Coming Soon to the PlayStation®Store: Cohort Chess for the PlayStation®3 and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable)!

Designed exclusively as a PlayStation®Network minis title for PlayStation®3 and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable); Cohort Chess will be available for download through the PlayStation®Store in the next few weeks .

Whether a learner or aspiring Grandmaster, this addictively playable chess simulator is a must for any collection.

Expanded release

Cohort Studios Limited has announced the forthcoming release of another self-published title.  This time it is Cohort Chess™.

Designed exclusively as a PlayStation®Network minis title for PlayStation®3 and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable); Cohort Chess will be available for download through the PlayStation®Store in the next few weeks .

Whether a learner or aspiring Grandmaster, this addictively playable chess simulator is a must for any collection.

Dive into single player mode to face regional&worldwide Cohort Chess champions, tackle the 24 built-in puzzles, take on your friends in 2-player mode, or perfect your Chess Tactics with the extensive tutorial mode.

Lol Scragg, CEO of Cohort Studios, adds“We have always been focused on providing gaming experiences that appeal to a wide audience and are accessible for players of different skill levels.  Following the earlier announcement of unfortunate redundancies, we thought we would do our best to get this second title released before we closed the office.  Cohort Chess will be a fine example of such a quality title, with endless hours of gameplay and an impressive look that we have come to expect from our Studios.”

Game Trailer available here: www.youtube.com/user/CohortStudios

For more information about Cohort Studios, go to www.cohortstudios.com and www.facebook.com/cohortstudios.

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NOTES TO EDITORS

1.     Cohort Studios was founded in 2006 and is now in its fifth year of business. As one of the leading game development studios in the UK, Cohort is registered as an official developer across all current home console formats.  Comprising a team of over 30 people, and based in the vibrant Scottish city of Dundee, Cohort Studios is wholly owned by its three founding directors; Lol Scragg (CEO), Bruce McNeish (CTO) and Darran Thomas (CCO), who between them have over 46 years of experience in game development, having worked on projects for companies as diverse as Psygnosis, Bullfrog, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Electronic Arts (EA) and Visual Science.  Cohort Studios is responsible for bringing the hugely successful‘Buzz!™ Junior’ franchise to the PlayStation 3 platform and most recently‘The Shoot’; a first party PlayStation Move launch title for SCEE, released in October 2010.  Cohort Studios is also proud to be the first Scottish game developer to be a recognised Investor in People, a UK government-backed business improvement framework that has a special focus on employee relations.  For more information, please visit www.cohortstudios.com.

2.     Photo/Images are always encouraged and made available if required.

3.     Representatives from Cohort Studios Ltd are often available for comment on appropriate industry issues.

CONTACT

Name: Grant Alexander                    Position: Head of Marketing             Email: marketing@cohortstudios.com

                                                                                                                                Telephone: +44(0)1382 201 714 


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