Blitz signs its tenth game and launches direct selling site

 

Blitz 1Up hits signing milestone and sells games direct

Blitz 1UP, the indie publishing initiative from Blitz Arcade earlier this week announced its tenth signing and outlined the next phase in the scheme’s growth, with an expanding portfolio of titles, a new website selling the games direct and the addition of new distribution channels.

“With our heritage as an independent studio we’ve been able to connect with the indie scene and establish a framework for producing a continuous stream of high quality games,” says Chris Swan, Blitz 1UP’s Business Development Director.  “This next phase of growth will focus on widening our network of publishers and distributors to maximise the potential of our titles. I’m proud to announce that as of today our titles can be purchased directly from Blitz1UP.com, and that this is only just the beginning for us.”

Blitz 1UP has already had a very active start to the year, with Mole Control and KrissX already finding their way to the marketplace.

“The next game to launch will be the PC title Clover: A Curious Tale on 3 March,” adds Chris. “We also have a number of additional titles already signed up for release over the next few months, so it’s a very exciting time for us.”

The current list of games under the Blitz 1UP label is as follows:

Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy Stickman Studios Ltd Out now! PC
Project Aftermath Games Faction Ltd Out now! PC
Fluttabyes Red Chain Ltd Out now! PC
Mole Control Remode Studios Ltd Out now! PC
KrissX Regolith Games Ltd Out now! PC, XBLA
Clover: A Curious Tale Binary Tweed Ltd 3rd March 2010 PC
SFG Soccer Stir Fry Games Ltd March 2010 PC
TBA TBA Q2 2010 PC + iPhone
TBA TBA Q2/3 2010 PC + TBC
TBA TBA Q3 2010 PC

Blitz 1UP was formed as an outlet for small, independent teams to bring their titles – finished and unfinished – to market on XBLA, PSN, PC, WiiWare, iPhone and Flash. The initiative offers tailor-made packages to indie developers including PR, QA and access to the proprietary cross platform BlitzTech engine.  www.Blitz1UP.com

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