Ubisoft announces Heroes over Europe
7/2/2009 11:25:00 AM
Heroes of the Pacific is going to be getting a sequel this September as Ubisoft announced that they will be publishing Heroes over Europe
this September. The flight combat simulator will be coming to the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC and will give folks the opportunity to kill Nazis in the air in a single player campaign or kill each other in one of four online modes.
SAN FRANCISCO – July 2, 2009 – Today Ubisoft announced it will be publishing Heroes Over Europe, a flight combat game designed for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, and Windows-based PC. The sequel to Heroes of the Pacific, the World War II flight combat game, Heroes Over Europe builds on the game's impressive legacy with intense dogfights, a highly detailed realistic visual presentation and even more online options.
"We are pleased to be bringing Heroes Over Europe to retailers worldwide,” said Tony Key, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Ubisoft. "The action-packed gameplay and realistic imagery in Heroes Over Europe will help bring some of history's most exciting air battles to life for an experience that gamers will enjoy.”
Developed by Transmission Games in Melbourne, Australia, and powered by an all-new engine, Heroes Over Europe is set to raise the bar for flight combat games with the all new "Ace Kill” close combat action, four online modes supporting up to 16 players and fully customizable aircrafts with localized damage. Visually, the game takes no prisoners with meticulously rendered environments including faithful recreations of London, Berlin and the French Alps, and ultra-realistic iconic warplanes of the era, all presented in stunning high definition graphics.
Heroes Over Europe is scheduled for worldwide release in September 2009. For more information about Heroes Over Europe, please visit: http://www.heroesovereurope.com
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About Transmission Games
Based in Melbourne, Australia, Transmission Games is a privately held company. Transmission Games was established in 1996 and has become Australia's leading developer of games for the PlayStation® 3, Xbox® 360, Wii, DS, PSP and PC. In 2003, IR Gurus scored three No.1 hit game titles in the Australian market and embarked on a major expansion into the international interactive entertainment business. Transmission Games has had international success with a number of original IP and licensed games which have helped the company cement itself as one of the world's leading independent developers in the stadium sports and combat flight genres. For more information: www.transmissiongames.com
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