MADRID, Spain– July 19, 2010– Virtual Toys and Streamline Studios announced that HoopWorld TM , their original 3-on-3 arcade basketball game for WiiWare TM , is now available in North America. The game can be purchased for 1,000 Wii Points TM from the Wii TM Shop Channel. The companies also launched a new website to celebrate the release and provide the community with a place for all things HoopWorld.
HoopWorld brings over-the-top arcade basketball with a kung-fu power-up twist to the platform, offering unlimited replay ability via 7 uniquely themed teams and 6 outdoor courts/ locations. Connect to the HoopWorld online leader board or play with a friend. Fast, fun, and easy to pick-up arcade action and power-ups will keep players on the edge of their seats, as they basketbrawl their way to the top of the HoopWorld Leader board Championship!
“Our goal was to create the most competitive and fun gameplay experience possible - A real easy to pick-up and play game,” said Jesus Iglesias, creative director of Virtual Toys.“For just 1,000 Wii Points, everyone can jump in and quickly become a master basketbrawler, challenging friends to head-to-head matches, while“trash talking” to the top of the HoopWorld leader boards.”
Official Game Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/user/hoopworld
- <*>1-2 player, single player and offline multiplayer.*> <*>Basketbrawl!– punch, kick, and fight to get the ball.*> <*>7 stylish teams/ 21 characters defend their home courts!*> <*>6 spunky courts set in colorful outdoor locations.*> <*>8 crazy power-ups spice up the game play*> <*>Unlock additional teams and courts by beating all 4 difficulties.*>
Genre - Arcade Action Sports
Service - WiiWare TM
Publisher - Virtual Toys
Developers - Virtual Toys/ Streamline Studios
Release - July 19, 2010
Age Rating - ESRB 10+
ABOUT VIRTUAL TOYS
Virtual Toys is a leading video games' developer, founded in 1995, with headquarters in Madrid and development offices in Barcelona and Valencia, Spain. In July 2008, Virtual Toys was granted two prestigious awards: "2007 Best Spanish Studio" and "Best Nintendo DS TM product" for Horsez. Virtual Toys has sold more than seven million copies globally, including: Imagine Fashion Designer and Imagine Pet Vet for Ubisoft. The company has more than 60 internationally published titles across multiple genres, platforms, and consoles. For more information, please visit: www.virtualtoys.net
ABOUT STREAMLINE STUDIOS
Streamline Studios is the leading International development studio focused on groundbreaking co-productions and digital content creation for games. Streamline Studios has become the go-to studio for companies that want to remove production risks from the equation of creating big budget franchises. The studio has provided service solutions for high-profile partners and franchises including Gears of War and Unreal Tournament 3 from Epic Games, THQ’s Saints Row, James Bond 007: NightFire from Electronic Arts, and Red Storm Entertainment’s Ghost Recon 2. For more information, please visit: www.streamline-production.com
© 2001 HoopWorld TM is a registered trademark of Déia B.V. All rights reserved. Streamline Studios is a trademark or registered trademark of Streamline East Ltd.© 2009 Virtual Toys, S.L. All Rights Reserved. "Virtual Toys" and "Virtual Toys" logo are trademarks of Virtual Toys, S.L.Nintendo trademarks used under license. WiiWare is available only through the Wii console.
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