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Headup unleashes hordes of undead onto Xbox One, PC and PlayStation®4 with Hero Defense

Stop Lord Necrosis and his masses of enemies in this unique mashup of RTS, tower-defense and RPG!

16 August 2018
Headup and Happy Tuesday unleash the undead onto Xbox One, PC and PlayStation@4 today.

Hero Defense lets you create your own strategies to fight off vampires, skeletons, angry witches and many more gruesome creatures - with style!

It innovatively mixes together RTS and tower-defense game elements. In particular, RPG elements add enormous depth by providing players with a large variety of ways to improve the heroes' many abilities. Prove your tactical prowess by utilising the most effective combinations and create your own unique playstyle.

Check out the brand-new Release Trailer:
 

Help vampire hunter Jack Sanders and his tough group put an end to the undead scourge once and for all. Jack comes from an old noble family of vampire hunters who have fought the darkness for generations. But this quest is more than just business to Jack - this time it's personal!

Count Necrosis is none other than Jack's own father, who betrayed everything his family stood for by embracing the very darkness which claimed so many of the family's lives. In response, Jack swore to hunt down and kill Count Necrosis in order to redeem the family name. But when the time comes, will Jack be able to plunge a stake into his father's heart?

You will rebuild an entire town to get access to even more upgrades, advancements, skill trees, runes, magic spells and a whole arsenal of modifiable weapons. Figure out which combos work best for you, in Hero Defense the possibilities are limitless!

Due to its dark fantasy setting - including vampires, werewolves and Igors (assembled with love!) – Hero Defense will appeal to a wide spectrum of players as well as providing them with novel challenges. In addition, you will encounter bosses, such as Bones O'Malley and Doctor Amalgam, the Igors' creator.

All five heroes' abilities are tailored around their rich backstory, reflecting their individual personalities. Improve them in multiple ways to match your gameplay style. In the end, though your strategy skills will determine whether you succeed or fail: combine your heroes' strengths and coordinate their movements efficiently. Shrines and strong auras will serve as natural ideal spots whose usage will be inevitable to defeat the hordes of sinister enemies.

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Grimmwood out now on Steam - how long will you survive?

This strategy rogue-lite survival RPG tests your social skills by placing you in a village with up to 39 friends and strangers

02 August 2018 Are you ready to have your social skills tested? Yes, you heard right: The strategy multiplayer survival RPG Grimmwoodstrands you in an abandoned village together with 39 other people - friends & strangers. In this constellation, you quickly learn to play as a well-organized team for the sake of your own survival, since death comes swift and unexpected. As you can imagine, antisocial behavior won't get you far.

Grimmwood features many rogue-lite RPG elements and is available now on Steam with a 10% release discount, so the current price is 13.49 USD instead of 14.99 USD.

Efficient survival includes different tasks in Grimmwood: You strategically plan your scouting routes and explore the procedurally generated area around your village; you gather resources like food, gear and other useful things; craft weapons, tools and food, and strengthen your village's defenses before night falls. Hordes of monsters will relentlessly attack your village every night, to try to plunder and kill you and your co-survivors. Rumor has it that after thirty days help will arrive from the outside, it's up to you to survive together with your village as long as possible!

Watch the brand new Release Trailer and see all key features at a glance:

Improvements

Since the beginning of the Grimmwood Open Beta in early May, more than 20.000 players joined the villages in these dark woods and sent back lots of feedback to the developers. Since then, Grimmwood has significantly improved in terms of gameplay, functionality and replay-ability.

The lately added Blitz Mode perfectly extracts the game's key mechanics for smaller villages. You and nine other players are now able to play the game with a completely different approach. Blitz Mode is best suited for playing in long sessions as well as highly recommended for influencers.

With today's full release, many new features have been added:
  • Added local map markers to create specific routes
  • Move directly on the Global Map (as an alternative to the Local Map movement)
  • Monsters drop loot now and are fully animated
  • Terrain-specific sound ambience
  • 40 players per village in normal mode
  • 10 villagers in Blitz Mode
  • The different weapons have special effects during night attacks
  • Soundtrack added to the game, there wasn't any music before
Grimmwood is now temporarily available for 13.49 USD instead of 14.99 USD on Steam.
 Also, meet us on our official Discord channel!
 

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Two adventure masterpieces coming to Nintendo Switch™ on August 3rd!

Enjoy "The Inner World" and "The Last Wind Monk" on the go and discover the magical world of Asposia

01 August 2018
Holy flute nose!

The Inner World and its successor The Inner World - The Last Wind Monk are coming to Nintendo Switch™ on August 3rd!

But what to expect from the game? And who the Peck is Robert? And who is Peck BTW?
Just check out the new Features & Robert Trailer to learn more about it:

 

On August 3rd, owners of Nintendo's portable console can finally accompany our beloved hero Robert and his friends on his two journeys across the enchanting world of Asposia.

Both games --below their very fun and innocent surface-- focus on serious topics like fascism, racism and fanatic politics, or question ruthless religious leaders. In times like ours, it seems fitting to play more games like these. So, perhaps The Inner World can make the world a better place - at least a bit!

 
If you haven't watched the previous trailers, you can find them here: 
  

The list of awards and nominations is quite long for both The Inner World as well as The Inner World - The Last Wind Monk:

Among other prizes, The Inner World has been awarded as "Best Game" at the German Computer Games Awards in 2014, the most prestigious award of the German games instustry. It also received the "Best Family Game" award at the German Developers Awards and "Best in Show" at the Casual Connect Indie Prize 2013. And of course there were lots of nominations, too.
 

Its successor, The Inner World - The Last Wind Monk, continued this trend, receiving the "Best Indie Game" Award at the German Developers Awards 2017 and four nominations alone at the German Computer Games Awards - besides many game critics ratings between 80 to 90%. Continuously and ever since, the game has built up a huge fan base among gamers worldwide.

The Inner World will be available on the Nintendo eShop for $11.99 / €11.99 / £9.99, while The Inner World - The Last Wind Monk will be at $14.99 / €14.99 / £11.99.  
 
Enjoy your stay in Asposia!

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Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo Edition coming for Xbox One - place your bets!

A unique blend of Blackjack and competitive arcade fighting games

20 July 2018 Allow us to introduce you to a mashup of the unique kind: Have you ever seen 90's beat'em up arcade heroes gather to find out who is the world's leading card player? Soon you can with Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo Edition - The Card Warriors!



Don't know the fudge what we are talking about? Well, take a look at the Xbox One Release Trailer
 


Please feel free to share the video with your community, and we appreciate the coverage. You will also find the game on the Microsoft Store. Right now, it is discounted by 20% and will be downloadable on July 25th!

 

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Runbow's "Deluxe Edition" coming soon for PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™

Get the party platformer with all its DLCs and two sticker sets in one packed retail box!

17 July 2018 After Runbow's recent digital release on the Nintendo eShop and on the PlayStation®Store, 13AMHeadup and Merge Games are excited to announce the release date of the physical Deluxe Edition as well, including all DLCs available as well as two colorful sticker sets! It will be in stores on August 10th.


The DLCs included are Satura's Space Adventure as well as all 4 costumes and music packs. In addition, you'll get two fun sticker sheets.

The pricing of the Deluxe Edition will be €29.99 / $ 29.99 / £24.99 for both platforms, PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™ - and it contains so much fun for the whole family! You'll also get it on Game Fairy including the soundtrack on CD as digi-pack.

Runbow features an eye-catching color mechanic that has racers brawl against each other while objects and platforms appear or disappear based on the continually changing background color. With 8-player madness locally or online, 5 game modes, 19 guest characters, hundreds of levels, and tons more content all in one unforgettable colorful game, you better get ready to Runbow!

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All Headup titles discounted for up to 90%!

Headup Midweek Madness

11 July 2018 Hello everybody,
 
the Headup Midweek Madness just started, discounting Headup's whole portfolio by up to 90%! It will end on Friday, 7pm CET.


here are some examples from the sale:

The Inner World -75% (13,99€  3,49€)
Seum: Speedrunners from Hell -70% (14,99€ 4,49€)
Dead Age -67% (14,99€ 4,94€)
Slime-san: Superslime Edition -40% (14,99€ 8,99€)
Bridge Constructor Portal -30% (9,99€ 6,99€)


Click here for our complete games list on Steam including discount all rates:
 
HEADUP MIDWEEK MADNESS

Feel free posting our list on all of your social channels and please add @HeadupGames!

Enjoy!

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Slime-san: Superslime Edition is upgrading itself to the ultimate slimy package!

Superslime Edition Patch is coming to Nintendo Switch™ and Steam

11 July 2018 What does that mean exactly? That means you’ll have access to a brand new campaign expanding the game’s content by 30% and Nintendo Switch™ owners will be able to get it for 50% off, while on Steam it’s 40% off!

Are you ready for the ultimate version of Slime-san, one of the best action platformers out there? Fabraz’ Superslime Edition patch contains every content patch released thus far! That includes two brand new campaigns, tons of levels and more! In addition to that, Slime-san will be discounted by 50% for two entire weeks! There’s no better time to buy this content monster than now, it contains fun for hundreds of hours!
 
With the Superslime Edition, you'll get more Slime-san than ever before: Escape a giant worm's innards, play two crazy additional adventures and some brand-new levels that weren't available on other platforms before. It includes over 150 challenging levels (plus NG+) and an insane amount of features (see below) as well as a great selection of mini-games, which will take you back to the good old days of gaming.
 
Compete in the online rankings by completing levels as fast possible! Show everyone your top-notch gaming skills! Speaking of top-notch, did you know that the controls of Slime-san: Superslime Edition are tighter than Robin Hood's tights?! True Story! Check out the Superslime Edition Trailer

For collectors, Slime-san also offers some additional cool goodies like vinyls and fluffy plushies:
 
  
(Both available on GameFairy.io!)
What?! You’re still not convinced? Then how about this: Slime-san, according to metacritic, is currently ranked as the 31st best Switch game of 2017 and is among the top 15 best releases on the Xbox One and Playstation 4 in the last 90 days!
 
Huh?! You need EVEN more convincing? Well how about this:

85/100 - Playstation Universe
90/100 - TheXboxHub 
88/100 - XboxAddict 
90/100 - Nintendolife 
90/100 - Cubed3 

Enjoy Slime-san's slimetastic adventure, collect hundreds of apples, achieve-ments and other collectibles and... don't swim in stomach acid! That one’s important. And also self-evident, no?

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Celebrate Independence Day with the greatest independent party game ever!

Runbow available now for PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™

04 July 2018 13AM's and Headup's ultimate party game Runbow is available now for PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™. Get it now on the PlayStation®Store ( EUUS ) and the Nintendo eShop ( EU / US ) for only $14.99 and celebrate Independence Day with the whole family playing the greatest independent party game ever!

In addition, there is a 20% Discount to all PS Plus Members.

For some extra stuff, we recommend the Extra Val-Hue Bundle for both platforms, containing Satura's Space Adventure and four content packs with 10 additional costumes and 6 new songs. Of course, you can get all this seperately, too - just check your store's page.


And don't miss the Release Trailer:
 


Runbow features an eye-catching color mechanic that has racers brawl against each other while objects and platforms appear or disappear based on the continually changing background color.

All multiplayer modes can be played by up to 9 players simultaneously online, while it features 8-player local multiplayer madness on Nintendo Switch as well as 4-player local chaos on PlayStation®4. Besides that, it contains several co-op modes, also playable with that amount of players, as well as a bevy of content in its single-player modes that will test the skills and minds of any seasoned platformer.

Get ready to Runbow!