2011-03-05 11:50 by Gaming Xpress Team
Cricket Power, the official video game of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 is now available to audiences worldwide, just in time for the ICC World Cup season, kicking off February 19. The game is published by Karkadann Games, a world -class gaming studio recently launched by Abu Dhabi Media Company (ADMC). The game is also made available on CD especially for the Indian consumers.
Tailored to a casual gaming audience, Cricket Power is a browser based simulation game developed around the tenth edition of the tournament, featuring all real-life teams and favourite players participating in the ICC Cricket World Cup 201. The game includes an offline single player, online tournament mode, statistics tracking, challenging opponents and a myriad of other features that create a compelling and authentic gameplay experience, instantly transforming gamers from couch potatoes into heroes with the swing of a bat!
"We are all huge fans of gaming and cricket. With Cricket Power we leveraged our resources to deliver the best cricket playing experience possible online: a game that captures the unique elements of the sport itself - its physicality, technicality and skill, while creating an entertaining and immersive experience for gamers and cricket fans all over the world”, said of David Ortiz, General Manager of Karkadann Games.
“Cricket Power is an important addition to the line-up of activities and events surrounding the ICC Cricket World Cup this year. It certainly gives us the opportunity to showcase this treasured game and engage a wider audience through a platform like online gaming, which is becoming more prevalent and relevant to the next generations of cricket fans”, said Campbell Jamieson, General Manager – Commercial of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
“Securing this license to produce the online game based on the pinnacle event in the world of cricket is a strategic step in our positioning as a world class developer and publisher of games, and in the development of our portfolio of original and engaging titles for both Middle East and international audiences”, commented Ortiz. “We are also pleased with the partnership with Mindstorm, the Pakistan-based studio we chose to develop the game”, concluded Ortiz.
Go to www.cricketpower.com to find out! The game is free to try and only $9.99 to buy.
Buy it now and compete for a top spot on the online leader board!
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