Soccer fans unite! Big Collision Games just kicked off closed beta testing for Online Soccer Champions™, a free-to-play massively multiplayer online (MMO) game, just in time for the height of the 2010 World Cup. Big Collision Games chose 3D animation service, Mixamo, as its new exclusive content provider of soccer motion data for Online Soccer Champions™.
With the World Cup underway in South Africa, Big Collision Games realizes the importance of providing soccer fans with a realistic at-home soc
Additionally, Big Collision Games partnered with European MMO publisher, Gamigo, to bring closed beta testing to players in the EU. Registration for Online Soccer Champions™ in Europe will begin soon.
"We wanted to bring Online Soccer Champions™,to consumers during the World Cup as we know both fanatic soccer fans and gamers alike won't be able to get enough of the head-to-head competition," says Mike Turner, vice president of business development, Big Collision Games. "We are thrilled to be partnered with just a respected animation partner, such as Mixamo. Mixamo quickly understood our needs, and continues to deliver organized capture sessions and clean data."
Online Soccer Champions™ is a fast-action, immersive MMO. Gamers play 11-on-11 matches, pitted against a similar skilled team - with every player on
Marty Brickey, CEO of Big Collision Games, said, "It feels great to finally deliver Online Soccer Champions™ to PC gamers in North and South America; we are proud of what we have accomplished to date and very excited to think about the future as the game evolves. Mixamo's initial delivery of high quality 3D animations is exciting enough, but our ongoing collaboration will enable more expansive motion data 'on the pitch' and in the rest of the game world."
In addition to Mixamo's custom motion capture services, it also offers an online service that offers game developers and animators character creation and animation services around the clock. Mixamo's entire collection of motions can be customized and applied to any characters in real-time.
Gamers can sign up for the closed beta at www.OnlineSoccerChampions.com, or for more information about Big Collision Games, please visit www.bigcollisiongames.com