TRIPOLI, Libya, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 42 year reign of Col. Muammar Gaddafi has ended after he was killed at the hands of Libyan rebel forces on Thursday, October 20, 2011, after months of intense campaigning for control. That same day KUMA Games announced an upcoming re-creation of Gaddafi's last stand in a new episode of KUMA\WAR to be released just 5 days after the breaking news.
In KUMA\WAR Episode 108: The Fall of Sirte: Gaddafi's Last Stand. Gamers will recreate the final battle to oust the former leader and end the war. With this latest development in Libya, KUMA Games continues their tradition of recreating real world events as immersive video game experiences. Since 2004, KUMA has re-visited key events including the death Osama bin Laden, Saddam Hussein's capture, the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Battle of Fallujah, the rescue of the Maersk Alabama from pirates, and many more in realistic 3D video games.
"We returned, once again, to KUMA\WAR for the 4 million Middle Eastern and North African gamers that play our games. This is their moment, their triumph, and we wanted to make a game that acknowledges their fight for freedom," KUMA's CEO Keith Halper remarks.
KUMA Games is the world leader in the new market for Episodic Video Games - intense, 3D game experiences delivered to PCs in weekly episodes. KUMA's network of free, ad-supported game series makes high-end console-quality game play accessible to mass market consumers. Each week, players' PCs are updated with the latest "game-isode" from their favorite series inspired by just-released TV shows, real world news events and pop culture happenings. With over 160 gamisodes currently available in eleven titles, KUMA has an excess of 34 million users (4 million in the Middle East and North Africa region), with an additional 300,000 new players signing on each month. KUMA's synergy with traditional TV programmers such as THE HISTORY CHANNEL, and ANIMAL PLANET makes television more dynamic and more relevant to a media and tech-savvy generation while presenting distinct marketing advantages for TV partners, advertisers, content owners and distributors. With an unprecedented level of user interactivity, KUMA represents a direct analog for television within video games. KUMA Games, head quartered in New York, is a privately held company.
SOURCE KUMA, LLC