March 17th, 2014
Pixel Hero Games is excited to announce a new partnership with Games Workshop. Set to arrive in 2015 ‘Eisenhorn: XENOS’ is a 3D action and adventure game based on ‘Xenos’, the first book in the best-selling ‘Eisenhorn’ trilogy, written by award winning author Dan Abnett.
Set in the grim, dark future of Warhammer 40,000 ‘Eisenhorn: XENOS’ tells the story of Gregor Eisenhorn, an Inquisitor and member of the ‘Ordo Xenos’, sent out to fight and protect the Imperium of man from anything that may threaten it.
“We are tremendously excited to be working with Games Workshop on such a unique project” said Pixel Hero Games CEO Nader Alikhani. “Adapting the incredibly rich source material of ‘Xenos’ into a compelling adventure game, and allowing players to experience the inner workings of the Imperium of man through Eisenhorn’s fabled eyes is an opportunity I’m sure no fan will want to miss”
Pixel hero Games gained acclaim in 2013 for their mobile game ‘Spiral: Episode 1’, a 3D action/adventure game that was lauded for its combination of unique touch screen controls, presentation, and compelling narrative.
‘Pixel Heroes are a talented outfit, and matching their skill with the story and characters of this much loved and best-selling book will create a unique and characterful experience,’ said Games Workshops Head of Licensing, Jon Gillard. ‘They’ve captured the look and feel of the Xenos novel wonderfully, and this distinctive take will allow players to interact with the Warhammer 40,000 universe in ways not seen before.’
Eisenhorn: XENOS is due for release on mobile devices in 2015.
About Games Workshop®
Games Workshop® Group PLC (LSE:GAW.L) is based in Nottingham, UK. Games Workshop designs, manufactures, retails, and distributes its range of Warhammer® and Warhammer® 40,000® games, miniature soldiers, novels and model kits through more than 400 of its own Hobby centres, the Internet and independent retail channels in more than 50 countries worldwide. Further details on the company can be obtained at www.games-workshop.com
About Pixel Hero Games
Pixel Hero Games is an independent developer based in Guildford, UK. The team draws from previous experience working at studios such as Kuju, Argonaut, Smartbomb Interactive, Novarama, and Doublesix. Pixel Hero Games specializes in games sold via digital distribution, and the studio’s first game ‘Spiral: Episode One’ was launched last year to critical acclaim.
We’ll be updating with more information on the project regularly, but in the meantime, here is the official press release and a gallery of images and wallpapers to whet your appetite… Enjoy!