Ready, steady, rumble

Berlin, 2007-06-08: Remorseless tacklings and hard-bitten bodychecks– in Speedball 2 fireworks will spray all over. A brand new trailer attunes hotspurs to the uncompromising action-sports spectacle. Two heavy armoured Speedball-Teams clash in a first render-video of roundabout two minutes. Right when the centre spot catapult shots a first steel ball into the arena’s air, hardboiled Speedball gladiators attack their opponents with ultimate severity. The tough trailer waits for immediate download on the new info arena www.speedball2.com. Just one week ago the portal started in English, German and French language versions. Those who discover a hidden reminiscence to the computergames classic Speedball 2 from the early nineties can take part in an exclusive raffle until June 17th. The jackpot contains the Creative Soundsystem P380, a gaming backpack from Alienware as well as a Speedball 2 jersey out of a strictly limited edition.

Team Brutal Deluxe returns

In 2326, rival gangs form an ultra-violent streetsports league to settle their deadly disputes called Speedball 2. Two teams face each other in bloody battles for a steel ball. Nine on nine– in an all-out rush on the opponents’ goal. Almost any malicious move is permitted. The winner of the matches secures supremacy over the city.

In the third quarter of 2007, Frogster Interactive is set to publish Speedball 2 as the longed-for sequel to the Amiga classic. The new release for the PC platform transforms the futuristic game setting with state-of-the-art technology into a high-speed online sports spectacle. Offering international leagues, a worldwide ranking system and a virtual marketplace, Speedball 2 pulls all registers of modern multiplayer gaming action. A wide range of fully customisable male, female and cyborg characters, dynamic sports battles, and continuous community support will convince sports simulation enthusiasts, action fans, and e-sports cracks likewise.

For the production of Speedball 2, developer Kylotonn has assembled a fresh team of experienced game designers and programmers. With photo-realistic 3D models, breathtaking animations and futuristic arenas for Speedball 2, the French developer team, already renowned for the“Bet on Soldier” trilogy, heads for a stunning comeback. As eminent advisor and lead producer, Mike Montgomery will supervise all steps in the development of Speedball 2. Since 1987, when he founded The Bitmap Brothers, he has been behind the legendary original as well as classics like Xenon Megablast, The Chaos Engine, Gods, Cadaver, Magic Pockets and Z.

The The Bitmap Brothers logo is a registered trade mark of The Bitmap Brothers. Speedball is a registered trade mark and copyright of The Bitmap Brothers.

About Frogster Interactive Pictures AG

Frogster Interactive Pictures AG, based in Berlin, acts as publisher of computer games of all genres and price levels and is amongst the market leaders in Germany. Under the labels Brigades, Hall of Game, Eclypse and BacktoGames the publisher markets PC games by international licensors. Besides this core business, for the future the growing market of massive multiplayer online games is taken into focus. Related to this there are, amongst others, stakes into Frogster Studios Co. Ltd., Korea, in Online Embassy GmbH, in OnlineWelten GmbH and in Yusho GmbH. The company currently employs more than 30 staff in the departments licensing, marketing, sales, administration and logistics. Internet: www.frogster-interactive.de

Press Contact

Frogster Interactive Pictures AG

Axel Schmidt

PR Manager

Bleibtreustr. 38

10623 Berlin

T +49 (0) 30 - 28 47 01 44

F +49 (0) 30 - 28 47 01 11

M +49 (0) 171– 34 78 460

E aschmidt@frogster-ip.de

Kylotonn Entertainment

Mathilde Abgrall

PR Contact

18/20 rue Soleillet

75020 Paris

France

T +33 (0) 1 43 15 08 17

F +33 (0) 1 43 15 08 14

E m.abgrall@kylotonn.com


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