Meridian4 has released a two level demo of their top-down sci-fi shooter Shadowgrounds
which you can download from 3D Downloads here
Frozenbyte Shine a Light on Shadowgrounds with a new Demo!
Montreal, Canada. February 2, 2006 â€“ Game publisher Meridian4
and developer Frozenbyte are excited to announce the official release of the
North American, English demo for their Action/Shooter; Shadowgrounds.
gives players a taste of what Shadowgrounds is all about. The demo lets players
feel the high-octane action and to test out some of the weapons and upgrades
found within the game.â€ said Steve Milburn, Marketing
Director at Meridian4, â€œWe know that once gamers get a taste of Shadowgrounds, theyâ€™ll be back for
The demo features the
first two levels of the game. It includes several different weapons and
upgrades including the iZ8 Minigun, the crowd pleasing (and
dispersing) WM6 Grenade Launcher
and of course, the fan favourite; the WP650
"B.R.N." Flamer. (For those of you who
like your meat well done!)
Level 1 â€“
â€˜Power Plantâ€™ has you looking into what seems to be a routine power
outage. You and two members of your team investigate the power plant. While you
fix the problem, your friends mysteriously disappear, they canâ€™t be
hailed over the radio and then all hell breaks loose!
Level 2 â€“
â€˜Water Treatment Facilityâ€™ has Corporal Jane Arwyn trapped and in
danger. You must get yourself safely into the facility, rescue Jane and get out
alive. Did we mention the hordes of aliens and a level boss the size of a semi?
the role of Tyler, an ex-security expert, now working as a mechanic in the
outskirts of the space colony on Jupiterâ€™s moon; Ganymede. What you
thought was going to be just another cold, dark and boring day turns into a
battle for your and the colonyâ€™s survival.
Shadowgrounds is an epic sci-fi game that blends
addictive old school gameplay and modern technology into one big, nasty
alien-battling carnage festival. The game is played from a top-down perspective
that gives gamers a better view of the battlefield and allows tactical use of
weapons - new tactics become useful as the arsenal is upgraded to even more
- Upgrade weaponry
with powerful modifications
- Face enormous monsters in boss
- Destructible environment allows
players to wreak havoc with their arsenal
- Visit many exciting locations,
including a secret military base and the alien-infested colony New
- Fight side-by-side with NPC
allies against the massive alien hordes
- Check security cameras and
computer logs to investigate alien origins
- Realistic lighting with
gameplay effects bring the aliens out of the shadows
- Enjoy horrifying sound effects
and a thrilling music soundtrack made exclusively for Shadowgrounds
- Powered by Frozenbyte's
incredible 3D engine!
2-4 PLAYER CO-OP
MULTIPLAYER! - 2-4 players can play the co-operative mode on the same computer
to maximize the destruction.
For more information
about Shadowgrounds and to get the demo, go to www.meridian4.com.
Frozenbyte is an independent game developer
based in Helsinki, Finland. Founded in
2001, the company is out to show the world that dedication, hard work and
innovation can still deliver inspiring games. Highly-anticipated Shadowgrounds
is Frozenbyte's first commercial game and has already received much critical
acclaim in Finland and Germany, where the
game was released in November 2005.
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Canada. We are a new publishing
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