A First-of-Its-Kind, Dollar Dash Promises Thrilling Competitive Multiplayer For Digital Platforms
Leicester, UK– August 17, 2012– Acclaimed video game publisher Kalypso Media Digital Ltd. today announced that Dollar Dash will arrive in North America later this year for Xbox LIVEŽ Arcade for the Xbox 360Ž video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStationŽNetwork, and Windows PC.
Dollar Dash is a frenetic, multiplayer digital game that has players in the role of a cartoon thief who must make use of extravagant weapons to grab bags of cash and deposit it in a getaway vehicle before it disappears. Developed by Candygun Games, Dollar Dash offers a huge amount of customization and personalization as players attack, defend, and outrun their fellow thieves with comedic tactics to achieve victory.
“Kalypso is committed to publishing great digital games and we are confident that Dollar Dash brings forth a vibrant world that will have players shouting with joy as they battle opponents with exotic weapons,” said Jonathan Hales, Managing Director, Kalypso Media Digital Ltd.
Dollar Dash will launch with drop-in and drop-out online and offline multiplayer for up to two to four players, three laugh-out-loud game modes, 18 colorful and unique maps, and a host of trophies, crazy weapon upgrades, and customization items.
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About The Kalypso Media Group
Founded in 2006 in Germany by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek, Kalypso Media is a global, independent developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software with 120 employees world-wide.
Along with Headquarters in Worms, Germany, the company has offices in the United Kingdom and the United States. Kalypso Media also enjoys very strong global digital distribution through its Kalypso Media Digital Ltd. office and owns three development studios– Realmforge Studios GmbH, Gaming Minds Studios GmbH and Noumena Studios GmbH– and works with multiple leading independent developers.
Kalypso Media‘s titles include the critically acclaimed Tropico 4, Sins of a Solar Empire, and Dungeons. Upcoming multi-platform titles include Port Royale 3, Omerta - City of Gangsters, DARK and The Dark Eye - Demonicon along with Legends of Pegasus for PC. Further information about Kalypso Media is available at http://www.kalypsomedia.com.
About CandyGun Games
Candygun Games is an independent developer of innovative downloadable games for consoles and PC. The company was founded by a core team of senior industry professionals in 2009 and has released its first game Dead Block for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network in 2011. More information about Candygun Games is available at www.candygungames.com.
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