Age of Wushu Gets Movie, Heading to Console & Mobile
Snail Games is has plans to continue the expansion of its Wuxia based MMORPG Age of Wushu. The developer today announced plans to bring Age of Wushu to the console and mobile space. In addition to its platform expansion, Snail Games also announced plans to bring Age of Wushu to the big screen with a new feature film.
No further details about the planned film or the next platforms that the game will be available for were released. Those details will be revealed at a later date.
Age of Wushus first expansion is scheduled to launch on August 8th with the Legends of Mount Hua.
SNAIL GAMES ANNOUNCES AGE OF WUSHU FRANCHISE PLANS TO INCLUDE FEATURE FILM, CONSOLE AND MOBILE GAMES
Successful Martial Arts Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game to Continue Franchise Evolution
LOS ANGELES - July 15, 2013 - Chinese developer Snail Games today announced its plans to expand the Age of Wushu franchise into a feature film and bring the game to additional platforms. With the recent North American PC release of Age of Wushu, a revolutionary, martial arts massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), Snail Games now eyes expansion to the big screen. In addition, the game franchise is slated for additional popular game platforms, including game consoles and mobile devices.
Providing an immersive Wuxia experience, Age of Wushu gives players the opportunity to delve into the game's ancient Chinese lore featuring martial arts combat and exploration throughout China, including real historical landmarks.
"The Age of Wushu game looks and plays like a major martial arts motion picture so bringing the property to movie screens is a logical evolution," said Shi Hai, founder and chairman, Snail Games. "Our goal has always been for the property to reach the widest audience so evolving to a feature film and expanding the experience to consoles and mobile devices continues our plan."
Details of the planned Age of Wushu film and the console and mobile games will be revealed at a later date.
For more information on Age of Wushu, visit the official website here: http://www.ageofwushu.com/.
Snail Games USA
Based in Los Angeles, Snail Games is committed to delivering the highest-quality interactive experiences to gamers worldwide. To learn more about Snail Games, please visit: http://www.snailgamesusa.com.
Snail Game China
Named as one of the "Top Game Developers Worldwide," Snail Game is a leading developer of MMO and interactive online games in China. Founded in October 2000, Snail Game's growing library of titles includes Age of Wushu, 5 Street, Age of Armor, Voyage Century, Heroes of Gaia, and the upcoming MMORPG Black Gold. Snail Game's wildly popular titles are currently sold and distributed worldwide. To learn more about Snail Game, please visit: http://www.snailgame.net.