CODEMASTERS CONFIRMS TURNING POINT: FALL OF LIBERTY AS TITLE FOR SPARK UNLIMITEDï¿½S ALTERNATE REALITY WWII GAME
> Burbank, CA ï¿½ Thursday, March 15, 2007 ï¿½ Codemasters today revealed Turning
> Pointï¿½: Fall of Liberty as the official name for the upcoming
> alternate-reality WWII shooter in development at Spark Unlimited. Turning
> Point: Fall of Liberty is currently planned as a major Q4 ï¿½07 launch for
> Codemasters, and will be available for the Xbox 360ï¿½ video game and
> entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATIONï¿½3 computer entertainment
> system, and Games for Windows. The game is currently rated ï¿½RPï¿½ (Rating
> Pending) by the ESRB.
> In 1931 Winston Churchill survived being struck by a taxi while crossing the
> street in New York. What if Churchill had died and wasnï¿½t alive to voice
> the battle cry that inspired the Allied troops to confront the Nazi war
> machine? What if England had surrendered to Hitler? What if there was no
> D-Day and Pearl Harbor never happened? What if the United States never
> entered WWII until WWII came knocking at their front door.
> Turning Point: Fall of Liberty opens in 1952 as Germany lands a well planned
> surprise attack on the gateway of the United States eastern coast ï¿½ New
> York. Nazi battleships quickly take the harbor, German aircraft pound the
> city streets with ordinance, and Zeppelins and assault blimps deploy troops
> to take the city block by block. With New York falling to pieces, and
> Washington D.C. in enemy sights, will anyone be able to stop the Nazi
> Blitzkrieg on American soil?
> Striking a unique balance between wartime authenticity while also bringing a
> fresh perspective to the WWII genre through an alternate timeline and
> advanced weaponry, Turning Point: Fall of Liberty will be a very personal
> battle for gamers. Depicting a Second World War never before imagined, itï¿½s
> time to fight afresh against the worldï¿½s most notorious war machine. Sign
> up for future briefings online at www.codemasters.com/turningpoint.
> About Codemasters
> Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of best-selling interactive
> entertainment products for a global audience on current and future gaming
> platforms and channels. Established in 1986, the companyï¿½s dominant brands
> include Colin McRae Rally, TOCA Race Driver, LMA Manager, Brian Lara Cricket
> and Operation Flashpoint. The company is headquartered in Southam,
> Warwickshire UK and maintains operations in the US, Germany, France, Spain,
> and Benelux. More information about the company and its products is
> available online at: http://www.codemasters.com.
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