GAMEBIENCE ANNOUNCES PC GAME â€˜CRICKET LIFE 2007â€™
A first-of-its kind game that blends strategy, business, management and entertainment genres in a single sports game.
Toronto, Canada - Monday, August 28, 2006
Gamebience today unveiled its premiere PC-based cricket game Cricket Life 2007 here at Toronto. Developed and to be published by Gamebience, Cricket Life 2007 is a game that lets users take control of every major aspect of a cricket playerâ€™s life.
Announcing the game into the market, George Fredericks, the Media Relations Officer said, â€œCricket Life 2007 is a new concept in the area of sports gaming. It is not just a sports game but a sports-based strategy and business game.â€ He added that the game has many new features that havenâ€™t been experienced before in other Cricket games. â€œThe game allows you to sign sponsorships with companies, invest hard-earned money in various businesses and even try and win various international and domestic awards â€“ just like in real life.â€
Cricket Life 2007 allows the gamers to climb the ranks through the state team to become the captain of their chosen cricket team. â€œWin the games, captain the side and reap the rewards. Watch yourself becoming the hero of the cricket world and see your name appear in all the leading newspapers,â€ says George.
One of the most interesting parts of the game is its business aspect. The gamers can invest their hard-earned money into business and personal assets such as to buy luxury homes. It even allows them to start a sports academy or to start their own â€˜5-star hotelâ€™! Whatâ€™s more, want to take a break from cricket? You can even go for a vacation. Moreover, gamers are entrusted to take a major decision of any playerâ€™s life â€“ say to get married. Every decision that a gamer takes in the game has a big influence in the playerâ€™s life.
The game includes 2D and 3D graphics to balance the game. The game features over 30 customized International and Domestic tournaments. A comprehensive ODI and Test Player and Team rankings forms a part of the game. Features such as various International and Domestic Awards Ceremony for sporting excellence only add more spice to the game. More details about the gameâ€™s exciting features will be revealed between September 01, 2006 and September 15, 2006 on their website, www.cricketlife2007.com as part of the gameâ€™s awareness campaign.
Regarding the status of development, S.A. Uzayr, who is heading the project team and is also the CMO said, â€œThe game has been in development for over 8 months. We will be into beta stage within a short time. So the gamers donâ€™t have to wait for a long time to see this game out in the market.â€
Speaking about the game, he said, â€œCricket Life 2007 is a new concept in the area of sports gaming. This is a game that is focused on making strategic decisions like where to invest money, what sponsorships to sign and how to achieve success. Such decisions are often taken in the real-life and hence the game lets the users to learn something that is useful in real-life along while having some great time.â€[/b]
Over 2000 user-playable cricketers available to take their roles across 14 international cricket-playing countries.
A revolutionary Player Evolution System (PES) designed and developed by Gamebience aides in the development of a career player and acts as a back-bone of the AI.
Decision Making system (DMS): Wish to marry? Or do you wish to retire? Want to donate money in charity to boost your image? Will you play for a charity match or risk losing your image? Only you can make these decisions. And this is possible only in Cricket life 2007.
In-game Sponsorships system â€“ ability to sign up from a vast array of sponsors.
First of its kind: Market system â€“ ability to buy, sell assets such as cars, build basic homes to mansions, start a new business or build a business empire â€“ all can be done within the game using the money earned by playing cricket.
Over 30 custom-made trophies, cups and shields available to acquire through winning games.
Over 40 3D stadiums from around the world. (exact figures to be revealed during awareness campaign)
International Cricket Awards â€“ perform consistently and stand a chance to win international recognition and fame.
And over a dozen more major features to be revealed between September 01 - September 15 in this section as well as in Gamebience forum [/b]
this sounds promising, i am looking forward to some screenshots