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GUARDIANS OF GRAXIA NOW AVAILABLE ON STEAM

PC Title by Petroglyph is Immediately Available On Steam via Digital Download with an Exclusive 10% Discount During First Week Of Release

 

Las Vegas, NV (November 11, 2010) -- Petroglyph today announced immediate availability of Guardians of Graxia(TM) on Steam®, a PC fantasy turn-based strategy game based on the world of Graxia. The title is also available as a standalone board game which was released earlier this summer.

 

“We've had a strong release of the game so far. Now we're pleased to be able to share it with the Steam community." said Chuck Kroegel, Executive Producer. “For anyone waiting to buy the game, you can now enjoy it on Steam with full support for upcoming expansions."

 

Guardians of Graxia has a card game meets board game theme. The game uses cards to represent units and actions on a tiled map surface in the form of massive floating continents high above the fantasy world of Graxia. There are more than 240 unique units and spells available and over a dozen maps with a variety of terrain to control with your armies.

 

The game also features a complete tutorial to help bring you immediately into the world. You then have powerful units and spells to slay malicious Humans, Elves, Goblins, Orcs, Wraiths, Dragons, and many other creatures. Four initial Guardian units are at your command to lead your armies into battle in the game's main campaign and numerous skirmish maps.

 

"Many have been hoping for the game to become available on additional services, ever since they've seen news of its initial release." said Mathew Anderson, Community Manager. "Now it has achievement support that provides an added layer of challenge with more maps and other content being developed."

 

To purchase the game, please visit: http://store.steampowered.com/app/90500/.

 

About Guardians of Graxia


Graxia is a planet with mystical energies allowing for entire continents to drift high in the sky. These floating landmasses are filled with the cities and dens of many magical races. Guardians create enchanted portals which are the only means to cross from one drifting continent to another. The portals are used by Guardians to transport armies to conquer the land found on the other side. In time, Guardians have become Heroes of Graxia through vanquishing their forces by saving the lands from tyranny.

 

  • Dynamic turn-based gameplay using cards and map tiles in a floating island environment.
  • Single-player skirmish and campaign modes are available with a complete tutorial.
  • Highly replayable with over 240 Unit and Spell Cards, and four powerful Guardians.
  • Units include: Dragons, Elves, Goblins, Humans, Orcs, Wraiths and many others
  • Guardians are represented as primary player units that command your armies into battle.
  • Combines the best of card and board games for the PC with a fantasy-strategy theme.

 

To learn more about Guardians of Graxia, please visit www.guardiansofgraxia.com.

 

About Petroglyph

 

Founded in 2003, Petroglyph is an award-winning, independent game development studio located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Petroglyph team specializes in the Online Real-Time Strategy (RTS) and Action RPG genres, leveraging the experience gained from developing original hit franchises for PC and consoles. Petroglyph uses their proprietary GLYPHX® Online game engine, tools and technology to power their next-generation titles.

 

For more information about Petroglyph, please visit www.petroglyphgames.com.

 

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About Steam

 

The leading online platform for PC games and digital entertainment, Steam delivers new releases and online services to over 20 million PC users around the world. For more information, please visit www.steamgames.com.

 

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NOTE TO EDITORS:

 

Art assets for the press release are available at: www.flickr.com/photos/petroglyphgames. Additional assets are also available in high resolution; please contact graxia@petroglyphgames.com to request them.

 

Petroglyph Contact:

 

Mathew Anderson

Community Manager

Petroglyph Games, Inc.

mathew_anderson@petroglyphgames.com

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