August 15, 2008
Sharpen your weapons: “Swords & Soldiers” is
Ronimo Games announces their studio and the first competitive strategy game for
Swords & Soldiers.
The developers of the original version of “de
Blob” announce their new game studio Ronimo Games and their first title: Swords
& Soldiers. Ronimo Games is founded by seven developers in Utrecht, the
Netherlands. As students the team
was responsible for the original pc game “de Blob”. Being an innovative and fun
game, “de Blob”
became popular on the internet and was eventually picked up by THQ. The
publisher bought the IP
and will soon release the new version of “de Blob” for Nintendo Wii.
Fabian Akker, one of the co-founders: “de Blob was the eye opener for us, that
we can make cool
games and function as a good team. The game definitely gave us the opportunity
to start our own
The team is developing a new game for Wii Ware: Swords & Soldiers. Swords &
Soldiers is a
sidescrolling real time strategy game, in which three distinct factions battle
for the powers of the
gods. The game will feature a single player campaign and a competitive
mode as well as several other game modes. Three screenshots are included with
this press release.
Akker: “We always dreamed of designing an RTS and when Wii Ware came out we
figured that this was our chance.”
Swords & Soldiers will be the first competitive strategy game on Wii Ware and is
European, American and Australian release in Q4 2008. For more information on
Soldiers visit www.swordsandsoldiers.com.