BERKELEY, CA - 12/18/2015 (PRESS RELEASE JET) -- International Publisher HR GAMES today announced that in association with Full Control and Games Workshop, it will be bringing the digital version of Games Workshop’s legendary Space Hulk® to the PS4 (PlayStation®4),and XBOX ONE® (Microsoft XBOX ONE®) in 2016. Based on the best-selling board game and set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, Space Hulk® is a 3D digital turn based strategy game that recreates the classic claustrophobic board game experience for single player and multiplayer. Space Hulk: Ascension is a completely new experience that takes the game to a whole new level. With reworked mechanics and a host of new features, including RPG progression mechanics, new Genestealer variations, new rules, and mission structures, Space Hulk: Ascension Edition has 10 times the content of the original game with 50-100 hours of gameplay
“Being massive fans of the Space Hulk tabletop game and Warhammer 40,000 universe, we are excited to bring Space Hulk Ascension to consoles”, said Manny Granillo, CEO of Hoplite Research, LLC. “We’ve taken player feedback and added new content and features, which take the game to a whole new level. With 103 missions, new mechanics and deep customisation, Space Hulk: Ascension will provide players with endless nerve shredding fun, as they lead a fearless team of Space Marine Terminators into battle, in the claustrophobic corridors of a Space Hulk”.
Features for Space Hulk: Ascension include:
• Huge amounts of content - 103 unique missions spread out across 3 campaign chapters
• New enemies - new Genestealer variations for you to face in the depths of the Space Hulk.
• New mechanics - a complete reworking of the board game rules and mechanics. It’s still the Space Hulk game you love, re-imagined for a new experience.
• Customisation - RPG-style skill progression and player squad management allow you to create your own tailor-made team of hardened veterans.
• New weapons, more complex maps, combi-weapons and flash missions.
• 10 times the amount of content of the original game, with 50 - 100 hours of game time.
Space Hulk: Ascension is a 3D, digital, turn based, strategy game, which builds upon the classic board game experience, and adds new RPG style mechanics, additional weapons, enemy types, an all-new chapter and loads of other new features. Set in the isolated corridors and tomb-like chambers of ancient vessels lost in the graveyard of space, players lead a small force of fearless Space Marine Terminators in a ferocious fight for survival against hordes of predatory, alien Genestealers.
About Space Hulk the board game
Space Hulk® is a game for two players based on the battles fought between the Space Marines and the alien Genestealers, in the darkened corridors and rooms of an incredibly ancient space vessel known as a Space Hulk. First released as a board game in 1989, it has seen multiple expansions and editions up to the 4th edition in 2014.
About HR GAMES
HR GAMES is the publishing arm of Hoplite Research, LLC. As a developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment software, Hoplite Research, LLC is currently celebrating its 14th year. Hoplite Research, LLC creates intellectual property and games through technology, innovation, and design on console, online, arcade, PC, Mac, and mobile devices. For more information about HR GAMES visit www.hoplite-research.com
About Full Control
Full Control is a small but dedicated independent game development studio based out of Copenhagen, Denmark. Full Control specialises in creating high quality tactical turn based strategy games for PC, Mac, Linux and mobile platforms using the Unity engine. Further details on the company can be obtained at www.fullcontrol.dk
About Games Workshop®
Games Workshop® Group PLC (LSE:GAW.L) is based in Nottingham, UK. Games Workshop designs, manufactures, retails, and distributes its range of Warhammer® and Warhammer® 40,000® games, miniature soldiers, novels and model kits through more than 400 of its own Hobby centres, the Internet and independent retail channels in more than 50 countries worldwide. More information about Games Workshop can be found at www.games-workshop.com and further details about all of Games Workshop's licensees and their products are at licensing.games-workshop.com
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