City, COUNTRY – June 4, 2012 – Today, Ubisoft ® announced that ShootMania Storm, the online PC multiplayer first person shooter from Nadeo studio, the creators of TrackMania, will have a strong presence during E3 2012. ShootMania is part of the ManiaPlanet PC gaming system and brings fun, accessibility and endless player creation possibilities to the competitive FPS genre.
Nadeo has partnered with Twitch.TV for a grand ShootMania tournament andthe winning teams of this competition will play the final on the Ubisoft E3 2012’s booth on Wednesday 6 th of June at 11am PST. They will be joined by pro-gamers Alessandro “Stermy” Avallone, Abdisamad « SpawN » Mohamed, Anya « veNemAA » Savvateeva, John “Swifty” Pyle and Alice “Ali” Lew, to compete in show matches throughout the exhibition. The Twitch.TV ShootMania Marathon is supported by shoutcasters John “TotalBiscuit” Bain and Joe Miller, who will be joined during E3 by Sean “Day” Plott.
Several pro-gamers and pro-gaming teams are already playing ShootMania Storm and have started to train for the tournaments to come. The global feedback from the eSports scene on ShootMania Storm has been positive so far, even if the game is still at an alpha stage.
ShootMania Storm will release on fall 2012 for Windows ® PC.
For more information on the game and to sign up to participate in upcoming beta events, please visit: http://www.shootmania.com.
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Shootmania is the second offering from ManiaPlanet, following the successful launch of Trackmania² in 2011. With this new game, Nadeo aims at bringing to the FPS genre what made TrackMania such a phenomenon: a unique competitive spirit and sense of fun, supported by the great community platform ManiaPlanet. More information on ManiaPlanet can be found here: http://www.maniaplanet.com
Founded in 2000 and based in Paris, France, Nadeo is the acclaimed developer of the TrackMania series, gathering over 16 million players from all over the world. With the ManiaPlanet initiative, Nadeo aims at providing the best possible support to its growing community of gamers whether they come for racing with TrackMania², competitive FPS with ShootMania, or RPG with QuestMania, providing all with a unique sense of fun and competition, as well as great tools for user-generated content. More information can be found here: http://www.nadeo.com
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