LOS ANGELES (May 6, 2009) -- Global videogame publisher, 505 Games, and Zorro Productions, Inc. announced today that The Destiny of Zorro, the swashbuckling, action-adventure videogame for the Nintendo Wii™, is now available at retail outlets nationwide. Featuring Zorro, the legendary swordsman and defender of the people, The Destiny of Zorro marks the debut of the videogame experience on the Nintendo Wii platform in North America. The Destiny of Zorro captures the timeless heroism of the mysterious masked swordfighter, providing non-stop action for Zorro fans and gamers of all ages to enjoy.
“ The Destiny of Zorro on the Nintendo Wii brings an enduring, heroic icon to a new generation,” said Adam Kline, president of 505 Games U.S.“We’re confident that the whole family will have fun practicing their signature Zorro moves while actively experiencing the timeless tales of Zorro.”
In The Destiny of Zorro, players don the iconic mask, whip and sword as they transform themselves into Zorro and fight as the defender of the oppressed, whose secret identity is the fictional, wealthy cabarello Don Diego de la Vega. Utilizing the exclusive motion-sensing capabilities of the Wii RemoteTM control system, players can whip, slice and of course perform Zorro’s signature‘Z’ slash move to bring foes to justice. When their bravado meter fills up, players can also perform special damage attacks by executing a special‘Z’ slash that overpowers their enemies. The game also features both daylight and nighttime scenes, adding excitement to the diverse and challenging environments set in the sun-scorched coast and desert landscape of early 1800s Spanish California. With an enticing new story and cast of characters, The Destiny of Zorro routes players on an epic adventure filled with intrigue and surprise.
The Destiny of Zorro is rated E10+ by the ESRB, and retails for an MSRP of $39.99. For more information, please visit http://www.destinyofzorro.com.
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About 505 GAMES (U.S.)
Based in Los Angeles, CA, 505 Games (U.S.) is the North American division of 505 Games, a global videogame publisher. The U.S. operations launched in May, 2008 to bring quality interactive entertainment to North America on all game platforms including Microsoft Xbox 360™, Sony PlayStation® 2, PlayStation® 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii™ and DS, as well as PC, online, and mobile. The company’s management team hails from the leaders in global entertainment including major motion picture studios, videogame publishers and leading game development studios. With the company’s deep experience and proven success in interactive entertainment worldwide, 505 Games is looking to drive the industry forward with innovative game experiences that integrate next generation game play, immersive stories and integrated brands that can take the business to a new level. The company offers a broad selection of videogame titles in all genres for players of all ages.