Surprise Attack Games – Australia’s First Independent Game Publisher

By   /   Jul 18, 2013

Marketing consultancy Surprise Attack has emerged out as Australia’s first independent game publisher known as Surprise Attack Games. Being an individual publisher, Surprise Attack will collaborate with Australian developers & offer them distribution & other marketing services both locally & internationally.

It has been promised that the publisher will accept games on all platforms: whether it be handheld, mobile, consoles, browser-based, Mac, Linux, Microsoft Windows or tablets.

Surprise Attack Games’ founder & managing director – Chris Wright – stated the mission statement behind the company as:

“Our vision for Surprise Attack Games is to build a new kind of publisher, inspired by the indie record labels I loved growing up in the ’80s and ’90s.”

He further added that those companies were an integral part of creative local community & helped them achieve their goals.

“Those labels weren’t some separate corporate entity that came in at the end to handle the commercial stuff; they were an integral part of their local creative communities, and they helped lift up those communities as a result.”

Surprise Attack Games will kick-start with three Australian games, namely; Particulars, Wolfdozer, & Burden.

All three titles will be displayed at Surprise Attack Games’ booth at Penny Arcade Expo – PAX – in Australia.

PAX Australia is scheduled to take place from 19th of July to 21st of July at Melbourne Showgrounds. To know more about PAX, don’t forget to visit their official website.

Also, stay tuned to SegmentNext for more updates on Surprise Attack Games.

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