Hamburg, June 5, 2012. Today, InnoGames presents a first look at its upcoming 3D browser title, Kartuga, at E3 in Los Angeles. The action-packed MMOG is based on Unity 3D and focuses strongly on cooperative PvP gameplay with several role-playing elements. Hamburg-based Ticking Bomb Games is responsible for the development of the title, which is set to launch in 2012. www.kartuga.com gives players a peek into its stylized fantasy world with screenshots and a feature list.
InnoGames co-founder Eike Klindworth is convinced of the game's potential and is looking forward to the success of the company's first joint venture with Ticking Bomb Games: "We are bringing out a high quality product with Kartuga. The game offers multiple PvP modes, intuitive controls, plus detailed and vibrant 3D graphics. This action MMOG is an extremely useful addition to InnoGames' portfolio."
The developer also has high expectations for the title: " We have been working hard on this project for some years now, and the results are fantastic. The player completely loses the feeling of playing in a browser with Kartuga - it really stands up to client games, " says Ticking Bomb Games Development Director Tobias Severin.
Kartuga players choose one of three customizable classes of ships to sail through a series of quests and missions. The ingenious battle system, along with a strong focus on cooperative PvP, guarantees long lasting fun.
With about 80 million registered players, InnoGames is one of the world's leading developers and providers of online games. The Hamburg-based company has scored major successes with games such as Tribal Wars, The West and Grepolis. Currently, InnoGames employs 180 professionals from around the world, and plans to reach 250 by the end of the year.
About Ticking Bomb Games:
Marco Schultz and Tobias Severin founded Ticking Bomb Games in 2008. Since 2011 they have been developing games exclusively for InnoGames. The development studio, which boasts over 30 employees, won the coveted Deutschen Entwickler Preis (German Developer Award) for its browser title Europe 1400. Their greatest expertise lies in the area of Unity3D.