Infinity Blade FX uses the same cabinet as the arcade Fruit Ninja and Flight Control machines, all of which feature big-ass 46" touchscreens. It'll be in all 57 Dave & Busters locations by October 28, with other arcade and amusement park locations to be added later ... as those places buy machines, we suppose.
EPIC GAMES AND ADRENALINE AMUSEMENTS ANNOUNCE 'INFINITY BLADE FX,' COIN-OP RELEASE OF BLOCKBUSTER 'INFINITY BLADE' VIDEO GAME
'Infinity Blade FX' arcade game to debut at this week's 2011 Gaming and Electronics Expo (GEEX) in Salt Lake City, UT and become available nationwide at Dave & Buster's restaurant/entertainment complexes starting October 28
Montreal, Canada and Cary, NC (October 13, 2011) – Adrenaline Amusements in partnership with Epic Games, Inc. and its award-winning development studio, ChAIR Entertainment, today announced "Infinity Blade FX," the coin-up version of the blockbuster video game "Infinity Blade," will be released nationwide this month. The 46-inch arcade game will debut at this week's GEEX Consumer Expo in Salt Lake City, UT, October 14-15, 2011 (South Town Center Booth #423) while simultaneously making its first appearance across Dave & Buster's nationwide. "Infinity Blade FX," both in its single-player and two-screen multiplayer configuration, will be playable across Dave & Buster's 57 restaurant/entertainment complexes by October 28, 2011.
"The original 'Infinity Blade' demonstrated the true potential of triple-A handheld gaming by delivering mind-blowing graphics and awesome gameplay to millions of mobile users. We're now taking that experience to a whole new level with an exciting new experience crafted specifically for arcade gamers," said David Lachance, President and leader of innovation at Adrenaline Amusements.
Powered by Unreal Engine 3, the critically acclaimed "Infinity Blade" ushered in a new generation of handheld gaming and became the definitive blockbuster experience on iOS. "Infinity Blade FX" will bring arcade players up to speed with today's most modern video game technology, offering an unmatched, supersized version of the game. Utilizing Adrenaline's TouchFX platform, arcade gamers in the United States will be the first to experience the mysterious realm of the "Infinity Blade" universe on a 46-inch screen with multi-touch capability. The arcade cabinet will make its debut in the arcade video game industry at the Forthcoming IAAPA – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attraction Expo taking place in Orlando, FL in November.
Adrenaline marketing leader, Marc-Antoine Pinard added: "Like 'Fruit Ninja,' TouchFX versions of 'Infinity Blade FX' will also be seen in FEC, arcade, and amusement park locations around the world."