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  Time to Build, Create and Automate! Unique Management Game Autonauts Out Now on PC
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10/18/2019
 


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

London, UK - 18th October 2019: Quirky indie developer Denki and fast growing UK publisher Curve Digital are massively excited to proclaim to the world that the colourfully creative and refreshingly violence-free colony management game Autonauts is out now on PC.

Autonauts challenges players to colonise fertile alien worlds for the benefit of humanity with an array of robot helpers at their disposal. Utilising a visual programming language inspired by Scratch, players can playfully program their helpers to perform basic tasks like chopping down trees to more complicated duties like baking pies, fishing, marshalling other robots and more! 

The new launch trailer showcases more here:  https://youtu.be/TftBp8RDAX8

Autonauts comes from the minds of former DMA Design creative director Gary Penn and technical director Aaron Puzey, and has been downloaded over 330,000 times since the game’s pre-pre-pre-alpha debuted on Itch.io back in 2017.

It’s no wonder then that Autonauts has become Curve Digital’s most wishlisted title in the publisher’s history, proving that gamers worldwide are looking for this kind of colourful, creative and intellectually stimulating experience.

Autonauts’ launch on Steam marks the game’s evolution into a full 1.0 release and features a fully-fledged campaign mode, a complete audiovisual makeover, massively expanded research possibilities utilising the love economy, built-in Autonautopedia wiki, achievements and lots more to play with including transportation, animal husbandry, mix ‘n’ match multipart bots and more!

Autonauts combines the very best of agriculture, simulation, crafting, and production-line genre games into one approachable, stress-free package. Players are free to explore their creativity in Colonise Mode which introduces all the game’s different components step-by-step, Free Mode where all structures are unlocked straight away and Creative Mode where players have unlimited resources to build the offworld colony of their dreams.

The RRP of Autonauts is £17.99 / $19.99 / €19.99 but during the first week of launch, it can be snapped up for 20% off the regular cost. 

Additionally, everyone who supported Autonauts development with a donation of at least $20 during its pre-alpha on Itch.io will receive a Steam key for the game at launch for no extra cost. This is Denki’s way of saying thank you to all those who had faith in the game, from its earliest beginnings.

To learn more about Autonauts and to stay up-to-date with the game’s updates post-launch, please visit the official Steam product page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/979120/Autonauts/

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For UK media enquiries:

Stefano Petrullo – Renaissance PR

[email protected]

+44 (0) 7828 692 315

Andy Griffiths – Renaissance PR

[email protected]

+44 (0) 7739 339 080

For North America media enquiries:

Carly Moxey - Dead Good Media

[email protected]

+1 514 690 1960

For EU and Rest of the World media enquiries:

Matthew Pellett – Dead Good Media

[email protected]

+44 (0) 7852 968 869

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About Curve Digital

Curve Digital is one of the leading publishers of games on PC and consoles. Since 2013, the company has been working with some of the world’s best game developers to help bring their games to the broadest possible global audience; from indie hits like Dear Esther to the likes of the multi-million-selling Human: Fall Flat. In 2017 Curve Digital was recognised by the celebrated Develop Industry Excellence Awards as ‘Publishing Hero’ and crowned ‘Indie Games Publisher of the Year’ at the 2018 and 2019 MCV Awards. Curve Digital was also a 2019 finalist for MCV’s ‘Community Management of the Year’.

About Denki

Denki is a video game developer based in Dundee, Scotland which was founded in 2000 by 4 developers from the now-defunct, DMA Design. Denki has worked extensively in the digital interactive television (DiTV) market, as well as other gaming platforms, and has produced bespoke licensed gaming products with the biggest entertainment brands on the planet. Autonauts is an original IP from the studio and their next big release.

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