Lock and Load, the Emperor Needs You! Space Hulk: Ascension Edition Available November 12th for Windows, Mac and Linux on Steam, Pre-Order Announced
Full Control Announces Pre-Order and Releases Second Video Developer Diary Outlining Design, Level Content and Gameplay Features
Copenhagen, Denmark – November 3rd, 2014 — Prepare yourself, Terminator! Today independent studio Full Control revealed that Space Hulk: Ascension Edition will launch on November 12th for Windows, Mac and Linux on Steam. Players who pre-order Space Hulk: Ascension Edition on Steam will get a 10% discount, and those that own the original Space Hulk will receive an additional 15% discount off the RRP: a total discount of 25%. Space Hulk: Ascension Edition is now available for pre-order at http://store.steampowered.com/app/317620/
Space Hulk: Ascension Edition is a completely new experience that takes the game to a whole new level. With reworked mechanics and a host of new features, including RPG progression mechanics, new Genestealer variations, new rules, and missions structure, Space Hulk: Ascension Edition has 10 x the content of the original game, with a playtime of 50-100 hours.
Features for Space Hulk: Ascension Edition include:
- Huge Amounts of Content – 103 unique missions spread out across 3 campaign chapters
- New Enemies – new Genestealer variations for you to face in the depths of the Space Hulk.
- New Mechanics – a complete reworking of the board game rules and mechanics. It’s still the Space Hulk game you love, reimagined for a new experience.
- Customisation – RPG-style skill progression and player squad management allow you to create your own tailor-made team of hardened veterans
- New weapons, more complex maps, combi-weapons and flash missions.
- 10 times the amount of content of the original game, with a playtime of 50 – 100 hours.
“We are so excited to announce the release date and pre-order for the next instalment of our Space Hulk game”, said Thomas Hentschel Lund, CEO of Full Control. “In Space Hulk: Ascension Edition, we have taken player feedback and built a new experience, with deep RPG style progression that takes the claustrophobic, tense experience in the battle against Genestealers to a whole new level”.
Space Hulk: Ascension Edition is a 3D, digital, turn based, strategy game, which builds upon the classic board game experience, and adds new RPG style mechanics, additional weapons, enemy types, an all-new chapter and loads of other new features. Set in the isolated corridors and tomb-like chambers of ancient vessels lost in the graveyard of space, players lead a small force of fearless Space Marine Terminators in a ferocious fight for survival against hordes of predatory, alien Genestealers.
To coincide with the release date announcement, the second video developer diary reveals the design, levels and user interface behind Space Hulk: Ascension Edition.
Yiew the Video Developer Diary on Youtube:
You can find more information about Space Hulk: Ascension Edition at: www.spacehulk-ascension.com
About Full Control
Full Control is a small independent studio based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Over the years they have specialized in the genre of turn-based strategy games and have several productions in their portfolio, including “Space Hulk Ascension”. The development team have just released “Jagged Alliance: Flashback” and in 2013 released “Space Hulk”, a turn-based videogame adaptation of the hugely popular Warhammer 40k boardgame.
About Games Workshop®
Games Workshop® Group PLC (LSE:GAW.L) is based in Nottingham, UK. Games Workshop designs, manufactures, retails, and distributes its range of Warhammer® and Warhammer® 40,000® games, miniature soldiers, novels and model kits through more than 400 of its own Hobby centres, the Internet and independent retail channels in more than 50 countries worldwide. Further details on the company can be obtained atwww.games-workshop.com