Seattle, USA - 19 August 2013 - Independent developer Zombie Studios today announced that the fast-paced, first-person shooter, Blacklight: Retribution will be unveiled on PlayStation 4 for the first time in Europe at Gamescom 2013. Players can visit the Sony booth in Hall 7.1 in the Entertainment Area of the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany from August 21st - 25th to experience the intense action of Blacklight: Retribution hands-on. Zombie Studios have also revealed that all PlayStation 4 users will be able to download and play Blacklight: Retribution without a PlayStation Plus subscription .
“We are really excited to show off Blacklight: Retribution for PS4 this year at Gamescom,” said Studio Director Jared Gerritzen from Zombie Studios. “After acquiring the global console license earlier this Spring we are thrilled to reveal our work on PS4, and we know that fans of the franchise and newcomers alike will love it as much as we do”.
Blacklight: Retribution is a free-to-play first person shooter that lets you build out your character and play style using the latest in military weaponry. Customize your game experience in hundreds of thousands of ways – change every part of your weapons, from magazines, scopes, barrels, and receivers, to build your weapon of choice. Customize your character from the armor they wear to the taunts performed for your enemies. Loadout with grenade launchers, rail guns, flamethrowers and mini-guns! Build your loadout and character to best suit your play style and personality.
Access the latest in warfare including the Hyper Reality Visor (HRV) that enables you to see opponents, teammates, and Weapon Depots through walls or deploy a Hardsuit with a mounted chaingun and railgun.
Fight in over 10 maps in various game types including Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Kill Confirmed, and Capture the Flag. Team up with your friends in Onslaught and survive the infected swarm of SIVs as they overrun the city.
About Zombie Studios
Formed in 1994, Zombie Studios has designed and produced over 28 games for worldwide distribution on virtually every major gaming platform including PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, PCs, iOS and Android. In addition to entertainment games, Zombie Studios has been at the forefront of Serious Games developing simulation, education and training applications. For additional information, please visit http://www.zombie.com and follow @ZombieStudios.