Frankfurt, Germany, May 12th 2010– Today, the Slovak development studio Games Distillery releases the official gameplay video of its upcoming naval shooter“AQUA– Naval Warfare”.
The video features the core gameplay elements of AQUA within its atmospheric Victorian steampunk setting. In addition it is showing for the first time how the story-driven campaign is accompanied by voiceovers of the distinctive main characters, realtime in-game cutscenes and beautifully hand drawn comic sequences.
The game will be released by Microsoft Game Studios for Xbox LIVE® Arcade in summer this year.
“AQUA– Naval Warfare” is a stylish arcade-action shooter with numerous tactical elements. In“AQUA” the player will take control of an elite cruiser and steer into the middle of a raging naval war where masses of enemies and allies engage in real-time operations. Being attacked from above and below the water surface the player has to destroy masses of enemies’ troops to be victorious. By unlocking new ship-types, weapons and upgrades, the player will have the opportunity to enhance his ship and gear up for the next fight. Choosing from various tactics and forming special supporting squadrons, the player will also have the option to command offensive and defensive troops in order to overcome large enemy formations and defensive installations.
About“AQUA– Naval Warfare”:
“AQUA– Naval Warfare” is a stylish arcade-action shooter with numerous tactical elements, driven by an entertaining story with beautiful hand-drawn comic sequences.“AQUA– Naval Warfare” will be released in summer 2010 by Microsoft Game Studios on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system.“AQUA– Naval Warfare is funded and co-produced by fiftyeight Productions. www.aqua-the-game.com
About Games Distillery:
Games Distillery, founded in 2008, is an independent game development studio based in Bratislava, Slovakia. The studio is owned and managed by Juergen Reusswig and Slavo Hazucha. Juergen Reusswig has 15 years experience in the international games industry and was responsible for more than 20 game productions, including the worldwide million-sellers ANNO 1602 and ANNO 1503. Slavo Hazucha has worked as Creative Director and Manager in the Eastern European industry for over ten years. Games Distillery teams up the best and most creative minds of the local and surrounding developer scene and an extensive network of freelancers and external experts. The studio concentrates on the development of cutting-edge Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC games tailor-made for digital distribution.
About fiftyeight Productions:
fiftyeight Productions is an independent, international production company specialized in the games market. fiftyeight Productions is working with a professional network of independent game developers and financial investors.
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