Independent Developer Trapdoor Signs with EA
Sci-Fi Stealth Action Title ‘Warp' to Launch on Xbox Live Arcade,
Playstation Network, and PC
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
EA Partners, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today
announced an agreement with independent developer Trapdoor, to publish Warp™.
This unique stealth action game features a top-down sci-fi world with a
distinctive art style, addicting levels, hazardous traps and challenging
puzzles. The new game will debut on Xbox LIVE® Arcade, PlayStation®
Network and PC in Summer 2011.
"Working with EA Partners allows us to expand our distribution to a much
larger audience while still being able to retain our creative vision and
identity," said Ken Schachter, Founder of Trapdoor. "As an independent
studio we are thrilled with the opportunity to leverage the expertise
and talent of EA's publishing organization to bring our very first game
on console to life."
"One of our goals at EA Partners is to seek out the leading independent
developers within the downloadable games market and publish their titles
to a wide audience," said Jamil Moledina, Outreach Director, Business
Development at EA Partners. "We are thrilled to add Trapdoor to the EA
Partners family and bring this best-in-class sci-fi stealth action title
to gamers everywhere."
Warp will be available for the PlayStation®3 computer
entertainment system, Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system and
the PC. For more information on Trapdoor, visit their website at www.trapdoorinc.com
or follow the development team on Twitter at www.twitter.com/trapdoorinc.
About Trapdoor Inc.
Founded in 2008, Trapdoor is an independent game developer committed to
making digitally distributed games with AAA production values. Based in
Montreal, Quebec, Trapdoor employs industry veterans and upcoming talent
to craft stunning games that value innovation over imitation. For more
information about Trapdoor, please visit www.trapdoorinc.com.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is
a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in
1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive
software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless
devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under
four brand names: EA™, EA SPORTS™, EA Mobile™
and POGO™. In fiscal 2010, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.7
billion and had 27 titles that sold more than one million units. EA's
homepage and online game site is www.ea.com.
More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can
be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.
EA, EA SPORTS, EA Mobile and POGO are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc.
Xbox, Xbox LIVE and Xbox 360 are trademarks of the Microsoft group
of companies. Warp is a trademark of Trapdoor Inc. in the U.S. and/or
other countries. PlayStation is a registered trademark of Sony Computer
Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their
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Source: Electronic Arts Inc.
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