9th December 2008
Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, and developer Brain Toys are going to publish the pet simulation "Purr Pals" for Wii™ in 2009. Following the success of this fluffy game on Nintendo DS™, Wii owners now get a chance to take care of virtual kittens as well.
In "Purr Pals", pet lovers get to adopt a small cute kitten of their own, raise it, take good care of it, love it, play with it, and spoil it with special treats. First, players pick a furry bundle of joy from among 40 different breeds. Just like in real life, kittens must then be provided with food and toys, petted a lot, and kept entertained. And, of course, the cat litter must be changed on a regular basis. The cats will react to players' actions and thus develop their own personalities and patterns of behavior.
"Purr Pals" offers three different game levels, allowing players to interact with their cats, and catering to their needs. Wii users, who take very good care of their pets, keeping them happy and satisfied, will earn a reward. Furthermore, several amusing mini-games are included, and it is possible to participate in cat shows. Cat lovers can earn money here as well, and then visit the shop and purchase food, exciting toys, and many other nifty accessories, for their pet and its surroundings.
• Adopt up to five kittens
• 40 different breeds with various personalities and looks
• Through good care and training, the cat's character may change
• Amusing mini-games involving your kitten
• Use the Wii Remote as a laser pointer, a "kitty fishing rod", and other interactive toys
• Earn rewards and purchase new accessories for your cat
• Players can enter their kittens in contests, and win prizes
For further information, please contact:
Koch Media / Deep Silver
Amy Curtin ( email@example.com)
Head of Marketing and PR
Tel: ++44 870 027 6524
Christopher James Stevens ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tel: ++44 870 027 6505
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all computer and video gamers who enjoy and share a passion for thrilling gameplay in modern game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires. Deep Silver products are designed to equally appeal to professionals and beginners, children and adults.
Deep Silver has published around 40 games since 2003, including the most successful adventure of 2006, Secret Files: Tunguska, the bestseller ANNO 1701 (co-published with Sunflowers), the challenging CrossworDS knowledge puzzle game, the horse simulation Horse Life DS, and the soccer MMO World of Soccer Online. Current developments include Warhammer® - Battle March™ (in cooperation with Namco Bandai), the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (in cooperation with Ascaron), S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, the sinister Chernobyl shooter for PC, and the new game from the Piranha Bytes team. Deep Silver's own developing studio opened in 2007. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com
Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and movies on DVD). The company's own sales activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, and it has formed strategic alliances with numerous software and games manufacturers: Ascaron, Braingame, D3P, G-Data, Gamelife, Kaspersky Lab, Lexware, Namco Bandai, Pinnacle, Square Enix, Sony Online Entertainment, System3, etc. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns publishing and distribution branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and the USA. www.kochmedia.com
About Brain Toys
Brain Toys is located in beautiful Newport Beach just blocks from the beach. We have assembled a team of some of the most talented people in the software industry so that we can bring quality games to the casual gamer on the Nintendo DS and Wii systems. Our goal is to remain focused on very few titles so that the Brain Toys name becomes one you can count on for quality games.
NINTENDO DS, Wii AND THE Wii LOGO ARE TRADEMARKS OF NINTENDO.