- Leader inXile CEO Brian Fargo
has announced today alongside a video trailer that Choplifter HD will be hitting PS3 on PSN Tuesday and includes zombies!
To quote: I really get a kick out of the fact that I am now considered an "indie" again after all these years.
I have been making games for nearly 30 years, having built a top-five PC publishing house called Interplay around such major franchises as The Bard's Tale, Wasteland, Baldur's Gate, Fallout, Descent and more.
In the early days, I developed games for other companies and moved up the food chain to become a publisher so that I could make games "my way."
And here I sit, again readying our first major release in Choplifter HD as a digital publisher and having created the game the way I wanted. Our company tagline at Interplay
was "By Gamers. For Gamers" and it is those same values we used in creating Choplifter HD.
Choplifter was a very important game when it was originally released back in 1982 and achieved #1 status at the time. Dan Gorlin, the original creator, really understood the humanness of saving little people from tough situations.
It was a great action game for sure, but there was something about saving those little guys. And certainly...