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    WiiChat Member ResEvilWii's Avatar
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    Matchman confirmed for Wii, DS and PS3

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    Mamba Games Launch

    London 29th January 2009 – Mamba Games Ltd, a new dynamic multi-platform video games publisher today announces the first batch of products to be released throughout the globe. Headed up by Robert Neilson, a former US THQ executive, Mamba Games is looking to work closely with a variety of publishers and distribution companies to access the local markets.

    Following Mamba’s inception in November 2008, the team have been working hard to secure projects from developers and Mamba is delighted to announce the first batch of projects for release.

    Mamba has identified quality products and is excited to announce that they have acquired the global rights to six Microsoft Simulator X add-ons which will be released over a 24 month period. On top of this the critically acclaimed and award winning The Lost Crown: Ghost Hunting Adventure (Just Adventure 100% review, PC Gamer 84% review) has been acquired for worldwide release (excluding USA and N-America and the UK) Another new IP to hit the console market is ‘Matchman’ which will be released on Nintendo DS first in Q2 with the Wii version, PS3 and PSN later in 2009.

    Robert Neilson, Co-Founder of Mamba Games commented “ Due to the difficult economical situation at present throughout the world, we have had to carefully asses each project and the risk margins in significant detail, but we are delighted to have such a strong portfolio for the first 2 quarters of 2009. We are incredibly excited about ‘The Lost Crown’ due to the stunning reviews the game has and we are proud to partner with such an excellent developer for this product. The pre- press from ‘Matchman’ has also been incredible especially since we are close to Gold status and will be releasing exclusive footage from the Nintendo DS version shortly”

    Mamba Games would be delighted to invite distributors and publishers alike to discuss any business opportunities.


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    Could be interesting, I always enjoy sidescrolling games (nostalgia goggles). More info about gameplay:

    ‘Matchman’ is a side scrolling shooter involving extraordinary graphics, manipulation and creative features. The graphic style is consisted by black and white line drawing, and the script is based on a combination of some classical fairytales such as Grimm’s and Anderson’s fairytales. In the script, there are many humorous factors. The black and white style will bring you the feel of an old school comic, which will attract audiences from different age groups.
    One of the special features is the unconventional means to knock through some of scenario. In this case, you’re not going to kill bosses directly. For instance, conventionally you kill monsters by using weapons; but to kill an evil bird named “Baba Yaga”, you need to throw apples and feed it until its stomach bursts! Another feature is about manipulation. Within the game is a mode called Commuter, specially designed for people on public transport commuting to the office. These people can use a single hand to operate the console and the other to enjoy a soothing cuppa!
    Source: http://gonintendo.com/?p=45042

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