Bigpoint, the global market leader in browser-based online games, announced that it selected dSonic Inc., an award-winning audio production company, to provide in-game sound design and development for its upcoming title, Bigpoint's first project in the United States. In collaboration with Bigpoint's local development team, dSonic will create in-game sound effects, environmental audio, and a soundtrack.
"With this project, our goal is to redefine what's possible in online gaming and showcase our talent in North America," said Heiko Hubertz, CEO, Bigpoint Inc. "The infusion of innovative, high-end audio into our upcoming title is absolutely critical to achieving this goal. We couldn't be happier working the dSonic team on this endeavor."
dSonic has worked with some of the most successful AAA publishers in the games industry, including 2K Games, Namco Bandai, and BioWare, and has provided audio for many hit titles, such as Bioshock, Brutal Legend, and Oblivion.
"We are excited to partner with Bigpoint on a truly unique, new title as they
build on their massive success in Europe," said Simon Amarasingham, dSonic's
CEO. "When this game hits the market, Bigpoint will have clearly raised the bar
and changed attitudes about the potential of games that run within web
Bigpoint plans to release its San Francisco-developed game in Q4 2010. More details will be made available over the next few months. In addition, the company is planning additional global launches, including Poisonville, which is based upon its own intellectual property, scheduled for release later this year. Players can register for the beta: http://www.poisonville.com/
Bigpoint is a leading online-game publisher, content provider for large media concerns, and browser-based game developer whose game portfolio has achieved a level of quality similar to that delivered by console and PC-installed games. The games are available in 25 languages and provide more than 130 million gamers from Europe to America and beyond with free, first-class entertainment, without the hassle of having to download or install any additional software. Bigpoint employs over 500 people from 35 nations at its headquarters in Hamburg and locations in Berlin, Malta (Bigpoint International), and San Francisco (Bigpoint Inc.). For more information about Bigpoint, please visit http://www.bigpoint.net.
dSonic, an award-winning audio production company with studios in San Francisco and Boston, has been providing sound effects, voice-overs, and music to the game industry for 10 years. They have over 100 titles to their credit, from hit AAA titles, such as Bioshock and Brutal Legend, to the mega-hit social game, Farmville. For more information, visit http://www.dsonic.com.
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