Geometry Wars: Galaxies blasts off to retailers
November 20, 2007
GEOMETRY WARS: GALAXIES BLASTS OFF TO RETAILERS NATIONWIDE WITH NEW Wii VIDEO GAME
Geometry Wars: Galaxies Game Features All New Single Player and Multiplayer Modes, Enemies and Weapons
Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, announced today that Geometry Wars(tm): Galaxies, a 2D arcade shooter game, has shipped to stores nationwide for the Wii(tm) home video game system. The video game will also be available on Nintendo DS(tm) system on November 27th. Geometry Wars: Galaxies, a recipient of GameSpy's The Best of E3 2007 Top Five Wii Game Award, is developed by Kuju Entertainment (Chemistry).
Geometry Wars: Galaxies delivers an all-new single player campaign where players can tackle waves of enemies, including 10 never seen before, all of which act and react in a frenetic way across more than 60 unique levels. Geometry Wars: Galaxies introduces the all new Battle Drone that follows the player’s request to defend and attack or collect geoms which is used to increase multiplier scores, buy new planets or behaviors for the Battle Drone.
For the first time ever, the Geometry Wars video game will let players battle in a variety of planets in an all new multiplayer mode. Those that own both the Wii and Nintendo DS games can link the games together using Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection to unlock bonus levels for both versions. Players will also be able to make their mark on the universe by posting high scores on the Wii and Nintendo DS online leader boards.
"Geometry Wars: Galaxies is a perfect complement to any video game collection this holiday season," said Pascal Brochier, president, Global Retail for Vivendi Games. "Fans of the franchise will be excited to see that we have added more than 60 times the amount of gameplay, introduced multiplayer, added Wi-Fi and provided a number of new features giving the gamer a complete gaming experience for home or on the road."
The controls for the game have been optimized for the Wii and DS systems, allowing gamers to use the Wii Remote(tm) and Nunchuk(tm) controller. In addition Geometry Wars: Galaxies offers compatibility with the Nintendo Classic Controller. Geometry Wars: Galaxies also includes the full version of Bizarre Creations’ Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved, winner of IGN’s 2005 Best Xbox LIVE® Arcade Title of The Year.
Geometry Wars: Galaxies is available on the Wii for $39.99 and the Nintendo DS for $29.99, with both games getting an ESRB rating of "E" for Everyone. For more information, please visit the game’s official Web site at www.geometrywarsgalaxies.com.