Legacy Interactive announced today that the company's upcoming PC strategy/role-playing game, ER, will be distributed in the UK by Mindscape in spring 2005.
The ER video game is inspired by the television series, paying close attention to hospital details and featuring the most beloved characters from the show. ER cast members Noah Wyle (Dr. John Carter), Sherry Stringfield (Dr. Susan Lewis) and Mekhi Phifer (Dr. Gregory Pratt) have lent their voice and likeness to the first interactive game based on the Warner Bros. television series. To be released this spring for PC CD-ROM, the ER game is licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and will be published by Legacy Interactive and distributed by Mindscape outside North America.
In the ER computer game, the player joins the cast of the TV show as a newly hired intern and handles a steady flow of patients with health issues ranging from minor cuts and bruises to serious injuries sustained from accidents and violence. Through it all, the player will navigate goals, deal with gut-wrenching ethical dilemmas and engage in romances. With perseverance, the player will gain prestige among peers and supervisors and ascend the ranks of Chicago's County General Hospital.
Immersive gameplay featuring full real-time 3D environments and over 100 unique characters;
Dramatic, engaging and humorous mission-based storylines;
Create your doctor, with six different fields of medicine in which to train;
Huge variety of patient disorders and group emergencies;
A variety of 'missions' with multiple paths to level completion.
Mindscape, previously known as The Learning Company, publishes and distributes educational, lifestyle, games and value software around the world. Mindscape is one of the longest established software publishers in the market with well-known international brands and first class licences such as Paddington, Garfield, Disney Interactive, Web Creator and Elle. Mindscape also distributes titles for Dreamcatcher and The Adventure Company games. All Mindscape CD-ROMS are available from www.mindscape.co.uk.
About Legacy InteractiveÃ‚Â®
Legacy Interactive is the world leader in Real Life Games for CD-ROM and the Internet. With a reputation for developing intelligent, realistic, and entertaining simulation games, Legacy Interactive has developed products with a strong appeal among the generation that grew up with video games and is now seeking more mature fare. Based in Hollywood, Legacy Interactive has experienced impressive growth since its first full year of operation in 1999. Legacy has ongoing distribution, marketing and content strategic partnerships with a number of companies, including Vivendi Universal Games, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Universal Consumer Products, DreamCatcher Interactive, Atom Shockwave, Scholastic, and TLC (The Learning Channel). Legacy Interactive can be found on the Web at www.legacyinteractive.com.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc., a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is a premier licensor and a developer of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including consoles, PC-based gaming and wireless applications.