Blazing Lizard Teams with Independent Publisher on its First Title Giving Gamers the Chance to Settle the World's Oldest Debate, "Who Would Win in a Fight, Pirates or Ninjas?"
Cockpit, Austin, Texas– August 24, 2007– Gamecock Media Group today announced that they will be publishing Blazing Lizard’s first game, Pirates vs. Ninjas™ Dodgeball. The inaugural title in the Pirates vs. Ninjas™ series allows up to eight players to compete in the ultimate playground sport as some of the world’s most recognizable icons.
“If ever there was a team we were destined to work with and a game we were destined to publish, this is it!” said Mike Wilson, Grand Champeen of Gamecock Media Group.“Going beyond the brilliant concept, Blazing Lizard has shown us that their title will set a new high bar for gameplay and graphical expectations in downloadable console games.”
“Why Gamecock? They understand what a developer wants out of a publisher,” said Chris Stockman, Studio Director of Blazing Lizard.“It was an easy decision to team with them on Pirates vs. Ninjas™ Dodgeball, and we couldn’t be happier.”
Pirates vs. Ninjas™ Dodgeball is being developed using Infyrno™, Blazing Lizard’s next-gen proprietary game engine. Allowing only the sweetest gameplay with art, style and a theme suited for all age groups, Pirates vs. Ninjas™ Dodgeball pits scurvy against ninjitsu and cutlass versus katana, to settle the world’s oldest debate; who’d win– Pirates or Ninjas (or possibly one of the other unannounced teams)? The title will include Exhibition, Story, and Challenge modes with multiplayer support for 4 players Local / 8 players Online, and 4-player Co-op modes. So which flag will you fly? The Jolly Roger or the Rising Sun?
Pirates vs. Ninjas™ Dodgeball will be available for download on yet-to-be announced home console systems in the first quarter of 2008.
About Blazing Lizard, Inc.
Formed in early 2007, Blazing Lizard’s goal is to create high quality, compelling console downloadable games for all platforms. Their first game Pirates vs. Ninjas™ Dodgeball is poised to redefine consumer expectations of console downloadable games when it’s released for a TBD platform in the first quarter of 2008. Browse to www.blazinglizard.com for more.
About Gamecock Media Group
Based in Austin, Texas, Gamecock Media Group offers a welcome solution to the bloated and originality-starved video game industry. A well-funded, independent, artist-driven company, Gamecock favors the most innovative and original video game developers in the industry. Publishing games for all platforms, Gamecock offers its developers a high degree of participation, freedom and financial incentives, allowing them to perform and create to their utmost ability. For more, please visit www.gamecockmedia.com.
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