For immediate release
Paris, France– 2008, July 18th
DotEmu, a start-up specialized in bringing classic video games to new devices, today announces the launch of Nicky Boom's for SmartPhones. The game is also playable online at: www.nickyboom.com.
Originally published on PC, Commodore Amiga and Atari ST in 1992, DotEmu has now agreed a license deal with game publisher and producer Microïds to bring back to life the charming little boy with red cheeks and a tubby belly.
« We are really pleased to be able to give a new life to this platform/puzzle game which will remind some of us of childhood memories. The original game has been faithfully adapted, while ensuring optimal gameplay for mobile phones. We are willing to seduce the nostalgics, but also casual gamers», Xavier Liard, DotEmu CEO.
« We are very happy to have given this license to DotEmu, since their teams have been able to faithfully reproduce the original game. Reliving Nicky Boom on today's platforms such as mobile phones is giving a new breath of air to video games created in the early nineties: it perfectly matches our creative and valorisation approach» added Roch Roustan, Microïds’ Managing Director.
Find back the feeling of a platform game from the 90’s in your pocket.
Rediscover the feeling of a platform game from the 90's, and it's all in your pocket! Help Nicky Boom to save his grandfather from the evil witch Zoldrane. Get over the traps, discover hidden passages, overcome monsters, while exploding everything you see! Use teleporters, find springs or shields to level up your skills, and don't forget to pick up some life potions!
• Addictive, enchanting platform/Puzzle game.
• Save your game anytime, anywhere!
• 4 huge worlds with many different monsters to defeat.
• Dozens of bonus items to discover!
• Numerous teleporters and hidden passages to explore.• Gorgeous colorful graphics from the 90s, enhanced for mobile devices.
• High quality remastered original sounds and music.
• Play with phone keypad or stylus (if available).
• Download the game directly from Internet.
• Try the game directly on your PC Web Browser at : www.nickyboom.com
Don't wait, play now!
About DotEmu : DotEmu is a innovative startup specialized into giving a new life to classic video games. DotEmu offers technological solutions to bring massively and quickly classic video games to many target systems : Internet, Mobile, Desktop. With a game catalog of more than 30 titles, DotEmu is a quickly growing company. More information on www.dotemu.com
About Microïds: Microïds is one of the leading adventure games producers and publishers in the U.S., Canada and Europe. With an ongoing focus on hiring the industry's best and brightest new talents, Microïds is home to the teams that develop and create innovative games and interactive programs. Microïds has one of the world's first and largest adventure catalogues, bringing together titles from Index+, Wanadoo Edition and Microïds. International successes include Still Life, Syberia (adventures of Kate Walker), Amerzone and Dracula. For more information, visit www.microids.com
Contact : Xavier Liard
Tel : +33 1 53 17 64 24
Email : Xavier@dotemu.com
Web : www.dotemu.com