TORONTO - March 15, 2005 - Groove Games today announced Combat: Task Force 121, a full featured modern military shooter that thrusts gamers into the most elite covert unit of the United States military. Developed by Direct Action Games, founded by the creators of the best-selling SPEC OPS series, and using the UnrealÂ® Engine2, Combat: Task Force 121 features state of the art graphics, an immersive storyline and intense multiplayer action on Xbox Live™ and LAN over PC, all at a value price.
"The talented team at Direct Action Games has a track record for creating top-quality military games and we are thrilled to be working with them on Combat: Task Force 121," said Jon Walsh, CEO, Groove Games. "Combat: Task Force 121 offers engaging gameplay and amazing graphics, all at an attractive price gamers will love."
In Combat: Task Force 121, gamers become part of the covert unit comprised of Navy Seals, Green Berets, Army Rangers and USMC Recon personnel tasked with thwarting a deadly group of rebels by putting a halt to their terrorist acts before U.S. interests are compromised. By working though 10 exciting single player assignments, gamers must battle their way, day and night, through a variety of environments including dense jungle, a shanty town, an oil rig, a refinery plant and an exotic island. Players can access authentic military weapons throughout the game including the M4 Assault Rifle, M203 Grenade Launcher, MK43 7.62 Machinegun and a .50 Cal Tactical Sniper Rifle.
Gamers can also confront the enemy with up to 16 other players in the exciting Multiplayer mode on Xbox Live. The Multiplayer mode includes 8 game types, 13 maps, 2 and 4 player split screens and Al bots for offline practice.
Combat: Task Force 121 is available March 22, 2005 for a suggested retail price of $19.99 (USD). For more information about Combat: Task Force 121, please visit www.combat121.com.
About Groove Games
Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Groove Games is a global publisher of interactive entertainment software. Groove partners with leading developers to deliver great games for avid gamers everywhere. Currently Groove is publishing Digital Extremes' cutting-edge new first-person action game, Pariah as well as co-publishing the highly anticipated multi-platform game, Playboy: The Mansion.
About Direct Action Games
Based in Seattle, WA, Direct Action Games is developer of action oriented games with a focus on military shooters. Founded by industry veterans, each with over 8 years of experience on a wide variety of platforms, Direct Action Games has it sights on delivering action packed games with great production values at an affordable price. For more information visit www.directactiongames.com