Letchworth, Herts.—May 23rd, 2011—TECMO KOEI EUROPE today announced Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ home video game console will be released across Europe in September 2011.
Champion Jockeyuses the motion control functionality of the Kinect, PlayStation®Move and Wii Remote to simulate the jockey experience with a high degree of accuracy and gameplay potential. Players will learn how to use the horse’s reins and whip as well shifting their body-weight to ride their thorough-bred to victory. In addition to controlling their horse, players must understand its unique rhythm, potential, stamina and preferred racing style to truly master the game.
For players looking for a more accessible experience, Champion Jockey will include control modes that tone down authenticity and maximize the physical, accessible fun of motion control. Champion Jockey will be a horse racing experience that everyone can enjoy.
Champion Jockey will also support a host of Network features – a large step-forward for horse racing video games. Online Multiplayer Races, Live Jockey Rankings and a range of DLC will be available to players.
Finally, Champion Jockey’s development team have put great effort into reproducing the European and Japanese horse racing world – incorporating both flat and jump racing. Players will feel the unique thrill of competing in detailed realizations of the European and Japanese horse racing worlds.
Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer will be playable at MCM London Expo (May 27th-29th) and E3 2011 (June 7-9th) .’
ABOUT TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD.
TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD. is a publisher of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds and digital download content based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, UK. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive® and Ninja Gaiden®series. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors® franchises. On April 1, 2009, TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD was established as a result of the TECMO, LTD. and KOEI Co., Ltd. merger. More information about TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD and its products can be found at www.tecmokoei-europe.com.