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Wired Productions and Vostok Inc. announce $100m Vostok Prize for the first person to visit all nine planets of the solar system

Explorers and entrepreneurs encouraged to conquer space exploration’s next milestone ahead of Vostok Inc. taking off on the Nintendo Switch ™ this holiday season

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Watford, United Kingdom, Earth, Stardate 71304.2 (November 2nd, 2017): Wired Productions, an independent videogames publisher and developer, is delighted to announce the Vostok prize, with $100,000,000 on offer to the first person to successfully travel to and provide proof of visiting each of the planets within our solar system. Pluto is a planet.

Wired Productions and developer of Vostok Inc, Nosebleed interactive, are putting their money where their mouths are in search of the next great leap in space exploration.

Would-be astronauts have 100 years to accomplish this mission and will need to travel to each of the nine planets within our solar system. Landing on each planet is not required, but to have your claim validated you must orbit each planet, and provide unedited, raw footage of each orbit.

For the full details and to download the application pack, please visit http://bit.ly/WIN100MDOLLARS or to watch the announcement video, visit http://bit.ly/JimmyAnnouncement

Andreas Firnigl, Managing Director and designer at Nosebleed Interactive commented. “I can’t believe Wired are putting this money up. Please make it clear whilst we think it’s great, in no way are Nosebleed actually paying for this!”

Neil Broadhead, Communications Manager, Wired Productions continued, “Yes they are. Our grandchildren might be very angry with us, and though it may seem far-fetched that this can be achieved within 100 years, the ideas behind Vostok Inc and the recent ground-breaking technical advancements in solar sail and electromagnetic propulsion, like the Nintendo Switch, proves that anything is possible. For those who don’t want to put the 100 years into visiting the solar system, Vostok Inc. is the perfect way to explore the stars. Plus you can shoot a unicorn gun.”

In Vostok Inc, you play as a corrupt, narcissistic yuppie, hoping to make as much money as possible in a greed driven twin-stick shooter without a conscience. As the newly-appointed CEO of Vostok Inc., you have one goal: to become filthy, stinking rich. Piloting your very own ship, explore and exploit more than 40 planets across six different solar systems in your quest to earn ludicrous amounts of MOOLAH!

Start by landing on any planet to begin colonization, build factories, and rake in the big bucks. Once the MOOLAH starts flowing, you’ll be able to upgrade your ship’s weapons and augmentations. Increase profits even further by finding and recruiting managers, consultants, and executives scattered throughout the galaxy.

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For more information, please contact:

Alasdair Hibberd

Press@wiredproductions.com

+44 (0) 1923 211 238

About Wired Productions Ltd

Wired Productions is an established independent computer games publisher based in Watford, Hertfordshire, UK.  Founded in 2008, Wired have produced over 40 titles for many global publishers and are part of the team responsible for the 1.5 million unit selling We Sing franchise. In 2013, Wired moved into console publishing on all major platforms. Notable launches to date include Let’s Fish! Hooked On, Tiny Troopers Joint Ops, Last Inua and Super Dungeon Bros, Victor Vran and The Town of Light. Wired Productions’ upcoming titles for 2017 include Max: The Cursed Brotherhood, Surf World Series, Vostok Inc. and more.

Wired Productions are also a founding member of We Sing Productions, which is a collaboration between THQ Nordic, Wired Productions and Le Cortex, with the sole mission to establish a new range of We Sing products for all formats.

For more information visit http://www.wiredproductions.com or follow at:  http://www.facebook.com/WiredPro and on Twitter https://twitter.com/WiredP.

About Nosebleed Interactive

Founded in 2012, Nosebleed Interactive is a multi-award winning independent studio based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. An experienced team of passionate gamers, Nosebleed Interactive previously worked alongside some of the world’s largest companies, brands and content providers such as Channel 4 and Sony Interactive Entertainment. The team has been chosen as one of the ”Top 50 Creative Companies” in the UK by Creative England - and it also won the PlayStation Mobile Pioneers competition and “Best Small-to-Medium Business” in the Newcastle Business Awards. Nosebleed Interactive was also one of the first companies to receive support from the prestigious UK Games Fund. For more information about Nosebleed Interactive, please visit http://www.nosebleedinteractive.com.

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