AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – June 15, 2010 – Global video game publisher 505 Games and developer Artech Studios today announced that submarine action combat game, Naval Assault: The Killing Tide is now available at retail outlets nationwide, exclusively for the Xbox 360 TM video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. As the first game of its kind for a next gen platform, players take the helm of their very own World War II submarine in the raging, war-torn waters of the North Atlantic in order to stop the advance of the fierce Axis forces.
“ Naval Assault: The Killing Tide offers gamers a unique WWII action experience,” said Adam Kline, president of 505 Games U.S. “Players engage in intense submarine-based warfare as a U.S. sub commander taking on the German fleet in the treacherous waters of the North Atlantic.”
Set in 1943, Naval Assault: The Killing Tide engages players in non-stop combat through lethal deep-sea missions in the North Atlantic. Players join the U.S. Naval submarine fleet in order to stop the spread of Axis forces and turn the killing tide of war. At the helm of various submarines built exclusively for Naval Assault: The Killing Tide, players must use their underwater vessels to seek and destroy enemy aircraft and warships, dodge mines, and intercept communications in order to loosen the hold of the enemy and achieve victory. To conquer the Axis forces, players confront oil tankers, cargo ships, destroyers, frigates, battleships and more. To take control of the North Atlantic, players will need a healthy dose of stealth and cunning, as well as sharp shooting deck gun and torpedo skills to successfully destroy the enemy fleet in 30 single- and multi-player missions.
Naval Assault: The Killing Tide, rated E for Everyone by the ESRB, is now available at retail outlets nationwide for an MSRP of $49.99 for Xbox 360. For press assets and additional information, please visit: http://bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=100.
About 505 Games
Based in Los Angeles, CA, 505 Games (U.S.) is the North American division of 505 Games, a global videogame publisher. The U.S. operations launched in May, 2008 to bring quality interactive entertainment to North America on all game platforms including Microsoft Xbox 360 TM , Sony PlayStation ® 2, PlayStation ® 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii TM and DS, as well as PC, online, and mobile. The company’s management team hails from the leaders in global entertainment including major motion picture studios, videogame publishers and leading game development studios. With the company’s deep experience and proven success in interactive entertainment worldwide, 505 Games is looking to drive the industry forward with innovative game experiences that integrate next generation game play, immersive stories and integrated brands that can take the business to a new level. The company offers a broad selection of videogame titles in all genres for players of all ages.
About Artech Studios
Artech is a developer of world-class interactive programming and is considered one of the pioneers of the video games business. Artech has many awards and industry accolades for million selling titles across all formats and in many languages. Since 1982 Artech Studios has developed over 150 major titles on multiple platforms including the Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, PC, Sony PS3 as well as online multiplayer games.
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