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Your new extraterrestrial friend, Alien Spidy

Posted by: Travis at 11/8/2011 3:42 PM
Kalypso Media has announced it will be publishing the recently unveiled Alien Spidy, which is a digital title in development by Enigma Software Productions. Alien Spidy is not only the name of the game, but also the main character who will be on a quest to save his fellow extraterrestrial friend who was captured upon landing on Earth. The gameplay is described as using controlled physics to solve various platform challenges over 20 levels. The game will feature co-op and competitive multiplayer modes with support for up to four extraterrestrials. Players will also be able to create their own levels with an included map editor that allows for sharing levels with others in the community.

Alien Spidy will be available in 2012 for Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, PC, and Mac.



Kalypso Media Digital Signs ‘Alien Spidy’ Publishing Deal with Enigma Software Productions

Leicester, UK – 8 November 2011 – Kalypso Media Digital Ltd, part of the Kalypso Media Group, is pleased to announce a new worldwide publishing deal with Spanish production and development company - Enigma Software Productions, for a new and exciting IP entitled Alien Spidy. Currently in development for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network, Windows PC and Mac, Alien Spidy is a challenging platform adventure game set in a visually stunning 2D/3D environment with gameplay mechanics based on controlled physics.

“We are delighted to be working with Enigma, and to unveil Alien Spidy to the gaming community,” commented Jonathan Hales, Managing Director of Kalypso Media Digital LTD. “Enigma’s high-quality titles have been well-received, and Alien Spidy is a perfect title for Kalypso’s digital product portfolio as we build our business and tailor our focus towards the ever-changing digital gaming landscape.”

“We believe that in Kalypso we have a valuable partner who has been able to see the core value of Alien Spidy and what makes it unique and distinctive from other games. Together, we will be able to transform this essence into one of the most memorable game releases in 2012,’ said Daniel Parente, Enigma’s CEO. “Kalypso has been building a strong reputation for publishing new exciting games, and Alien Spidy is a title that will help lead Kalypso into this new age of digital-retail gaming.”

Alien Spidy is currently scheduled for release in Q2 2012. For more information on Kalypso Media go to www.kalypsomedia.com and for more information on Enigma Software Productions go to www.enigmasp.com.

About The Kalypso Media Group
Founded in 2006 in Germany by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek, Kalypso Media is a global, independent developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software that employs nearly 100 video game industry experts world-wide.

Along with Headquarters in Worms, Germany, the company has offices in the United Kingdom and the United States. Kalypso Media also enjoys very strong global digital distribution through its Kalypso Media Digital Ltd. Subsidiary, and owns three development studios – Realmforge Studios GmbH, Gaming Minds Studios GmbH and Noumena Studios GmbH – and works with multiple leading independent developers.

Kalypso Media‘s recent titles include Boulder Dash XL and The First Templar for Xbox 360, and Dungeons for Windows PC. Upcoming multi-platform titles include Tropico 4, The Dark Eye – Demonicon and Port Royale 3, along with Dungeons – The Dark Lord and Jagged Alliance: Back in Action for Windows PC. Further information about Kalypso Media is available at http://www.kalypsomedia.com.

About Enigma Software Productions
ENIGMA Software Productions is a talented and experienced videogame production studio based in Madrid. With 15 years of experience, ENIGMA is one of the most veteran and reliable companies of the game industry in SPAIN.

With a large track record of releases proving its high versatility in creating original and fresh concepts in different game genres (Strategy, RPG, FPS, Edutainment, Simulation, Online multiplayer…) in all major platforms (PS3TM, PSPTM, Xbox 360, PC, Mac, Wii, DS…).

Recently the company has released the awarded title “Legends of War: Patton’s Campaign”, a thrilling Turn Based Strategy war game set in the WWII for PSPTM, and currently being ported to Xbox 360, PS3TM and Windows PC.

For more information about Enigma SP, please visit www.enigmasp.com.