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Atari announces publishing agreement for Transmission Games' Heroes Over Europe

Atari has announced that they've picked up the publishing duties for Heroes Over Europe, the sequel to the tactical flight combat game, Heroes of the Pacific, both developed at IR Gurus (who are now known as Transmission Games). Heroes Over Europe is scheduled for a release in 2009 on the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and PC, and is touted to have a comprehensive online focus with 16 players able to battle it out online simultaneously, all running on a sparkly new engine.

"The Heroes series has brought some of the world's most exciting air battles in history to gamers all over the world, and Heroes over Europe builds on the series' impressive legacy with highly detailed realistic visual presentation and an even deeper online experience," said Cyril Voiron, VP Brand Management Worldwide Publishing, Atari.

"Transmission Games did an incredible job on the first game, Heroes of the Pacific, and this second game in the series is definitely benefiting from that experience," said Simon Price, President of Red Mile Entertainment. "We are very excited to partner with Atari to bring this stunning title to gamers worldwide."