Alien Spidy Combines Modern-Day Production Values and Classic Arcade Gaming This Fall
Leicester, UK—August 10, 2012—Kalypso Media today announced it’s bringing charm, humor, and skill back to games with Alien Spidy, a digital action-adventure game starring a swinging alien spider, slated for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network, Mac, and Windows PC slated in North America this fall.
Coupled with its official arrival in North America, Kalypso Media today unveiled a robust new trailer to illustrate the game’s unique look, and launched a fully interactive Website, www.alienspidy-game.com/us/.
Alien Spidy engages players to step into the web of an intelligent alien spider whose space ship has crash landed on Earth. In order to escape, Spidy must rescue his female companion, Virgi, and collect the lost parts of his craft. Alien Spidy’s unique web-swinging mechanics and beautifully illustrated environments make the game accessible to gamers of all ages, but it’s the game’s increasingly tough levels that are likely to engage hardcore players.
“We believe Alien Spidy is a gem of a game,” said Jonathan Hales, Managing Director, Kalypso Media Digital Ltd. “With its quirky lead character and broad accessibility, this title is extremely fun to play for any age. As players get deeper into the later levels, however, they’ll find it gets tougher. We really want to challenge the hardcore gamers.”
Spanning more than 60 levels and three distinct landscapes, Alien Spidy takes gamers deep into the treacherous world of insects, zooming down into the cover growth of forests, the tricky Lilli pads of ponds, and the echoing darkness of caves. Each level is crawling with a variety of enemies large and small, landscapes filled with tricks and traps, and surprises to boot.
Alien Spidy will be playable at 2012 Gamescom in Cologne, Germany (August 15-19, 2012), and PAX Prime in Seattle, WA. (August 31-September 2, 2012).
Alien Spidy for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Mac, and Windows PC is rated “E” for everybody by the ESRB and is set to arrive in North America this fall.
About The Kalypso Media Group
Founded in 2006 in Germany by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek, Kalypso Media is a global, independent developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software with 120 employees world-wide.
Along with Headquarters in Worms, Germany, the company has offices in the United Kingdom and the United States. Kalypso Media also enjoys very strong global digital distribution through its Kalypso Media Digital Ltd. office and owns three development studios – Realmforge Studios GmbH, Gaming Minds Studios GmbH and Noumena Studios GmbH – and works with multiple leading independent developers.
Kalypso Media‘s titles include the critically acclaimed Tropico 4, Sins of a Solar Empire, and Dungeons. Upcoming multi-platform titles include Port Royale 3, Omerta – City of Gangsters, DARKandThe Dark Eye – Demonicon along with Legends of Pegasus for PC. Further information about Kalypso Media is available at http://www.kalypsomedia.com/.
About Enigma Software Productions
ENIGMA Software Productions is a talented and experienced videogame production studio based in Madrid. With 15 years of experience, ENIGMA is one of the most veteran and reliable companies of the game industry in Spain.
With a large track record of releases proving its high versatility in creating original and fresh concepts in different game genres on all major platforms.
Recently the company released the award-winning Legends of War: Patton’s Campaign, a thrilling turn-based strategy war game set in the WWII for PSPTM, and currently being ported to Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC.
For more information about Enigma SP, please visit http://www.enigmasp.com/.
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