Letchworth, Herts.—May 23rd, 2011—TECMO KOEI EUROPE today announced Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey&Gallop Racer for the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation ®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ home video game console will be released across Europe in September 2011.
Champion Jockeyuses the motion control functionality of the Kinect, PlayStation®Move and Wii Remote to simulate the jockey experience with a high degree of accuracy and gameplay potential. Players will learn how to use the horse’s reins and whip as well shifting their body-weight to ride their thorough-bred to victory. In addition to controlling their horse, players must understand its unique rhythm, potential, stamina and preferred racing style to truly master the game.
For players looking for a more accessible experience, Champion Jockey will include control modes that tone down authenticity and maximize the physical, accessible fun of motion control. Champion Jockey will be a horse racing experience that everyone can enjoy.
Champion Jockey will also support a host of Network features– a large step-forward for horse racing video games. Online Multiplayer Races, Live Jockey Rankings and a range of DLC will be available to players.
Finally, Champion Jockey’s development team have put great effort into reproducing the European and Japanese horse racing world– incorporating both flat and jump racing. Players will feel the unique thrill of competing in detailed realizations of the European and Japanese horse racing worlds.
Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey&Gallop Racer will be playable at MCM London Expo (May 27th-29th) and E3 2011 (June 7-9th) .’
ABOUT TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD.
TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD. is a publisher of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds and digital download content based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, UK. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive® and Ninja Gaiden®series. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors® franchises. On April 1, 2009, TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD was established as a result of the TECMO, LTD. and KOEI Co., Ltd. merger. More information about TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD and its products can be found at www.tecmokoei-europe.com.