Helsinki, Finland– November 24, 2010– Virtual Air Guitar Company Ltd, a Helsinki–based independent game developer and computer vision specialist, announced today that its upcoming full-body motion fighting experience, Kung-Fu LIVE , will be launching on PlayStation Network this December 7th and 8th in North America and Europe respectively. The team released a brand new trailer giving viewers a look at the intense action that players will step into when this highly-anticipated and heavily buzzed about game is available for download onto the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
“We had the opportunity to bring Kung-Fu LIVE to thousands of players across the world this summer at multiple public gaming events and the response has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Teemu Maki-Patola, CEO of Virtual Air Guitar Company Ltd.“The feedback has helped our small, independent team of developers deliver a fresh, fast, and frenetic experience that’s never been done quite like this before. Amid the sweat and adrenaline-filled discussions, the question everyone has had for us since day one was this: When will it launch? That question has finally been answered, and players will now be able to kick some serious ass in their living rooms this December!”
Kung-Fu LIVE fuses players into a world of pulp action-comics with accurate real-time motion and image scanning, letting fans literally step inside the fight like never before. Using the PlayStation®Eye, Virtual Air Guitar Company’s patented Freemotion® technology has helped to create the first controller-free fighting game of its kind that transports players into the game world, challenging them to survive using a limitless array of free-style martial arts and acrobatic moves with their own bodies and without restrictions. Utilizing real-time background image removal combined with enormous interactive environments, a roster of impossible-made-possible power moves, and unique multiplayer components, Kung-Fu LIVE lets players star in the ultimate kung-fu comic adventure that will unleash the inner Bruce Lee in everyone!
Kung-Fu LIVE will be published independently by Virtual Air Guitar Company Ltd., and will provide a fast, fun, and action packed experience while ushering in a new era of full-body motion gaming when it launches on PlayStation Network for just $14.99 USD in North America, and only€13.99 EUR /£10.99 GBP in Europe.
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About Virtual Air Guitar Company Ltd - Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Virtual Air Guitar Company Ltd is an independent game developer specializing in camera-based games for PlayStation 3 system, Xbox 360 and PC. The company was founded in 2006 by new media, computer vision and virtual reality researchers to design and develop unique social games and exergames using the patented Freemotion® technology. For more information, please visit www.virtualairguitar.com
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