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*(Sydney, AUSTRALIA):* - Micro Forté, a leading Australian developer of
MMOs, today announced that it has cancelled development on the Citizen
Zero project, with internal development now focused on a top secret
Steve Wang Head of Studios for Micro Forté commented, Although we
were sad to stop working on CZ, we are extremely excited about the
progress of our spy project.
The top secret project has been in production since mid '06 with a core
development team working out of Micro Fortés Australian studio.
Were not giving too much away at this stage, commented Micro Forté
Lead Designer, Paul McInnes, Obviously our new project is a spy-themed
MMO, but it incorporates new game-play elements and technologies that we
are really looking forward to delivering to the public.
Steve Wang added, We are at an exciting crossroads where many new
game-play styles and experiences have become possible in virtual world
environments. This is a great opportunity for us to leverage our 7 years
of development in the MMO space to bring the social MMO experience
together with game-play that has been traditionally the domain of single
Micro Forté will be making further announcements in the coming months
with a view to showcasing the project toward the end of this year.
Micro Forté is currently taking expressions of interest from
distribution partners and has already begun discussion with some of the
worlds leading publishers.
About Micro Forté Pty Ltd
Established in 1985, Micro Forté is one of the most respected and
experienced games companies in Australia, having previously worked with
US Gold, Panasonic/Ripcord, Electronic Arts, Interplay, THQ, Universal
Interactive and Microsoft.
Micro Forté have dedicated the last few years to building the BigWorld
Technology platform for MMO game development, and have successfully
completed this technology and spun it out as a separate middleware
company named BigWorld Pty Ltd.
Micro Forté currently have several exciting new MMO properties in
development and are taking expressions of interest from potential
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