Creat Studios’ Digger HD Digs its Way onto the PSN This Week
Creat Studios has just announced the release dates for Digger HD, a remake of the 80’s classic PC game. Check out the release dates for North America and Europe, as well as the full press release after the jump.
CREAT STUDIOS ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF DIGGER HD FOR THE PLAYSTATION® NETWORK
Update of Classic ‘80s PC Game Comes to PSN October 1st for North America, October 8th for Europe
September 29, 2009 – Creat Studios (Canton, MA) today announced the release of Digger HD for the PlayStation® Network. Digger HD will be available for download on the PlayStation 3® computer entertainment system, offered via Sony’s PlayStation® Network on October 1st in North America and October 8th in Europe.
Digger HD, a remake of the classic PC game, Digger™, from the early 80s, has received a major facelift for the new millennium, while staying true to its classic gameplay. Players control a little construction vehicle that must make its way through an underground maze. Gamers dig through the dirt horizontally and vertically to create their own path while collecting power-ups, jewels, coins and other bonuses while avoiding the pursuing monsters.
“It’s thrilling to see such a great game like Digger™ come back with a 21st Century makeover,” said Jo-Anne Kempe, president, Windmill Software Inc., and co-creator of Digger™. “We’re excited about the PSN platform, allowing Digger HD to be discovered and enjoyed by a whole new generation of gamers.”
Digger HD for PlayStation Network features:
§ Dynamic action. Make your way through 60 levels of underground mazes where there is something behind every corner, be it a monster, a bonus or a bag of falling gold.
§ Hidden discoveries. Uncover archaeological artifacts and paleontological remains buried beneath the surface.
§ Secret trophies. Collect all the trophies and figure out how to achieve the secret ones. Are you up for the challenge?
§ Old school style. Vintage Mode allows you to play Digger™ in its old school glory: original mechanics and levels – even the original graphics and sounds!
§ Modern Music. The playful, cutting-edge techno score features original tracks from up-and-coming artists Candie Hank, Gangpol & Mit, and GMG.
“We are very pleased to bring another quality title to PlayStation® Network,” said Vladimir Starzhevsky, CEO of Creat Studios. “Gamers of all ages will be thrilled to discover our update to the classic video game experience with Digger HD.”
Digger HD will include PlayStation 3 Trophy support and has been rated “E” for Everyone by the Entertainment Software Rating Board for this platform.
DIGGER™© 1983 Windmill Software Inc. The Creat Studios logo is a registered trademark of Creat Studios, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. “PlayStation”, and “PS” Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. The PlayStation Network Logo is a service mark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
About Creat Studios: Creat Studios, Inc. is a premier developer of current and next-generation online, console and handheld games. Founded in 1990, Creat’s corporate headquarters are located in Canton, Massachusetts, with development studios in Massachusetts and St. Petersburg, Russia. Creat Studios is an official developer for Sony PSP®, PlayStation®3, Nintendo DS™, Nintendo DSiWare™, Wii™ and Microsoft Xbox 360®, and is a publisher for PlayStation® Network and Nintendo DSiWare. For nearly two decades, Creat Studios has been delivering the highest standards of quality, expertise and client satisfaction to the game industry, and has built its business on meeting and exceeding the expectations of its clients and partners on every project. For more information, please visit www.creatstudios.com.