Watford, United Kingdom – (August 9th, 2012) – Independent games production company and publisher, Wired Productions, today announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with leading Japanese video game publisher and developer, SIMS, to publish Let’s Fish! Hooked On for the PlayStation®Vita throughout Europe and the US.
Leo Zullo, Managing Director of Wired Productions said, “This agreement forms part of Wired’s expansion into console publishing, with further development plans and more titles to be announced soon. It’s fantastic to kick-start this by partnering with such a renowned developer as SIMS, on a really fun game.”
Noboru Machida, CEO of SIMS said, “Our heritage in developing quality fishing games, paired with Wired’s ability to deliver robust publishing, makes this partnership a natural fit for us. We are excited to bring this, first of its kind, PlayStation®Vita game to an even larger audience.”
Developed by SIMS, Let’s Fish! Hooked On is the Playstation® Vita’s first full-scale fishing game, delivering an intuitive arcade gaming experience with gameplay features tailored exclusively for the handheld device.
Let’s Fish! Hooked On will be published by Wired Productions, producers of the million-selling We Sing franchise on Wii, and will be available across Europe and the US for the PlayStation® Vita exclusively. More information including a full features list and release date will be announced in the coming weeks.
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Notes to Editors
About Wired Productions:
Established in 2008, Wired Productions are an independent games production and publishing house based in Watford, Hertfordshire, UK. Wired have launched numerous successful physical and digital products for market-leading brands, including OK! Magazine, the Daily Express and Mail on Sunday and are the team behind the hugely successful We Sing franchise on Nintendo Wii. With a history of proven commercial success Wired continue to pursue new opportunities.
About SIMS :
Established in 1991, SIMS is an independent game developer based in Tokyo, Japan. SIMS has developed numerous successful fishing game products, including SEGA Get Bass (AC), SEGA Marine Fishing, Top Angler, SEGA Bass Fishing, Hooked! and Hooked Again!. SEGA Bass Fishing has been sold around 1 million units worldwide.