Clint: Urban Rivals and Soleil Publishing bring the best of European graphic novel to the web gaming community
September 27, 2006 Technology News(PRLEAP.COM) The online trading card game, “Clint: Urban Rivals” is proud to announce that it will release cards featuring characters from major Soleil publishing, graphic novel titles, such as Kookaburra (Crisse, Mitric), Marlysa (Gaudin - Danard) or Tessa (Mitric, Louis). Four characters from the Science Fiction blockbuster “Kookaburra” will be available in the game as of Monday 09/25/2006 and each month, four new characters from one of Soleil top titles will join the game.
« Clint : Urban Rivals »
Released in April 2006 by acute mobile, “Clint: Urban Rivals” (www.urban-rivals.com) is a free multiplayer trading card game featuring hundreds of characters to collect and fight with. Registration is free and gives eight free cards. Once registered, players can purchase additional cards from the shop in order to complete their collections or to have stronger sets of cards.
Based on a simple yet very addictive gameplay, the game quickly took off and just five months after its release already claims over 76 000 registered players.
The « Kookaburra » series :
First released in 1997, Crisse’s graphic novel is a mixture of action, humour and esotericism. This ambitious project quickly imposes itself as one of the best Science Fiction’s graphic novel ever written. In 2002, the spin-off: "Kookaburra Universe" series was released, each volume focusing on one of the characters from the mother-series. Since the volume 4, drawing is done by Mitric, while Crisse continue to create the story.
The four characters that will join the game are DRAGAN PREKO and SKULLFACE the two heroes who are trying to save themselves and the universe… and their enemies, the IMPERIAL QUEEN OF CALLYSTÈS and THE BLACK KNIGHT OF 'A'AWARD.