Voice of Victor Vran Talks Reluctant Heroes, Gravelly Voices and Reprising His Role for the ‘Overkill Edition’ Alongside Legendary Rock Band Motörhead in New Featurette
Watford, U.K. — May 24, 2017 — In partnership with developer Haemimont Games, independent games publisher Wired Productions is delighted to announce that the gravelliest voice in gaming, Doug Cockle, returns to reprise his role as Victor Vran in the action RPG’s upcoming console debut as Victor Vran: Overkill Edition, including its new Motörhead: Through the Ages and Fractured Worlds content additions. Doug Cockle has starred in numerous video game franchises as well as Hollywood blockbusters and is a renowned voice actor cherished by fans and industry professionals alike.
You can catch Doug in action and hear what he had to say about the project here: https://youtu.be/Go4qOfStys0
Alongside today’s announcement, the all new Victor Vran website launched today at http://www.victorvran.com. In addition, Haemimont Games and Wired Productions are pleased to announce their partnership with Gamepedia for the game’s official wiki. Aiming to better prepare players for the upcoming June 6 release of Victor Vran: Overkill Edition, the official Victor Vran wiki can be found at http://victorvran.gamepedia.com/Victor_Vran_Wiki.
Featuring the upcoming, highly-anticipated Fractured Worlds and Motörhead: Through the Ages content additions, Victor Vran: Overkill Edition is slated to launch in physical and digital formats for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows PC on June 6, 2017. Distribution of the physical edition will be delivered in partnership with THQNordic.
Victor Vran: Overkill Edition will be available in both physical and digital formats for SRP $39.99/€39.99/£34.99. Motörhead: Through the Ages and Fractured Worlds will be available individually as DLC (SRP $11.99/€11.99/£9.99) for owners of the standalone Victor Vran game.
About Victor Vran
Victor Vran is an award-winning, isometric action RPG that encourages players to venture and vanquish to their liking. Players can forge their own personal version of Victor by utilizing a vast array of powerful weapons, game-changing outfits, and wicked, spell-like demon powers. Take on waves of demons and clever boss monsters alone, on the couch alongside an ally, or online as a team of four – and emerge victorious. The upcoming console version has been built from the ground-up using developer Haemimont’s proprietary engine, delivering outstanding performance at 60fps along with local co-op for 2 players and online co-op for 4 players, which includes daily and weekly maps.
Victor Vran: Overkill Edition promises more thrills than ever before. Players and fans can experience the all-action game in full, alongside two brand new adventures: the ethereal Fractured Worlds – a challenging and empowering new addition featuring a new chapter in the story of Victor Vran, and Motörhead: Through the Ages – a wild, rock adventure, inspired by, officially endorsed by, and starring, the loudest band in the world.
Developed by Haemimont Games AD and co-published with Wired Productions, Victor Vran: Overkill Edition, Fractured Worlds, Motörhead: Through the Ages and the console editions of standalone Victor Vran will release on June 6, 2017. Victor Vran and its associated additions have been rated “M for Mature” by the ESRB.
For more information and to stay versed with the latest news on Victor Vran, please visit the official website at www.VictorVran.com, Like the official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/VictorVran, and follow the official Twitter account at https://twitter.com/VictorVran.
About Haemimont Games AD
Haemimont Games is Bulgaria’s largest independent video game developer. Founded in 1997 by CEO Gabriel Dobrev, the award winning studio is home to more than 50 passionate designers, programmers and artists who have been brought together by a common passion: to thrill, engage and provoke gamers worldwide. The studio has developed multiple titles including the highly acclaimed Tropico series, Grand Ages: Rome, Omerta: City of Gangsters and Victor Vran on a variety of platforms – MS Windows, MacOS, Linux, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PS4, using its proprietary multi-platform engine.
For more information visit www.HaemimontGames.com.
About Wired Productions Ltd
Wired Productions is an established independent computer games publisher based in Watford, Hertfordshire, UK. Founded in 2008, Wired have produced over 40 titles for many global publishers and are part of the team responsible for the 1.5 million unit selling We Sing franchise. In 2013, Wired moved into console publishing on all major platforms. Notable launches to date include Let’s Fish! Hooked On, Tiny Troopers Joint Ops, Last Inua and Super Dungeon Bros. Victor Vran and The Town of Light are the latest titles to be signed for 2017.
Wired Productions are also a founding member of We Sing Productions, which is a collaboration between THQ Nordic, Wired Productions and Le Cortex, with the sole mission to establish a new range of We Sing products for all formats.
About Troma Entertainment
Established in 1974 by Yale friends Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz, Troma Entertainment is arguably the longest-running independent movie studio in the world, and it's one of the very few genuine brand names in the industry. World famous for movie classics like Kaufman's "The Toxic Avenger", "Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead", "Class of Nuke 'em High", "Tromeo & Juliet", Trey Parker's "Cannibal! The Musical", and Charles Kaufman's "Mother's Day", Troma's seminal films are now being remade as big-budget mainstream productions by the likes of Brett Ratner, Richard Saperstein, and Oscar winner Akiva Goldsman. Early work of many of today's luminaries can be found in Troma's library of 1000 films, cartoons, TV shows and shorts. Jenna Fischer, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Kevin Costner, Fergie, Vincent D'Onofrio, Samuel L. Jackson, James Gunn and Eli Roth are just a few. Troma's latest in house productions are "Return to Nuke 'Em High: Volumes 1 & 2".
Founded by Lemmy Kilmister in 1975, Motorhead would become one of the most popular bands in the world with a fan-base that is second to none.
Having released 22 Albums over their 40 year career and sold over 30 million records, their most recent of which [“Bad Magic”] went to #1 in Germany and entered the Top 10 in the UK Album charts is testament to the strength of the band’s influence and popularity in modern music. Their brand of uncompromising heavy rock has seen them widely acknowledged as one of the most influential, and iconic, bands in rock music history.
About Global Merchandising Services Ltd
Global Merchandising Services are music artist, celebrity and brand merchandise experts. Headquartered in London and Los Angeles, Global is a licensing powerhouse with best in class design, product development, and manufacturing and direct-to-consumer sales. Global executes and delivers business through all channels of retail distribution, live events, web stores, pop-up stores, brand origination and development, sponsorship, endorsements and third-party licensing. As the exclusive partner for its extensive roster of musical artists and brands, Global develops unique and innovative merchandise programs for its clients. Winner of 5 consecutive Licensing Industry Awards, 2011-2015 for best celebrity license program, re-affirms Global’s expertise and ability to deliver on a worldwide basis for its clients.
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About THQ Nordic
Founded in 2011, THQ Nordic is a global video game publisher and developer. Based in Vienna, Austria and Karlstad, Sweden with subsidiaries in Germany and the USA, THQ Nordic brands include Darksiders, MX vs. ATV, Red Faction, Titan Quest and many more. THQ Nordic is meant to represent a core approach of doing much more than “owning” a highly competitive portfolio of IPs. It revolves around cherishing them, and aligning them with the very best development resources to expand upon them with the level of experience that communities and established fan bases expect and deserve. The company’s internal development studios are Grimlore Games based in Munich, Germany and Rainbow Studios based in Phoenix, Arizona.
For more information visit: http://www.thqnordic.com