WELLINGTON, New Zealand– December 3, 2009 - Sidhe, New Zealand's largest game production studio, today announced its original title, Shatter™, which debuted on PlayStation®Network earlier this year, is now available through Amazon.com. Shatter is a retro-inspired brick-breaking game that merges familiar action with a modern-crafted production approach. Shatter is the first third-party PlayStation 3 system title for PlayStation®Network available through the world’s largest online retailer.
“Gaining retail code distribution through Amazon.com extends the reach of Shatter dramatically with improved discoverability, broader payment options, and gifting,” said Mario Wynands, Managing Director of Sidhe.“The timing couldn’t be better as millions of new PlayStation 3 owners head into the holiday season.”
Shatter will remind players of classic brick-breaking games, but with twists that make it modern and unique including:
• Innovative controls, physics effects, power-ups, special attacks, and boss battles which combine to provide an experience that is always interactive
• Standard, Boss Rush and Bonus game modes enhanced with leaderboards and trophies
• Vibrant 3D style presented across 10 distinct worlds in 4xAA 60fps HD
• A fully scored soundtrack featuring more than 90 minutes of original music
For more information on Shatter, visit: www.shattergame.com or http://www.amazon.com/Shatter-Online-Game-Code-Playstation-3/dp/B002YGS5FU
Founded in 1997, Sidhe is an award-winning developer of console, handheld and PC games. The largest game production studio in New Zealand, Sidhe has a proven track record of creating high-quality, mass-market, licensed and original titles for a worldwide audience. The studio has produced more than 20 high-profile titles including the award winning original titles GripShift® and Shatter®, Speed Racer The Videogame, as well as multiple games based on the NRL Rugby League franchise. For more information on Sidhe, please visit: www.sidhe.co.nz
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International Digital Entertainment Agency