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Pilot your own intricately designed vehicles and head into the eye of the storm. Releasing on Early Access later this year.


London, 18th May, 2017Green Man Gaming Publishing and Sunfire Software today are unveiling their newest creation Stormworks: Build and Rescue a game where players design their own vehicles and pilot them across a rich and dramatic, procedurally generated, physics playground. Create a helicopter, boat or buggy with just the right balance of handling, buoyancy and stability to embark on daredevil missions and tackle treacherous oceans.

Entering Early Access later this year, Stormworks: Build and Rescue will challenge your mechanical and design skills to create the ultimate programmable, block based rescue vehicle. Share your design online and tackle the dynamic and ever changing weather patterns of an unforgiving sea. That is if you have the skill and design prowess to even make it off the launch pad.

Dan Walters, lead developer at Sunfire Software said ‘ Stormworks: Search and Rescue is a game designed to challenge the creative side of your brain and build the ultimate rescue machine that will allow you to survive the stormiest of seas. We’ve allowed for a huge amount of depth in the vehicle creation and customisation editing suite with an intricate logic system in place. We want to make the act of launching your boat or helicopter a massive achievement in and of itself, before you even go head to head with some of the most dangerous oceans seen in video games’

Gary Rowe, EVP of Publishing at Green Man Gaming said ‘We want players to be able to invest a whole lot of hours into creating the perfect rescue vehicle, fit for the job but also allow anyone who wants to jump straight into the action do so, with some pre-built vehicles to get them going. We believe Stormworks: Build and Rescue is the perfect fit for Early Access and is a game that will continue to evolve and build upon itself in the coming months’

Game Description

BUILD, PLAN, RESCUE: Stormworks: Build and Rescue is the game where you design and pilot your own sea-rescue service, in a rich and dramatic physics playground. Take your custom-designed, block based and programmable vehicles into fierce oceanic storms. Plan and execute thrilling rescues in a variety of challenging crisis scenarios. Export and share your meticulously designed vehicles with others.

DESIGN YOUR VEHICLE: Design vehicles by placing blocks in a rich editing suite, customise them with paint, and program the behaviour using the powerful logic system. Choose from a wide array of components for designing helicopters, boats, and more.

NAVIGATE, STEER, PILOT: Take charge of your vehicles' in a physics driven sandbox simulation - where your vehicles performance is a direct result of your design. Use dials and indicator components to display feedback on the vehicles logic system, whilst pushing your designs to the limit in fierce weather.

RUN YOUR OWN COASTGUARD: Take on missions to run your own coastguard service. Design specific vehicles to respond to emergencies and cargo missions across open oceans, island facilities, remote rigs and more. 

DRAMATIC, SIMULATED WORLD: The day-night cycle and dynamic weather system creates diverse environments - from still sunny mornings, to fierce stormy nights. Strong winds can turn the ocean from gentle ripples to fierce heaving waves, affecting the vehicles using a physics based displacement-buoyancy system.


Press assets for Stormworks: Build and Rescue can be found here

Pre-purchase available on Green Man Gaming and Humble Store

Also coming to Steam.

For more information please contact:

Michael Power

Account Manager – Swipe Right PR

E: michael@swiperightpr.com

Notes to Editors

About Green Man Gaming

Green Man Gaming is a global e-commerce technology company in the video games industry and the first choice for millions of gamers around the world.

We offer a wide range of games from AAA to indie titles across multiple platforms in 190 countries worldwide.  We work with over 500 publishers, developers and distributors to offer our customers a wide range of games at competitive prices. Green Man Gaming also help developers publish their own games and bring them to market, supporting them every step of the way.

Our passion for games and strong community platform provide gamers with access to the latest insights, reviews and updates from the gaming industry.  Our vibrant online community also connects gamers and rewards them for in-game activity.  This gameplay data allows us to further improve the overall gaming experience.  Our objective is to help gamers to connect, play and enjoy immersive gaming experiences.  


About Sunfire Software

Sunfire Software are a small team of experienced developers from Royal Leamington Spa, headed up by Dan Walters - director of Calvino Noir and creator of Morphopolis and Terrorhedron.  Stormworks: Build and Rescue is their first title.


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