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Interplay To Bring Pinball Yeah! To Macs This October
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 12 comments

Interplay Entertainment recently announced Interplay Discovery, a new publishing program for original games that will launch two new titles in October 2010. One of the new games, Pinball Yeah!, will be available for Mac users. Developed by CodeRunners, the pinball game features several themes.

“Interplay DiscoveryTM will introduce promising developers from all over the world to the global market by releasing great new games at great prices,” said Hervé Caen, CEO of Interplay. “So far our efforts are paying off and we have discovered two new games from two new developers.”

From developer CodeRunners in Portugal, Pinball Yeah lets players rock the silver ball through several themes, including an Irish Pub, Pirates, a unique Virtual Reality table called “AI,” and a classic 1950's party table.

Ricardo Teixeira from Coderunners said, “Our main objective is to give the players fun and immersive fantasy gameplay on our pinball tables, an area that has been left unexplored, while still providing a classic mechanical table for the hardcore fans. It's an honor to work with Interplay and taking part in Interplay Discovery presents an amazing opportunity for indie developers. This is our first game, after which we plan to add more content to Pinball Yeah and create other games with novel experiences for gamers worldwide.”

According to Interplay President Eric Caen, creator of the Interplay Discovery TM Publishing Program, “We are happy to help this young talented team to fine tune their innovative game and reach a worldwide audience.”

Pinball Yeah!
Pirates, Leprechauns, Krakens, Artificial Intelligence, a metal ball and your thumbs. The secret formula that takes you deep into a new and innovative fantasy pinball experience.

Embrace a virtual world controlled by an evil A.I., with no purpose other than to seek your high-score's demise! Four tables are available for your thumbs delight:

  • Outsmart the wicked A.I. to gain access to other simulations.
  • Assist the pirates against the mighty Kraken, while keeping an eye out for treasure!
  • Quench your thirst and grab a handful of peanuts at "Ye Old Irish Pub" to help you focus on your quest for the Leprechaun's life savings!
  • Get some classic pinball action on, without bothering your parents for an endless sum of coins!
Interplay Discovery:
The Interplay Discovery TM Publishing Program is open to developers with a complete or nearly completed game ready to be published. Eric Caen further explained the process: “Publishing agreements for promising titles typically can be signed within a few days of product submission. At that point, Interplay's team of design & gameplay experts can help developers through the finalization, optimization, approval and publishing processes. We hope to bring great games to market very regularly, as we are starting to do with these first two games. Who knows, one of these new developers could become as famous as some of the current greats previously published by Interplay.”
Pinball Yeah is slated for release in October 2010 for Mac, PC and iPad/iPhone4. Visit the page below to learn more.

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Pinball Yeah!
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