FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LONDON (1 st December 2011) — Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces it has entered into a publishing deal with doublesix for the Xbox LIVE Arcade version of All Zombies Must Die! ( www.allzombiesmustdie.com). The game is due for release this winter.
The spiritual successor to 2009’s Burn Zombie Burn, doublesix’s latest adventure, All Zombies Must Die!, sees the main character Jack living out his fantasies as a gamer in a town overrun by zombies. Packed with playful humour, All Zombies Must Die! fuses many gameplay elements to create a frenetic action-packed RPG shooter offering the player and up to three friends non-stop Zombie-killing mayhem. The game’s RPG elements allow the player to level up characters, complete comical side quests and collect items to craft new weapons.
Antony Douglas, Digital Sales Director, Square Enix Europe comments, “All Zombies Must Die! has already received a great amount of interest from media and customers and we’re looking forward to working with doublesix on the XBLA launch. Our signing of the game adds to our continued commitment to support great games from established and emerging developers.”
James Brooksby, Founder, doublesix adds, “The studio has been working very hard on All Zombies Must Die! for some time; it is our most ambitious project to date and we are thrilled it will be in the hands of the public very soon. We are delighted to be publishing the XBLA version with Square Enix and look forward to working with them on the game’s launch.”
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 58 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/eu/en/.
Since its establishment in 2007 by Kuju Entertainment, doublesix has become a leader in the development and digital distribution of games across all the main downloadable platforms including Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation®Network and PC distribution platforms such as Steam®. doublesix was established to create addictive, ‘have another go’ video games’ based on compelling original and licensed IP. It is part of Doublesix Video Games, a business division of Catalis SE, and sits alongside sister companies Kuju Entertainment and Testronic Labs.
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