LOCK N’ LOAD at the MCM EXPO with OVERTURN: MECHA WARS !!

LUTON, ENGLAND (October 20th, 2009)– GAMEBRIDGE Ltd., today announce that Overturn: Mecha Wars, Studio Zan’s much anticipated mech title, will be shown to the public for the very first time in Europe at the London MCM Expo. The expo will take place between 24-25th October at the ExCeL Centre, London

As announced and showcased to the selected few press and media at the Nintendo WiiWare summit (Frankfurt, Germany) in spring this year Overturn: Mecha Wars is a tournament based mech game where two challengers go head to head. Tournament consists of 6 classes: Rookie, Novice, Elite, Ace, Grand and Master classes.

Games take place within closed battle fields with the contestants controlling futurist machines that are equipped with a host of high tech weapons. The aim of the game is to blast your opponent using the 19 available weapons, while trying to avoid their incoming attacks, aiming to be the last one standing.

Feature

. Go head to head in a closed arena in a fire fight to the end, letting lose a barrage of attacks from a range of futuristic weapons.

. Customise each of the eight machines with weapons of your choice and by also changing the colours of each part, ready to take on the next challenger.

Go head to head with a friend locally (split screen) or via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection (2-4 players) to face off against the best players in the worl

. Join the world rankings to see how you stack up against the best.

See what it feels like to maneuver a mech by shifting your weight around on the Wii Balance Board!

“We are thrilled to be launching Overturn at the MCM expo, it is the perfect launch pad for this title as it attracts thousands of avid fans of all things Japanese, especially the Mecha fans. We hope this game will give a boost to not only Mecha fans out there but also to the WiiWare audience” says Logan Gunasingham, Gamebridge’s Product Manager

Players at the expo will get the chance to experience the game in its full glory, including the use of the Wii Balance board™ for a unique Wiiware experience.

“We're very pleased that European Wii gamers will finally be able to experience Overturn Mecha Wars. The staff at Studio Zan regularly plays online and we look forward to going up against the players in Europe” enthused Makoto Sunaga, CEO of Studio Zan.

Further details on the game will follow earlier next month.

For more information on Overturn:Mecha Wars please visit: www.gamebridge.co.uk

For Overturn:Mecha Wars assets, please email at info@gamebridge.co.uk

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About London MCM Expo

London MCM Expo happens just twice a year and features all the best in Anime, Games, Movies, Comics and Trading Cards. It attracts close to 40,000 visitors over both days and is an immensely fun place to be. There are loads of stands selling products from DVDs, books, comics plus of course a chance to meet some stars of popular TV shows and films. All this plus the biggest Cosplay tournaments in Europe where hundreds of anime fans dress up like their on-screen heroes.

www.londonexpo.com

About Gamebridge

With a history stretching as far back as their involvement in the NEC PC Engine, Tokyo based developer/publisher Intergrow formed a joint venture with Nordic Nintendo distributor Bergsala back in 2008.‘Gamebridge’ will publish games across all platforms focusing on those titles Intergrow has created or licensed from studios in Japan and throughout the world.

www.gamebridge.co.uk

About Studio-Zan

Studio-Zan is a Tokyo based developer dedicated to creating high quality games for a variety of platforms including digital distribution. The company creates games across a variety of genres for some of the world's leading video game publishers.

http://www.studio-zan.com


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