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Factsheet

Genre: Online co-op, Roguelite, Action Roguelike

Players: 1-4 (singleplayer, local co-op, online co-op)

Developer: Outlier (www.Outlier.games)

Based in Dublin, Ireland and Toronto, Canada

Publisher: Jagex Partners

Release date: March 17th 2022 (PC Early Access)

Console release date TBC.

Platforms: PC - Steam

Nintendo Switch (TBC)

Microsoft Xbox (TBC)

Sony PlayStation (TBC)

Languages: English, German, Spanish, Russian, Simplified Chinese

Other major languages (TBC)

Steam: Store page

Website: www.ThisMeansWarp.com

Price: $19.99 USD (or local equivalent)

Description

This Means Warp is an online co-op spaceship management roguelite game. Explore a procedurally generated universe in real-time, upgrade your ship, battle increasingly dangerous enemies, and adapt your strategies in a constantly changing and challenging fight for survival. Steam page.

History

Outlier was founded in 2018, with creators Paul Froggatt and Matt Rathbun lamenting the lack of challenging and strategic co-op gaming experiences. More details are available at www.Outlier.games.

 

Development on This Means Warp began shortly thereafter, with the game combining the high-risk strategy of turn-based roguelites with the adrenaline and pace of real-time co-op games.

An early build of the game was revealed in mid-2020, with thousands of players applying to participate in the first alpha playtest in September 2020. This Means Warp continued to grow, with a beta playtest in July 2021 and Early Access release planned for March 17th 2022.

Features

  • 1-4 players with singleplayer, local multiplayer, and online multiplayer

  • Procedurally generated maps, enemies, encounters and items to make every run unique

  • Real-time action - you'll have to think on your feet to survive

  • Challenging, high-stakes combat - target individual sub-systems to disrupt and disable enemies

  • Wide selection of ship systems, items, and upgrades to customize your ship and develop your playstyle

  • Dynamic story that reacts to your choices and changes every time you play

  • Diverse cast of characters to meet and recruit

Videos

(Download 84mb .zip with video here)

Images

(Left click an image to open in a new tab and download, or download 4.5mb .zip with all images here)

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Logos

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Awards & Recognition

 

PAX West 2021 - 'PAX 10' - Official Selection

UK Game Of The Show 2021 - Finalist

Imirt Game Awards 2021 - Best Upcoming Game - Winner

GameSlice 2021 - Industry Choice Award - Finalist

PocketGamer Big Indie Pitch 2020 - PC/Console Edition - Winner

DevGamm Public Pitch 2020 - Finalist

This Means Warp Credits

 

Design: Paul Froggatt & Matt Rathbun

Programming and writing: Paul Froggatt

3D art and animation: Matt Rathbun

2D illustrations: Adrien Martinez

Music: Haakon Davidsen

Contact

Press Enquiries: jagex@fiveinaboat.com

Developer Email: info@outlier.games

Facebook: Facebook.com/OutlierSocial

Twitter: Twitter.com/OutlierSocial

Instagram: Instagram.com/OutlierSocial

Discord: Link

Web: www.ThisMeansWarp.comwww.Outlier.games

Steam: Store page

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