Welcome Aboard: Triple B Games

22 04 2009

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Ink Media has been signed up by Dundee Triple B Games to help promote their superb debut title, the retro football game Fitba, released on Xbox Live Community Games in March. Taking you all the way back to when football games were just plain fun and didn’t make you wade through endless stat menus, the game apes titles such as classic sports game Sensible Soccer.

With a similar top down view, superb twin stick control system, full team creator and Xbox Live versus modes, you can truly live the beautiful game for under a fiver (400MS points to be exact)

To celebrate the launch of Fitba, Ink Media has knocked up a press release giving you the lowdown of this superb independent title.Check it out below along with some assets.

Keep your eye on Triple B Games, they are going to be huge in the indie game scene!

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Fitba Slide Tackles Its Way Onto Xbox Live Community Games

Live the beautiful game for less than a burger meal

Relive the passion and competition of the greatest sport on earth in true retro style with Fitba the superb debut release from Dundee-based independent video game developer Triple B games. Available for the low price of 400 Microsoft points (approx. £3.40) via the Xbox Live community games store, the game is easy to get into, incredibly addictive and boasts a superb multiplayer mode for you and your mates to duke it out for glory on the pitch.

Using an old-school, top down viewpoint similar to the classic Sensible Soccer series of games, Fitba lets you pull off some nifty moves thanks to the easy to use dual stick control system. Players can also create their own team, with fully customisable strips and players. You can then take your dream team online to compete against other gamers via Xbox Live and make your name known to the masses.

Independent developer Jonathan “Fritz” Ackerley said: “Fitba rips up the last ten years of football games to get back to the simple joys of kicking a ball about, using innovative, intuitive controls to deliver classic gameplay”.

The game has already received rave reviews for its ease of play and superb control system, meaning anyone can get in on the action. Head over to http://www.triplebgames.com/ to view the official trailer, check out the game’s other features and read the developer’s blog.

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For further information, please contact:

Dave Cook
Managing Director, Ink Media
t: +44 (0) 752535828
e: fastrez@gmail.com
w: http://www.inkpr.wordpress.com

Jonathan Ackerley
Triple B Games
t: +44 (0) 7956662685
e: info@triplebgames.com
w: http://www.triplebgames.com

About Triple B Games

Triple B Games was set up in 2007 in Dundee by industry veteran Jonathan “Fritz” Ackerley (Harry Potter’s Quidditch World Cup, Shadowman, F1 2002, Actua Soccer 2).

The company’s aim is to show that great games can be delivered without any of the traditional ‘AAA’ baggage of vast teams & overblown production values. Taking a punk approach to games, developing fast and using free tools wherever possible, Triple B have now launched Fitba on the Xbox 360 Community Games channel. A response to the bland, formulaic approach of current football games Fitba is real football, football with soul, a kick about with your mates rather than the vapid commercialism of the Champions League.

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