Justin Lee On April 24, 2006 at 12:52 pm

A sweet looking top down classic shooter called Shadowgrounds will be released via Steam in early May. For now, check out the screenshots.

Software publisher Meridian4 is pleased to announce an online distribution deal to distribute its upcoming action game Shadowgrounds via Steam, Valve’s online platform for digital content distribution and management.

"Making Shadowgrounds available to Steam’s eight million gamers is a great opportunity to get the game out to a wider market, " said Steven Milburn, Director of Marketing at Meridian4. "Shadowgrounds’ high-octane, addictive gameplay will be a good match with Steam’s audience."

"Steam is the best online distribution channel, end of story. They are really pushing the online distribution model and I am glad Shadowgrounds is part of that," said Frozenbyte CEO, Lauri Hyvarinen. Shadowgrounds will be available for online distribution through Steam in early May at an online price of $24.95. For more information about Shadowgrounds go to www.meridian4.com or visit www.steampowered.com.

About Shadowgrounds
Shadowgrounds is an epic sci-fi game that blends addictive old school gameplay and modern technology played from a top-down perspective. Shadowgrounds features a devastating arsenal of weapons, realistic and sometimes hair-raising lighting effects and tons of monsters.

· Upgrade weaponry with powerful modifications
· Face enormous monsters in boss battles
· Destructible environment allows players to wreak havoc with their arsenal
· Visit many exciting locations, including a secret military base and the alien-infested colony New Atlantis
· Fight side-by-side with NPC allies against the massive alien hordes
· Check security cameras and computer logs to investigate alien origins
· Realistic lighting with gameplay effects bring the aliens out of the shadows
· Enjoy horrifying sound effects and a thrilling music soundtrack made exclusively for Shadowgrounds
· Powered by Frozenbyte’s incredible 3D engine!

2-4 PLAYER CO-OP MULTIPLAYER! 2-4 players can play the co-operative mode on the same computer to maximize the destruction.

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