BadLand Games and Thomas Happ Games publish platformer AXIOM VERGE as a boxed release
BadLand Games and Thomas Happ Games are proud to announce that the award-winning, Metroidvania inspired game AXIOM VERGE will be making its way to physical retail as the *Multiverse Edition* for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Wii U. Check out the trailer for Axiom Verge (available now) below
This special reality bending edition of the game, is created for fans of the series, to really go depth, and give the world a chance to have this awesome game in a collectible way.
Thomas Happ spent five years creating Axiom Verge entirely by himself including the programming, art, story, and music. From its initial release, Axiom Verge turned quite a few heads when it launched in 2015. Since then, the game has also launched on several additional platforms, been awarded a plethora of stunning review scores, and received dozens of awards from major publications — including PlayStation Blog’s “Editors Choice 2015,” Hardcore Gamer’s “Best of 2015,” Giant Bomb’s “Top Games of 2015,” and more.
Luis Quintáns (CEO, BadLand Games) said in a press release today
“Axiom Verge is one of the most iconic Metroidvanias out there, and we are thrilled to be able to bring the Multiverse Edition to retail. Platformer fans can now experience Axiom Verge to the fullest — thanks to a few neat extras and a special ‘behind the scenes’ look at all the work that went into the game.”
Thomas Happ (Founder & Sole Developer, Thomas Happ Games) also said
“Fans have been asking for a physical retail version of Axiom Verge since the game originally launched. I’m extremely excited that the Multiverse Edition will be coming to retail soon. As a solo developer, it’s always been a dream of mine to see a game that I made end up on the store shelves!”
The Multiverse Edition heralds an important landmark achievement for Thomas Happ Games and will include: a copy of the game, a deluxe booklet with developer commentary and art, a double-sided poster, and an exclusive making-of documentary on DVD. This special edition will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Wii U. Other formats are yet to be confirmed.
A Standard Edition will also be available and will include a physical copy of the game. This version of the game will be available on PlayStation 4 only.
THE WORLD OF AXIOM VERGE:
After a lab accident, Trace awakens on the mysterious alien world of Sudra. Unsure if he was beamed to a distant planet or the far future — or if he’s trapped in an elaborate computer simulation — Trace begins his quest to defeat Athetos and uncover the secrets of Sudra.
* Expansive non-linear exploration of multiple labyrinthine, interlocking areas.
* Tons of unique tools and abilities, loads of weapons, and bundles of health/power/attribute upgrades.
* Combat dozens of unique creatures and bosses.
* In-game glitches allowing you to break past the boundaries of normal gameplay.
* Speedrun mode: Play with a streamlined interface and additional features.
* Copy of the game.
* Deluxe booklet with developer’s commentary and art.
* Double-sided poster.
* Exclusive making-of documentary on DVD.
The Axiom Verge Multiverse Edition will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Wii U in Q2 2017. The Standard Edition will be available on PlayStation 4 only. The cost of thte Multiverse Edition for PS4, PS Vita & Wii U is $29.99 while the standard edition (PS4 Only) costs just $19.99.