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Sandbox Adventures on the High Seas Coming with Windward

Available Now in Early Access, Launching in Q2 2015

PRESS RELEASE posted on 11 FEB 2015 8:05am by Wargamer Administrator

TORONTO - Feb. 10, 2015 - Ahoy mateys! Adventures on the open oceans are coming to Steam with Tasharen Entertainment's Windward. This action-packed sandbox game puts gamers in control of a ship sailing the open waters of a large procedurally-generated world. Currently available in Early Access, Windward will launch for PC, Mac and Linux in Q2 2015.

Windward's focus is open ended gameplay. Players who want action can choose to side with one of the in-game factions or hoist the black flag as a pirate engaging in high-adrenaline combat with any scallywag that gets in their way. Those looking for a more relaxing experience can explore uncharted lands or focus on diplomacy and become a master merchant.

Gamers also choose between an immersive single player experience and cooperative multiplayer, enabling them to engage in epic faction-based battles with hundreds of other gamers.

Players control the captain of a ship. As the captain levels up gamers can specialize their vessels to focus on offense, defense or support. There are more than 100 talent points to spend on an extensive skill tree allowing for deep customization.

The stunning environments are also greatly influenced by players. They can establish and grow towns, modify the terrain and wreak havoc in areas controlled by other factions.

"Windwardwill deliver action-packed adventures on the high seas with enough flexibility to offer something to everyone," said Michael Lyashenko, founder, Tasharen Entertainment. "I love when players tell me Windwardis Sid Meier's Pirates!meets Diablo."

Tasharen Entertainment will be exhibiting Windward at PAX East in booth 3248. 





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About Tasharen Entertainment

Tasharen Entertainment is a one-man indie studio based out of Toronto. Established in 2011 by Michael Lyashenko, an experienced software developer, the studio is most well-known for its Unity plugin -- NGUI -- a tool widely used by publishers and other developers that was originally created to aid the development of Windward.

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