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Become the Ultimate Apex Predator of the Seas in Maneater, Gaming’s First ShARkPG Out Now on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC

By The Associated Press

ROSWELL, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2020--

Developer and publisherand retail partner and publisherare proud to announce today’s global launch of, the first-ever open-world action-RPG (Sh AR k PG ) where you play as a shark. Out now on the computer entertainment system ,, and PC (via the) – and coming later this year for Nintendo Switch,invites players to experience the ultimate power fantasy by controlling the apex predator of the seas – a terrifying shark!

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Maneater from Tripwire Interactive - Gaming’s First Open-Water ShARkPG (Graphic: Business Wire)

is a single player, open-world action-RPG (Sh k ) where YOU are the shark. Starting as a small bull shark pup you are tasked with surviving the harsh world while eating your way up the ecosystem. To do this, you will explore a large and varied open world encountering diverse enemies -- both human and wildlife. Find the right resources and you can grow and evolve far beyond what nature intended, allowing the player to tailor the shark to their play style. This is fortunate, because to get revenge on the cruel fisherman that dismembered you will take evolving into a massive shark, an apex predator of legends. Eat. Explore. Evolve.

“ Maneater ,” said John Gibson, CEO and Co-owner of Tripwire Interactive. “ ”

With a truly unique premise and never-before-seen approach to the action-RPG genre, Tripwire Interactive looks forward to taking players on a journey through uncharted waters with .

is out now for $39.99 / €39.99 / £34.99 MSRP with an ESRB rating of M for Mature, PEGI 18 rating, and USK 16 rating. For more details on , please visit the – and follow the developers at Tripwire Interactive on , , , , and .

About Tripwire Interactive

Formed in 2005 as a humble independent developer founded by gamers who found success in the video game modding community, Tripwire Interactive has developed and self-published multiple critically acclaimed titles in the wildly popular and franchises, which have collectively sold over 20 million units to date. The studio’s latest project, , breaks new ground in the popular action RPG genre and finds players taking on the role of a deadly shark with the uncanny ability to evolve as it feeds.

Since then, Tripwire Interactive has expanded its business and now turns its experience and resources to include publishing titles spanning multiple platforms and genres from other talented independent studios. The publishing division aims to help like-minded independent studios bring their titles to market, including developed by Torn Banner Studios, developed by Digital Lode, and developed by EQ Games and Pixel Dash Studios.

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.

Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including its own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row, the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the grim post-apocalyptic future of the Metro series. Upcoming highlights from Deep Silver include Dead Island 2 and Saints Row V. Deep Silver also owns the development studios Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, UK; Deep Silver Fishlabs in Hamburg, Germany, Deep Silver Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA, and Warhorse Studios based in Prague, Czech Republic. For more information please visit .

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, North America and Australia. The Koch Media group has more than 20 years of experience in the digital media business and has risen to become the number one publishing partner in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Codemasters, Kaspersky Labs, Konami, Koei Tecmo, Milestone, Sega, Square Enix, etc. in various European countries. With Headquarters in Höfen, Austria Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux, Australia, Czech Republic and the United States.

All product titles, publisher names, trademarks, artwork and associated imagery are trademarks, registered trademarks and/or copyright material of the respective owners. All rights reserved.

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CONTACT: Mike Schmitt

Marketing Director, Tripwire Interactive

mikes@tripwireinteractive.comKjell Vistad | Tyler Nagata

ONE PR Studio

Tripwire@oneprstudio.com

510-893-3271

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