Prospect Games partner with Merge Games to bring Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation4 and Xbox One this summer.
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, Manchester, UK. – Merge Games Ltd., a privately-owned video game publisher and distributor, is delighted to announce it has signed a global publishing deal with Prospect Games to bring the unique physics-platform game, Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure, to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation4 and Xbox One this summer.
Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure is a 90s-inspired platformer in which the Global Postal Service has created self-delivering boxes. Play as the GPS’ latest cardboard creation, Newbie, as you attempt to save the day. Explore huge worlds full of challenges, collectibles and boxy boss battles. Dress to impress with a massive range of over 40,000 combinations of hats, clothes accessories and funny faces. Enjoy an epic single player adventure or grab up to four friends for local multiplayer races, battles and challenges!
Prospect Games’ Managing Director, Andrew Bennison commented on the partnership, “We’re excited to be working with Merge Games, their commitment to helping local talent and years of publishing experience will take Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure to the next level.”
Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure is the jewel in the crown of Merge Games’ ever growing portfolio of quality indie titles. The deal sees Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure heading to all three major consoles.
Merge Games’ Co-owner and Managing Director, Luke Keighran added, “Prospect Games is yet another top-quality developer right on our door step. I’m super excited to be working with Andrew and the team at Prospect Games. Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure is a fantastic title that will appear to gamers of all ages.”
Set for a summer release, Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure will appear on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation4 and Xbox One.
Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure will be playable on Merge Games’ booth (#17129) at PAX East 2017, March 10th through 12th at the Boston Convention Centre, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210. If you’re attending the event be sure to come along, meet the devs and get some hands-on gametime.
Visit the Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure website – https://www.unboxgame.com/
About Prospect Games
Prospect is a Manchester-based development studio that creates games, virtual & augmented reality apps, visualisations and more. Alongside its in-house game projects, Prospect Games also provide services to a range of non-gaming clients. More information about Prospect Games and its services can be found at http://www.prospectgames.co.uk/
About Merge Games
Merge Games is an independent video game publisher and distributor based in Manchester, UK. The company publishes and distributes interactive software worldwide for personal computers, video games consoles and mobile devices. Merge Games also specializes in publishing collectable games for retail and worldwide digital distribution for independent developers. More information about Merge Games products can be found at www.mergegames.com .
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