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  IN THE DESERT, NO ONE CAN HEAR THEM SCREAM . . . EXCEPT THE ‘WASTELAND ANGEL’ 
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09/01/2011
 


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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Montreal, Quebec, Canada – September 1, 2011 – Borrowing a page from the playbook of classic arcade shooters, Meridian4 today announced that Wasteland Angel for PC has been unleashed and is available via digital download on Steam and other top distribution portals.  Published by Meridian4 and developed by Octane Games, Wasteland Angel tells the story of our eponymous heroine as she embarks on a mission to defend the helpless in the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust. 

“Much like the Honey Badger, Wasteland Angel is also ‘pretty badass’,” said Steve Milburn, Marketing Director of Meridian4.  “The game combines twitch-action gameplay with arcade style boss battle strategy to deliver a classic gaming experience for today’s players.”

Wasteland Angel takes place after World War III, a cataclysm of destruction so complete that those who survived were considered the unlucky ones.  Now, those who inhabit the dying and lawless planet live in constant fear of being murdered or enslaved by violent gangs, renegade military units and the most horrific mutants ever to stagger out of a nuclear fallout zone.

Out amongst the gangs and mutants roams our heroine, the Wasteland Angel, who cruises the radioactive deserts in her weaponized muscle car, eliminating those who prey upon the weak.  From a top-down isometric view, players pilot the Wasteland Angel’s turbo-charged vehicle as its dual machine guns stitch a line of death across the terrain.  Armed with an endless supply of metal-rending ammo and a deep desire to expend it on those who prey on the weak, Wasteland Angel has upgradeable ammo that can rip enemies from this life and toss them into the next.

Wasteland Angel for PC will be available today on Steam, Impulse, GamersGate, D2D and Amazon Download with a special, one-week introductory discount of 20% off its $9.99 price and is automatically applied across all download sites.  Additional content will be available for download soon after launch.  For more information on Wasteland Angel, please visit http://www.wastelandangel.com/.

About Meridian4

Meridian4 is a game publisher located in Montreal, Canada.  They have built their company’s foundation on forming solid and lasting partnerships with developers.  A true relationship characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility to achieve the best possible performance for their products.

Their management team is made up of interactive software professionals with over 30 years of combined experience.  They have knowledgeable and qualified people in all areas of publishing including sales, distribution, manufacturing, production, marketing and promotion.

Meridian4 has been publishing for over 6 years and has flourished by adapting to the ever-changing landscape of the games industry.  They plan to grow by continuing their strategy of forming strong relationships with independent developers and bringing some of the best interactive software to North American and worldwide markets.

About Octane Games

Octane Games is an action game developer based in Finland. Octane Games develops high quality titles for worldwide distribution based on its own original IP's. The company was founded in 2011 and the first game will be released this summer. Octane Games is a wholly owned brand of Nitro Games Ltd.  None of the developers are zombies.

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Colleen Wagner

HighWater Group PR

(212) 338-0077 x. 106

colleen@highwatergroup.com