Tiger Telematics (other OTC: TGTL) parent company of Gizmondo Europe Ltd, and Warthog today announced a new partnership. Warthog will support the eagerly anticipated, new, handheld multi-entertainer with game content.
Warthog?s first product for the Gizmondo will be the highly acclaimed Richard Burns Rally. With Richard Burns Rally Warthog will bring the realism and exhilaration of rallying to the handheld marketplace. The action packed driving requires speed, aggression and risk taking and brings a new level of realism to this genre.
Ashley Hall, CEO of Warthog Games says: ?It is a very exciting proposition for us to take our games to another platform - to a console that is totally portable and provides full on entertainment. It?s exciting for us, for Gizmondo and most of all for gamers.?
Carl Freer, Managing Director, Gizmondo Europe says: ?We really like Warthog?s work and Richard Burns Rally makes an excellent addition to our gaming content. Warthog?s pedigree in the game industry is a much-appreciated asset and we?re very excited about what they?re bringing to Gizmondo.?
The street date for Richard Burns Rally on Gizmondo has yet to be confirmed, but when this multiformat game was released in the third quarter of 2004, it gained high praise from the media:
Official Xbox Magazine
?The sense of speed and danger is amazing?
Official PlayStation 2 magazine
?The most realistic rally game ever?
?Richard Burns Rally is the scariest driving game we?ve ever played?
?Richard Burns Rally is a real winner?
BBC Radio 5 Live
The Gizmondo is powered by a Microsoft Windows CE.net platform, boasting a 2.8-inch TFT colour screen with a Samsung ARM9 400Mhz processor incorporating the NVIDEA GoForce 3D 4500 graphics accelerator. It provides cutting-edge gaming, multimedia messaging, an MP3 music player, Mpeg4 movie playing capability, a digital camera and a GPRS network link to allow wide-area network gaming. Additionally, it contains a GPS chip for location based services, is equipped with Bluetooth for use in multi-player gaming and accepts MMC card accessories.