Firebrand Games, the International handheld development specialists responsible for TrackMania DS and the award winning GRID, today announce that their first Wii title, Wii TrackMania, will be showcased on the Focus Home Interactive booth at the upcoming Gamescom event to be held in Cologne between 19th– 23rd August 2009. Appointments to view the game, and to discuss options on future development opportunities, are being taken now.
Mark Greenshields, Firebrand CEO, commented“Firebrand has always strived to develop racing engines that make the current generation of machines do things that no-one thought possible 18 months ago. Gamescom is Europe’s highest profile gathering of industry execs, and we want to take this opportunity to demonstrate to a global audience that Firebrand are still at the cutting edge of race game technology and design, and that we are ready for the challenges of 2010 and beyond." He went on "We altered people’s perception of just what the DS could do with Race Driver, GRID and TrackMania DS, and TrackMania Wii is no less jaw dropping. If you're a publisher looking to tap into the lucrative racing genre then we can help give you a competitive advantage over your peers.”
TrackMania DS scored impressive reviews within the specialist press, including an 8/10 from Edge, 86% from the Official Nintendo Magazine UK and 80% from both Wired magazine and Games™. Firebrand have substantially enhanced and updated the core engine technology, called Octane, to ensure the their first title on the Wii is equally as impressive and lightning fast.
For more information, and too book scheduled appointments to meet with the Firebrand management team to discuss future opportunities, please contact:-
Keef Sloan, Peppermint P
t: +44 (0) 207 240 2645
m: +44 (0) 7973 614302
ABOUT FIREBRAND GAMES
Firebrand Games© is a specialist racing game development company with studios in Glasgow, UK and Merritt Island, Florida. Currently focused on Nintendo Wii™ and DS™, Firebrand have produced a range of critically acclaimed racing games for some of the world’s leading publishers.
Their proprietary in-house technology, Octane, has been designed to create highly optimised games rich in both graphical detail and driving simulation, while our vastly experienced teams are committed to delivering the most fun and value they can into every product. The web site is located at www.firebrandgames.com.