Haarlem, The Netherlands - 8 February 2010 - Leading videogame publisher Iceberg Interactive along with Noviy Disk is proud to announce that its PC version of their premier quality action game "Ninja Blade" has gone gold and is currently being shipped to the distributor. With the release of Ninja Blade coming up, Iceberg Interactive also reveals its own official pack shot for the popular hack-and-slash game.
Iceberg Interactive CEO Erik Schreuder says: "With Ninja Blade, gamers will enjoy an adrenaline pumping game that combines immersive arcade ninja action, stunning graphics and a captivating storyline. While Ninja Blade was released online some weeks ago, we have jointly continued to work on the retail goldmaster and made some adjustments. The game can be played with a keyboard and also with a controller, copying that console experience but with top-notch PC graphics. We're very excited to finally see the game being shipped to retail shelves and any fan of anime, manga, ninja or just insanely quick fighting action, should check it out."
Ninja Blade is set within modern day Tokyo, where parasites known as alpha-worms have mysteriously appeared, unleashing a wave of human destruction as they rapidly spread east, reaching the shores of Tokyo. With the future of humankind hanging in the balance, an exclusive and elite team possessing highly specialized skills is formed to eliminate the enemy onslaught, and ultimately save mankind from complete obliteration.
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- <*> Unique Ninja abilities - To help defeat the genetically mutated monsters, players will have the special abilities of "Ninja Vision" and "Todome" at their fingertips. Enabling "Ninja Vision" will allow players to detect and analyze potential enemy weak points, secret paths, and hidden information within the environment. Beware though, while using "Ninja Vision", characters become susceptible to excess damage. "Todome" is a special attack that destroys an enemy characterï's core (heart), by dealing a fatal wound. Balanced and calculated use of both these abilities will be critical to progressing through the game.*> <*>Variety of weapons, tools and 'Ninjutsu' specialized Ninja powers - offer an enticing array of options. Varied environments force players to think strategically about which set of weapons and tools will be most effective at conquering their way through different levels. Everything from dual wielding swords to huge great swords each have distinctive features and characteristics, so choose wisely! 'Ninjutsu' is a special power that results in an explosive electrical force to either stun enemies or protect oneself from attack. Only true Ninja Masters can achieve this technique.*> <*> Interactive Quick Time Eevents - Scattered throughout integral parts of the storyline, characters will come across various quick-time events where players will have the opportunity to directly interact with in-game cut-scenes. Quick reflexes will be rewarded as playersinteract with controller buttons as directed on screen during intense battles.*> <*> Modern Realism - 'Ninja Blade' offers a fresh twist to the classic ninja saga by basing all 3D gaming maps directly from the actual skyscrapers and building tops in modern day Tokyo.*>
Established in 1991 and headquartered in Moscow, Russia, Noviy Disk is the leading Developer, Publisher and Distributor of software and games in the Russian-speaking territories. In 2006 Noviy Disk was appointed by Nintendo of Europe to become the official and exclusive distributor of Nintendo in the Russian market, which includes marketing and distribution of Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii hardware, as well as software. The company's division ND Games is a development and production house established in 2004 to bring innovative and hi-quality products developed internally, or by some of the best studios in the Russian-speaking region to worldwide markets.
About From Software
From Software is a Japanese software company founded in November 1986 that develops games for Sony's PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo's DS, Wii, GameCube, Microsoft's Xbox, Xbox 360, Sega's Dreamcast, and mobile phones. The company is famous for its Otogi, Armored Core and Tenchu series.
About Iceberg Interactive
Iceberg Interactive is a premier videogame publisher set to make a splash in the interactive entertainment industry. The company is staffed with a mix of industry veterans and upcoming young talent, has offices in key locations across Europe and has established partnerships all over the globe for both online and offline sales. Hence why Iceberg is a great alternative for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience. The company has the licenses for several console platforms yet currently focuses foremost on PC gaming. Iceberg is among the market leaders for the following niche genres for PC: simulators, adventure and action games.
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