THQ NORDIC AND WIRED PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE RETAIL PARTNERSHIP FOR VICTOR VRAN: OVERKILL EDITION AND THE TOWN OF LIGHT
Definitive Editions of Demon-Hunting Action RPG and First-Person Psychological Thriller Due for Worldwide Release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in late Spring 2017
Watford, United Kingdom and Vienna, Austria — March 16, 2017 —Publishers Wired Productions and THQ Nordic are thrilled to announce a continuation in their partnership to bring the award-winning action RPG developed by Haemimont Games, Victor Vran, and first-person psychological thriller developed by LKA.it, The Town of Light, to retail. Both titles will feature numerous enhancements following their original digital releases on PC, and will launch for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PC.
Featuring brand new content and complete with visual enhancements alongside outstanding performance at 60fps, the award-winning isometric action RPG Victor Vran is coming to the PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One and Windows PC as Victor Vran: Overkill Edition. Two new content expansions ring in the Overkill Edition, including the ethereal Fractured Worlds, a challenging and empowering new chapter in the story of Victor Vran, and Motörhead: Through the Ages, a wild, heavy metal adventure inspired by, officially endorsed by and starring the loudest band in the world.
Offering up to four-player online co-op, Victor Vran encourages players to venture and vanquish to their liking as they forge their own personal version of Victor by utilizing a vast array of powerful weapons, game-changing outfits, and wicked, spell-like demon powers. The official trailer can be found at:
https://youtu.be/OFEh1nXkeys [All Platforms]
https://youtu.be/6V_vl_WYP28 [PlayStation 4]
https://youtu.be/ddR_J2JhbiM [Xbox One]
An enhanced edition of the original, this new release of the psychological thriller The Town of Light will offer new puzzles, additional story elements, reworked voiceover dialogue, more interactive elements and a huge graphical and UI overhaul that aims to deliver a more polished and immersive experience for its console debut on the PlayStation®4 system and Xbox One. Existing owners of the digital PC version will receive this update free of charge.
Set in the Volterra Psychiatric Asylum – a former mental treatment facility based in Tuscany, Italy – The Town of Light is based on extensive research and inspired by real facts. Played through the fictional eyes of Renée, a 16-year-old girl who suffers from the symptoms of mental illness, players must search for answers to the many questions from Renée’s past while exploring and uncovering the place where she spent most of her youth. What happens next is a dark and emotional journey where the lines of interactive entertainment, storytelling, and reality frequently tend to blur. The official trailer can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdjLeghO3uE&feature=youtu.be
“THQ Nordic are a trusted partner, and it is great to continue our professional relationship,” said Leo Zullo, managing director of Wired Productions. “Their distribution reach, knowledge and support is a key part of our publishing strategy for these titles, and we’re thrilled to be working with such a talented team once more.”
“Wired Productions always deliver outstanding marketing and public relations support to every title they publish,” said Jan Binsmaier, , Publishing Director THQ Nordic. “Wired Productions’ eye for detail and bringing great products to market is second to none, and we’re delighted to continue our working partnership with these two great titles.”
About Wired Productions Ltd
Wired Productions is an established independent computer games publisher based in Watford, Hertfordshire, UK. Founded in 2008, Wired have produced over 40 titles for many global publishers and are part of the team responsible for the 1.5 million unit selling We Sing franchise. In 2013, Wired moved into console publishing on all major platforms. Notable launches to date include Let’s Fish! Hooked On, Tiny Troopers Joint Ops, Last Inua and Super Dungeon Bros. Victor Vran is the latest title to be signed for 2017.
Wired Productions are also a founding member of We Sing Productions, which is a collaboration between THQ Nordic, Wired Productions and Le Cortex, with the sole mission to establish a new range of We Sing products for all formats.
About THQ Nordic
Founded in 2008, THQ Nordic is a global video game publisher and developer. Based in Vienna, Austria and Karlstad, Sweden with subsidiaries in Germany and the USA, THQ Nordic brands include Darksiders, MX vs. ATV, Red Faction and Titan Quest. THQ Nordic is meant to represent a core approach of doing much more than “owning” a highly competitive portfolio of IP. It revolves around cherishing them, and aligning them with the very best development resources to expand upon them with the level of experience that communities and established fan bases expect and deserve.
The company’s internal development studios are Grimlore Games based in Munich, Germany and Rainbow Studios based in Phoenix, Arizona.
About Haemimont Games AD
Haemimont Games is Bulgaria’s largest independent video game developer. Founded in 1997 by CEO Gabriel Dobrev, the award winning studio is home to more than 50 passionate designers, programmers and artists who have been brought together by a common passion: to thrill, engage and provoke gamers worldwide. The studio has developed multiple titles including the highly acclaimed Tropico series, Grand Ages: Rome, Omerta: City of Gangsters and Victor Vran on a variety of platforms – MS Windows, MacOS, Linux, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PS4, using its proprietary multi-platform engine.
For more information visit www.HaemimontGames.com .
LKA.it is an independent game development studio based in Florence, Italy. LKA.it was founded in 2014 by the veteran artist Luca Dalcò, with a clear objective, to create strong story driven gaming experiences. The Town of Light was first launched on PC in early 2016 and was critically acclaimed and loved by a dedicated community of gamers, and fills the gap between gaming and reality, creating a compelling narrative experience based on real facts and events.
For more information visit www.lka.it .