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  TILTING POINT & EDGEWORKS’ INDIE HIT TERRAGENESIS  TO RELAUNCH WITH MASSIVE CONTENT AND TRANSFORMATIVE NEW TECH & FEATURES ON APRIL 16
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02/11/2019
 


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NEW YORK -- February 11-- Tilting Point and Edgeworks Entertainment are bringing a game-transforming update to their indie hit TerraGenesis, rooted in real data and science from NASA. TerraGenesis “5.0,” developed by Edgeworks Entertainment’s Mobile Game Awards nominated team (“Best Indie Developer in 2018”), will deliver players seven new worlds, a completely redesigned graphics engine and new game mechanics, including extinction events and native aliens on planets players explore. The terraforming simulator, which has been downloaded over 10 million times already, will launch the update on April 16.

 

TerraGenesis “5.0” will continue to build on TerraGenesis’ entertaining gameplay, allowing players to turn the universe into their playground as they cultivate life on desolate planets. With its completely revamped graphics engine, in-game worlds will come alive, seeming near-photorealistic and breathtakingly real.

 

Highlights from the “5.0” update include:

 

  • Historical Earths - A new bundle of seven playable worlds representing seven eras of Earth's history -- from the Dawn of Life to the Age of the Dinosaurs and beyond. Historical Earths will also feature a unique storyline that spans all seven worlds.
  • Improved Faction Identities - Each faction now has a rich culture, history, unique artwork and specific take on terraforming.
  • Worldkillers -- A challenging new system for veteran players to kick up the difficulty; players must learn to protect their planet from an impending extinction-level event
  • Natives - A new system designed to give players a moral gut check: can they find a way to coexist with an indigenous civilization on their world, or will they become a conqueror?
  • Redesigned Graphics Engine -- Near-photorealistic planets and breathtaking details for each player's world
  • Improved UI/UX -- Optimized gameplay with more efficient display of information and greater player agency, along with a completely revamped tutorial system

 

In TerraGenesis, players can create and care for the life on their planet while turning it into a thriving paradise. Featuring realistic science and accurate maps, players are confronted with challenges and opportunities as they transform their world by creating a new and unique society on its surface. A response to community feedback, and an effort to continuously enhance gameplay experience, the TerraGenesis “5.0” announcement also celebrates Edgeworks Entertainment’s second anniversary.

 

For more information on TerraGenesis, or to download the “5.0” update assets, vist: https://bit.ly/2SqDIeT

 

To download TerraGenesis for free, visit the App Store and Google Play stores.

 

About Tilting Point

Tilting Point is a new-generation games partner that provides top development studios with expert resources, services, and operational support to optimize high quality live games for success. Through its user acquisition fund and its world-class technology platform, Tilting Point funds and runs performance marketing management and live games operations to help developers achieve profitable scale. www.tiltingpoint.com

 

About Edgeworks Entertainment

Evoking wonder, sharing a sense of beauty, grandeur or majesty–these are the things that set great projects apart from forgettable ones. Located in Los Angeles California, Edgeworks Entertainment was founded by Alexander Winn and Lacey Hannan in 2016 and is now home to a family of 6 employees and growing. http://edgeworksentertainment.com/