Game publisher PikPok has announced that their original title, Into the Dead, is now available for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone.
Supported by Microsoft New Zealand and ported by Auckland based Rush Digital Interactive, the Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone versions extend the franchise from existing availability on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android where the game has experienced over 23 million downloads to date.
Into the Dead throws you into the gruesome world of the zombie apocalypse where there are no second chances. Do what you have to stay alive, keep moving as fast as you can, and protect yourself by any means necessary. When the Dead are rising, run!
“New Zealand has no shortage of game developers that are recognised globally and PikPok is one of our most successful game publishers” says Nigel Parker, Director of the Developer and Platform Group at Microsoft New Zealand.
“It is encouraging to see New Zealand game makers embracing the new Windows ecosystem and leading the way in this exciting new marketplace.
"260 kiwi development companies have released apps and games on the Windows online stores in the last six months including a number that have millions of downloads for their games.
"As with any new platform we have great expectations on where this growth will take us and we are excited to have kiwi success stories like PikPok on board for the ride.”
Into the Dead for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone features:
• Intense gameplay with stunning visuals and sound depicting a grim zombie apocalypse
• The ability to unlock an arsenal of powerful weapons and perks to help you stay alive
• Multiple modes, missions, minigoals that provide constant challenges to overcome
More information, screenshots and video for Into the Dead is available from www.intothedead.com.