Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today that it has teamed up with InXile Entertainment to exclusively co-publish Choplifter HD for Xbox Live Arcade. Choplifter HD stays true to the classic, 1980’s Choplifter franchise, providing players with an action-packed, side-scrolling helicopter rescue adventure. Set to release this Winter, Choplifter HD is developed by inXile Entertainment and will be also be available on PlayStationNetwork and PC.
"The addition of Choplifter HD to KONAMI’s diverse portfolio of games is a testament of our dedication to providing gamers with the best there is to offer in the downloadable space,"said Careen Yapp, Vice President of Acquisitions and Franchise Development for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "Choplifter is a true classic, and we are looking forward to working with inXile Entertainment to bring this fun and creative re-imagining of the original title to gamers this Winter."
"Choplifter HD takes everything we loved about the classic Choplifter game and amps it up with more choppers, more weapons, more rescues, lots of zombies and more over-the-top explosions to appeal to today’s action-thirsty gamer," said Brian Fargo, president, inXile Entertainment. "We are thrilled to be partnering with gaming giant Konami on bringing Choplifter HD to the many millions of Xbox Arcade players."
Developed by inXile Entertainment for Xbox LIVE Arcade, PlayStationNetwork and PC, Choplifter HD is rated T for Teen by the ESRB and dares players to risk their lives in order to save others this Winter.