Hilversum, Netherlands– 10th December 2010– Easy Interactive™ is pleased to announce the launch of In The Mix featuring Armin van Buuren™, the first real DJ simulation game for Nintendo Wii™.
In The Mix featuring Armin van Buuren lets players become a professional DJ as they pick their favourite tunes and mix them with real-world DJ techniques. In the career mode, budding DJs start by playing simple sets in local clubs, but as they work their way up the ladder they will have the chance to purchase more specialised equipment and play at some of the world’s most exclusive venues, winning kudos by balancing the technical core of mixing with creativity and an understanding of what a discerning crowd will want to hear.
Manual fades and cross-fades between over 60 tracks and remixes, hand-picked by Armin Van Buuren himself, form the basis of the game, with the ability to deploy some creativity and mix in loops and effects on top of the two-track mix adding a much-needed imaginative dimension to the music game genre. Crowd interaction is also included via motion control commands and outside of pursuing a DJ career, players can draw on the game’s library of loops, vocals, effects and percussion to create their own tracks in the studio mode.
Easy Interactive’s Managing Director, Michel van Elmpt, comments,“ In The Mix featuring Armin van Buuren has a completely unique and innovative control method which replicates real life DJ techniques, allowing anyone to master the art of mixing dance music”. He adds,“Armin van Buuren is one of the most enduringly popular DJs in the world and one of Netherlands’ most famous stars, so we’re delighted that Easy Interactive is launching In The Mix featuring Armin van Buuren for the UK market”.
Summary of game features:
· 12 chapter tutorial
· 4 game modes– career, party, studio and quickplay
· Create original tracks in the studio mode
· Over 60 popular tracks handpicked by Armin van Buuren
· Requires no additional hardware
In The Mix featuring Armin van Buuren for Nintendo Wii is available via retail channels from today. Deluxe editions of In The Mix featuring Armin van Buuren are also available and include a copy of the game, three CD album and an exclusive Armin Only DVD. Independent retail distribution is via Advantage (Tel 0121 506 9590).
For more information please contact:
Simone Jenkinson, Connect International
Tel: 01564 200948
Tony Coles, Peppermint P
Tel: 0207 240 2645
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Notes to Editors
About Easy Interactive
Easy Interactive, BV is an innovative creator, publisher and distributor of family-friendly and casual video games for a wide array of devices including game consoles, handheld devices and personal home computers. The company has exclusive publishing rights to a large range of games titles, including those from the hugely successful“Purple Hills” brand.
Since formation in 2001, Easy Interactive has built a distribution network in over twenty countries and has localised products into more than six languages. The firm was acquired by Foreign Media Group in 2006 and reclaimed its independent status in September 2010 following an acquisition by private equity firm, Triacta. ( http://www.triacta.nl/en)
Easy Interactive is headquartered in Hilversum, Netherlands and the company website is located at: www.easyinteractive.com
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