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DEADCRAFT, a zombie survival game with crafting, combat and cultivation set for Multiplatform launch 19th May

Free playable demo available NOW!
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

London, UK – 21st April 2022 – Marvelous Europe today reveals DEADCRAFT, a new simulation/action RPG where players must craft to survive in a treacherous world ravaged by zombies.

Scheduled to launch on Windows PC via Steam, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and the Nintendo Switch™ system on 19th May, 2022, players can now prepare to fight for their lives and grow an army of undead minions in a zombie-infested world by downloading the free DEADCRAFT demo, now available on all platforms.  

 
DEADCRAFT is the newest deadly and daring game from Marvelous’ First Studio, creators of DAEMON X MACHINA. As if a hail of meteors reducing earth to a barren wasteland wasn’t bad enough, the devastation released a mysterious virus that resurrected the dead. Ravaged by fire from the sky and the dead below, only a fraction of the human population remains, largely clustered into small outposts where power-hungry opportunists capitalize on the chaos. A rare survivor of exposure to the virus, part-zombie Reid is captured by the twisted Nebron, leader of the Ark. After escaping from the torture table into the surrounding wasteland, Reid is determined to return to the city and exact some apocalyptic justice.

Stare in wild wonder as the half-human, half-zombie protagonist Reid slices through foes on a quest for righteous vengeance! Wield his inhuman zombie powers to fend off enemies while searching the wasteland for answers to what happened to the only man he could trust. Build fantastical new armaments, conjure curious concoctions, or even grow and harvest zombie soldiers to stand by Reid’s side against whatever the apocalypse throws at him. It’s a dangerous world, and in order to stay alive Reid must take full advantage of the dead!  

KEY FEATURES
▪ Farm the Dead to Stay Alive ‒ Plant fresh corpses (or just a combination of limbs) into the ground and give them a little TLC until they sprout into an undead army of infantry, sentries, and more!
▪ Creeptastic Crafting ‒ Surviving the apocalypse sometimes means using whatever scraps one can find to make new weapons. Other times it means enlisting a loyal undead to assist in building and running an entire factory of grotesque machinery churning out an unholy amalgamation of survival items.
▪ Death-Defying Powers of the Undead ‒ Reid’s zombie side gives him a powerful advantage in a fight, allowing him to shield himself from danger or swat enemies away like annoying gnats. But as each devoured enemy pushes him closer to his zombie side, he’ll have to take care to maintain what little humanity he has left.
▪ Become a Savior...or a Scourge ‒ Help out other survivors to learn new recipes or abilities. But if Reid’s hard up for money or supplies, shake down a local and take it off them…as long as he doesn’t mind potentially becoming a wanted man.

Farm the Dead to Stay Alive ‒ Plant fresh corpses (or just a combination of limbs) into the ground and give them a little TLC until they sprout into an undead army of infantry, sentries, and more!  

Creeptastic Crafting ‒ Surviving the apocalypse sometimes means using whatever scraps one can find to make new weapons. Other times it means enlisting a loyal undead to assist in building and running an entire factory of grotesque machinery churning out an unholy amalgamation of survival items.  

Death-Defying Powers of the Undead ‒ Reid’s zombie side gives him a powerful advantage in a fight, allowing him to shield himself from danger or swat enemies away like annoying gnats. But as each devoured enemy pushes him closer to his zombie side, he’ll have to take care to maintain what little humanity he has left.  

Become a Savior...or a Scourge ‒ Help out other survivors to learn new recipes or abilities. But if Reid’s hard up for money or supplies, shake down a local and take it off them…as long as he doesn’t mind potentially becoming a wanted man. DEADCRAFT will be available for purchase for £19.99/€24.99 for the standard edition and £29.99/€39.99 for the Digital Deluxe edition. The DEADCRAFT Deluxe Edition includes two DLC packs, “It Came from the Junkyard” and “Jessie’s Wasteland Wares”, both of which will arrive post-launch. “It Came from the Junkyard” pits Reid against a new threat named Revenant, whose sights are set on the Ark. In “Jessie’s Wasteland Wares,” players will step into the shoes of eccentric nurse Jessie as she sets up shop to raise funds for her beloved lady Duna. Both DLC packs will also be offered individually for £6.49/€7.99 each upon release.

Developed by Marvelous First Studio and published in Europe and Australia by Marvelous Europe, DEADCRAFT will launch worldwide on Windows PC via Steam, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and the Nintendo Switch™ on May 19. The game has been rated PEGI 18.
For more information about DEADCRAFT, head over to Marvelous Europe’s Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.  

Press Contact:
Sam Brace
Decibel-PR
[email protected]

About Marvelous Europe
Founded in April 2012, Marvelous Europe Limited is the European arm of Marvelous Inc. a publicly listed entertainment company based in Tokyo. Marvelous is both a game developer and publisher having released popular PC and console titles including Story of Seasons and Rune Factory, in addition to third-party acquisitions such as Granblue Fantasy Versus and Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin.
For more information about Marvelous Europe products, please visit www.marvelousgames.com.
Nintendo Switch™ is a trademark of Nintendo.

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