Manchester, United Kingdom– 23rd December 2010– Eclipse Interactive, the Manchester based developer headed up by industry stalwarts Nic Garner and Les Ellis, has just announced that its most recent project, Wheelers and Dealers for Zattikka via Facebook, has entertained over 250,000 monthly active users since its launch in November. Wheelers and Dealers is part interactive soap opera and part trading game where players attempt to move from rags to riches to increase their net worth. Backed by a sophisticated trading game engine and a unique reputation system, Wheelers and Dealers unfolds like an unpredictable soap opera where the art of making a deal is everything.
Commenting on the success, Nic Garner, managing director of Eclipse Interactive, said“2010 has been a great year for us in retrospect. We’ve delivered a cutting edge, high-quality Facebook title for Zattikka, which was developed by a team of just eight people. This underlines the degree of expertise we can bring to the fore when it comes to developing games and applications for modern formats”. He continued“The fact that we’re already underway on new projects that are set to launch in 2011 further demonstrates how strong Eclipse Interactive is, both as a development studio and a highly-tuned creative team.”
Eclipse Interactive, which has been developing a bespoke range of smartphone, browser and social media applications and games since 2008, will be announcing details of its next two projects in early 2011.
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About Eclipse Interactive
Eclipse Interactive is a development studio located in Manchester UK. Founded by Nic Garner and Les Ellis in 2008, the company has gone on to create a range of games for clients such as Vir2l Studios, Sega Europe, GSN Digital, and Zattikka. Eclipse has recently conceived, designed and developed Zattikka’s latest social game release, Wheelers and Dealers.
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