Friday, April 9, 2010

Slang and Konami Enter the Ring to Bring Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring to Next Generation Consoles

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Slang announced today an exclusive distribution deal with Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. to handle the supply and sales of the highly anticipated wrestling video game Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring to retail shelves and into hands of fans across the United States, Canada and Latin America with the exception of Mexico, which will be distributed by Slang's parent company Gamexpress.


Slang received the Secretariat of Economy's (Secretaria de Economia) award in the category of Innovation and Technological Development for their work on Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring. Developed by Immersion Games and Sabarasa, and published under license of Televisa Home Entertainment, Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring brings the wildly popular sport of Mexican Lucha Libre to next generation consoles. Complete with superstar Luchadores from Mexico's most popular wrestling league, AAA, fans will have to use cunning strategy, a wide variety of aggressive strike and counter-strike moves and grapple holds, and acrobatic aerial assaults in order to gain the support of the crowd and decide the combat's outcome in their favor.


"In committing ourselves to honoring the rich tradition and culture of Lucha Libre we have amassed a team of passionate and dedicated individuals to create Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring," said Abraham Bautista, CEO of Slang. "To further ensure that Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring will be the best wrestling game on the market we approached Konami, another company steeped in rich tradition of creating highly successful entertainment experiences, to help handle the distribution and sales of our game to retailers."


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