Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture announce co-development partnership

Cologne, Germany: Grasshopper Manufacture, Inc. (GhM), and Digital Reality (DR) are proud to announce their partnership for co-developing a range of games. Their first title will be an innovative shooter called‘Sine Mora’, which mixes traditional side-scrolling gameplay with unique time manipulation mechanics.

Both companies are aiming with this alliance to provide new, innovative titles for the online gaming market.“We think we can strongly benefit from having an ally such as Digital Reality in the digital publishing realm, who can provide long term online publishing services to its partners, and to gamers.” said Suda 51, CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture, Inc. Andras Peller, CEO of Digital Reality agreed;“The partnership with GhM is an important step for Digital Reality. This collaboration with a Japanese top-tier developer pursues the development of our publishing line-up, whilst offering creative freedom to developers who want to make high value titles for online distribution.”

As the first step of this collaboration, Grasshopper Manufacture, Inc. and Digital Reality announced today at gamescom the co-development of Sine Mora for PSN and XBLA. Sine Mora takes advantage of the newest in 3D display technology to deliver an horizontal side-scrolling shooter unlike any other, with a unique twist on time manipulation.

Further titles and further information will be announced in the coming months.

For more information, contact:

Dan Griliopoulos


About Grasshopper Manufacture, Inc.

Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. is an independent interactive entertainment studio based in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo. Grasshopper Manufacture was founded in 1998 by CEO Goichi Suda, who is known around the world for his distinctive style and innovative work as a game designer and scenario writer.

Grasshopper Manufacture Inc.

Tel: 03-5325-9201


About Digital Reality:

Digital Reality is the game service company that combines original gameplay and creative freedom from studios with a long term online relationship with customers. With a secure base of private funding, Digital Reality will be publishing games across all platforms, from downloadable console titles, to browser-based and mobile games.

Originally founded under the name of Amnesty Design in 1991, Digital Reality has 20 years of experience in game development. The company’s first game, Reunion, was released on Amiga and PC in1991, and in 1994 the company began work on the Imperium Galactica series. The company’s other popular published games include:Haegemonia- Legions of Iron, Platoon, and Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps.

Digital Reality

Phone: +36 1 432-3000



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