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Clayfighter remake confirmed for “summer 2010″

Wednesday, 16th September 2009 11:19 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Interplay’s to release new versions of ancient scrapper Clayfighter for Wii and DSi, the company’s confirmed.

Both games will release next summer.

The title originally released for SNES in 1993, and was followed by a Mega Drive version in 1994.

PR after the break.

INTERPLAY TO UPDATE CLAYFIGHTER FOR PLAY ON Wii & NINTENDO DSi

BEVERLY HILLS, CA, September 10, 2009 – Interplay Entertainment Corp. (OTC BB:IPLY) today announced it will update Clayfighter for play on Wii™ and Nintendo DSi™.

Clayfighter will be developed for Interplay by StudioBlack Games’ Eric Hart, original programmer of Clayfighter for Super NES™. Interplay CEO Hervé Caen commented, “We are very enthusiastic to resurrect Clayfighter’s crazy characters and unique humor. Eric Hart’s involvement in the previous Clayfighter titles makes StudioBlack the logical choice to give this classic franchise a well-deserved makeover.” Fans can expect improved graphics and revamped game play to take advantage of Nintendo’s current generation hardware.

Clayfighter is planned for a Summer 2010 release via digital download through Nintendo’s WiiWare™ and DSiWare™ services.

About Studio Black Games

StudioBlack Games was created in 2007 by Eric Hart, a 20 year veteran of the games industry. Prior to forming StudioBlack, Eric has been involved with a very long history of titles including Kings Quest V, Clayfighter, and MX vs ATV Untamed. StudioBlack Games is focused on small teams doing big things. Since its creation, the company has programmed Crayola Colorful Journey for Wii, and has also contributed technology to Nintendo DS™ and Wii titles including Deadly Creatures on Wii.

About Interplay Entertainment

Founded in 1983, Interplay Entertainment is a developer, publisher and licensor of video game software headquartered in Southern California. The company has produced and licensed titles for many of the most popular interactive entertainment software platforms in the action/arcade, adventure/RPG and strategy/puzzle categories. Its portfolio of well-recognized Intellectual Properties includes Battlechess, Clayfighter, Dark Alliance, Descent, Earthworm Jim, Freespace, Giants, Messiah, MDK, Run Like Hell, Sacrifice. Interplay also holds exclusive distribution rights to certain existing Fallout and Redneck Rampage titles.

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8 Comments

  1. pleasant_cabbage

    Dear god no.
    Please no.
    Pretty please?

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Len

    It wasn’t good the first time round was it so I’m with you mr cabbage, please, there’s no need.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. JPickford

    Why?

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Blerk

    What’s that scraping noise? It sounds like the bottom of a barrel, or something.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. pracer

    Why? Becuase every year millions of kids turn ten for the first time. Thats why they picked Nintendo platform. It should do alright, nothing blockbuster. If it does alright, look for a possible XBLA/PSN version in spring 2011.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Blerk

    But even ten-year-olds thought it was shit.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. DJ Deathstar

    Why Interplay waste their time on this shit when they could try and sort out an MDK 3 for us i don’t know!

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Moronic decision. This game blew hard.

    #8 5 years ago

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