BATTLE GROUP 2 LAUNCHES JUNE 13

5pm PDT San Francisco Time

Packed with new features, environments, ships, aircraft and weapons, all rendered in incredible HD graphics!

Battle Group 2, a fast-paced, single player naval warfare game, launches this Friday on PC, Mac and Linux on Steam.

Developed by Brisbane-based Bane Games with the assistance of Right Pedal Studios and published worldwide by Merge Games, the sequel to the best-sellingBattle Group puts you in command of advanced naval fleets to conquer a deadly global foe. Use your ships’ powerful weaponry combined with supporting satellite strikes to defeat your enemies.

Set in the near future, a force that calls itself ‘The Talon’ seeks revenge for an unknown crime, stealing the latest military equipment and spreading destruction throughout the world. You are the last Battle Group tasked to stop the Talon and whatever fight they bring your way.

To view the game trailer click here or to download the press kit click here.

KEY FEATURES
Eight playable ships
All created from the real life blueprints with the appropriate matching aircraft and speeds relative to real life. Missile types are modelled to match each aircraft.

New satellite strikes!
Now you can launch devastating EMP blasts and trigger battle-changing Hyper-Time (slow-motion). Satellites strikes also allow your ships to instantly reload when you’re in trouble.

Over 30+ new campaign levels including boss battles!
Levels include procedurally generated content which adds variety every time you play.

Three new theatres of war
Adapt your warfare strategy to fight in different environments including the Artic, the jungle and industrial arenas. Plus new night vision mode for intense nighttime battles.

All new ultra HD graphics
See the world rendered in incredible detail, coupled with a totally new menu system with satellite interface.

Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wL8U_SpKWI

Genre
Single player naval warfare

Release date
Friday 13th June 2014, 5pm PDT

Publisher
Merge Games

Developer
Bane Games

Format
PC, Mac and Linux

Available
Steam

Price 
$7.99 / £5.99 / €7.99

Minimum System Requirements:

PC: 
OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
Processor: 2.4 GHz or equivalent processor
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: 500 MB Video RAM and at least Shader Model 2.0
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Hard Drive: 900 MB available space
Sound Card: Windows compatible sound card.

Mac: 
OS: Mac OS X 10.6 or later
Processor: Intel Only
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: 500 MB Video RAM and at least Shader Model 2.0
Hard Drive: 900 MB available space

Linux: 
OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or later
Processor: 2.4 GHz or equivalent processor
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: 500 MB Video RAM and at least Shader Model 2.0
Hard Drive: 900 MB available space

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About Merge Games

Merge Games is an independent publisher based in Manchester, UK. We specialise in publishing collectable games for retail and worldwide digital distribution for independent developers. Our back catalogue includes Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine, The Inner World, Limbo – Collector’s Edition, Binding of Issac, Terraria Collector’s Edition and many more. For more information click here.

About Bane Games

Bane Games is an independent game developer based in Brisbane, Australia. We have created three games over the past four years for iOS, Android, PC and Mac. For more information click here.

About Right Pedal Studios Pty Ltd
Right Pedal Studios is a game accelerator based in Brisbane, Australia. The accelerator provides game developers with working capital, office space, mentorship and has funded five independent games to date. For more informationclick here.