Descent for WiiWare Announcement!
April 14th, 2010, 11:00 AM - PRESS RELEASE
(April 14th, 2010) — Interplay Entertainment Corp. and G1M2 will partner to bring the classic Descent to the Wii.
“Descent remains the most popular 1080º 3D blasting game. Translating its 3D worlds and game play to WiiWare™ is an exciting move”, said Hervé Caen, CEO of Interplay. “Descent will pair perfectly with the motion sensing Wii Remote™ controller and we can't wait to show players how intuitive the game play and control can be” seconded Scott Hawkins, the Founder of G1M2.
Descent is expected for initial release during Fall 2010 and is planned for electronic distribution through Nintendo's WiiWare™ service.
“Following Clayfighter DSiWare™ & WiiWare™, and Stonekeep WiiWare™, Interplay continues to redevelop its fantastic portfolio of games,” Hervé Caen concluded.
Founded in 1983, Interplay Entertainment is a developer, publisher and licensor of video game software headquartered in Southern California. The company has produced and licensed titles for many of the most popular interactive entertainment software platforms in the action/arcade, adventure/RPG and strategy/puzzle categories. Its portfolio of well-recognized Intellectual Properties includes Battlechess, Clayfighter, Dark Alliance, Descent, Earthworm Jim, Freespace, Giants, Messiah, MDK, Run Like Hell, Sacrifice and Stonekeep. Interplay also holds exclusive distribution rights to certain existing Fallout and Redneck titles. For more information, please visit www.interplay.com.
G1M2 is an independent game development studio and interactive entertainment consulting firm headquartered in Southern California. G1M2 is licensed to develop for all leading game platforms including Nintendo Wii and DS, Sony PS3, PSP, and PS2, and Microsoft Xbox 360. G1M2 has a strong track record with classic game franchises with previous projects including Data East Arcade Classics for Wii, Metal Slug PC Collection, Sengoku Anthology, and several other classic gaming projects. For more information, please visit www.g1m2.com.
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