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Warstride Challenges: hardcore and explosive FPS from Focus Entertainment and Dream Powered Games releasing on Steam Early Access April 19th

Early Access phase starts next week.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Focus Entertainment is happy to announce the launch of a new title from its INDIE SERIES in partnership with Dream Powered Games: Warstride Challenges. Revealed months ago before becoming available at the Steam Neo Fest last February, Warstride Challenges has already convinced a community of speedrunners and content creators while intriguing others. Players will be able to try this new, frantic die and retry shooter in Early Access on April 19th on Steam. Get a sneak peek of the challenges awaiting you in the Early Access Announcement Trailer

Race, aim, fire!
Blast hordes of demons at lightning speed in bloody gunfights, and race against the clock to overcome everything that comes your way! Die and retry to pull off the perfect run and get the highest score. Create and share your runs, enjoying hundreds of levels created by and for the community.

We are really happy about the partnership with Focus for the development of Warstride Challenges”, said the three developers and founders of Dream Powered Games, Vincent Cabanas, Ludwig Dresch and Sidney Guiot. “Their expertise will help the project reach players from all over the world, and it is with great pleasure that we are working together, hand in hand, to create an unforgettable experience for all fast-paced FPS fans. Focus is a partner who is not scared of putting gameplay at the center of their games and this is exactly what we were looking for!

Focus continues to support French studios with this project that showed its obvious strengths early on: hardcore gameplay with fun and accessible features made by a really mature and creative team.” explains Yves Le Yaouanq, Chief Content Officer at Focus Entertainment. “Warstride offers real challenges with a high replayability potential. Hard but never impossible, easing players into progress, allowing them to compete with each other and compare their skills - the definition of “easy to pick up, hard to master”: it renews the fast paced FPS genre.The game offers dynamic and highly intensive traversal sequences with uncompromising level design, opening the way for different types of gameplay, with additional live and modding options. Working with a team and growing together through a unique and innovative project: this lies at the heart of the editorial vision we are dedicated to at Focus.

Warstride Challenges will launch on Steam in Early Access April 19th. Wishlist now! The game also will be playable at PAX East 2022 starting April 21st at Focus Entertainment booth #12043.

Dream Powered Games is an indie game development studio focusing on what it loves the most: creating fast paced first person shooters. Warstride Challenges is the studio's first title, combining elements of Brutal Fast Paced FPS and Multiplayer Racing games into a frantic, trigger-happy experience that's both challenging and addictive.

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