Paradigm Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Atari, has announced the implementation of DemonWare network technology in next generation console titles.
Although no specific game titles were mentioned in the announcement, Paradigm has stated that several PSP and Xbox 360 titles will now be integrated with DemonWare networking technology for multiplayer online gaming.
Paradigm CEO Dave Gatchel praised DemonWare's experience and cutting edge technological expertise, stating "with the complexity of next generation platforms, we are glad to turn the networking over to a proven supplier in the field. DemonWare not only know middleware, they have also invested heavily in getting up to speed on the architecture of the new hardware facing us all."
Providing a range of middleware solutions for networked games including lobby services and matchmaking features, DemonWare is confident in its experience; assisting developers and publishers in the creation of complex networked and multiplayer game features.
"Our set of tools delivers the next generation of multiplayer features and we are very excited to be working with industry leaders in providing the service and level of support that they need to get their next generation titles out in time. Risk reduction drives publishers and developers towards proven middleware, that's where we come in, so that they can deliver a unique gaming experience," said Sean Blanchfield, DemonWare CTO.
With titles on numerous current generation platforms and a number of key next generation products under way, DemonWare is positioning itself as the top choice for network middleware systems. The company recently opened a new office in Vancouver, in order to better facilitate customer support in the North American market.