TNA Wrestling has announced its second video game, "TNA Impact: Cross The Line," will be released in early 2010 on handheld video game systems only. The game is being published by SouthPeak games, which acquired the rights to produce TNA video games on handheld systems (Nintendo DS & Sony PSP) after Midway Games went bankrupt. For more on the game, check out the press release below:
SouthPeak Enters the Ring to Publish TNA Wrestling Video Games
SouthPeak Interactive Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: SOPK) announced today it has pinned a new deal to the mat to publish games based on the popular professional wrestling brand Total Nonstop Action and its flagship weekly television program TNA iMPACT!. The new game, TNA iMPACT!: Cross the Line, will be available for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) systems (including the PSP®go system) and Nintendo DS™ later this winter.
"Their unique take on professional wrestling has captivated a continually growing fan base of millions of people across the world," said Richard Iggo, VP of Marketing for SouthPeak. "We look forward to giving those fans the opportunity to go head to head with all their favorite TNA superstars on the go, on either the PSP system or Nintendo DS."
"We are very excited to partner with SouthPeak to release these games for the handheld systems," said Steve Allison, Chief Marketing Officer for TNA Entertainment. "They have a great team that instantly impressed us with their passion and determination to work with us on these titles."
Through an agreement with TNA, SouthPeak now has the rights to publish the handheld titles that were in development by Midway Games. TNA iMPACT! Cross the Line features the organization's signature six-sided ring, wrestlers old and new for players to grapple with, action in and outside of the ring, wireless head to head play and much more. It is scheduled for release later this winter.
For more information visit southpeakgames.com.
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