Indie Hero Ltd a studio formed by ex Sony Dev's today announced the launch of its first new title, BeatBoxer^ TM : A brand new rhythm based fitness focussed party game, for mobile and gesture based gaming devices using new webcam gesture technology from Extreme Reality and supporting resistance based fitness hardware from Shadow Boxer International Pty Ltd.
Indie Hero Ltd is a studio comprised of seasoned developers and new graduate talent. With development and management experience that spans over 3 decades in games that includes Wip3out, Midnight Club, GTA, Worms and Alien Breed, Indie Hero Ltd aims to establish itself as a recognised provider of gesture based fun fitness games! Building on Wip3out's successful track record of engagement with the music industry, Indie Hero has approached several well known music artists to help contribute content. Having recently confirmed a special collaboration with DUB FX, the game will initially feature brand new and exclusive music content and will also feature special artist 3d Avatars.
BeatBoxer+® The initial installment to the brand BeatBoxer is now
available to buy for Windows PC camera based platforms, published through the games website www.beatboxergame.com < http://www.beatboxergame.com/>and through the digital distribution listed on the site.
Sam Smith, the chief designer at Indie Hero, said about choosing the technology from Extreme Reality, that it is easier to develop for than a dedicated console.
"What we've done is essentially layer traditional game modes like high scores with the fitness statistics. We've layered in calorie burn rate over days, weeks, months, etc. We haven't pointed out to the user which ones are fitness-related and which are game-related. So they're essentially working out without realizing they're working out. We have tried to take the boxing genre in a different and unique direction with
BeatBoxer+ putting focus on simple additive arcade style fun! The music
appeal of big name artists such as DUB FX, combined with cutting edge console ready visuals should create a lot of appeal amongst consumers."
About Indie Hero Ltd.
Indie Hero Ltd is a privately owned development company headquartered in Middlesbrough, United Kingdom. Indie Hero Ltd along with international partners, creates and publishes original interactive entertainment content for consoles, PC, and handheld/wireless devices. For more information on Indie Hero Ltd, visitwww.indiehero.co.uk < http://www.indiehero.co.uk/>