Atari Inc. announced the company has signed a deal with Playlogic Ent. to distribute the new action-adventure role-playing game AGE OF PIRATES: CARIBBEAN TALES throughout Europe, the U.S. and Asia. The game is scheduled for release for the Windows platform in September 2006.
AGE OF PIRATES: CARIBBEAN TALES is an exciting title to add to our PC lineup, said Rick Mehler, director of marketing, Atari Inc. AGE OF PIRATES: CARIBBEAN TALES provides a deep role playing experience that encourages development of captain, crew, ships, towns, fighting abilities, weapons and more. With a chest full of features, AGE OF PIRATES: CARIBBEAN TALES is a treasure of a game.
We are very excited that Atari is our distribution partner for AGE OF PIRATES: CARIBBEAN TALES, said Stefan Layer, vp/chief marketing & sales officer, Playlogic. Atari has an excellent worldwide distribution network, a highly motivated team and the right marketing approach. We are looking forward to working with them.
In AGE OF PIRATES: CARIBBEAN TALES, players take the role of reckless fortune-hunter Blaze or alternatively his red-headed daredevil stepsister Beatrice and sail the rough seas in a tall ship with a loyal crew of vicious cutthroats and fierce corsairs. As players navigate through the Caribbean Sea, they will encounter massive naval battles and sword fights, take on challenging quests, conquer and manage colonies, trade goods and plunder merchant convoys to make fortunes.
Developed by Russian developer Akella, the creators of SEA DOGS, AGE OF SAIL II and PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, the game features a wealth of gaming treasures such as 16 different sail ships, varying weather conditions, day and night cycles, multiplayer battles with up to 16 opponents and multiplayer modes including Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Defend the Convoy and Capture the Fort.
For more information on AGE OF PIRATES: CARIBBEAN TALES, visit www.ageofpiratesthegame.com.
Playlogic Ent. Inc. is an independent publisher of entertainment software for consoles, PCs, handhelds, mobile devices and other digital media. Playlogic, established in early 2002, publishes game concepts across various genres. The company distributes its products worldwide through all available channels, online and offline. Playlogic, who currently has approximately 75 employees, is listed on the OTC BB and is headquartered in New York and Amsterdam. Its internal studio is based in Breda, The Netherlands.
New York-based Atari Inc. develops interactive games for all platforms and is one of the largest third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. Atari Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Ent. SA, the largest interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit www.atari.com.