Fenix Rage Awarded GameMaker Showcase Game of the Year 2014 – Wickedly Addictive Platformer Celebrates Win with Weeklong 60% Off Steam Sale
TWAIN HARTE, CA – February 4, 2015 – Green Lava Studios and Reverb Triple XP proudly announced today that the acclaimed action-platformer Fenix Ragehas been honored with the GameMaker Game Of the Year 2014 award. From a field of twelve acclaimed indie games utilizing the GameMaker engine, Fenix Ragereceived over 50% of all votes making it the clear winner. To commemorate this achievement, Fenix Rage is now available for a limited time at $5.99 (60% off SRP) on Steam.
“On behalf of YoYo Games, we want to congratulate the Green Lava Studios’ team on winning the GameMaker Game Of The Year,” says Stuart Poole, head of production at YoYo Games. “The GameMaker engine has enabled talented game developers realize their dreams and it’s wonderful to see Eduardo and his Costa Rican team achieve the success that they deserve.”
“GameMaker is an amazing engine that gives us the power and speed – especially speed – to make Fenix Rage the fast and furious game experience we wanted,” said Eduardo Ramirez, lead programmer and founder of Green Lava Studios. “To be compared in a group of great games like Hyper Light Drifter and Nidhogg is amazing – to have gamers vote for us to win is just tremendous.”
With very positive Steam customer ratings, step into the shoes of Fenix, a really sweet creature of speed and (blocky) cuteness… then feel his boundless rage. He is pissed! You would be too if your village was decimated by a huge explosion, leaving only two survivors: Fenix and the mysterious enemy Oktarus. Fenix will track down this shadowy villain through nine worlds, defeating righteously brutal bosses and hundreds of minions bent on his destruction, on a mission to return order and harmony back to his world.
Fenix Rage is available now on PC via Steam for $5.99 for a limited time. Fenix Rage is in development for PlayStation@4, PlayStation®Vita, and the Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and will be released later this year. For the latest buzz and upcoming features, follow Fenix Rage onTwitter, “Like” the game on Facebook, and visit the official Website at www.FenixRage.com.
ABOUT GREEN LAVA STUDIOS
Green Lava Studios prides itself on combining technology, new gameplay experiences, inventive storytelling, and meaningful messages into completely unique and compelling interactive entertainment. Hailing from lovely Costa Rica, Green Lava Studios consists of an experienced four-year team whose mission is to create fun, memorable, and captivating games for the whole world to enjoy. With several successful titles already under its belt, including “Bonfire Trail”, winner of the “Square Enix Latin America Game Contest Finalist Award (3rd Place)” in 2012, Green Lava is one of the brightest young independent developers in Latin America.
ABOUT REVERB TRIPLE XP
An extension of interactive entertainment agency Reverb Communications, Inc., Reverb Triple XP provides a spectrum of services customized to focus on the needs of indie game developers. Reverb Triple XP powers up titles that stand out with excellent gameplay, creative design, and that elusive fun factor. Once chosen, our team of game industry veterans works with the game developers to fully understand and play the title, then execute on world class marketing, PR, social, production and distribution services that are fitting for games of the highest quality.