London, 20th November, 2008– Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Equity Games Production and Halcyon Games announce Terminator Salvation– The Videogame an action-packed, third-person shooter, to be released in conjunction with the highly anticipated Warner Bros. Pictures and Sony Pictures film, which opens nationwide in 2009.
Based on the upcoming“Terminator Salvation” film, the game offers players the chance to assume the role of John Connor, a soldier in the resistance, battling for survival against the far superior forces of Skynet. Terminator Salvation– The Videogame is a third-person action game with concentrated armed combat against all of the Skynet enemies from the film while encountering new enemies specifically designed for the game. The game was developed by GRIN Studios, published by Equity Games, co-published by Evolved Games and distributed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
“Terminator Salvation– The Videogame allows players to battle for survival against Skynet enemies utilizing an incredibly fluid and realistic control set,” said Cos Lazouras, President of Halcyon Games.“The player will be led through a visceral story with extremely polished production values to create a fully interactive Terminator experience.”
“Building on the incredibly strong franchise, Terminator Salvation– The Videogame will be a cinematic gaming experience that complements the upcoming film,” said John Quinn, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.“Working with Halcyon and Equity Games, we will expand on the Terminator universe on next generation consoles with action packed gameplay and detailed environments.”
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About Halcyon Games
Halcyon Games is a division of The Halcyon Company, a privately financed, media development, production and financing company, headed by co-CEOs Derek Anderson and Victor Kubicek. The company is designed to create, acquire, manage, publish and maintain the creative integrity of each and every project delivered by The Halcyon Company across traditional and non-traditional channels of distribution. In March 2007, Halcyon acquired all of the rights in relationship to the Terminator franchise.
GRIN is a developer of games that utilize the very latest in technology. GRIN, best known for its work on the Tom Clancy: Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter series, is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. GRIN has offices in Barcelona, Spain, Jakarta, Indonesia and Gothenburg, Sweden.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
About EGI - Equity Games Production
EGI - Equity Games Productions AG is a Swiss based publishing and production house founded by an experienced team of games and media executives and backed by partners such as BVT and their public game funds. For publishing purposes Equity Games is co-publishing with Evolved Games. Equity Games’ goal is to bring together independent game excellence and the market’s opportunities.
About Evolved Games
Evolved Games is a leading global publisher of award-winning titles across all platforms, publishing award-winning games for all major platforms throughout the U.S., and Europe. Evolved Games offices are located in the US and the UK, bringing a wealth of industry talent together to create and publish innovative and entertaining titles.
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