Austin, TX -- September 16, 2010 - UTV True Games, an international developer and publisher of multi-player online games today announced Planet Crashers, its upcoming 3D social network online game for Browser, iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. The cartoon, multi-platform, competitive game will feature humorous battles and collaborative play across multiple platforms, along with a unique GPS system that will give bonuses for teaming or battling with other users in their local area! The game will be available Q4 2010. To learn more about the game visit www.planetcrashers.com.
Planet Crashers is set in a vivid cartoon world full of fast-paced battles, oddly unique weapons, and various planet types that affects the outcome of skirmishes. Players can customize their avatars, find friends to battle, or fight opponents in their area using a GPS search feature to gain area bonuses. Planet Crashers allows players to log into a single account across multiple platforms for dueling, item shopping, and social activities. For example, a player can begin their experience on a browser, and then continue with the same account and avatar from their iPad or iPhone, keeping the player in touch with the action wherever they go, on the go!
"Social networking sites and mobile devices are among the hottest gaming platforms today, and we are thrilled to introduce this truly collaborative multi-platform social gaming experience," said Jeff Lujan, CEO of UTV True Games. "Every day the barriers between various gaming platforms are coming down and we are excited to have the opportunity to be part of that revolution."
Planet Crashersmakes it easy for players to jump in and start the fight with simple and intuitive controls. Players will be able to customize characters from head to toe, upgrade weapons and purchase consumables with just a few simple taps. From planets made of cheese, complete with a mouse that will bite your opponent, to ice cream covered planets, players will quickly find themselves in unique battle environments that play into the overall strategy of Planet Crashers. Players can team up with up to eight friends in group PvP mode or have a melee with other players. With so many different game modes, Planet Crashers provides a uniquely casual, yet undeniably hardcore, fast-paced experience every time.
For more information visit www.planetcrashers.com
About UTV True Games Interactive
Based in Austin, Texas, UTV True Games is an international multi-player online game developer and publisher founded by a core team of MMO industry veterans with extensive experience in publishing and operating online games. UTV True Games brings new and innovative development ideas online, delivers them with a state-of-the-art game platform, and leverages micro-transaction revenue models. UTV True Games released its first game, Warrior Epic, ( www.WarriorEpic.com) in 2009and will launch Mytheon, its premier online, multi-player Action RPG with strategic gameplay elements set in an online mythology-based universe in early 2011. The company also recently introduced its first internally developed title. Developed in its Austin, Texas studio, Faxion Online ( www.FaxionOnline.com) is highly competitive, fully featured MMORPG that allows players to become part of the classic struggle between good and evil but with a twist.
They are working with world-class publishers to license existing online titles and world-class developers to create games exclusively for online play. The company has multiple titles in development at its wholly-owned development studios based in Austin, Texas and Beijing, China.
UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV), India's first integrated global media and entertainment company, holds a strategic stake in UTV True Games.
About UTV Software Communications
UTV Software Communications Limited is India's leading global integrated media house with business interests in Television, Movies, Broadcasting, Games Content and New Media. UTV India&its subsidiaries (UTV) create, aggregate and disseminate content of various genres across varied distribution platforms. Listed on India's premier stock exchange, The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Mumbai UTV is India's only diversified media and Entertainment Company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres. It has subsidiaries with offices across India, UK, USA and Japan. The Walt Disney Company holds a strategic stake in UTV.