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Ravaged gets a free demo

Posted by: Nathaniel at 11/1/2012 1:59 PM
Ravaged was well-received by critics (like here at Gaming Nexus, for example) and now, just on the off chance you were holding off on purchasing Ravaged until you could play it yourself, the demo has been made free to all and now includes a second map and two gameplay modes.

And in case you have no idea what Ravaged is or why you should care, then please watch the trailer.

And after that, you can purchase Ravaged from Steam, Rain digital Games, 2DawnGames, GameStop, Gamers Gate, Origin, and GameFly for $24.99 (Windows PC only).  To learn more, follow the jump, visit www.2dawn.com, and follow 2 Dawn Games on Twitter and Facebook.


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Twain Harte, CA – November 1, 2012 – Following Ravaged’s successful, critically-acclaimed launch, 2 Dawn Games’ has made the demo -- now including two gameplay modes and a second map -- free and available for everyone to play. Download the demo now from Steam HERE.

Here is what critics are saying about Ravaged:

“Ravaged delivers some of the year’s best online vehicular carnage that’s set perfectly to the backdrop of an engrossing and atmospheric post-apocalyptic world.” 9/10 -- Gaming Nexus

“A rocking multiplayer-only, vehicle-heavy twist on the post-apocalyptic FPS.”  -- GameSpy

“Ravaged brings well thought out game design and a brilliant execution to revolutionize the genre” -- 9/10 The Examiner

“Combines the brashness and twitch action of Unreal Tournament with the vehicular system and color palette of Borderlands.” -– Game Revolution

“Delivers old-school online action that’s very exciting.” 8/10 – AtomicGamer

2 Dawn Games also updated the retail and the demo versions of Ravaged with key community-driven features, including:

· Dedicated server files now available for players and clans to host their own games

· Improved browser filter options added

· Quick Match has been added (for joining the best server)

· The Liberty map has been added to the demo

· The demo now includes two modes: Capture the Resources (Canyon) and Thrust (Liberty)

· Additional protection has been provided to re-spawning players, including 1) When in the main base, re-spawning players get 15 seconds of “god mode”; 2) There is no protection when main base is final target for opposing team in Thrust

· Weapon-based vehicles are more balanced

· The harpoon, crossbow and rocket truck artillery have been balanced

· The minimum votes for kicking has been adjusted

· “Spectate” button has been moved

· Selected weapon highlighting has been fixed

· Performance optimizations

The online multiplayer first-person shooter Ravaged, featuring eight maps and more than 40 vehicles and weapons, is now available for $24.99 on Windows PC from Steam, Rain Digital Games, 2DawnGames, GameStop, Gamers Gate, Origin, and GameFly.

Ravaged is rated “M” for mature due to the violent subject matter, and is not intended for younger audiences.

For more information on Ravaged, please visit: www.2dawn.com. Be sure to follow 2 Dawn Games on Twitter and Facebook.

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