CITY INTERACTIVE ANNOUNCES SNIPER: GHOST WARRIOR™ FRANCHISE INCOMING FOR iOS
Successful Polish developer Vivid Games to create bespoke iPhone® and iPad® versions of hugely successful shooter for Q1 2012 release
WARSAW, POLAND – September 2, 2011 – City Interactive, one of today's fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment, today revealed that a new addition to the Sniper: Ghost Warrior franchise is in development for iOS. Due for release in Q1 2012, Sniper: Ghost Warrior for iPad®, iPhone® and iPod Touch® will translate all the intense long-range precision gameplay of its console counterpart to tablet and mobile.
Currently in development at Vivid Games, based in Bydgoszcz in Poland, Sniper: Ghost Warrior for iOS will be built on Unreal Engine3 from Epic Games Inc. The project – a fully-fledged AAA product – will make use of the Apple device’s unique control interface to bring handheld gamers even closer to the feeling of being an elite and unseen military marksman.
City Interactive’s Global PR & Marketing Manager Jonathan Goddard said: “Sniper: Ghost Warrior” has proven to be a huge commercial success and we have high hopes for its sequel on console and PC, which is due for release early next year. This new project is being developed from the ground up specifically for iOS devices, which we feel are perfectly suited to the crafting of a truly great sniping experience.”
Remigiusz Koscielny, President of Vivid Games added: “Sniping is poetry in slow motion, up until you pull the trigger. The trigger for upcoming iOS game based on well known “Sniper: Ghost Warrior” franchise has been pulled by a two great Polish companies that teamed up to create premium quality sniping game. We’re proud and excited about this project, and we will use our best effort and knowledge to deliver very best, elite military experience on mobile market up to date.”
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2, developed by City Interactive’s own Warsaw studio and set for release on Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC in Q1 2012, takes the bulls-eye precision of its best-selling predecessor to new and exciting heights. Powered by cutting-edge technology, the missions of Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 are graphically stunning and more challenging as you once again step into the ghilliesuit of a special ops sniper to take down the enemy.
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About City Interactive
City Interactive is an international video games publisher, present in 40 markets on five continents. The company was established in 2002 following the merger of a publishing house and two game studios, and since 2007 has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. City Interactive currently employs nearly 150 people at its studios in Warsaw, Rzeszów, Katowice and Poznan in Poland, and Guildford in the United Kingdom, and at its publishing offices in Germany, the UK, Canada and the United States. In May 2010, the Polish nationwide business, stock exchange, and economic journal Puls Biznesu named City Interactive the best company of Q1 2010. City Interactive recently launched its biggest commercial success to date – Sniper: Ghost Warrior . The sequel is currently in development and will be released in the first half of 2012. More information about City Interactive and its products can be found at http://city-interactive.com
About Vivid Games
Vivid Games is one of the leading specialist developers of high quality games and applications for mobile and console in Europe, offering a full array of games development services for all of its clients. Since 2003 Vivid has worked with a large variety of game publishers, media companies and mobile network operators on a wide range of titles, including extensive experience in the development of original, licensed and ported titles across many formats.
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