Move over John, there's a new Romero in town, as Hip Interactive announces plans
to create games based on the work of horror film director George Romero:
INTERACTIVE CORP. AND LIVING DEAD PRODUCTIONS LIMITED PARTNER TO REVOLUTIONIZE
HORROR VIDEO GAMES WITH NEW SERIES: GEORGE A. ROMERO PRESENTS
San Francisco, CA - December 15th, 2004 - Hip Interactive Corp. today announced
that its fast-growing publishing division, Hip Games(TM), signed an agreement
with Living Dead Productions Limited to produce a George A. Romero series of
video games on all current and upcoming platforms.
Romero's movies, including "Dawn of the Dead" and "Night of the Living Dead,"
benefit from a strong, worldwide cult-following, which translates into
continuous success for the movies and their merchandising. Now, finally, his
fans will have the long-awaited series of video games that capture the entire
universe of zombies, action and gore of George A. Romero. Hip Games(TM) will
soon be announcing the first game of the series in a separate release.
"Horror fans have been searching for the ultimate experience in gaming, and we
intend to deliver it to them with the tremendous creative input of legendary
director, George A. Romero, and Living Dead Productions," said Arindra Singh,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Hip Interactive Corp. "We believe this
series will make an important contribution to the growth and results of our Hip
"This is a fantastic opportunity to share George's work and ideas with the game
buying public," said Simon Bailey, Managing Director of Living Dead Productions.
"We are very impressed with the quality of work that Hip will bring to the
games. George's fans and gamers alike will not be disappointed!"
"I am very excited to start working in this medium and look forward to the
association with Hip. I thank Living Dead Productions for making it all happen,"
commented George A. Romero.