FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EVOLVED GAMES BRINGS JUDGE DREDD:
DREDD VERSUS DEATH TO NORTH AMERICAN GAMERS
First-Person Shooter to Ship for All Platforms in August
Fort Lauderdale, FL (June 17, 2004) - Publisher Evolved Games and developer Rebellion® announced today that the legendary Judge Dredd comic book character is coming to life in Judge Dredd: Dredd Versus Death. The first-person shooter will ship for all of the console gaming platforms as well as for PC in March 2005.
"Judge Dredd: Dredd Versus Death will bring this heroic character to life like never before," said Daniel Kearns, Sales Director of Evolved Games. "This fast-paced FPS will offer gamers all the action, weapons and effects they crave with a unique comic-book style element that will set it apart from the crowd."
Judge Dredd: Dredd Versus Death takes place in the futuristic 22nd century, where society is on the verge of anarchy and only a select group of elite "judges" can keep Mega-City One under control. Players take on the role of Judge Dredd, one of the city's top judges who vows to clean up the streets by any means necessary. But when a break-out at the city's penitentiary unleashes a group of evil judges on to the city streets, Judge Dredd's plans for stability take a deadly turn.
Judge Dredd: Dredd Versus Death is first-person shooter action featuring a huge arsenal of deadly weapons to help combat the city's scum throughout 11 chapters and more than two dozen levels of gameplay. Over 50 unique characters including zombies, crooks and demons challenge Judge Dredd on his quest. Multiplayer action allows up to 4 players to battle it out in split screen mode.
For more information on Judge Dredd: Dredd Versus Death please visit www.dreddvsdeath.com.
About Evolved Games
Publishing award-winning games for PlayStation®2, Microsoft Xbox", Nintendo GameCube", Game Boy® Advance and Personal Computers.. Evolved Games brings a wealth of industry talent together to create and publish innovative and entertaining games such Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death, Malice, and Tactical Strike Fighters.
Oxford-based super-developer Rebellion was started by brothers Jason and Chris Kingsley just over ten years ago. Rebellion has developed such games as the double BAFTA-nominated Aliens Vs. Predator which reached the number one slot in games charts throughout the world. Current games include Judge Dredd: Dredd Vs Death, World War Zero and Sniper Elite. In June 2000 Rebellion bought the hugely influential sci-fi comic 2000AD. Rebellion is now working on a number of games featuring 2000AD characters, and has announced plans to make new Judge Dredd movies. More information can be found at www.rebellion.co.uk or www.2000adonline.com.
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