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Chillingo, leading independent mobile games publisher and division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), today announced that they are partnering with prominent Cambridge, UK-based independent video game developer Ninja Theory Ltd. to publish the studio’s first mobile game, Fightback for the App Store and Google Play™.
From the award-winning studio behind Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West and DmC: Devil May Cry, Ninja Theory’s Fightback is a thrilling free-to-play action game with a striking 80s action movie vibe and a revolutionary touch-based combat system.
“Chillingo is very excited to collaborate with such a talented, critically-acclaimed studio to help shape their first title for the mobile market,” states Ed Rumley, COO, Chillingo. “Our team is working closely with Ninja Theory to ensure Fightback delivers a phenomenal experience for mobile and tablet devices.”
“Mobile and tablet gaming is a phenomenon that we just couldn’t ignore as a studio and we’re very proud to be working with one of the industry’s heavy-weights on bringing Fightback to market. Ninja Theory has always strived for the highest production values and that absolutely remains the case in this exciting new space,” said Dominic Matthews, Product Manager, Ninja Theory Ltd.
Fightback is slated to launch this summer. Hands-on previews will be shared with press at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles.
Ninja Theory, the group of bright minds behind Heavenly Sword, Enslaved and the recent reboot of Devil May Cry, will be announcing something new in the near future.
The developer took to the Twitter machine to talk to its fans about a project that’s not yet announced. Of course, the studio was as cryptic as possible.
Watch this space!
Although Enslaved‘s developer, Ninja Theory, are currently hard at work on their controversial Devil May Cry reboot it hasn’t stopped them planning on more, and hiring for an unannounced title.
The Heavenly Sword creators recently put a job listing up for an unannounced title which they tweeted:
“New Lead Designer opportunity for an unannounced title. Check out our site for full details: http://bit.ly/b6SHWj Reference TW/LD/OCT/10″
Other than working with Capcom on Devil May Cry, Ninja Theory haven’t yet hinted at any possible sequels for their already-released titles. Enslaved 2 is a good bet. What title are you hoping for it to be?
The new Ninja Theory game will be announced at Tokyo Game Show this week
Ninja Theory told their followers on Twitter today.