CHICAGO - Dec. 16, 2008
YUKE’S Company of America today announced the launch of the official website for Evasive Space, a top-down space action/adventure title for WiiWare™ developed by High Voltage Software. The new website highlights all features found within the game and includes the official trailer providing an in-depth look at the game mechanics and challenges that lie within. You will be using the infrared capabilities of the Wii Remote™ to pilot Konki on timed and collection-based missions in a race to save the universe from Dr. Dark Matter, confronting many obstacles along the way across a variety of intergalactic environments for an experience that will challenge your reflexes.
Key features of the game include:
- Guide Konki through 20 hazardous space time and collection based missions spanning four differently themed worlds
- Deftly pilot your ship with innovative use of the Wii Remote’s infrared pointer capabilities
- Pick up items and ship upgrades to enhance skills and increase your chances for survival
- Six different four person multiplayer matches locally on your home console
- Compete for best times with Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection online leaderboards
View the new website and official trailer at www.evasivespace.com.
Evasive Space will be released in January of 2009, downloadable for 1,000 Wii Points™, and has been rated “E” for Everyone with Mild Fantasy Violence by the ESRB.
About Evasive Space
Creatively integrating the Wii Remote’s infrared pointer, you’ll be guiding Konki on timed and collection based missions through 20 stages of varying mazes and obstacles in five different environments, spanning treacherous terrains including asteroid belts, planetary rings, astral caves, and large space stations. Hazards surround your every move - enemy fire, asteroids, black holes, tight corridors - while ship upgrades tempt you at every turn. Fly solo to find and restore the missing stars to the sky, or compete with up to three of your friends in local multiplayer matches that will determine which pilot has the quickest and skilled navigation abilities…
About YUKE'S Company of America
A wholly-owned subsidiary of YUKE'S Company Limited, YUKE'S Company of America is a leading video game publisher headquartered in Roselle, Illinois. The company is a fully licensed publisher and developer for Sony Computer Entertainment of America, Nintendo of America Inc., and Microsoft, with past releases including Neverland Card Battles for the Sony PlayStation® Portable, Double D Dodgeball on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, NEVES for the Nintendo DS™, and D1 GRAND PRIX for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. For more information on YUKE'S Company of America, please visit: http://www.yukes.us
About High Voltage Software
High Voltage Software, Inc. is an award-winning studio that has been developing games and simulations for over 15 years. Located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, they now employ over 140 staff members. The independent company has successfully produced a wide variety of license-based video game titles that include competitive racing, professional sports, horror, motion picture adaptations, and military simulations, and is now making its foray into original and innovative intellectual properties. More information about High Voltage Software and their products can be found at www.high-voltage.com.
Quinn Wageman, Account Executive, TriplePoint
Nate Fitt, Marketing Manager, YUKE'S Company of America