London, UK, February 23, 2011 – In 2010, the Alien Breed™ series was born on the PlayStation®3 via the PlayStation®Network, delivering thrilling encounters in deepest space. Following the plight of Theodore Conrad, Chief Engineer of the spacecraft Leopold, Alien Breed™ Impact and Alien Breed™ 2: Assault’s high-energy firefights and survival horror proved very popular indeed amongst PlayStation®3 shooter fans.
With today’s release of Alien Breed™ 3: Descent , this trilogy is brought to a close in cinematic style! New set pieces, weapons, enemies, both co-operative missions and“Survivor” mode levels and Trophy awards await the player on their final journey into the depths of the alien vessel. Lying in wait is a foe even Conrad himself could not have imagined…
“The third and final installment, Alien Breed™ 3: Descent marks a climatic end to a trilogy of which we are extremely proud”, says Paul Dunstan, Senior Designer at Team17 Software Ltd.“Amongst the fearsome new aliens and goliath bosses to battle, the environment itself will challenge how you compete for survival; from the turbulently violent space station’s exterior hull, to the rapidly flooding decks as it submerges into the crushing depths of an icy ocean.”
A trailer can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPA89iqRtEc whilst a press kit can be found at the following link, which includes a concept art booklet of the game:
Alien Breed™ 3: Descent is now available from the PlayStation®Store, costing£7.19/$9.99/€8.99 (dependent on region).
Alien Breed™ 3: Descent carries the following age ratings:
- <*>ESRB: Teen– Animated Blood, Language, Violence*> <*>PEGI: 16+ - PEGI Online, Violence*> <*>NCSA: M– Violence, Gaming experience may change online*> <*>USK rating: 16 Jahren*>
Alien Breed™, recognized as one of the foremost Amiga games ever released, was launched in 1991, developed and published by Team17 Software Ltd. It proved an instant success, with the Special Edition version spending an incredible 33 unbroken weeks at the top of the UK Sales Charts. A sequel was released in 1993 (Alien Breed 2) and a 3D edition, both of which won numerous awards. The well-loved series had lain dormant for 14 years, until December 2009, when it arrived in stunning fashion with the production-heavy 'Alien Breed Evolution' on Xbox 360 LIVE Arcade achieving Christmas No. 2 sales position on Xbox 360 LIVE Arcade.
Alien Breed™ 3: Descent is Developed and Published by Team17 Software© 2010. Team17 Software and Alien Breed™ 3: Descent are Trademarks or Registered trademarks of Team17 Software limited. All rights reserved. All other trademarks, copyrights and logos are property of their respective owners.
About Team17 Software Ltd.
Team17 Software Limited (Team 17), celebrated its 20 th anniversary in 2010 and headquartered in West Yorkshire, England, is a leading independent developer and digital publishing company. Founded in 1990, the company develops and publishes interactive software worldwide for digital game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. More information about Team17 products can be found at www.team17.com.
About the PlayStation®Network:
‘PlayStation®3’,‘PlayStation®Store’,‘PlayStation®Plus and‘PlayStation®Network’ are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
About the Unreal® Engine.
Unreal® Engine, Copyright 1998 - 2010, Epic Games, Inc. All rights reserved. Unreal® is a registered trademark of Epic Games, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
For more information, please contact Team17 at Lunch PR:
- <*>Email: firstname.lastname@example.org*> <*>Tel: +44 (0) 207 886 0790*>