Epigenesis launches August 1st on Steam

by: Sean Colleli -

Developer Dead Shark Triplepunch (god I love some of these indie studio names) have announced that their futuristic arena sport game Epigenesis is due out on August 1st on the Steam platform. The game is still in early access until then for a mere $10, so if this trailer piques your interest you might want to get in at the reduced price. Personally I think it looks like Rollerball and Unreal Tournament had a baby.


 KARLSHAMN, Sweden?July 9, 2014?The award-winning, futuristic FPS ball game Epigenesis will officially launch Friday, August 1 on Steam. Developer Dead Shark Triplepunch also confirmed a tournament with Cooler Master, a worldwide leader in keyboards, mice, computer chassis, power supplies and CPU coolers. The tournament will be open to European teams and will have prizes from Cooler Master's PC gaming gear catalogue. More information about the tournament will be announced soon; stay tuned to EpigenesisTheGame.com for updates.

Dead Shark Triplepunch has made significant improvements since being available on Steam Early Access. The latest update includes a new queueing system with one-button matchmaking, giving players an easier way to find and join matches. Three new maps are also now available in the recently added single player mode: GranArena, MixedArena, and LegacyArena.

Dead Shark Triplepunch started as one of the student teams who participated in Epic Games' Make Something Unreal Live 2013 competition. They won the competition with the futuristic ball-sport Epigenesis, which the judges praised for being a potential e-sport. Epigenesis went on to win Game of the Year in the Swedish Game Awards, and is set to fully release on Steam August 1. Dead Shark Triplepunch includes eight members, all dedicated and excited to finally be in the business of their dreams: making games. Epigenesis is their first commercial game, and is a multiplayer-focused, FPS/sports-game hybrid, where aerial movement and dexterity with the ball is just as important as blasting opponents in the face with lasers. Teamwork, tactics and precision is key to winning eternal glory in a game of Epigenesis.

For more information about Epigenesis, please visit the website: EpigenesisTheGame.com.
For new players and fans of Epigenesis, Dead Shark Triplepunch have made tutorials available here: https://www.youtube.com/user/deadsharktriplepunch You can also visit the team's Facebook page here: facebook.com/DeadSharkTriplepunch" Facebook.com/DeadSharkTriplepunch or follow them on Twitter: @DS3P.

Epigenesis
isan online multiplayer arena sports game in which two sides are locked in an epic, never-ending fight for world-domination by playing ball, and is now in Early Access on Steam for $9.99: http://store.steampowered.com/app/244590/
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