LONGUEUIL, QC, Dec. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc., (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange) a leader in innovative motion technology for the entertainment industry, announced today that Codemasters' DiRT2 is now compatible with D-BOX Motion Code(TM), expanding the company's library of gaming titles to include the latest video game in the popular off-road series.
Gamers now have the opportunity to feel the intensity of competitive multi-car races and experience the uncertainty of treacherous race tracks. Working in perfect sync with the onscreen gaming action, D-BOX Motion Code(TM) offers a realistic, immersive experience creating motion sensations which enhance traditional video game play like never before.
"2009 has been a year of tremendous growth for D-BOX Technologies," said President and CEO, Claude Mc Master. "We have more than doubled the number of video games compatible with D-BOX Motion Code(TM), starting with 10 to more than 20 titles today. We anticipate great success with this latest game, given the popularity of Codemasters' DiRT series among the gaming community and look forward to integrating our technology on future games."
With licensing agreements with top video game studios such as EA (Black Box) and Simbin, D-BOX Motion Code(TM) is compatible with several new game titles as well, like Need for Speed(TM) SHIFT, Race On, to name just a few.
Earlier this year, D-BOX announced the launch of its multi-use, in-home entertainment motion system, the GPH-120 Hybrid Motion System. Compatible with more than 850 DVD and Blu-ray(TM) titles and more than 20 video games, the GPH-120 is now available on the company's website. Equipped with two high performance actuators fashioned into a contemporary seat design, the GPH-120 is an in-home motion system to works with both movies and video games.
For a complete list of compatible video games and movies, or for more information on purchasing the GPH-120, visit www.d-box.com.
D-BOX Technologies designs and manufactures leading edge high-technology motion systems mainly suited to the needs of the entertainment industry. With its unique, patented technology, D-BOX MOTION CODE(TM) uses motion codes specifically programmed for each film, TV program or video game, which are sent to a motion generating system integrated within either a platform or a seat. The resulting motion is perfectly synchronised with all onscreen action, creating an unmatched realistic, immersive experience. To date, D-BOX MOTION CODE(TM) is available on more than 850 titles. Accordingly, many prominent Hollywood studios have started embedding D-BOX MOTION CODE(TM) on selected high definition Blu-ray(TM) releases. By reaching agreements with the leaders of both the motion picture and gaming industries, D-BOX's award-winning motion technology is gradually proving itself as a new global standard in the entertainment world.
D-BOX is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol DBO.A. For further information please see www.d-box.com.
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As the sequel to the acclaimed racer of 2007, DiRT 2 takes off-road racing games to a new level, with benchmark tech, thrilling new race types, big event atmosphere, stunning locations, a new breed of off-roading heroes and a peerless line-up of super-charged speed machines. Delivering a thrilling race experience and an extreme sports attitude that borrows from snowboarding and skateboarding culture, DiRT 2 takes players on a World Tour to diverse and challenging real-world environments to compete in contemporary off-road events.
The Games for Windows LIVE edition of DiRT 2 releases in early December. Editions for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system, Wii(TM), Nintendo DS(TM) and PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system are in stores now. For more information, visit www.dirt2game.com.
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