Gevo Ent to release ''Ghost Slayer'' & ''Escapee Go!'' on Nintendo Wii-ware

By AMRITA VALECHA | 28 January, 2010 - 15:57

SINGAPORE: Singapore based Gevo Entertainment is all set to release its two console titles, ''Ghost Slayer'' and 'Escapee Go!' on Nintendo Wii- ware and DSi-ware respectively which can be downloaded and purchased at the Wii Online store soon. Development of each of the titles was made at the budget of SGD 1,00,000 for the US and the European markets.

Talking to Animation Xpress Asia Pacific about the games Akiyama Tsunemi, Managing Director, Gevo Ent shared, "'Ghost Slayer' embarks on a thrilling ghost fighting experience. The player plays as a 'Ghost Slayer' and battle evil spirits that plagued the mortal world. Players eliminate all hostiles in their path and defeat the Ghost Queen in the final stage in order to save the world.

Everyone will experience a new level of realistic sword-fighting gameplay by using the Wii MotionPlus. This game can be played with or without Wii MotionPlus. In 'Escapee Go!', you will take the role of Claire, who awakes with no memory of who she is. Save for her name, all information about her has been destroyed. In its place, something within her has changed. Hunted down by an unknown enemy, she must find a way to escape her pursuers using her new found powers. Will she be able to survive?

The total game play time of the game for an average gamer is about 10 hours. With a total no of 4-5 developers, it took the team 4 months to develop the each of the game.

Talking about his company Akiyama shared, "We became independent from Japanese company Genki Co.Ltd. on December 31, 2006. And, as GEVO Ent, we were able to make a fresh start from January, 2007. We gather top-class personnel from all parts of Southeast Asia regardless of race, religion and nationality. We train them with our Japanese experiences and equip them with the latest technologies. We offer entertainment content corresponding to diverse requirements brought on by globalization. Moreover, we are going to provide entertainment content which can be enjoyed by everyone. Our goal is not just for Singapore and South-East Asia but also for the rest of the world. We will continue to supply high quality content and aim to be known as "An entertainment content provider with originality, and produces work which impacts the world".

The previous work of Gevo Ent. includes various titles for Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii and Nintendo Wii Ware like Apathy: Narugami Gakuen Toshi Densetsu Tantei Kyoku, Princess on Ice, Imagine: rock star, Diva Girls: Diva Dancers, Diva Girls: Princess on Ice, Little Tournament Over Yonder