Mon, Oct 27, 2008 | 00:15 GMT
Multiwinia gets new demo, Steam special offer
Introversion’s released a new demo for Multiwinia and announced a special offer for the game on Steam this weekend.
Buy before tomorrow and your $10 purchase will include the original Darwinia for free.
And why the new demo? The first one didn’t include any multiplayer options, apparently.
Go to the official site for the download.
EXPERIENCE MASSIVELY MULTIPLAYER MULTIWINIA!
London: 24th October 2008
Sometimes at Introversion we make mistakes and we’re not averse to holding up our hands, admitting we’ve ballsed up and offering a solution to the problem.
Last month we released our fourth fantastic stand-alone PC title Multiwinia: Survival of the Flattest. A retro-arcade multiplayer extravaganza, set in the gorgeously pixellated Darwinia universe with hours of guaranteed gameplay, 49 beautifully unique maps and fantastic reviews from the crème-de-la-crème of gaming press, Multiwinia seemed a sure-fire success.
One big problem. The demo did not contain multiplayer.
Whilst it may be great to crush the AI bots in one fell swoop, nothing beats the guaranteed fun of Multiwinia multiplayer which is why we have been working round the clock to create a Multiwinia demo that gives players more, much more.
The new demo provides a fantastic online multiplayer experience with the available demo maps and also allows demo players to join full games when hosted by a fully paid up player over a LAN. That’s not all – the demo also now contains an extra mode from the full game called Rocket Riot!
Players can now bask in the glory as their 1000-sprite army marches towards an opponent’s vulnerably defended statue, or look on in horror as their enemy retaliates with a 10-tonne killer airstrike on their one remaining spawn point.
To celebrate this great new demo release, Multiwinia is now available on Steam for a special price of $9.99 and for this weekend only Darwinia comes free with any Multiwinia purchase!