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  Publisher Ziggurat Interactive Acquires 3DO Games Catalog from Prism Entertainment
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04/27/2020
 


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

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DENVER, COLORADO (April 27, 2020) Ziggurat Interactive, a leading publisher of modern and retro-games for PC and console platforms, announced today the acquisition of a library of more than 30 games from Prism Entertainment. These titles originally owned by The 3DO Company and its affiliates include Captain Quazar, Killing Time, Requiem: Avenging Angel, Uprising: Join or Die, and Uprising: Lead and Destroy, are now owned wholly by Ziggurat Interactive, who has taken over publishing rights on digital platforms including Steam and GOG.com.

 

“We’re very excited to announce our agreement with Prism Entertainment,” said Michael Devine, Senior VP of Business Development, Ziggurat Interactive. “One of our fundamental pillars as a publisher — and as fans of classic games ourselves — is to get titles that meant so much to so many, into the hands of gamers, both old and new. By bringing back games like Uprising and Requiem to digital stores, we’re helping make that happen.”

 

“Seeing these classic titles reach a new audience on today’s PC platforms is thrilling,” said Jamie Cook, CEO of Prism Entertainment. “We appreciate how Ziggurat is bringing back great games for modern audiences, and can’t wait to see these classics on digital shelves.”

 

Key titles include: 

 

  • Killing TimeSolve the mystery of the sinister artifact, the “Water Clock of Thoth,” as you battle your way through waves of ghosts, demons and the undead in this horror-themed first-person shooter. 

     

  • Requiem: Avenging Angel: Stop the end-times from arriving as the angel Malachi, using your divine powers! Fallen angels have taken control of humanity, and it’s up to you to stop them from bringing about a world-ending apocalypse.

     

  • Uprising: Join or DieCommand the Wraith combat vehicle in this sci-fi title combining first-person combat and strategic base-building. Fend off the forces of the Imperium and fight for your people’s freedom!

     

  • Uprising 2: Lead and DestroyReturn to the helm of the mighty Wraith combat vehicle in a continuation of the storyline from Uprising: Join or Die. Blast your way through 36 missions in a quest to learn the location of the enemy citadel. 
Also included in the purchase are the sci-fi comedy shooter Captain Quazar and mercenary battlefield-biz sim Wages of War: The Business of Battle!

 

More info about Ziggurat Interactive and its current lineup is available on Facebook, Twitter, and the company’s official website, with info on their upcoming products to be announced as released.

 

About Ziggurat Interactive

 

Ziggurat Interactive was launched in late 2019 with the goal of preserving and expanding the legacy of video games. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Ziggurat creates and celebrates games — expanding the audience for both retro and new titles by making them accessible to players of all types while bringing classic licenses and new IPs to market through a variety of distribution channels across multiple platforms.

  

About Prism Entertainment

 

Prism Entertainment, Inc., based in Palo Alto, California, owns and licenses video games originally published by The 3DO Company and its affiliates, including BattleTanx, Battlesport, and others. Prism’s mission is to introduce today’s gamers to its classic titles, instantly putting players right in the action without needing to master a manual.

 

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PRESS CONTACT

 

Ted Brockwood or Mario R. Kroll

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