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  SNIPER ELITE(TM) TAKES AIM ON NINTENDO WII(TM )
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02/12/2010
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

12th February 2010

Sniper Elite TM , the world’s best selling ‘Action/Adventure Sniper Simulator’ is being brought to the Nintendo Wii TM by UK publisher Reef Entertainment.

The original Sniper Elite TM was launched in 2005 on PS2, Xbox and PC and quickly set the standard for in-game sniper techniques and bullet physics which influenced games such as Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Unreal Tournament.

Peter Rezon, CEO of Reef Entertainment said; ‘The Nintendo Wii TM platform has been very good for Reef and we will continue to develop innovative and unique games for it. Following on from our recent launches of Free Running TM & Rogue Trooper: Quartz Zone Massacre TM , we are incorporating features to ensure that Sniper Elite TM will be an essential purchase for all shooter fans.’

The Wii TM version of Sniper Elite TM makes full use of the Wii’s control system with movement and gestures, is compatible with the Wii Zapper, and contains new levels and a raft of additional features, making this game one of a kind.

Peter concludes, ‘Sniper Elite TM represents our most ambitious project yet. We have taken a game which has been called ‘the Gran Turismo of War Games’ and we will fully immerse gamers into Berlin 1945. Rifle add-ons such as the Wii Zapper have been a primary focus to make the game as realistic and exciting as possible. We believe this will be one of the most fun shooter titles launched in 2010”.

Sniper Elite TM on Nintendo Wii TM will be launched Q2 2010.

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Reef Entertainment

Established in 2005, Reef Entertainment is based in offices near the city of Milton Keynes, UK. Created as a UK based computer games publishing company, Reef is an independent studio-style organisation - not owned by or connected to any other major entertainment group - to provide Developers and Content Owners with distinct and alternate routes to markets worldwide.

Trademarks are property of their respective owners. Nintendo DS and Wii are trademarks of Nintendo.

Tel: +44 (0)1908 487 587

Fax: +44 (0)1908 487 501

Email: peter.rezon@reef-entertainment.com

Press: press@reef-entertainment.com

Sales: ograssiano@playconnection.fr

Website: www.reef-entertainment.com

For further press information relating to the above companies, please contact:

Mr. Kristien Wendt

Character Communications Ltd.

Tel (Main): +44(0) 1376 322621

Tel (Mobile): +44(0)7876 252811

Email: kristien@charactercomms.com