Montreal, Canada and Cary, NC, October 13, 2011 — Adrenaline Amusements in partnership with Epic Games, Inc. and its award-winning development studio, ChAIR Entertainment, today announced “Infinity Blade FX,” the coin-up version of the blockbuster video game, “Infinity Blade,” will be released nationwide this month. The 46-inch arcade game will debut at this week’s GEEX Consumer Expo in Salt Lake City, UT, October 14-15, 2011 (South Town Center Booth #423) while simultaneously making its first appearance across Dave & Buster’s nationwide. “Infinity Blade FX,” both in its single-player and two-screen multiplayer configuration, will be playable across Dave & Buster’s 57 restaurant/entertainment complexes by October 28, 2011.
“The original ‘Infinity Blade’ demonstrated the true potential of triple-A handheld gaming by delivering mind-blowing graphics and awesome gameplay to millions of mobile users. We’re now taking that experience to a whole new level with an exciting new experience crafted specifically for arcade gamers,” said David Lachance, President and leader of innovation at Adrenaline Amusements.
Powered by Unreal Engine 3, the critically acclaimed “Infinity Blade” ushered in a new generation of handheld gaming and became the definitive blockbuster experience on iOS. “Infinity Blade FX” will bring arcade players up to speed with today’s most modern video game technology, offering an unmatched, supersized version of the game. Utilizing Adrenaline’s TouchFX platform, arcade gamers in the United States will be the first to experience the mysterious realm of the “Infinity Blade” universe on a 46-inch screen with multi-touch capability. The arcade cabinet will make its debut in the arcade video game industry at the Forthcoming IAAPA – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attraction Expo taking place in Orlando, FL in November.
Adrenaline marketing leader, Marc-Antoine Pinard added: “Like ‘Fruit Ninja,’ TouchFX versions of ‘Infinity Blade FX’ will also be seen in FEC, arcade, and amusements park locations around the world.”
About ‘Infinity Blade’ and ‘Infinity Blade FX’
In December 2010, Epic Games’ award-winning studio ChAIR Entertainment forever changed the landscape of mobile gaming with the introduction of “Infinity Blade” for iOS. Powered by Unreal Engine 3, “Infinity Blade” brought handheld gaming to new heights with gorgeous visuals, adrenaline-fueled battles and advanced character progression in a fully 3D castle realm. With millions of players worldwide, “Infinity Blade” is one of the most popular games ever launched on the App Store, receiving numerous Editor’s Choice and Game of the Year accolades, as well as the “Excellence in Design” Award at the 2011 International Mobile Game Awards and the prestigious 2011 Apple Design Award.
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