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Catalis SE: Headstrong Games announces release of Top Gun: Hard Lock
on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC
18.04.2012 / 09:41
Corporate News: Headstrong Games announces release of Top Gun: Hard Lock on
PS3, Xbox 360 and PC
Eindhoven, April 18, 2012 - Catalis SE, the worldwide service provider for
the digital media and entertainment industry, is pleased to announce the
release of a new, original title from its Headstrong Games studio.
Headstrong Games, in partnership with 505 Games, are extremely pleased to
announce the release of ´Top Gun: Hard Lock´ on Playstation(R) 3, Xbox 360
Top Gun: Hard Lock straps the player in the ejector seat of the iconic F-14
Tomcat for lightning fast aerial dog-fighting, as you tailgate MiGs at
Mach2, thrusting you right into the Danger Zone. A modern take on the
much-loved 80s movie, Top Gun: Hard Lock follows the story of Lance
´Spider´ Webb, one of the newest recruits at Miramar, as he finds himself
with much more than basic training to deal with when political uncertain
turns recruits into front line troops.
The game has received lavish praise in the gaming press, appreciated for
its bold take on a license and as a great addition to the arcade flight
combat genre. ´Ace Combat: Assault Horizon attempted to make an old series
edgy and cool and failed. Top Gun: Hard Lock is its own thing, paying
perfect homage to its source material´ - (Gamedynamo), ´Taking control of
the real world planes in Top Gun: Hard Lock has taken me to the highway of
the danger zone´ - (SelectButton), ´If you are into aerial combat with an
arcade twist, Top Gun: Hard Lock is your best bet´ - (nerdfarm).
´The chance to create a new chapter for the Top Gun franchise was something
we couldn´t resist´ said Steve Pritchard, Studio Head at Headstrong Games.
´The development team relished the opportunity of finding the right look
and playing style for a modern twist on that iconic brand.´
For further information on Catalis SE and its wholly owned subsidiaries,
Testronic Labs, DDP and Kuju, please refer to www.catalisgroup.com,
www.testroniclabs.com, www.doublesixgames.com and www.kuju.com.
For further questions please contact our Investor Relations team directly:
Investor Relations Team
t: +49 89 24 41 18 - 413
f: +49 89 24 41 18 - 499
About Catalis SE:
Catalis is a worldwide leading outsourcing provider focusing on high-end
technical services relating to the creation of digital content for the
film, video games and software industries. Catalis offers both testing and
development services. It operates through its wholly-owned subsidiaries
Testronic Labs, Kuju and DDP from ten locations throughout the US, the UK,
Poland, Belgium, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic.
About Headstrong Games:
Headstrong Games works across an extraordinary variety of gaming products;
from teaching you the fundamentals of drawing and painting in Art Academy,
through mainstream titles such as Lord of the Rings : Aragorn´s Quest and
on to the Grindhouse inspired House of the Dead : Overkill, Headstrong has
demonstrated a versatility that spans genres and platforms alike. Creating
new IP or presenting existing works in a new light, Headstrong always
deliver what gamers want. Headstrong Games is part of Kuju Entertainment
To learn more about Headstrong Games, please visit www.headstrong-games.com
About 505 Games :
505 Games Ltd is a multi-platform interactive video games company that
publishes titles across the globe. Founded in 2006 as a subsidiary of
Milan-based Digital Bros, 505 Games now has offices in seven territories
around the world and can draw on Digital Bros´ 20 years experience in video
game distribution. 505 Games Ltd. (UK) is headquartered in Milton Keynes.
To learn more about 505 Games, please visit www.505games.com
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