Wednesday 19th March/... SouthPeak Games today announced another title for its 2008 Nintendo DS™ line-up, in the form of fireworks-based shooter Big Bang Mini. Based around filling the night sky with brilliant bursts of fireworks to take out encroaching enemies, Big Bang Mini will be released for Nintendo’s handheld this autumn.
Big Bang Mini’s main objective is to use the stylus to create fireworks in order to deal with waves of enemies that loom overhead. Miss and you’ll be forced to tackle another challenge - avoiding falling sparks created by your missed explosions. The end of each level comes with a unique opportunity for would-be fireworks designers to make the‘Final Bouquet’– a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that will proclaim your victory. With over 90 levels to complete, Big Bang Mini offers players huge scope for its special brand of fireworks fun.
“We usually only get to see fireworks displays happening high above us, but with Big Bang Mini you get to make them yourself,” said Melanie Mroz, CEO of SouthPeak Interactive.“You’ll also be creating them with each stroke of the stylus and watching your dazzling display unfold across the screen. It’s an amazing experience that is sure to give an adrenaline rush every time players set off a huge display.”
“I have yet to find anyone who doesn’t love fireworks,” said Camille Guermonprez, Managing Director of Arkedo Studio.“With Big Bang Mini, we’re trying to combine the thrill of an intense action shooter with the beauty of a grand fireworks display. If there’s anything players won’t like about the game, it will be that they’re too involved in striking and dodging to appreciate the light show they’re creating.”
Big Bang Mini will be released for Nintendo DS in Autumn 2008.
About SouthPeak Games
SouthPeak Interactive, LLC develops and publishes interactive entertainment software for all current hardware platforms including: PLAYSTATION ® 3 computer entertainment system, PSP ® (PlayStation ® Portable) system, PlayStation ® 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox360 TM video game and entertainment system, Wii TM , Nintendo DS TM and PC. SouthPeak's games cover all major genres including action/adventure, role- playing, racing, puzzle/strategy, fighting and combat. SouthPeak's products are sold in retail outlets in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. SouthPeak is headquartered in Midlothian, Virginia, and has offices in Grapevine, Texas and London, England. http://www.southpeakgames.com
In January, SouthPeak Interactive, LLC and Global Services Partners Acquisition Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSPA, GSPAB, GSPAW, GSPAZ) jointly announced that they have agreed to a business combination resulting in a new publicly held entity that will be called SouthPeak Interactive Corporation. The transaction will allow SouthPeak to access the public markets to accelerate its growth strategy and take advantage of strong industry growth trends.
About Arkedo Studio
Arkedo is a Paris-based studio comprised of three game developers (four when the weather is nice), focused on making arcade-style games for the Nintendo DS. Founded in early 2006, the studio's award-winning first DS title was well received by both the public and the press. Arkedo's secret plan to rule the world includes creating quirky and witty games, along with a good amount of patience. Learn more by visiting www.arkedo.com.
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