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Headup Games and Silent Dreams announce Holy Avatar vs. Maidens of the Dead

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The most famous Holy Avatar returns to the screens with his very own game!

Headup Games and the indie studio Silent Dreams are making the continuation of their successful collaboration public today. Following the success of the press- and community-praised Grotesque Tactics franchise with Grotesque Tactics: Premium Edition and Grotesque Tactics 2: Dungeons & Donuts,   Headup Games and Silent Dreams will release a spin-off of the popular irony-peppered fun-RPG in September of 2012. Holy Avatar vs. Maidens of the Dead will be released in September of 2012 exclusively for PC.

To get a bit of relaxation after the last big battle of Grotesque Tactics 2: Dungeons & Donuts Holy Avatar decides to take a trip off-the-cuff with his Guild of Maidens on a Caribbean island, his recently purchased “Holy Island”.

After a rather ungently arrival on the beach they made a gruesome discovery: numerous dead maidens, horribly mutilated, are scattered all over the path to the inside of the island. The Guild of Maidens is afraid that something horrible happened in the maidens camp on the island. Holy Avatar – secretly happy about this twist – is going to investigate what exactly happened with a part of his group, looking for new adventures, not knowing what kind of scale this disaster has already taken and what hazards are waiting for him and his companions inside the dense woods and caves…

Next to new optics that were redone from the scratch with fresh Cel-Shading graphics and an overly colorful and more friendly look, Silent Dreams especially reacts to the community’s suggestions and demands.

As part of this, Holy Avatar vs. Maidens of the Dead is introducing a fixed camera which will provide you with a clear overview over the events of the game. Zooming in and out naturally will still be possible, as well as the feature of moving the camera over the whole map. From the technical point of view the game in general was matched to the endemic Caribbean flair. In this measure the HUD now was provided with a tropical design, as well as the character portraits which got a general overhaul.

And the steel drum-marked Caribbean soundtrack will carry over the comforting Southern Sea feeling to the player.

Publisher Headup Games who holds the worldwide rights to releasing and distribution and developer studio Silent Dreams will release Holy Avatar vs. Maidens of the Dead in September of 2012. The exact release date will be announced soon.


  • Title:                          Holy Avatar vs. Maidens of the Dead
  • Plattform:                 PC
  • Genre:                       Tactics RPG
  • Publisher:                Headup Games
  • Developer:                Silent Dreams
  • Release:                   September 2012

About Headup Games

Headup Games GmbH & Co. KG is an independent games publisher located near Cologne in Germany. Together with its partners Headup Games focuses on the contentment of their customers and the best gameplay experience delivered at the fairest price-quality ratio. Since its foundation the company published over 50 SKU’s, including many projects from young, ambitious indie-developers, where much potential and creativity had been seen. The portfolio features high-quality games such as Super Meat Boy, The Binding of Isaac, Terraria, Limbo, Archon: Classic, The Tiny Bang Story, Trapped Dead, Grotesque Tactics, The Binding of Isaac, Q.U.B.E., Bridge Constructor and Frozen Synapse.

Furthermore Headup Games offers to internationally growing companies the possibility to enter the German or European market with an experienced partner on location. Fair and transparent relationships to our developing partners are the basis of our company’s mission statement.

More information can be found at www.headupgames.com

About Silent Dreams

Silent Dreams is a small indie-Studio in “Mülheim an der Ruhr” that made its own dream reality: making unique games with addictive potential.The heads of Silent Dreams are creative director and manager Rayk Kerstan and lead programmer Carsten Edenfeld, previously lead/senior programmer of Gothic 1-3.While developing its own brand “Grotesque Tactics”, Silent Dreams also does commission work for PC and console games (i.e. Sacred 2).

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