Amsterdam based PC games publisher HD Interactive and hungarian world-class games developer Mithis proudly announce their new real-time strategy game for the PC entitled Joint Task Force. The game, a state-of-the-art military RTS with a contemporary setting, is scheduled for a worldwide release in Q2 2006.
â€œJoint Task Force will bring a new dimension to the RTS genre, itâ€™s an exceptional game with unique features incorporating next generation technology. The experience of the team combined with their creative energy and technical excellence will make Joint Task Force into a fantastic game,â€œ says HD Interactive MD Mike Klumper.
Joint Task Force is in development by a team within Mithis comprising of, amongst others, all the key personnel and creators of best selling 'Codename: Panzers - Phase One' and S.W.I.N.E.. The game will consist of 20 missions that will take us to 5 different parts of the world such as the Middle East, Central Asia and the Balkans.
Joint Task Force marks the second time Mithis and HD Interactive join forces: action-packed tactical strategy game 'Nexus - The Jupiter Incident' was the first.
Mithis is a computer- and video game developer situated in the heart of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Our focus is superb gameplay and graphic excellence. As avid gamers, we build the kind of games we enjoy playing: games that are visually engaging and enjoyable with high-level, intense playability. We remain dedicated to pushing ahead the level of quality in electronic gaming.
Mithis has just finished two projects:
'Animal Planets' (publisher: Cenega, PC/XBox/PS2) is an exciting mix of realtime and turn-based strategy elements, in which "fierce" animal factions waging their wars on unique, destructible 3D planets.
â€˜Nexus â€“ The Jupiter Incidentâ€™ (publisher: HD Interactive BV, PC) a tactical space fleet sim featuring spectacular real time battles in breathtaking motion picture quality.
Current projects Mithis is working on are:
'Midway' (publisher: Sci, platforms: PC/XBox/PS2) is a 3D naval tactical/action game playing in the Pacific Theatre of World War II.
â€˜Joint Task Forceâ€™ (publisher: HD Interactive BV, PC) is a state-of-the-art contemporary RTS that takes us to 5 different parts of the world, such as the Middle East, Central Asia and the Balkan.
The strong financial background of the company allows us to concentrate primarily on producing first-class, premium quality products for the international market. Our goal is to become one of the leading developer studios in Central Europe.
To expand our range of activity and to penetrate a dynamically developing market, we have recently set up a mobile game development division consisting of a number of highly talented and experienced professionals. The brand name (under which our titles are released) of the joint company is MobileGang.
About HD Interactive:
Established in 1995 and based in Amsterdam, HD Interactive has achieved exceptional growth. Over a short period of time it has progressed from being a local distributor in the Benelux territories to its present standing as a worldwide publisher.
HD Interactive operates in two main business areas- worldwide publishing of CD based interactive entertainment and leisure software as well as local distribution of computer and video games.
In the local Benelux market, HD Interactive has distributed, licensed and published titles from major publishers such as Ubisoft, Infogrames, Empire Interactive and Hasbro.
On the international publishing front, in just four years HD Interactive has become the largest independent publisher in the Benelux region with a string of successful titles to its credit.
HDâ€™s first globally published product, Mortyr was released for PC in 1999 and more recent pan-European successes have included Devastation and Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project. Other new titles brought to market in 2002 were the PC racing simulation Big Scale Racing and the PC/PS1 action strategy title Ballerburg. In 2004 space strategy title Nexus â€“ The Jupiter Incident was added to its portfolio.
Growing in status as a truly worldwide publisher, HD Interactive is committed to extending its global network of dedicated partners and compiling a unique portfolio of superior products.
Its strategy is to work closely with those partners, select only the best quality titles and limit the number published each year.