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Krampus is Coming to Town with The Textorcist's New Holiday Update

Have you been naughty or nice?

24 December 2019 Ho Ho Ho fellow Textorcists,

Christmas is here and Santa Claus finished checking his list.
Instead of opening his presents and drinking hot chocolate, Textorcist Ray Bibbia is being visited by the evil half-demon Krampus!

The full story: Ray just decorated his office - there are stockings, wreaths and even a Christmas tree. He waited until Christmas Eve before opening his presents. But when he finally did, one of the first presents didn't contain a present at all - no, it's Krampus, an evil spirit who is now available in The Textorcist: The Story of Ray Bibbia. (Currently discounted.)

Can you save Ray´s Christmas and beat the evil half-demon? The clock is already ticking, so prepare yourself and get ready for a true Christmas horror story!

Happy Holidays!


About The Textorcist: The Story of Ray Bibbia

 
Get ready for an electrifying mix between a bullet game and a typing hell! Dodge bullets while typing exorcisms and jump into the adventure of Ray Bibbia, a private exorcist who's going to face the threats of a demonic outbreak and deal with his sinful past at the same time! A city in decay, streets filled with thugs and only one man to stop it all. Groundbreaking gameplay, exorcists, demons, the Pope and tons of hardcore action-filled boss battles for the first type em up game ever realized.
 
Features
  • Intense storytelling
  • Tons of bullets
  • Lots of typing
  • 10 Boss fights (+ Krampus)
  • Challenging twisted typing mechanics for every boss
  • Type even to open a door
  • Type on a Holyvetti computer
  • Show it off with online leaderboards
  • Play with the keyboard for a typing experience or with a gamepad for a rhythm experience
  • Original Soundtrack composed by GosT
  • Some more bullets

Forgotten Relics Update Features:
  • Boss Rush Mode (Speedrunners welcome!)
  • Story Mode now offers 30 (+1) Trinkets
  • Hardcore Boss Fights
  • Updated Leader Boards

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Dead Age: Popular Tactical Zombie Apocalypse Has Been Unleashed on PS4

23 December 2019 Happy Holidays!

Great news for fans of zombie games on PS4: Dead Age just released! Dead Age is a tactical zombie horror RPG made by Silent Dreams, available now on the European and American PlayStation®Store at a price of $14.99, €14.99 and £12.99.

The game drops the players right into the middle of a fierce zombie apocalypse, challenging them to rebuild society and make tough decisions while fending off hordes of undead in tactical, turn-based battles. Check out the PS4 Launch Trailer!

This combination and its unique atmosphere brought Dead Age great success on Steam and a "Very Positive" overall rating with over 2950 reviews in total. Thanks to the fantastic community support, buyers of the PlayStation™4 version are lucky to receive the best version possible, improved hand in hand with earlier players.

You control a group of survivors, execute dangerous scavenging runs, craft equipment and other useful things, build alliances and fight for survival on a day to day basis. Its round-based battles are inspired by classic RPGs: you can act strategically, use different skills and weapons and even plants bombs and traps. How will you protect your people from this thread?


More about Dead Age

Survive the zombie apocalypse with turn-based combat and permanent death! Manage survivors, go on dangerous scavenging runs, build alliances, craft equipment, make difficult story-influencing decisions, defend your camp against undead hordes and experience non-linear rogue-lite elements. In addition, each new playthrough in this Indie Survival-RPG offers different random missions and survivors to meet.

Just after the zombie outbreak you were fortunate enough to join a group of survivors and hole up in their camp. But that does not put you out of danger yet! Food supplies are running low, injured survivors must be tended to and materials have to be scavenged to keep the camp intact. The zombie threat increases steadily and gangs of hostile survivors will cause you to stay on the defensive.

Another feature of Dead Age is its non-linear story with actual in-game consequences. Decisions you make in conflict situations affect the story's future. You can choose to be a hero and save more survivors, or let them die to stock up on supplies. You can build up romance relationships with other survivors or start rivalries that may have disastrous chain reactions. Daily events offer new dangers and situations in which you must make choices which will affect your camp's chances of survival. Live long enough, and have a chance to unlock one of the game's six possible endings.
 

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It’s Time to Bust Some Ghosts — Wacky Twin-Stick Shooter Dead End Job is Now Available on PC and Consoles!

13 December 2019 Ghosts got you down? Pelted with poltergeist problems? Well, fret no more – Hector Plasm is on the case! Starting today, the ghost-bustin’-est twin-stick shooter around – Dead End Job, is available for €16.99, £13.99 or $16.99 on Windows PC and Linux via SteamXbox OnePS4 and Nintendo Switch. For a limited time, all Steam, Xbox One, and Switch users can purchase the game at a 15% discount for about €14.49 resp. £11.89 or $14.49.
 
From developer Ant Workshop – headed up by the former lead level designer on Red Dead Redemption – and publisher Headup, this insane mash-up of Ren & Stimpy and Ghostbusters puts you in the ethereal boots of Hector Plasm. Our hero, employed with the Number One Experts in Paranormal Pest Control, Ghoul-B-Gone – Hector is tasked with ridding the wacky world of meddlesome spectral interlopers. Tag along with our hero for a typical day at work, as he heads all over town to offices overrun by spirits, wraith-infested restaurants, and other creepy community buildings with his good old ghost bustin’ vacuum pack and trusty ol’ plasma blaster, putting abhorrent apparitions to rest for GOOD!
 
In celebration of its launch, Headup presents a brand new release trailer! You can check it here on YouTube and further below, at the end of this text.

Lovers of 90’s cartoons, wacky ghost hunting adventures, or cleanliness, will have a literal blast zooming through the vibrantly cartoony, gag ‘till you laugh, procedurally generated world as they suck up unsuspecting spooky pests. Groove to the beats of award-winning composer Will Morton (of Grand Theft Auto fame) as you rescue residents and chase promotions by wracking up hefty invoices to send to your clients – ghoul by fiendish ghoul! Stream the game on Twitch and Mixer and get your audience in on the action – integrated interactivity allows your viewers to help you devastate demonic intruders or hinder your assault on the afterlife. Whether you play alone or team up with a haunt-hunting buddy for some seamless drop-in/drop-out split-screen couch co-op action, Dead End Job is sure to keep you coming back for more!

Check it out now, available on Steam,Microsoft StorePlayStation®Store and Nintendo eShop!

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It's our 4th Award as "Best German Publisher"

12 December 2019 Yesterday evening we at Headup (well, at least most of us) were invited to the annual German Developers Awards in Cologne, Germany.

The evening turned into a reason for celebration as we were surprisingly awarded as Best German Publisher for the fourth time - what a great present and honor during our 10 year anniversary.

You always wanted to know how we look like in the real world? Well, here we are - and very happy:
 

If you feel like it, come and celebrate with us on Facebook or Twitter and feel free to leave some enjoyable comments - we can take the heat!

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Everreach: Project Eden out now on Steam and Xbox One

Explore the Mysterious World of Planet Eden on PC and Xbox One Today

04 December 2019
Developer Elder Games and publisher Headup are pleased to announce that their sci-fi action RPG Everreach: Project Eden is now available on Windows PC and Xbox One. Get ready to delve the depths of the galactic unknown as you explore the mysterious planet Eden and try to uncover its deadly secrets. Gear up for deadly encounters by equipping futuristic weapons and upgrades as you prepare the planet for the rest of humanity’s arrival. Everreach: Project Eden will have you engaged in its gripping story and vicious combat from start to finish.

In celebration of the launch of Everreach: Project Eden, Headup has released a new trailer:
 
 
A fast-paced, story-driven action RPG, Everreach: Project Eden is set on the visually stunning planet Eden. As Nora Hardwood, a member of the Everreach Corporation’s Security Division, your mission is to clear the planet for colonization and investigate recent unusual happenings on the planet’s surface.
 
Discover the ancient secrets of a long-forgotten civilization as you explore a vast alien world and descend into its enigmatic depths. Packed with engaging ground combat, high-speed vehicular warfare, and a compelling level and skill system, Everreach immerses you in its intriguing story and diversified gameplay.

Everreach: Project Eden is now available for €24.99, $24.99 and £19.99 on Xbox One and Windows PC via Steam, Robot Cache and other platforms. To celebrate its launch, all users can purchase the game at a 20% discount for a limited time at €19.99, $19.99 and £15.99.

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What Goes Behind Making a Game Like "Dead End Job"?

New Developer Video Interview Available (feat. Tony Gowland)

25 November 2019 For most of us, “another day at the office” does not involve vacuuming up ghosts and battling other sinister spirits. But that’s exactly what it’s all about in Dead End Job, the upcoming twin-stick, couch co-op, procedurally generated game that’s hitting PC and consoles in December. What would inspire someone to create such a zany concept? Well, that’s what today’s new video interview aims to answer, as the team at Ant Workshop explains what the creation process was like for this wild and wacky game!  Don’t wait — watch the video now and see what’s up with this ghost-bustin’ adventure as it prepares for release on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch on Friday, the 13th of December.

Developed by the former lead level designer on Red Dead Redemption, this insane mash-up of Ren & Stimpy meets Ghostbusters puts you in the ethereal boots of Hector Plasm. As a simple salary-specter, employed with the Number One Experts in Paranormal Pest Control, Ghoul-B-Gone — Hector is tasked with ridding the wacky world of meddlesome spectral interlopers. Tag along with our hero for just another day at the office as he heads all over town to offices overrun by spirits, wraith-infested restaurants, and other creepy community buildings with his good old ghost bustin’ vacuum pack and trusty ol’ plasma blaster, putting abhorrent apparitions to rest for GOOD!

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"Bloo Kid 2" Available Now for Nintendo Switch

This old school platformer will trigger some nostalgic feelings!

19 November 2019 Game publisher Headup is pleased to announce their old school platformer Bloo Kid 2 is now available for Nintendo Switch. If you are a fan of the 2D platformer genre, this is going to be right up your alley! So, get ready for some nostalgic feelings and jump and run your way through the levels of Bloo Kid 2!

Accompanied by a classic chiptune soundtrack you will survive some epic boss fights or completely delve into the game by searching all its secrets hidden all over the vast world. By the way - by collecting enough stars, players will unlock and discover 15 challenging bonus levels! Jump, run and swim through even more colorful pixelated worlds!

Bloo Kid 2 is now available on the Nintendo eShop, currently still for €3.99 and £3.19 due to a 20% release discount.

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High-Octane Physics Racing Game ‘Fromto: Toy Cars in Hell’ Now Available on Steam

Unleash your Naughty Inner Child

14 November 2019 It’s time to channel your inner Dominic Toretto and live your life a quarter-mile at a time — out-of-control physics racing platformer Fromto: Toy Cars in Hell is available now on Steam Early Access. From publisher Headup and developer Studio Erikson, Fromto: Toy Cars in Hell actively encourages you to enact total CAR-nage on the race track as you build friendship-ending race tracks and put your nice, reliable automobiles to the test as they speed down death-defying loops, crash through raging fire traps, and escape car-crushing obstacles of doom— alone or against three friends!