Cary, NC, July 16, 2008 – cdv Software Entertainment USA invites gamers to move their favorite backyard games indoors, as today they announced Lawn Games, cdv USA’s first title to be published for Wii™. Lawn Games, set to ship in Q1 2009, will offer eight popular outdoor classics such as Lawn Darts, Bocce Ball and Horseshoes; all games possess a friendly, accessible interface and natural motion controls that even the most casual gamer will enjoy. Customizable characters and skills, unique backyards designed to reflect various world themes, unlockable rewards, and a multi-event online tournament mode for up to 32 players round out the offering. For more information about Lawn Games, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.
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Lawn Games is a casual sports game for Wii™. Developed by Austin-based Mock Science, Lawn Games offers eight time-proven favorite games with a common pick-up-and-play outdoor theme: Croquet, Volleyball, Badminton, Tetherball, Bocce Ball, Lawn Darts, Horseshoes, and Lawn Dice.
Eight distinct, stylized backyard and garden environments from around the world offer an entertaining and familiar backdrop for customizable cartoon alter egos – swap hairdos, heads, bodies, hands, feet and accessories or fine tune their skills – to compete for unlockable yard decorations, furniture, additional characters and customization options, as well as bragging rights.
A from-the-ground up design for Wii™ leverages natural motion controls and creates a highly accessible experience without a learning curve. Full WiFi support further ensures gamers can compete with others from around the world for the ultimate challenge, including an online tournament mode which is customizable up to 32-players.
About cdv Software Entertainment USA
cdv Software Entertainment USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of cdv Software Entertainment AG, is a leading publisher of third-party video games and interactive entertainment with offices in New Jersey and headquarters in Cary, North Carolina. cdv Software Entertainment USA has published critically acclaimed and commercially successful titles including Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One, War Front: Turning Point and Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened. The company will continue to expand its offerings with upcoming titles including the highly anticipated Sacred 2: Fallen Angel. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.
About Mock Science
Mock Science, Inc, based in Austin, Texas and established in 2004, develops interactive entertainment software for major videogame systems, personal computers and mobile devices. The company's extensive development experience and successful history as early providers of 3D technology on emerging platforms have positioned Mock Science at the leading edge on multiple platforms. Additional information about Mock Science can be obtained through the Mock Science website at www.mockscience.com.
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