London, uk (February 3, 2005) - Entertainment software publisher NovaLogic, Ltd. today announced that Delta ForceÃ‚Â® – Black Hawk DownÃ‚Â® is currently under development for the PlayStationÃ‚Â®2 computer entertainment system.
NovaLogic has teamed up with external developer Rebellion, to bring the #1 best selling PC game to the PlayStation 2. Using Rebellion's Asura game engine Delta Force – Black Hawk Down has been developed from the ground up to create a unique look that portrays a gritty and realistic war torn Somalia in 1993. As well as superb graphics, the Asura game engine also adds additional features specific to the PlayStation 2 version of the game, such as rag doll physics, in game cut scenes and realistic bullet penetration of buildings.
The single player missions in Delta Force – Black Hawk Down were created with the help of former Special Operations Soldiers and are based on actual missions undertaken by elite Delta Force Operators and US Army Rangers as part of Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger.
In addition to the various split screen co-op games available, Delta Force – Black Hawk Down is the first game to offer PlayStation 2 owners the opportunity to play in games of up to 32 players online! Groundbreaking multiplayer content spread across 25 different maps with 7 different game types will keep even the die hard military FPS fanatic busy!
NovaLogic are also working closely with the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the PlayStation 2 version of Delta Force – Black Hawk Down will be donated to the foundation. The SOWF provides college scholarship grants, along with financial aid and educational counseling to the children of Special Operations personnel who were killed in an operational mission or training accident.
Delta Force – Black Hawk Down is coming to the home console market this Spring!
Founded in 1985, NovaLogic, Inc. is a developer and global publisher of video games for the PC, PlayStationÃ‚Â® game console, PlayStationÃ‚Â®2 computer entertainment system and XboxÃ‚Â® video game system. Based in Calabasas, California, game franchises include Delta Force, Comanche, F-22 Lightning, Delta Force – Black Hawk Down and Joint Operations. For more information go to www.novalogic.com.
UK-based computer games super-developer Rebellion was established in 1991 by brothers Jason and Chris Kingsley. Rebellion has developed such games as the double BAFTA-nominated Aliens Vs. Predator for 20th Century Fox on the PC, which was launched to worldwide acclaim in 1999 and reached the number one slot in games charts throughout the world. Recent games include World War Zero, Sniper Elite, Delta Force: Urban Warfare, Rainbow Six: Lone Wolf and Tiger Woods' PGA Tour Golf.
In June 2000 Rebellion purchased 2000 AD and its entire character portfolio. In November 2003, Rebellion launched Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death on PlayStation 2, Xbox, PC CD ROM and GameCube to universal acclaim. Rebellion is currently producing Rogue Trooper and has recently announced plans to make two new Judge Dredd movies with Shoreline Entertainment in the USA
About the Special Operations Warrior Foundation
Founded in 1980, the Special Operations Warrior Foundation provides education counseling and college scholarship grants for every child of special operations forces who lost a parent in an operational mission or training accident. The Special Operations Warrior Foundation is the best way to honor our fallen comrades because their children are the most important and lasting things they leave behind. For more information about the Special Operations Warrior Foundation or to make a donation, visit the Special Operations Warrior Foundation website at www.specialops.org