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POSTED BY ltucker ON Nov 10, 2010

Independent Developer Trapdoor Signs with EA

Sci-Fi Stealth Action Title ‘Warp’ to Launch on Xbox Live Arcade, Playstation Network, and PC

EA Partners, a division of EA today announced an agreement with independent developer Trapdoor, to publish Warp. This unique stealth action game features a top-down sci-fi world with a distinctive art style, addicting levels, hazardous traps and challenging puzzles. The new game will debut on Xbox LIVE Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC in Summer 2011.

“Working with EA Partners allows us to expand our distribution to a much larger audience while still being able to retain our creative vision and identity,” said Ken Schachter, Founder of Trapdoor. “As an independent studio we are thrilled with the opportunity to leverage the expertise and talent of EA's publishing organization to bring our very first game on console to life.”

“One of our goals at EA Partners is to seek out the leading independent developers within the downloadable games market and publish their titles to a wide audience,” said Jamil Moledina, Outreach Director, Business Development at EA Partners. “We are thrilled to add Trapdoor to the EA Partners family and bring this best-in-class sci-fi stealth action title to gamers everywhere.”

Warp will be available for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system and the PC. For more information on Trapdoor, visit their Official Website or follow the development team on Twitter at trapdoorinc.