followed by launching on further consoles in the coming weeks.

For more information, please visit the official website: http://airheartgame.com/

About AIRHEART – Tales of broken Wings

AIRHEART is a dieselpunk airplane action game where every colorful level is built on top of the previous one, all the way up to the stratosphere.

Welcome to Granaria, a flying city in the clouds. Meet Amelia - a young pilot and fisherwoman wishing to reach the abundant world's edge. Sky fishing became a really dangerous job, with pirates roaming around everywhere. So start your engines, arm your airplane and get ready to make the catch of a lifetime!

AIRHEART combines free-roaming, twin stick gameplay with a beautiful, colorful world. Defeat your enemies, salvage their scrap and reuse it to craft new parts for your airplane. Build and try out over 40 weapons and airplane parts. Combine their abilities to become the pirates' worst nightmare. Or just have some fun with your enemies and use your harpoon to disarm, unshield, swing them around or drag them back home to disassemble them.

An airplane game reimagined in a wonderful world, AIRHEART is a treat to fans and newcomers to flight action games alike.

About Blindflug Studios

Blindflug Studios is a young Swiss game developer made up of seven designers and developers. The studio was born in 2014 as a spin-off to successful Zurich-based web agency Feinheit. Its mission is to develop awesome games that tackle relevant topics of our time by transporting them into fascinating and surprising game worlds. Its debut title, “First Strike,” dealt with nuclear proliferation and the dangers of nuclear weapons, while also being a smash hit, having more than four million players to this day.