ThreeGates Kicks Steam Greenlight Campaign for Legends of Aethereus Into High Gear
Unique Action RPG in Private Beta is Pushing Hard for Distribution Steam Distribution to Reach Windows/Linux/Mac Players
GOTLAND, SWEDEN – December 6, 2012 – /PCGameWire/ ThreeGates today announced that Legends of Aethereus, an indie action RPG with up to four player co-op and a variety of PvP game types, is making a serious run at being in the next group greenlighted by Steam for the platform. To support the game with a vote to make the game available on Steam, please visit: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=92957124
“We’re really trying like hell to get on Steam,” said Don Geyer, CEO of ThreeGates. “It’s all about the community and getting people to support the game and give us a shot too really make it as a studio. After more than two years of building this game, a successful Kickstarter and so many other challenges, we have to make this happen!”
The beta is currently available for Windows PCs today at www.aethereusgame.com, with Linux and Mac versions in the works and available soon. The studio is also anticipating the release of Ouya development kits soon so it can start researching the possibility of getting a version of the action RPG on the new platform.
Legends of Aethereus is a high action RPG with up to four player co-op and a variety of PvP game types. Join forces in online multiplayer cooperative expeditions as the Inventor, Astrographer or Officer and venture into the uncharted wilderness of Aethereus seeking fame, glory and untold riches.
Invite your friends to your own customized Nexus City-State to battle in your arena or just show off how cool you've personalized your city using the statue-maker, banner creator and other customization features.
Embark on a variety of story driven hand-crafted expedition levels or explore the wilderness through a variety of procedurally generated exploration quests. Design and build new gear and weapons while you develop your character across a diverse and expansive skill tree allowing for a multitude of character strategies.
- Physics-based combat system including traps, set-up weapons and interaction with environmental objects
- Expedition system combines hand crafted levels with procedurally generated areas that allow for virtual infinite replayability
- The Statue-Maker, Banner Creator and other customization features allow you to personalize your own city environment
- PvP, CO-OP and Single Player combat in your own City-State Combat Arena
- Crafting and Materials system allows for virtual limitless customization
ThreeGates was formed in late 2010 by a group of people who all have years of experience in the game industry. The team has worked in the games field; as game designers, graphic artists, programmers, event producers, marketers and educators, in other constellations and on other projects, but always with the same drive and passion. Now they’ve teamed up with a common goal: to make great games. ThreeGates’ strengths are a tight-knit team, the ability to move fast, willingness to work hard and a drive for excellence. For more information, please visit: www.threegates.se