For Immediate Release
May 12th, 2010, Los Angeles, CA – Dogtown Studios and Radical Publishing, under the Radical Interactive banner, are proud to announce a partnership to jointly produce a brand new iDevice (iPhone, iTouch,iPad) game that will offer exceptional quality and excitement for the casual, as well as the experienced, gamer. The game will be released in summer 2010 and, over the next several weeks, both companies will release information about the game itself, and the production process.
“From the very beginning, I’ve always envisioned Radical as a multimedia brand that goes beyond just comics and film,” states Radical Publishing’s president and founder Barry Levine. “With Radical Interactive, we will be adapting games based on the Radical Publishing library as well as creating original properties for iDevices. Really, the sky is the limit and we’re excited to be working with Dogtown as we venture into this new market.”
Rasmus Hansson, partner and producer for Dogtown Studios adds, “Our main goal with this game is to win over all types of gamers, offering simplicity and complexity combined into an experience never before seen on the iDevice.”
About Dogtown Studios
Dogtown Studios is a developer and publisher of digital interactive games. As one of the first companies to start developing for the iDevice (iPhone, iPod, iPad) family in early 2007, Dogtown Studios current focus is mobile and online gaming and has the reputation of being a truly agile organization with the ability to quickly adapt operation and strategy to the changes that are rapidly happening in this evolving industry.
Dogtown Studios’ goal is to become a leading publisher of the most innovative, cross-platform, casual, multiplayer games in the world. Their most current and successful product was Project 72, a top seller in the iTunes App Store in all its categories, where it ranked #7 of all action games.
Dogtown Studios is privately owned, born and operated in the heart of Dogtown (Venice Beach), and founded in 2007 as Moyo Studios’ branch of interactive gaming.
About Radical Publishing
Radical Publishing is founded by Barry Levine (producer for Hercules, Caliber, Freedom Formula, Shrapnel, Abattoir, Oblivion, The Last Days of American Crime and executive producer for the in-development Rex Mundi movie for Warner Bros., written by Jim Uhls and starring Johnny Depp) and entrepreneur Jesse Berger (executive producer for Hercules, Caliber, Freedom Formula, Shrapnel, Abattoir, Oblivion and The Last Days of American Crime).
For their quality and excellence in 2008, Radical Publishing was granted the Gem Award for “Best New Publisher of the Year” from Diamond Comic Distributors. Radical brings the best writing, storytelling, and fully painted cover and interior art to the global comic book market, from prominent international talents such as Yoshitaka Amano, Rain Beredo, John Bolton, Matt Cirulnick, Tomm Coker, Clayton Crain, Flint Dille, Marko Djurdjevic, Ian Edginton, Warren Ellis, E. Max Frye, Antoine Fuqua, Justin Gray, Paul Gulacy, David Hine, Joseph Kosinski, Clint Langley, Richard Lee, Alex Maleev, Leonardo Manco, David Manpearl, Stephan Martinière, Francesco “Matt” Mattina, Peter Milligan, Steve Moore, Arvid Nelson, Wayne Nichols, Steve Niles, Jimmy Palmiotti, Nick Percival, Vincent Proce, Steve Pugh, Patrick Reilly, Rick Remender, Luis Royo, Nick Sagan, Sam Sarkar, Stjepan Sejic, M. Zachary Sherman, Bill Sienkiewicz, Wesley Snipes, Jim Steranko, Arthur Suydam, J.P. Targete, Greg Tocchini, Andree Wallin, Dave Wilkins, Concept Art House, Haberlin Studios, Meduzarts Digital Environment Studio, Weta Workshop, Zombie Studios, and many more.
Currently, Radical Publishing has production deals with Spyglass Entertainment and Peter Berg’s Film 44 for Hercules, with Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil for Caliber, and with New Regency and Bryan Singer’s Bad Hat Harry Productions for Freedom Formula.
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