If you grew up in the 90s like I did, you were in the Golden Age of video games. Systems were abound with products like the Nintendo, Genesis, Gameboy; but then there were the others. The NeoGeo, TurboGrafx, and the 3DO. The latter is getting some new life though, thanks to Ziggurat Interactive. They’re resurrecting a lot of the old 3DO titles and taking them to a PC near you. Read more about this awesome idea below!
Uprising, Killing Time, and other Popular Titles Arrive Today on Digital Platforms
Ziggurat Interactive, a leading publisher of modern and retro-games for PC and console platforms, announced today the acquisition of a library of more than 30 games from Prism Entertainment. These titles originally owned by The 3DO Company and its affiliates include Captain Quazar, Killing Time, Requiem: Avenging Angel, Uprising: Join or Die, and Uprising: Lead and Destroy, are now owned wholly by Ziggurat Interactive, who has taken over publishing rights on digital platforms including Steam and GOG.com.
“We’re very excited to announce our agreement with Prism Entertainment,” said Michael Devine, Senior VP of Business Development, Ziggurat Interactive. “One of our fundamental pillars as a publisher — and as fans of classic games ourselves — is to get titles that meant so much to so many, into the hands of gamers, both old and new. By bringing back games like Uprising and Requiemto digital stores, we’re helping make that happen.”
“Seeing these classic titles reach a new audience on today’s PC platforms is thrilling,” said Jamie Cook, CEO of Prism Entertainment. “We appreciate how Ziggurat is bringing back great games for modern audiences, and can’t wait to see these classics on digital shelves.”
Key titles include:
- Killing Time: Solve the mystery of the sinister artifact, the “Water Clock of Thoth,” as you battle your way through waves of ghosts, demons and the undead in this horror-themed first-person shooter.
- Requiem: Avenging Angel: Stop the end-times from arriving as the angel Malachi, using your divine powers! Fallen angels have taken control of humanity, and it’s up to you to stop them from bringing about a world-ending apocalypse.
- Uprising: Join or Die: Command the Wraith combat vehicle in this sci-fi title combining first-person combat and strategic base-building. Fend off the forces of the Imperium and fight for your people’s freedom!
- Uprising 2: Lead and Destroy: Return to the helm of the mighty Wraith combat vehicle in a continuation of the storyline from Uprising: Join or Die. Blast your way through 36 missions in a quest to learn the location of the enemy citadel.
Also included in the purchase are the sci-fi comedy shooter Captain Quazarand mercenary battlefield-biz sim Wages of War: The Business of Battle!
A full press kit with logos, key art, screenshots, and trailer can be found here: https://uberstrategist.
More info about Ziggurat Interactive and its current lineup is available on Facebook, Twitter, and the company’s official website, with info on their upcoming products to be announced as released.