Calabasas, CA 1/20/2005 Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Inc. today announced
that a new version of the best selling PC title Delta Force® – Black
Hawk Down® is currently under development for the PlayStation®2 computer
Set in Somalia in 1993, Delta Force – Black Hawk Down is based upon
and around the Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger campaigns and follows
members of the elite Delta Force and US Army Rangers as they participate in
a number of daring raids against the oppressive Somali warlords in and around
Mogadishu. Using the original PC version as a basis, British based developer
Rebellion is redesigning the game specifically for the PlayStation 2. As well
as a redesigned single player mode, Delta Force - Black Hawk Down will also
have several brand new multiplayer features, including 32 player games
NovaLogic has also teamed up with the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.
A portion of the proceeds from the PlayStation 2 version of Delta Force – Black
Hawk Down will be donated to the foundation. The SOWF provides college scholarship
grants, along with financial aid and educational counseling to the children
of Special Operations personnel who were killed in an operational mission or
Delta Force – Black Hawk Down is scheduled to ship on PlayStation 2
in the US during Q2 2005.
UK-based computer games super-developer Rebellion was established in 1991 by
brothers Jason and Chris Kingsley. Rebellion has developed such games as
the double BAFTA-nominated Aliens Vs. Predator for 20th Century Fox on the
PC, which was launched to worldwide acclaim in 1999 and reached the number
one slot in games charts throughout the world. Recent games include World
War Zero, Sniper Elite, Delta Force: Urban Warfare, Rainbow Six: Lone Wolf
and Tiger Woods' PGA Tour Golf.
In June 2000 Rebellion purchased 2000 AD and its entire character portfolio.
In November 2003, Rebellion launched Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death on PlayStation
2, Xbox, PC CD ROM and GameCube to universal acclaim. Rebellion is currently
producing Rogue Trooper and has recently announced plans to make two new Judge
Dredd movies with Shoreline Entertainment in the USA
About the Special Operations Warrior Foundation
Founded in 1980, the Special Operations Warrior Foundation provides education
counseling and college scholarship grants for every child of special operations
forces who lost a parent in an operational mission or training accident.
The Special Operations Warrior Foundation is the best way to honor our fallen
comrades because their children are the most important and lasting things
they leave behind. For more information about the Special Operations Warrior
Foundation or to make a donation, visit the Special Operations Warrior Foundation
website at www.specialops.org
Founded in 1985, NovaLogic Inc. is a developer and global publisher of games for the PC, PlayStation® game console and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, NINTENDO GAMECUBE and Xbox™ video game system. Based in Calabasas, California, the company's European arm, NovaLogic Ltd., has its offices in London, UK. Key game franchises include Delta Force®, Delta Force® - Black Hawk Down®, Comanche® and F-22 Lightning®. For more information go to http://www.novalogic.com/
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