LOS ANGELES—July 10, 2008—Legacy Interactive announced today that it has signed an agreement with Nintendo of America to publish titles for the Nintendo DS™ and Wii™. Legacy Interactive will be expanding its popular Real Life Games® franchise this October 2008 with the release of Zoo Vet: Endangered Animals for Nintendo DS™ and Pet Pals: Animal Doctor for Wii™.
Pet Pals: Animal Doctor is designed especially for Wii™ and enhances the player’s gaming experience by utilizing unique Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers, allowing the players to feel as if they are actually holding and using medical tools in the veterinarian’s office.
A breakthrough title on the Nintendo DS™, Zoo Vet: Endangered Animals is a new simulation game set in an urban zoo. Designed to fully utilize the DS capabilities, the game incorporates the latest in gaming technology, including micro games for each medical tool, photorealistic animals, and beautifully rendered environments.
"Both Zoo Vet and Pet Pals have been very successful for Legacy Interactive,” Ariella Lehrer, President and CEO of Legacy Interactive.“Becoming a Nintendo publisher allows us take advantage of the innovative interfaces of the DS and Wii to expand these franchises and bring them to new customers and new platforms.”
Legacy Interactive ( www.legacyinteractive.com) is a leading developer and publisher of casual games. Entertaining customers since 1998, the company has built a reputation for creating intelligent, realistic and engaging games for a broad audience. Located in Los Angeles, Legacy is known for its TV-branded games, such as Law&Order, as well as for its popular simulation games Pet Pals: Animal Doctor, Emergency Room and Zoo Vet. In 2008, Legacy added movie titles to its growing game roster, including the upcoming CGI children’s film Igor. Through Legacy's popular game network at www.legacygames.com, customers can download and try more than 500 casual games plus read and write reviews and share play lists of their favorite games. Legacy's games are distributed worldwide, in more than 12 languages, through its partners Ubisoft, Mindscape, 505 Games, and JoWood.
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