LARKSPUR, CA, September 5, 2013 Deep Silver, Rubicon Organization and Smoking Gun Interactive are releasing Freefall Racers today, a motion controlled racing game for Kinect for Xbox 360. Players can steer one out of nine different squirrel characters through a variety of tracks, controlling them with their body movement using Kinect. The easily learned controls and the competitive multiplayer mode makes Freefall Racers a fun arcade racing game for every age. The game is now available exclusively on the Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft for $9.99.
In Freefall Racers, daring maneuvers will be rewarded: gain adrenaline when flying close to canyon walls or sand floors and trade them for a boost that will leave your competitors far behind. Different power-ups add an element of surprise to the racing routine, jet streams can deliver a crucial benefit and put the player ahead of the field.
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and publishes interactive games for all platforms, seeking to deliver top-quality products that provide immersive game experiences driven by the desires of the gaming community. The company has published more than 200 games worldwide since 2003, including the best-selling zombie action Dead Island™ franchise, the critically-acclaimed Metro™: Last Light and the smash hit action adventure Saints Row IV™. Deep Silver is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, GmbH, and includes the renowned development studio Deep Silver Volition, based in Champaign, IL. For more information, please visit www.deepsilver.com or follow us on twitter at @deepsilver.
About Rubicon Organization
Adam Kline founded Rubicon Organization in 2010 to take advantage of emerging opportunities in the growing digital publishing space. Adam was previously the President of 505 Games in North America/Latin America and head of 20th Century Fox’s New Media Enterprises at the Licensing and Merchandising Division. Rubicon Organization focuses on financing, marketing and distributing video games on all digital platforms.
About Smoking Gun Interactive
Smoking Gun Interactive (SGI) is an independent game development studio focused on delivering high quality titles and online connected experiences that challenge the conventions of games and storytelling. The studio has been creating diverse products ranging from original IP, AAA game concepts, XBLA titles, to mobile and online experiences. To date, SGI has successfully released 13 titles.
In 2009, Smoking Gun successfully launched its first original IP “Exoriare” through a trans-media experience delivered via an online graphic novel penned by award winning author Douglas Rushkoff, and an alternate reality game (ARG) that offered a glimpse into the IP and its story. The ARG experience concluded with a live radio broadcast from the Moon, the first of it’s kind that was intercepted by the online community in collaboration with HAM radio operators. In 2010 SGI has worked closely with Microsoft to co-develop and deliver game content for the worldwide launch of the Kinect sensor. In 2011, the release of technological advancements with Kinect Fun Labs and, in 2012 the introduction of the SmartGlass platform. In 2013 SGI launched Doodle Jump for Kinect and the studio is looking forward to launching another original IP “Freefall Racers” in early fall 2013.