LONDON– November 3, 2010 – UTV Ignition Entertainment today announced Blacklight: Tango Down is now available for download on PlayStation® Network.
Following a highly successful launch on Xbox 360 ®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Games for Windows – LIVE this summer, PlayStation gamers will now receive a fully-updated version of the game, along with PSN-exclusive content. Adding to the futuristic shooter’s seven game types and four co-op missions, the PSN launch will include ‘Crossover’ a PSN-exclusive map, which draws players into the financial district just as it transforms into a war zone. Also exclusive to Blacklight: Tango Down ’s PSN release is the ‘Join in Progress’ feature, which allows players to team up with their friends and enter matches without having to wait for an intermission. Additionally, UTV Ignition Entertainment will offer players a free tour of duty in the engaging Blacklight universe with a downloadable multiplayer demo that will be available on the PlayStation Network alongside the title’s release.
“Seeing the positive fan reception of Blacklight over the last few months as the game launched on XBLA and Games for Windows - LIVE has been truly inspiring,” said Jared Gerritzen, Lead Designer at Zombie Studios. “We spent the summer listening to fan feedback and fine-tuning the game to make sure we’re delivering the most immersive shooter experience possible, while keeping the bargain price of just 15 bucks. We’re incredibly happy with the final result and know fans will enjoy the game more than ever before.”
In Blacklight: Tango Down , players are equipped with high-tech, futuristic gear that makes combat fascinating and surreal. Its weapon customization system allows for trillions of different configurations that deliver unlimited adaptability and variety of gameplay. Each player is also equipped with a Hyper Reality Visor (HRV), an advanced imaging system in the player’s Heads-up Display that detects nearby enemy and friendly forces and relays the information back to players, giving them immediate battlefield intelligence.
ABOUT BLACKLIGHT: TANGO DOWN
Blacklight: Tango Down is a fast-paced, action-oriented first-person shooter that marks the first release of what will be a multi-platform entertainment franchise. Beyond the video game, a BlackLight feature film from Twentieth Century Fox and comic book series are currently in development. Designed to bring a fun, absorbing, and high quality AAA multiplayer experience to DLG venues, the game exists in a future between contemporary and sci-fi shooters – part Blade Runner and part Call of Duty.
Developed by Zombie Studios, Blacklight: Tango Down takes place 25 years into the future. The player takes control of an elite covert ops team that is sent after missing American Colonel Klein and his personal BlackLight team. The game will feature four single player/co-op levels that support up to four players at once, 13 multiplayer maps, seven game types and literally millions of weapons customization combinations. As the team advances through regions that consist of old world architecture over laden with ubiquitous modern holographic advertising, the trigger based dynamic AI offers an intense and varied experience every time the game is played.
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ABOUT UTV IGNITION ENTERTAINMENT LTD:
UTV Ignition Entertainment Limited is a UTV Media Communication company. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in the U.K. with offices in Los Angeles, Florida and Tokyo. In 2007 it received major investment from UTV Software, a diversified conglomerate based in Mumbai India and listed on the Mumbai and London stock exchanges. UTV has Walt Disney as its major shareholder, which current owns 60% of its common stock. For more information on Ignition and its products, visit http://www.utvignition.com
ABOUT UTV SOFTWARE COMMUNICATIONS LTD:
UTV Software Communications Limited is India’s leading global integrated media house with business interests in Television, Movies, Broadcasting, Games Content and New Media. UTV India & its subsidiaries (UTV) create, aggregate and disseminate content of various genres across varied distribution platforms. Listed on India's premier stock exchange, The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Mumbai UTV is India's only diversified media and Entertainment Company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres. It has subsidiaries with offices across India, UK, USA and Japan. The Walt Disney Company holds a strategic stake in UTV.
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