XBoxworld.com.au has received a press release from Sony Computer Entertainment Australia revealing that they are the new publisher for AFL Live 2006. The state of the series was up in the air when previous publisher, Acclaim, closed their doors...
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Xboxworld.com.au have scored themselves the first available footage of AFL Live 2005, giving a taste of the latest iteration of the popular Australian Rules football game from IR Gurus. Also revealed is the current publisher situation, now that Acclaim are no more...
It seems IR Gurus have quite a bit on their plate, working on AFL Live 2005, the Gaelish Football game, and now Encore have announced they will publish Heroes of the Pacific, a combat flight simulation game in development at IR Gurus...
PALGN.COM has some details and an interview on their site about AFL Live: Premiership Edition. The links below will point you to the new features expected from the soon-to-be-released title (possibly April the 23rd), along with an interview which explains in more detail about the features, and also how AFL Live: Premiership Edition fits in the scheme of things in regards to the AFL Live franchise.
There seems to be some controversy regarding the IR Gurus and Sony deal announced a month ago. Apparently, there were plans to produce a locally made gaelic football game headed by a prominent gaelic footballer before the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) had authorised Sony and IR Gurus a license. Unhappy with the news (which could cause problems with use of player names and images for their game), the locals are talking with Microsoft to make a competing gaelic football title.
Here are some more links on the IR Gurus Gaelic Football deal..
Victorian computer games company, IR Gurus Interactive, has formed a deal with Sony to develop a Gaelic football computer game.
Gaelic football is a pretty wacky game. It's like soccer and rugby combined. AustralianIT reports that Melbourne based game developers, IR Guru's (responsible for AFL Live 2003 and AFL Live 2004), have scored a $2.3 million deal to develope a Gaelic football game.