Ubisoft Press Release
Ubisoft To Publish Breakdancing Video game For Holiday 2005
Flow: Urban Dance UprisingTM To Feature Hip Hop Soundtrack
SEPTEMBER 29, 2005 ? Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced that it will publish Flow: Urban Dance UprisingTM, the first and only breakdancing and hip hop video game. Developed by Artificial Mind and Movement, Flow: Urban Dance UprisingTM will be available worldwide for holiday 2005, exclusively for the PlayStation?2 computer entertainment system.
Flow: Urban Dance UprisingTM features classic breakdancing gameplay and a soundtrack of hip hop artists including the Sugar Hill Gang, Kurtis Blow, and Eric B & Rakim. Gamers can compete against as many as seven other players and choose from a host of dancers that perform classic breakdance moves in one of 10 different urban settings.
# 50 urban dance tracks including tracks from famous hip hop artists.
# Six modes of play and three difficulty levels to choose from.
# 100 break-dancing challenges across all modes of play
# Up to eight players supported in three different party modes.
# 10 unique characters and 10 urban-flavored environments to choose from, with more than 100 distinctive dance moves.
# EyeToyTM USB Camera (for PlayStation?2) support.
"Ubisoft is excited to bring the first hip hop dance experience to the Playstation 2," said Jay Cohen, vice president of publishing at Ubisoft. "Flow: Urban Dance UprisingTM's infectious hip-hop soundtrack, authentic b-boy moves and rich 3D environments will make it one of the most exciting dance games to play."
Flow: Urban Dance UprisingTM ? 2005 Artificial Mind and Movement. All Rights Reserved. Published and distributed by Ubisoft Entertainment. Flow: Urban Dance Uprising, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. "PlayStation" and the "PS" Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. EyeToy is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Requires PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system (sold separately).
A2M is one of the largest independent video game developers in North America. A2M works in partnership with top tier video game publishers and licensors to bring quality games to the market. Since its inception A2M has successfully developed and released more than 30 titles. A2M is currently working on several productions for portable, current and next generation consoles.
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