Orange County, Calif. November 4, 2008 - Clever Communications, a leading public relations agency, announced today it has been chosen by ACE Team, an independent entertainment software developer based in Santiago, Chile as its agency of record. The agency will represent the developer's first title, PC action game, Zeno Clash.
Clever will work on a unique public relations campaign for Zeno Clash, a self-funded and independent episodic series. An action game with a strong focus on melee combat set in a punk fantasy world, the game's first episode is set for release on Steam in early 2009.
"Game development is quickly expanding to new continents and Latin America is joining the trend. As an independent studio located here, we have some competitive advantages developing from the region and our team can explore new concepts, take risks and deliver a new perspective in games," said Andres Bordeu, Founder and Game Designer at ACE Team. "Both our company and our first product offer a uniqueapproach to gaming, so we needed a partner who truly embraced our team and our product, Zeno Clash, and saw its tremendous potential. We have every faith that the team at Clever is the perfect choice for us."
Clever Communications is a leading public relations agency that specializes in providing customized public relations programs to entertainment and videogame-based companies. The Clever team has worked with companies across all gaming platforms including Natsume, Hudson Entertainment, The Ant Commandos (TAC), G4Box, Gamescampus, True Games Interactive, Wicked Interactive and more.
"Zeno Clash is an exciting property and for ACE Team to entrust their introductory product to us is an honor," said Mika Kelly, Principal at Clever Communications. "Everything about Zeno Clash is compelling, from its great visuals and unique and intriguing characters to its episodic format. We can't wait to spread the word to US media about this one!"
Additional information about Clever Communications can be found at www.clevercomm.com.
About Clever Communications
Clever Communications is a full-service public relations agency that offers companies a fresh approach to PR, specializing in providing customized public relations programs to technology, consumer and videogame-based or related companies. The Clever team is a trustworthy, experienced group of PR professionals who have worked on top licenses, accessories and products including Tekken, Soul Calibur, Pac-Man, Hellgate: London, Warhammer, Jak and Daxter, Ratchet&Clank, EyeToy, Bomberman, Harvest Moon and more. For more information visit www.clevercomm.com.
About ACE Team
ACE Team is an entertainment software developer based in Santiago, Chile. Our company is committed to making unique games that will stand out for their originality and quality. In the expanding industry of PC and console gaming throughout the globe, ACE Team is aimed to be among the top independent game developers. Our high quality work, previous experience making games and involvement with the acclaimed Source Engine distinguishes us as the future leading developer of Latin America in mainstream games.