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  ZOMBIE DRIVER™ HD NOW AVAILABLE ON PSN IN EUROPE
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01/24/2013
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

SZCZECIN, POLAND - JANUARY 24, 2013 - EXOR Studios, an independent game development company is proud to announce that Zombie Driver HD is now available on the PlayStation Network in Europe for €9.99. In Japan the game will be available on January 29th.

A launch trailer showing huge mutated bosses, hundreds of annihilated zombies and non-stop action:

Zombie Driver HD Launch Trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=1i0AD_kDX1s

"Zombie Driver HD on the PS3 is the first console version of the game rendered in native 1920x1080 resolution with no compromise. We wanted to make sure that the game looks really good in Full HD and a simple "up-scale" of our 2D art was out of the question. Instead we took the extra effort of actually manually re-making all of the HUD elements, character images, cut-scene subtitles, etc. to make sure all elements of the game are extra crisp."

"Not only that, but we also prepared an exclusive reward on the PS3 for completing the Story Mode. If you like smashing zombies with your car, you're going to enjoy it a lot more with a super fast Drifter super car. It is the fastest car in the game and as soon as it is unlocked, it becomes available in all game modes." - said Pawel Lekki, co-founder of EXOR Studios

Zombie Driver was first released on the PC platform in December 2009. Zombie Driver HD is a hugely expanded and improved new release and includes more than three times the content of the original.

EXOR Studios received a lot of questions about the differences between the old PC version and the new HD version. Here is a short description of the things that were improved in the past 2 years:

The original game had 17 missions - the HD version has 31 missions with much more gameplay variety. In the HD version, there are multiple different objectives like defending against waves of zombies, epic boss fights, spraying anti zombie repellent, driving special vehicles like the military truck, the tank or the bulldozer as well as bombing missions. The city is a lot more alive in this version because there are moving military vehicles, soldiers fighting with zombies or birds feeding on corpses. A bunch of in game cut scenes tells much more about the story than the previous version did. New enemies have been introduced in the form of zombie spawning infected buses, cargo containers or huge mutated mounds of flesh. The game is a lot more focused on using weapons against zombies which improves the pacing. There is a new Mission Select option that allows to play any mission with any already unlocked car, weapon or upgrade. The minimap is also one of the additions that were made to the HD version along with a large city overview map accessible at any time.

To sum things up - the original version of the Story Mode took about 4 hours to finish - the HD version Story mode takes about 8-12h to finish depending on the player.

There are also other numerous improvements and enhancements to the gameplay mechanics and graphics. These have been described in more detail at www.zombiedriver.com.

About Zombie Driver™ HD:

Insane mix of cars, speed, explosions, blood and zombies! Fight through an epic narrative campaign or test yourself in the Slaughter and Blood Race modes. Engage huge bosses, save survivors, drive crazy vehicles such as a bulldozer, fire truck or even a tank and smash everything in your way. Take part in the Blood Race tournament - chase other cars and take them down without mercy on brutal racing tracks. Jump into the Slaughter mode and survive as long as possible on specially crafted arenas.

Key Features:

- Epic story campaign with 31 diverse missions featuring boss fights, night missions, special vehicles and more...

- Blood Race mode with 30 unique events offering the best arcade racing experience in 3 distinct game types:

    *Race - classic racing spiced up with guns and loads of zombies

    *Eliminator - take down as many vehicles as you can before the time runs out

    *Endurance - there is a bomb on your car and its ticking. Race through checkpoints to extend your time

- Survive endless zombie waves on 7 twisted slaughter arenas

- Drive 13 insane zombie killing machines including a school bus, a fire truck, a bulldozer or even a tank

- 9 different upgrades, which can transform an innocent Taxi into a Chariot of Death

- Vehicle mounted weapons including miniguns, flamethrowers, rocket launchers or even dual railguns

- All weapons have 3 upgrade levels which come with unique features

- Dynamic combo system with tricks to help fight off the hordes of zombies

- PhysX by NVIDIA

About EXOR Studios™

EXOR Studios is an independent game development company founded in August 2007 and based in Szczecin, Poland. It is known for its work on the popular zombie smashing hit - Zombie Driver and the award winning and critically acclaimed Source Engine Mod - D.I.P.R.I.P.

For further information and PSN review codes please contact Pawel Lekki at pawel.lekki@exorstudios.com. For more information about Zombie Driver HD visit www.zombiedriver.com.

© 2009-2012 EXOR Studios, the EXOR Studios logo and Zombie Driver logo are trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States, European Union and other countries. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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