Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four, a Single Player Card Combat RPG, Officially Releases on Steam February 26

Cologne, Germany – February 16, 2021 – Publisher, Headup and Elder Games are pleased to announce the official release of Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four for Steam on February 26. Launched on Steam as Early Access in late July 2020, the game has since gone through multiple updates, unveiling new cards, artifacts, enemies, and biomes. The official release will unlock the fierce final boss, new deathly realm, and end game content.

Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four is a procedurally generated collectible card game with action RPG elements. Tinkering with magic and spells beyond his ability, a dark wizard accidentally unleashes The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and their minions. The only way to send them back to the fiery pit from whence they came is by battling through with 240+ cards and 40 artifacts.

In the final chapter of the game, the player must fight through brutal creatures called “Agents of Death” at every corner. Agent of Death is a new enemy type appearing for the first time, and only those who win enough keys are allowed to enter the final realm and face the ultimate boss: Death himself.

About Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four

Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four is a procedurally generated collectible card game mixed with action RPG elements.

You are a dark wizard who tinkered with magic and spells way beyond your skill level. This time you messed up really bad: You’ve unleashed The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and their minions upon the World! Well done… So hurry, grab your magical cards and send them all back to their hellish dimension before the Apocalypse destroys everyone and everything – and much more importantly, before the old wizard council discovers what you have done…

Features:
* Encounter 5 factions and over 240 cards, each with its own unique abilities, art and 3D animation
* Equip your hero with over 40 artifacts
* Battle five mythic bosses, each with its own unique take on game mechanics
* Explore endlessly generated worlds in different biomes
* Complete challenges and trade cards in the Inter-dimensional ‘Pub’ you visit between quests

Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four, a Single Player Card Combat RPG, Arrives on Steam Early Access Today

29 July 2020 – Award-winning publisher, Headup and Elder Games are pleased to announce the Steam Early Access launch of Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four for $14.99 / €14.99 / £11.99.Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four is a procedurally generated collectable card game with action RPG elements. Players take on the role of a dark wizard who has tinkered with magic and spells beyond his ability accidentally unleashing The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and their minions upon the world. Armed with over 200 cards and 40 artifacts, the player will battle these hellish opponents in a bid to send them back to the firey pit from whence they came!

During Early Access, Elder Games is calling on all card gaming fans to contribute with their feedback on Discord, Steam and Twitter to help make this game a truly magical experience. The developer has also established a Discord Server to chat directly with the community on deck strategies and future development. Further details of Cardaclysm: Shards for the Four’s official release date will be revealed in the future.

Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four is a procedurally generated collectible card game mixed with action RPG elements.

You are a dark wizard who tinkered with magic and spells way beyond your skill level. This time you messed up really bad: You’ve unleashed The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and their minions upon the World! Well done… So hurry, grab your magical cards and send them all back to their hellish dimension before the Apocalypse destroys everyone and everything – and much more importantly, before the old wizard council discovers what you have done…

Features:
* Encounter 5 factions and over 200 cards, each with its own unique abilities, art and 3D animation
* Equip your hero with over 40 artefacts
* Battle five mythic bosses, each with its own unique take on game mechanics
* Explore endlessly generated worlds in different biomes
* Complete challenges and trade cards in the Inter-dimensional ‘Pub’ you visit between quests

Headup Surprises Indie Game Fans with Five Major Reveals at The Guerrilla Collective

June 13th, 2020 – Award-winning game publisher, Headup, has surprised global indie fans with five major reveals in the first two days of the Guerrilla Collective Event.

On the first day Headup revealed a world premiere of the upcoming rogue like card game RPG Cardaclysm, developed by Elder Games.

Another surprise was the release date announcement and kick-off pre-order for the wild-west top-down shooter, Colt Canyon for PC, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One on June 16. You can pre-order this action-fueled pixel art gem now with a discount!

Last but not Least, two console games, the SHMUP Rigid Force Redux and the true Metroivania gem Outbuddies DX, were officially released alongside the event for Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. Yes, you can grab and start playing them immediately!

On the second day, Headup will reveal a world premier of the unique adventure game Lost At Sea, currently in development by the critically-acclaimed creators of The Inner World franchise and the studio behind the 2020 IGF honorable mention Minute Of Islands, Studio Fizbin.

Too overwhelmed? To recap, here are the links to brand-new trailers and info about these five new titles:

WORLD PREMIERE (SUNDAY) – LOST AT SEA

Lost At Sea is a game about life. It’s about the journey we all take and the monster we all face. What are the most important moments in your life? Set on a beautiful island, you will fight death and fear to remember the moments that connect us all and make life worth living for every one of us. What will you remember when you play? What will you wish for? Watch its trailer:

WORLD PREMIERE (SATURDAY) – Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four

Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four is a procedurally generated collectable card game mixed with action RPG elements that let’s you face the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in epic card battles! Collect creature and spell cards throughout your journey and unleash their power if anyone opposes you! Here comes the official announcement trailer:

SURPRISE NEW RELEASES (SATURDAY) – Outbuddies DX, Rigid Force Redux and Colt Canyon

Outbuddies DX, developed by Julian Laufer, is a 2D side-scrolling adventure game in the spirit of the classic ‘Metroid’. Run, gun and explore an open undercity in this otherworldly adventure about the Old Gods, strange creatures and the remnants of a lost world with an ever-trustworthy robot sidekick, Buddy. Outbuddies DX is available on the Nintendo eShop for and the Microsoft Store, each for €17.99€ / $17.99 / £14.99 .

Rigid Force Redux, developed by com8com1, is a classic side-scrolling shoot’em up in modern 3D. Blast off hordes of aliens and dreadful machines that are waging war against mankind! Redeveloped in the Unity engine from the original PC version, Rigid Force Redux offers ultra smooth 60 FPS for fluid game play. Rigid Force Redux is now available ​for €19.99 / $19.99 / £16.99 on the Nintendo eShop and the Microsoft Store.

Colt Canyon is a stylish pixel art shooter with roguelike elements where you have to save your kidnapped partner from the ruthless bandits. Shoot your way through a hostile canyon full of hidden treasures, weapons, obstacles and all kinds of bloodthirsty scum! You’ll find it now already on Steam, the Nintendo eShop Europe (currently with 10% off) and the Microsoft Store.

What started out as a crazy idea ended up in creating one of the freshest showcase formats for the most talented independent minds of gaming. We are humbled that we are part of this initiative, and just as the event itself is so very diverse, the mix we as Headup can add to it – from old-school space shooting over RPG, Metroidvania, Twin-Stick gunfights up to a deeply touching narrative experience – reflects 100% what we believe in ourselves: Not limiting us to genres but seeking the best creative talent and giving these great teams the stage presence their labor deserves. We hope many players will follow the developers and us on this crazy ride.” adds Dieter Schoeller, CEO & Founder of Headup.