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  CARDPOCALYPSE COMES TO STEAM OCTOBER 12th ALONG WITH NEW DLC
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09/29/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Baltimore, MD – September 29, 2020 - Gambrinous, an award-winning independent game studio, and games publisher Versus Evil, today announced that their role-playing card game Cardpocalypse will be coming to Steam in October. Cardpocalypse is set in elementary school in the 1990’s and is a single player RPG game about Jess, a 10 year old kid who manages to get everyone's favorite card game banned on her first day at school. Players have an opportunity to custom build their own decks as they explore Dudsdale Elementary on a mission to defeat the invading mutants that have made it from the game over to the real world.

Steam users will now get the opportunity to build, trade, earn and wager as they manipulate their card decks, changing rules and permanently altering cards on their way to victory and becoming a Mega Mutant Power Pets master, the base game also comes with free DLC in the form of the rogue-like-inspired Gauntlet Mode.

In addition to its arrival on Steam, Cardpocalypse is also introducing a brand new DLC pack day and date. Out of Time brings a whole new standalone campaign to Cardpocalypse. The sinister Tock hurls Jess into a time loop, forcing her to relive the same school day over and over. Jess joins forces with Bloop, a brand new Champion card she discovers in her pocket, and together they set about escaping the time loop and saving the world. Cardpocalypse: Out of Time features the voice over talents of Irish actor Liam Cunningham, Game of Thrones, Dog Soldiers, War Horse.  

Cardpocalypse gives players complete control to craft their own RPG experience and set their own rules. The deep strategy and customization in the game allows for a great amount of replayability too”. Said Colm Larkin Creator and Founder of Developer Gambrinous.” With this latest Out of Time DLC we’ve added a whole new standalone campaign and new ways to play, adding even more content for players to enjoy”.

Cardpocalypse will launch on Steam and participating PC retailers with a 40% discount for launch week for the main game, DLC and soundtrack.

Cardpocalypse is available in all languages everywhere across all versions of the game and now supports English (British, American, Australian), French (France), French (Canadian), Italian, German, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, Korean, Russian, Turkish, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, and Dutch.

 

Out of Time DLC

  • A whole new standalone campaign! Build your collection and change the rules once more.
  • Test your card gaming skills against a series of new enemy champions.
  • Stuck in a time loop? Have some fun!
  • Find new combos! Bloop, a special neutral champion can use cards from every faction.
  • Build the Champion you want. Bloop has a unique upgrade tree to explore.
  • Find brand new Power Pets cards!
  • Bloop and all the new cards are also added to Gauntlet mode for endless possibilities!
Steam users can add the game to their wish list here: https://store.steampowered.com/app/904400/Cardpocalypse/

Epic Store link:

https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/cardpocalypse/home

PS4 Store link: 

https://www.playstation.com/en-us/games/cardpocalypse-ps4/ 

Nintendo Switch Store link:

https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/cardpocalypse-switch/

Xbox Store link:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/p/cardpocalypse/9np9n5l5x9q4?activetab=pivot:overviewtab ;;  

About Gambrinous 

Gambrinous is an award-winning independent game studio founded in Dublin, Ireland in 2014. Gambrinous makes digital games inspired by the wonder of tabletop & board games.  The Studio released its first game ‘Guild of Dungeoneering’ in 2015 to worldwide commercial and critical success. Fans and press particularly loved the way it combined ideas from tabletop games with a humorous satirical narrative, creating a unique digital experience.  Colm Larkin and Fred Mangan, the studio directors, intend to keep creating games that surprise & delight their fans.

About Versus Evil

Founded in 2013, Versus Evil, LLC is the US based video game publisher behind critically acclaimed video games Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire and The Banner Saga trilogy. Publishing games on all major mobile, PC and console platforms, Versus Evil works with independent development studios from around the world. The corporate philosophy is to champion for the independent game developer. For more information visit https://versusevil.com

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