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Hard Reset: Extended Edition features more levels and updated graphics

Posted by: Travis at 12/14/2011 2:40 PM
Kalypso Media and Flying Wild Hog have announced that Hard Reset will be receiving an extended edition that will include the original game alongside new levels and enemies, back-story, and even an updated graphics engine. The extended edition adds around two hours of additional gameplay set in the dark cyberpunk world that players journey through on their adventures.
 
Hard Reset: Extended Edition will be available exclusively for PC in March 2012.



Kalypso to Bring "Hard Reset: Extended Edition" to North American Retail in 2012
 
Exclusive retail edition to contain additional new content!
 
Ridgewood, NJ, December 13, 2011 - Kalypso Media USA, Inc. today announced a publishing deal with developer Flying Wild Hog to release an expanded and exclusive retail edition of their cyberpunk First-Person Shooter, Hard Reset, to North American retail in March 2012.  Hard Reset: Extended Edition for Windows PC will drop players into a dark dystopian cyberpunk world where they’ll enjoy frantic FPS styled gameplay combined with upgradable weapons, insane boss fights, physics-based combat and an intense new storyline.
 
Features of Hard Reset: Extended Edition include –
  • A fast-paced, “old school” styled FPSExperience-based weapons upgrade system
  • Five new levels (adding approximate two hours of gameplay to the original game)
  • Four new enemies, one new boss character
  • Updated graphics engine
  • Additional gameplay elements
  • New back-story
  • Two new levels for survival mode
“We are very pleased to work with Flying Wild Hog to bring such an exciting and innovative title to our customers, “ said Simon Hellwig, Global Managing Partner of Kalypso Media. “The team at Flying Wild Hog is known for crafting excellent experiences, and we are pleased to expand our catalog of games with Hard Reset: Extended Edtion.”
 
In the only remaining human city of Bezoar, Major Fletcher, an Army Combat Veteran, is dragged into a conflict between two of mankind's greatest enemies. He is to discover that nothing is what it seems to be. Hard Reset: Extended Edition is an action-packed, single-player shooter for Windows PC. With over-the-top destruction, loads of enemies, incredible  weapon variety and a beautifully realized cyberpunk setting, Hard Reset: Extended Edition takes classic FPS gaming and cranks it up to all new levels.
 
What the media says about the original Hard Reset:
“…worth checking out” – Worthplaying
“…in terms of quality, it's on the same level as any AAA shooter out there” – GamesRadar
“…Hard Reset is truly a great experience” - Destructoid
 
About The Kalypso Media Group
 
Founded in 2006 in Germany by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek, Kalypso Media is a global, independent developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software with 120 employees world-wide.
 
Along with Headquarters in Worms, Germany, the company has offices in the United Kingdom and the United States.  Kalypso Media also enjoys very strong global digital distribution through its Kalypso Media Digital Ltd. Subsidiary, and owns three development studios – Realmforge Studios GmbH, Gaming Minds Studios GmbH and Noumena Studios GmbH – and works with multiple leading independent developers.
 
Kalypso Media‘s recent titles include the critically acclaimed Tropico 4, Air Conflicts: Secret Wars and Boulder Dash XL for Xbox 360, and Dungeons – The Dark Lord for Windows PC. Upcoming multi-platform titles include The Dark Eye – Demonicon and Port Royale 3, along with Legends of Pegasus and Jagged Alliance: Back in Action for PC. Further information about Kalypso Media is available at http://www.kalypsomedia.com.