Genre-defying Shooter Bedlam Launches for PC and Console
Gaming love-letter packed with innovative retro action blasts onto PS4, Xbox One, PC and Mac
London, 13 October 2015 – RedBedlam in association with Vision Games Publishing, today announced that the genre-defying FPS game, Bedlam, is launching for current-gen consoles and PC. The game, with a script by acclaimed author Christopher Brookmyre adapted from his best-selling science-fiction novel of the same name, has released for PlayStation®4, PC, and OSX with the version for Xbox One, the all in one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, arriving on Xbox Game Store on Friday, October 16th. All versions are priced at £14.99 in the UK.
“As a lifelong gamer, Bedlam is the love-letter to gaming I’ve always wanted to write, and the team at RedBedlam have done an astonishing job bringing my ‘gameverse’ to life” said Christopher Brookmyre. “It’s a great feeling to know that gamers can now explore the world of Bedlam via a totally different medium.”
RedBedlam also released a brand-new launch trailer which showcases the innovative retro-gaming inspired action players can expect to experience first-hand in the game.
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In Bedlam, players take on the role of Heather Quinn (aka Athena), a programmer at medical scanning developer Neurosphere, who finds herself transported into the world of Starfire: a nineties FPS she remembers from her teen years. Searching for an explanation and a way home, she ventures beyond Starfire to discover a vast realm of interconnected game worlds documenting the evolution of the FPS genre and of video games in general. As Athena, players move through numerous game settings while battling against a digital conspiracy that seeks to destroy the game worlds and their characters. A fast-paced and authentically unique FPS,Bedlam serves up a dizzying variety of genres from fantasy RPGs to classic 2D arcade games to WWII shooters in an innovative journey through gaming nostalgia.
For the latest on Bedlam, visit the game’s official website athttp://www.bedlamthegame.com .
RedBedlam Ltd. was founded in 2001 in order to create virtual worlds and to realise virtual economies. The company spent approximately five years developing its proprietary virtual world and virtual economics technologies alongside its first commercial virtual world, Roma Victor®, which was released in 2006. RedBedlam’s other MMORPG, The Missing Ink, launched in beta in 2012. RedBedlam’s virtual world technology is licensed by a number of clients including the popular kid’s virtual world and social network – www.dpals.com. RedBedlam is a fully independent privately held company. www.redbedlam.com
About Standfast Interactive
Vision Games Publishing is the publishing arm of Standfast Vision, a Guernsey based fund specialising in the video games industry, investing across genres, business models and gaming platforms. Vision Games Publishing offers sales, marketing and production assistance, working closely with developers to help take their game to market.