Reverb Publishing is making a cottage industry out of publishing successfully Kickstarted games. Now, it's taken on 2Dawn Games' PC shooter Ravaged, which was funded in May.
Ravaged supports up to 32 players fighting together online, and combines combat and both terrestrial and aerial vehicles – like this gyro helicopter thing! That looks like a fun thing to be shot at in.
If you'd like to try being shot at in a helicopter, or even shooting a helicopter, Ravaged is in closed beta. Sign up here.%Gallery-163475%
Developer 2 Dawn Games' Post-Apocalyptic First-Person Vehicular Shooter to Pummel PAX Prime Attendees
Twain Harte, CA – August 27, 2012 – Reverb Publishing today announced it will publish 2 Dawn Games' stunning first-person online multiplayer title, Ravaged. Built from the ground up using Unreal Engine 3, Ravaged is an online PC first-person shooter that hammers gamers with savage balls-to-the-wall combat featuring five classes, clan support and dedicated servers.
Check out the gameplay trailer here.
Indie developer 2 Dawn Games, comprised of veteran staff members who have worked on top-tier titles Battlefield, Desert Combat, and Frontlines, have poured their collective talent into this apocalyptic combat game, packing straight-up first-person shooting, ground and air-based vehicular combat, and sprawling tactical battles for up to 32 players online. Ravaged is currently in its closed beta and players can sign up now at: http://www.2dawn.com/games/ravaged/join-the-beta
"Partnering with Reverb Publishing is a defining moment for us," said Boris Ustaev, project lead for Ravaged with 2 Dawn Games. "Reverb's model of supporting digital video game developers provides us with a full menu of production, marketing, public relations, and business development support, allowing us to focus 100 percent of our time on making the best game possible. In addition to Reverb's support, our popular beta tests have garnered a huge, dedicated following. Couple that with our successful Kickstarter campaign, and we're in a great position to deliver an amazing game."
Ravaged is rated "M" for mature due to the violent subject matter, and is not intended for younger audiences. To play Ravaged at PAX Prime 2012 in Seattle, WA, please visit Reverb's booth #3340.
"From the first time our team played Ravaged we knew it was a standout title," said Doug Kennedy, president and CEO, Reverb Publishing. "This partnership with 2 Dawn Games is a perfect example of why we started Reverb Publishing. This very talented team has a great game and solid community as evidenced by its successful Kickstarter campaign. Reverb will now step in to help elevate the game's visibility so gamers everywhere can jump into the action and log some kills."
Ravaged joins Reverb Publishing's growing roster of titles, which includes the smash-hit Dungeon Defenders, the recently-released JAM Live Music Arcade and Jeremy McGrath's Offroad, as well as the upcoming Sanctum 2, Primal Carnage, Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller, Black Knight Sword, Orc Attack and many more. For more information on Reverb Publishing and its line-up of titles, please visit us at reverbpublishing.com, follow us on Twitter or 'Like' us on Facebook.
Be sure to follow 2 Dawn Games on Twitter, Facebook, and pre-order the game at the official 2 Dawn Games website.
ABOUT REVERB PUBLISHING:
Launched in 2010, Reverb Publishing offers digital publishing to independent game developers on PlayStation Network, Xbox LIVE Arcade, WiiWare, PC, iOS and Droid, by combining production and business development support paired with the proven public relations and marketing agency expertise from its parent company, Reverb Communications. Reverb Publishing's unique business model is form fitted for studios, ensuring that they receive the majority of the game's revenue and maintain ownership of their titles while Reverb handles all the non-developmental tasks including production support, navigating QA, and preparing for product submission.
The PR veterans at Reverb Communications have worked on recognizable brands Guitar Hero, Rock Band, The Beatles: Rock Band, Dance Central, Star Trek Online, as well as stellar digital titles Battle Slots, Army of Darkness, BloodRayne: Betrayal, Kung Fu LIVE and the critically-acclaimed Dungeon Defenders.
For more information about Reverb Publishing, please visit reverbpublishing.com.
ABOUT 2 Dawn Games:
Established in 2009, 2 Dawn Games is dead set on bringing the fun back into gaming. Our team is made up of passionate gamers with AAA game development experience. We have worked on titles such as Battlefield, DesertCombat, Frontlines and more, but now we are ready to break some rules and make some games that bring the community together for some laugh out loud experiences. Our focus is on online core gaming that requires skill, teamwork and diapers because you are going to piss your pants.