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  BloodRayne Receives Final Enhancements With New “Ultimate Updates” on PC
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05/14/2021
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]
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DENVER, COLORADO (May 14, 2021) — Today, publisher of retro-and-modern games Ziggurat Interactive is pleased to announce that they have launched a set of major updates for their enhanced “Terminal Cut” editions of BloodRayne and BloodRayne 2. This final update includes updated visuals and audio enhancements, localization fixes, gameplay balances, and more. This update comes in addition to the already impressive enhancements previously introduced by the Terminal Cut editions, which included upscaled cinematics, controller support, and improved rendering.
 
The Ultimate Update is a free upgrade for existing BloodRayne: Terminal Cut and BloodRayne 2: Terminal Cut PC owners via both Steam and GOG.com.

The Ultimate Update Features:
 
  • (Steam) Trading Cards, badges, and emoticon support have all been added
  • (GOG) Wallpapers in HD resolutions are available in the game extras folder
  • BloodRayne: Terminal Cut
    • Textures on enemy models restored to their original console version aesthetic
    • Japanese voice-acting and subtitles added
    • Additional rendering improvements to water and other textures
    • Miscellaneous bugs fixed
  • BloodRayne 2: Terminal Cut
    • Ephemera boss fight rebalanced
    • Restoration of missing music and audio tracks
    • Improved graphical fidelity for bonus materials
    • Russian language localization improvements
    • Miscellaneous bugs fixed

“When we launched the Terminal Cut editions of BloodRayne and BloodRayne 2 in 2020, a new generation of fans were awakened to Rayne’s malevolent and lusty adventures," said Michael Devine, SVP of Business Development. “We’ve continued to make improvements fans have been asking for, and we are excited to launch what we know are the best versions yet of the original games.”
 
The third-person horror action series BloodRayne introduced gamers to Rayne, a brutal half-vampire femme fatale traveling the world to foil Nazi plans, battle supernatural threats, and uncover more about her vampiric heritage. Featuring a unique protagonist, fast-action combat, vampiric powers, and a globe-spanning storyline, BloodRayne and BloodRayne 2 offer a dynamic and visceral gameplay experience. Beloved by fans and critics alike, BloodRayne became a true cross-media phenomenon, spanning games, comics, and films across the early 2000s.
 
BloodRayne: Terminal Cut and BloodRayne 2: Terminal Cut are available now on PC via Steam and GOG for 40% off. The Ultimate Update is available today for free to those who already own the games.
 
Ziggurat Interactive has over 40 Retro Classic titles slated for release this year, with new games every month. Keep up to date on the latest news from Ziggurat on Facebook, Twitter, and the company’s official website.

 
About Ziggurat Interactive
 
Ziggurat Interactive was launched in late 2019 with the goal of preserving and expanding the legacy of video games. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Ziggurat creates and celebrates games — expanding the audience for both retro and new titles by making them accessible to players of all types while bringing classic licenses and new IPs to market through a variety of distribution channels across multiple platforms.
 
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