All New PlayStation Portable System Exclusive
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 // -- Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, announced today that SWAT(R): Target Liberty, a 3rd person tactical shooter game, shipped to stores nationwide. Developed by 3G Studios, the new SWAT: Target Liberty game makes its handheld debut exclusively on the PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system.
The SWAT: Target Liberty game is set in New York City where an elite special weapons and tactics team is tasked with thwarting an ever increasing number of international terrorist threats. Each officer in the unit has a specialty and using a unique skill system, the player can upgrade their individual combat expertise to increase their chances of success. The game will also feature an ad-hoc multiplayer system which allows gamers to play in a variety of game modes called Football, Rodeo Round-up and The Great Escape.
Developed in consultation with 29-year Los Angeles SWAT veteran Ken Thatcher and penned by acclaimed script writer Scott Rosenbaum (The Shield), the SWAT: Target Liberty game provides an authentic, real-life experience where the standing operating procedure is to think before you react.
"The SWAT: Target Liberty videogame is part of an award-winning lineage that includes an IGN Editors' Choice Award on PC and we are excited to bring the game to handheld where PSP system gamers can enjoy the intense action of this popular franchise," said Pascal Brochier, president, Global Retail for Vivendi Games.
For more information, please visit the game's official Web site at http://www.swatpsp.com.
About 3G Studios
3G Studios, Inc. established in 2006, is a collaboration of veteran game industry professionals which together have published over 100 titles, many of which received industry awards. 3G Studios is located where the air is clean and the skies are blue in the Sierra Mountains near Lake Tahoe, NV. 3G Studios is as much about making AAA games as we are about a low-stress, efficient and reliable approach to game development. 3G Studios is currently in development on several soon to be announced AAA titles and original next generation titles for the PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system, PC, PSP system, Wii(TM) Console and Nintendo DS(TM) platforms. Please visit our website http://www.3gstudiosinc.com for company updates and employment opportunities.
About Sierra Entertainment
Sierra Entertainment (http://www.sierra.com), a global division of Vivendi Games, creates and publishes innovative, high-quality interactive entertainment for videogame systems, handheld gaming devices and personal computers. Sierra Entertainment features a portfolio of titles based on original IP and popular licenses from industry-leading content partners, including F.E.A.R.(TM), Crash Bandicoot(R), Spyro The Dragon(R), Scarface(TM) and Ice Age(TM). Sierra Entertainment has four integrated internal studios providing creative talents and development capabilities across multiple gaming genres: High Moon Studios in San Diego, CA; Massive Entertainment in Malmo, Sweden; Radical Entertainment in Vancouver, B.C.; and Swordfish Studios in Birmingham and Manchester, England.
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