February 15, 2008
49Games Announce Summer Athletics
Hamburg-based dtp entertainment AG and the
Hamburg development studio 49Games today announce the new sports game Summer
Athletics. Players can expect an abundance of disciplines from a variety of
summer sports in this title. Summer Athletics will appear summer 2008 as a
Summer Athletics brings sports right into your
living room: exciting competitions in more than 25 of the most popular summer
sports disciplines, such as sprinting, hurdles, cycling, archery, javelin,
hammer throw, and swimming, will provide long-lasting fun.
Summer Athletics will be action-packed
multi-player fun for the whole family. The intuitive controls will be adapted to
make the most of the individual platforms. Four different difficulty levels will
make sure that both regular and casual gamers will enjoy themselves. The game
will feature a character editor, career mode, lifelike 3D graphics, realistic
athlete animations, and an impressive stadium atmosphere, bringing a special
flair to Summer Athletics.
‘In 49Games, we have found an outstanding studio
for a partner. Their sports games enjoy great success and even greater
popularity,’ says Markus Windelen, COO of dtp entertainment AG.
The teaser website can be visited at
available screenshots are taken from the PC version of the game.