London– 11th July 2008 - Ghostlight, a UK-based publisher of video games, today confirmed its support of the forthcoming LONDON Grand Prix athletics event with an activity-based sponsorship package.
The premier sporting calendar event held at London’s prestigious Crystal Palace attracts over 35,000 visitors and 20 million TV viewers worldwide during the two day competition, starting on Friday 25th July.
Ghostlight will be exhibiting their forthcoming video game release International Athletics on the Nintendo DS™ and Sony PlayStation® Portable (PSP) at the event, giving attendees of all ages the chance to try the game out and take part in time-trial competitions to win fabulous prizes.
Ghostlight have also hinted to some sporting celebrity appearances over the two days, and will be making further announcements over the coming weeks.
Ghostlight’s Marketing Account Manager, Adrian Clews comments“Anticipation for the Beijing Olympics is building, and the nation will be watching the London Grand Prix with interest to see how the British Olympic team, compare against some of the most accomplished sportsmen and women in the world. We felt compelled to be a part of such a fantastic event and look forward to providing added entertainment on the International Athletics stand”.
About International Athletics
International Athletics is the most realistic athletics simulation available on handheld consoles. Featuring fourteen varied track and field events playable in Quick Event, Tournament and Multiplayer modes, and set within jaw-dropping international stadiums, International Athletics has it all.
Unlock extra events by winning gold medals and compete in the ultimate test of human strength and endurance– the Decathlon– to prove you are the best!
Accurate representations of 14 events: 100m, Long Jump, Shot Put, High Jump, 400m, 110m Hurdles, Discus, Pole Vault, Javelin, 1500m, Hammer, Running Target Rifle shooting, Rapid Fire Pistol shooting and Archery.
• Superior character animation, modelling and A.I. Hugely detailed international stadiums, including venues in Canada, France, Japan, Spain and China.
• Single player Decathlon, Tournament and Quick Event modes, and Multiplayer modes for 2-4 players.
• Achievements– Beat personal bests and world records, accumulate medals and earn trophies to unlock extra events and tournaments!
• Create your own customised male or female athlete with their own distinctive attributes
• Compete in great pass-around, Single Card, Multi Card and Nintendo WFC multiplayer modes. Download and beat the world’s best scores via the online Leaderboard!
• Hugely popular genre featuring touch screen controls and rhythm-based events for varied gameplay.
About Ghostlight Ltd:
Part of the Majesty House group of companies, and established in 2004, Ghostlight has seen a meteoric rise earning a well-deserved reputation as a leading European publisher of full price video games.
As well as supporting the current major platforms Ghostlight aims to be at the forefront of publishing for the next generation of consoles. Ghostlight has set its standards at the highest level reinforcing its stated aim of focusing on premium quality games of the highest calibre.
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Majesty House is a newly established holding company looking after a group of companies operating within the entertainment industry. These companies are Midas Interactive Entertainment Ltd, Ghostlight Ltd, and Laughing Jackal Ltd (a development and testing studio).
The primary role of Majesty House is to firmly establish the Majesty House Group in the entertainment sector and deliver a profitable, vertically integrated business model.
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