nDreams, the fast-growing independent games publisher/developer and Vertigo Films, one of the foremost independent media companies, today announce the StreetDance 3D game, which launches today on Facebook.
The game is the first collaborative project between nDreams and Vertigo, and is an action-packed dance game inspired by the highly anticipated new 3D movie, in cinemas from May 21st. The game features motion-captured dance moves (recorded at Pinewood Studios) and music from the film. The game can be played at: apps.facebook.com/streetdance and features some incredible prizes including the chance to be an ‘extra’ during the filming of the second StreetDance film.
Patrick O’Luanaigh, CEO and founder of nDreams said, “We’re delighted to have worked with Vertigo on this project. The StreetDance game makes full use of the Unity3D engine to create a unique Facebook game packed full of great music and stunning dance moves.”
James Richardson, co-founder of Vertigo and producer of StreetDance 3D, said, “This is a groundbreaking partnership which has allowed us to explore the gaming world, expand the StreetDance brand and, at the same time, offer fans of the film an exciting new game.”
nDreams is a rapidly growing digital games developer/publisher, set up in 2007. The company were founded to create innovative new projects in the rapidly growing new digital space, and they work on platforms such as Facebook, PlayStation Home and iPhone as well as large-scale ‘Alternate Reality Games’. Their key focus is on social storytelling.
nDreams were nominated for 'Best New Studio' in the 2009 Develop Awards, and are registered developers with Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. Their first major title, Xi, was released in March 2009, becoming the first console-based Alternate Reality Game ever launched; it received over 6 million visits and over 600,000 unique players took part. They recently launched Facebook’s first soap opera/interactive story, Spirit of Adventure, and the global ARG, Lewis Hamilton: Secret Life in conjunction with Reebok (visit www.secretlewis.com to take part!).
Vertigo Films is a UK Media company founded in 2002 to create and distribute commercially driven independent cinema.
From their first film - Nick Love's The Football Factory (the biggest selling independent UK DVD with 1.3M units to date) through such genre films as The Business, Shrooms and The Children to multi award winning films such as Its All Gone Pete Tong, London to Brighton, In Search of A Midnight Kiss and Bronson, Vertigo has used innovative new technology, meticulous attention to budget and great care of its audience to produce and distribute thirty films to date with an unprecedented string of commercial success.
In 2009 Vertigo released the critically acclaimed The Firm (Nick Love) and Bronson (Nicholas Widing Refn), One Day (the UK's first hip hop musical), The Cove (2010 Oscar Winner) and Humpday (2009 Sundance Special Jury Prize Winner).
In addition to its production and distribution activity, Vertigo also owns The Post Republic a successful state of the art post production company based in Berlin and is a partner in Protagonist Pictures, the international sales company joint venture with Film Four and Ingenious Media.