"Evolution GT": pure racing experience!

Varese, Italy– 26th of March 2008 - Black Bean, a leading European publisher, is pleased to announce " Evolution GT", a new exciting racing game coming exclusively to Nintendo DS™ in June 2008.

Featuring 5 different game modes (Quick Race, Time Attack, Career, Championship, wireless Multiplayer), Evolution GT gives players control of officially licensed GT cars, including the Corvette Z06, Mercedes-Benz SLK, TVR T 350, Audi A4 Touring Car and unleashes them on fascinating tracks in 8 different environments (London, Milan, Barcelona, Cote d'Azur, Corsic Island, Scottish Highlands, Berlin, Tuscany Hills). Evolution GT also supports the DS rumble pak.

The Career mode is the heart and soul of the game. It allows gamers to experience four immersive seasons in the career of a rising race driver, across 4 difficulty levels: Rookie, Amateur, Pro and Veteran. Choosing Championship mode, further cars and tracks can be unlocked and then used in Quick Race mode. Multiplayer mode enables up to 4 players to go head-to-head in races, via game sharing.

Instant action, compelling gameplay, speed, high quality graphics and soundeffects, make "Evolution GT" a totally new racing experience on the Nintendo handheld console!

Title: Evolution GT

Format: Nintendo DS™

Developer: Firebrand Games

Publisher: Black Bean

Release date: June 23rd 2008

Published by Lago S.r.l.© 2008 Lago S.r.l. Developed by Island Racing Studios. All rights reserved. All manufactures, cars, names, brands and associated imagery featured in this game are trademarks and / or copyrighted materials of their respective owners. All rights reserved. Cars included in this game may be different from the actual cars in shapes, colours and performance.

About Lago/Black Bean. Black Bean is the games label of Lago Srl, which is part of the Leader Group. Leader SpA has been the leading independent distributor in Italy since it started business in 1984. Lago is based in Gazzada (Varese) which is situated 30 miles north of Milan in northern Italy. Black Bean label's philosophy is to focus on a wide range of games genre leveraging on the niche targets that remain uncovered into the market. By adding original content to the products and by fully localising the titles Black Bean's vision is to remain close to player's needs. Black Bean has distribution partners all across Europe and PAL territoriesincluding Australia and South Africa. www.blackbeangames.com

About Firebrand Games

Firebrand Games have studios in Glasgow, UK and Florida, USA and specialise in the production of racing games which are developed using the company's proprietary technology; "Octane" which maximises efficiency and ensures consistent quality across products. The company was founded and is run by Mark Greenshields who has been in the games industry his entire career (since 1981). Mark started off as an author of computer books teaching others how to write games and program in assembly language, before progressing to games programming, running development studios and working in the UK, France and Canada. Mark is a bone-fide petrol-head.

Press Contacts

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Black Bean (UK)

Davide Latina

PR Manager

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