ARTICLES | August 1st, 2007
In touch with developers of Speedball 2

While the development of Speedball 2 is achieving substantial pogress every day, a lot of players have questions about the action-sports-game: When does the beta test start? Is Speedball 2 going to be presented at the Games Convention?

How will the game center for Speedball 2 work? Curious fans can pose their question directly to the developers on Thursday evening (August 2nd 2007). Creative Director Yann Tambellini and Mathilde Abgrall from Kylotonn are available for an IR-Chat at 7 p.m. (Greenwich Mean Time). Interested fans can login to channel #speedball on the multiplayer server

A free software to access the chat is available for download on The Speedball 2 program for the games convention will be officially announced next week.

Team ?Brutal Deluxe? returns

In 2326, rival gangs form an ultra-violent streetsports league to settle their deadly disputes called Speedball 2. Two teams face each other in bloody battles for a steel ball. Nine on nine ? in an all-out rush on the opponents? goal. Almost any malicious move is permitted. The winner of the matches secures supremacy over the city. In the third quarter of 2007, Frogster Interactive is set to publish Speedball 2 as the highly anticipated sequel to the Amiga classic. The new release for the PC platform transforms the futuristic game setting with state-of-the-art technology into a high-speed online sports spectacle.

Offering international leagues, a worldwide ranking system and a virtual marketplace, Speedball 2 pulls all registers of modern multiplayer gaming action. A wide range of fully customisable male, female and cyborg characters, dynamic sports battles, and continuous community support will convince sports simulation enthusiasts, action fans, and e-sports experts likewise. For the production of Speedball 2, developer Kylotonn has assembled a fresh team of experienced game designers and programmers.

With photo-realistic 3D models, breathtaking animations and futuristic arenas for Speedball 2, the French developer team, already renowned for the ?Bet on Soldier? trilogy, heads for a stunning comeback. As eminent advisor and lead producer, Mike Montgomery will supervise all steps in the development of Speedball 2. Since 1987, when he founded The Bitmap Brothers, he has been behind the legendary original as well as classics like Xenon Megablast, The Chaos Engine, Gods, Cadaver, Magic Pockets and Z.

The The Bitmap Brothers logo is a registered trade mark of The Bitmap Brothers. Speedball is a registered trade mark and copyright of The Bitmap Brothers.

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