TLC Industries to Offer Development Talks and Demonstrations
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Sept. 1, 2004 - TLC Industries, Inc. (www.tlcind.com) to offer game developers a sneak peak inside the future of arcade gaming when Marketing Director, James Hills and Director of Game Development, Pierre Maloka present “Arcade Game Development? Ten Answers Indies Need to Know,” at Indie Games Con, Oct. 8-10 in Eugene, OR (www.indiegamescon.com). They will also be available at the show offering demonstrations of TLC Industries’ new PC-based arcade platform, FlexArcade (www.flexarcade.com) and NextArcade (www.nextarcade.com, the company’s vision for the future of home arcade gaming.
“Indie Games Con is a great opportunity for us to get down and dirty with developers about what makes a great arcade title, “ says James Hills, TLC Industries’ Marketing Director. “I am lucky to be joined by Pierre Maloka, TLC Industries’ Director of Game Development, who has more than 20 years of experience creating great arcade games including Lemmings and the Mad Dog McCree series.”
TLC Industries has already assembled an initial lineup of games, but is constantly looking for new independent developers and online game publishers as well.
FlexArcade was designed to fill a void in today’s video game marketplace by providing operators with consistent new game content at affordable prices. Operators purchasing new FlexGame packs can change one cabinet to another by simply inserting a new CD, attaching a hardware security key and changing the marquee. Operators win by receiving inexpensive new games, developers win by having access to an expanded marketplace and gamers win by having tons of great new games to play.
NextArcade was designed from the ground up to bring the true excitement of arcade gaming to the home user. TLC Industries, Inc. designed the fully integrated system to streamline the process of downloading, purchasing and playing games in the home. The company’s goal is to recall the golden days of the arcade world when all gamers needed to do was have fun by playing games and competing with other players.
About TLC Industries, Inc.
Founded in 1985, TLC Industries, Inc. is a recognized industry leader for is consistent commitment to premium quality construction, dependable delivery and meticulous attention to detail. The company’s nearly twenty years of business also includes experience working with other leaders including Sega, Konami, Namco, Capcom and fellow Chicago-area companies Midway and Incredible Technologies.