Bitmap Brothers Xenon and Xenon 2 ™ and other great classics Available for the BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10 Smartphones
Bitmap Brothers® and Amiga working together to bringing their titles to BlackBerry
LONDON, England/SEATTLE, Washington, USA. --- February 28, 2013 --- Bitmap Brothers and Amiga, Inc. are working together to bring Bitmap Brothers catalog of Amiga games to the latest BlackBerry® devices.
"Seeing Speedball and Xenon on the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone was fantastic and working with Amiga will allow all of our titles to be available for all of the new BlackBerry devices,” said Mike Montgomery Founder Bitmap Brothers.
Amiga is pleased to announce the immediate availably of Xenon, Xenon 2 and Speedball for the new BlackBerry Z10 and PlayBook. Amiga will continue to release more Bitmap Brothers titles including The Chaos Engine, Gods and Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe. All of the titles will be available in February 2013.
The first Amiga computer shipped in 1985 and was an immediate hit with game developers and publishers. Many of today's best known game publishers got their start on the Amiga. The high-quality production of games from the likes of Team 17, Ocean, EA, Factor 5, Lucas Arts, Bitmap Brothers and Cinemaware, to name just a few, coupled with the state-of-the-art hardware made an unbeatable combination. Today Amiga, Inc. is working with these publishers to make many of these amazing games available to play once again.
Calling all classic Amiga game developers and publishers... If you hold the publishing rights to a commercial Amiga game or application, or know somebody that does, then we are seeking to get in touch with you. Amiga are bringing classic games written for the original Amiga hardware to life on Blackberry devices using our new Amiga Anywhere platform. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The AMIGA® personal computer was developed and sold by Commodore International and Amiga Corporation. Amiga, Inc. produces and distributes enabling technologies and applications for wired and wireless devices that provide technology to developers for writing and porting applications to a new multi-media operating system that is hardware agnostic, enabling applications to run unchanged on various support platforms including Cell Phones, Tablets, Desktops, Set Top Boxes, and Digital Televisions. For more information, visit www.amiga.com or email email@example.com
About Bitmap Brothers
Founded in 1987, The Bitmap Brothers are the original ‘rock star’ developers: a small but highly successful development team with a history of creating unique, critically and commercially acclaimed IP. Continually striving for originality, attention to detail and new levels of playability, the company has been responsible for several of the games industry’s most memorable titles, and have developed for nearly every hardware iteration to date.
The first game from The Bitmap Brothers, Xenon, was released in 1988. A sophisticated shoot-‘em up that, through a combination of cutting-edge graphics and challenging gameplay became the first Amiga game to enter the UK top 40 charts, selling over 100 000 units. In the same year, The Bitmap Brothers immediately followed the success of Xenon with the seminal future-sport game Speedball, a mesmerising arcade sports sim praised as one of the greatest two-player games ever designed and recipient of countless awards.
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