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Purmerend, The Netherlands, October 11, 2005 - Red Hot Shots, Dive Tackling, Wall Running, Dragon Punches, over-the-top mid-air volleys - all chainable tricks in the upcoming title: HoopWorldTM. Streamline Studios, a global leader in creative and engineering outsource services for the video games industry, is proud to reveal that it is currently developing its first Xbox Live Arcade® title for Xbox 360TM video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. HoopWorldTM, is a three-on-three multiplayer trick game that rewards gamers for playing competitively together. Aubrey Hesselgren, Lead Designer at the studio said "HoopWorldTM is about personal expression through movement, and also kicking a flaming basket ball straight at your friend's face. Obviously." HoopWorldTM brings back the feeling of the arcade with heated multiplayer competition in the living room. "HoopWorldTM was built with the drunken button-masher and skilled player in mind!" enthused Hector Fernandez, Chief Creative officer of Streamline Studios. "It's a fun and easy to pick-up game that rewards players in a bite sized game snack."
"HoopWorldTM is the next step for our studio," stated Harpp Seble, CFO of Streamline Studios. "We're known worldwide for our expanding top-notch support services. With HoopWorldTM we're able to showcase a complete end-to-end solution that benefits our partners greatly." HoopWorldTM features a multi-ethnic and diverse cast of characters, unique animation system, frantic game play, and the promise of an expanding universe. "Thanks to Xbox 360 Live Arcade's online focus, we're able to provide an ever-evolving game that will expand over years to come," said Alexander L. Fernandez CEO of Streamline Studios. "Arcade is an amazing opportunity that Microsoft has created, and we're happy to be a part of this unique concept that will no doubt usher in a new era in video games."
HoopWorldTM is a three-on-three multiplayer trick game, where gamers are rewarded for playing competitively together, and delivers a unique first by featuring true team-based tricking. HoopWorldTM is a compelling, easy-to-learn game snack that features frantic arcade-like play in a multi-ethnic and diverse cast of characters.
About Streamline Studios
Streamline Studios was founded in 2001, as a creative and engineering outsource provider for the film, television and video game industry. Since its inception, Streamline Studios has become a leading outsourcer in the video game industry and has serviced several high-profile clients and franchises including: Electronic Arts James Bond: 007 Nightfire, Epic Games' Unreal Tournament, and Red Storm Entertainments Ghost Recon 2. Through the provisioning of its services, Streamline Studios has developed a reputation as a premier full-service design studio that is capable of providing creative vision and the necessary expertise to ensure a smooth production pipeline.
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