Leading developer and independent publisher Polarbit announced today their support for the Zeebo 3G-connected digital gaming, entertainment and education system and the release of their first two titles for the platform.
Polarbit’s initial Zeebo line-up includes arcade flight-sim / shoot-em’up Armageddon Squadron and mech strategy title Iron Sight. These two titles will be followed later this year by acclaimed street racer Raging Thunder 2 and the hotly anticipated top-down dirt racer Reckless Racing.
“Polarbit is renowned for their high-end 3D games and we’re delighted to see the first two of their four titles launching today for our consumers in Brazil and Mexico,” said Mike Yuen, senior vice president of global content and services, Zeebo, Inc. “All four of their titles will be available for purchase for the holidays and they’re sure to bring a smile to Zeebo gamers of all ages.”
“We’re thrilled about the opportunities to enter large, otherwise hard-to-reach markets and bring our games to wholly new groups of customers that Zeebo is able to offer us,” said Mitri Bautista-Wiberg, founder of Polarbit. “We are also excited about broadening our device support to include home set-top systems.”
Armageddon Squadron and Iron Sight are available now on the Zeebo system starting at R$ 16.90 and R$14.90 respectively in Brazil, and 99 Pesos and 79 Pesos respectively in Mexico.
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Polarbit AB, founded in 2005, is an independent publisher and game and middleware developer focusing on high-end mobile and handheld devices. Their experience, dedication and uncompromising attitude towards quality ensure customers and users that Polarbit technology is always synonymous with world-class entertainment technology.
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Zeebo, Inc., a closely held company based in San Diego, California, has developed the Zeebo, a wireless platform to deliver digital gaming, entertainment and education content to the next billion consumers in emerging global markets. The system's 3G wireless connectivity allows for rapid, easy delivery of games, applications and other content, free from the risk of piracy. Consumers can buy inexpensive titles, download them directly to the Zeebo and access the Internet, all from the comfort of home. The Zeebo is available throughout Brazil and Mexico, with future rollouts planned in other regions.