LucasArts Joins Forces with Free Radical Design to Create New Next-Generation Entertainment Experience
LUCASARTS FURTHERS ITS COMMITMENT TO CREATING UNPRECEDENTED NEXT-GENERATION GAMEPLAY BY TEAMING WITH THE LAUDED UK-BASED DEVELOPER
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- August 23, 2006 -- LucasArts today announced an agreement with Free Radical Design to develop a new video game for next-generation console platforms. Product and release details will be unveiled at a later date.
"Free Radical has always been about titles with great gameplay and innovative design," said Peter Hirschmann, Vice President of Product Development at LucasArts. "In the battle for videogame quality, these guys are at the front of the line. This team's pedigree is one of the best in the business."
"In recent years, LucasArts has established itself as one of the hottest publishers on the planet," said Steve Ellis, Director at Free Radical, "We're honored that they're every bit as interested to be working with us as we are to be working with them."
About Free Radical Design
Founded in 1999, Free Radical Design is one of the UK's leading independent videogame developers, responsible for three of the eight best-scoring First Person Shooters on Playstation 2. It recently achieved its first listing in the Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100, being one of the UK's fastest growing technology companies. Free Radical Design is now wholly focused on next-generation development. To learn more, please visit www.frd.co.uk.