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New 'Supersonic' Movie And Game Publisher Formed

by Rainier on May 4, 2006 @ 3:40 a.m. PDT

New entertainment venture Supersonic Group, headed up by director Mark Maitland, has emerged to release new video games and films worldwide. Currently 17 Films and 6 video games have been acquired, with the first film ‘Weapons of Mass Deception’ set for release in September and a yet to be announced Xbox/PC product scheduled at the same time.

The Group will be split into 3 entities comprising of ‘Supersonic Films, distributor of the films, Supersonic Entertainment, Publisher and distributor of video games and Supersonic 74, the worlds only website which can offer the consumer the opportunity to download full films and games.

Filming at present is ‘Risen’ based on the life and times of Harold Winstone, the British boxing champion of the world in the 1960,s which will be Supersonics first theatrical release in 2007 with a simultaneous release for the game. Discussions with game developers are in the early stages.

“At The Supersonic Group, our mandate is to seek out top studios and game franchises, build partnerships, empower the development teams and help get these great games to more people in more countries than ever before. We consider The Supersonic Group to be one of the most exciting companies this country has seen, Films and games are moving in the same direction and we intend to follow this route. With The Supersonic Group we are creating a group that has enormous potential and we cannot wait to release our first products under the ‘Supersonic Group. “We could not be more excited to have the opportunity to help deliver these outstanding films and games to customers around the globe.”

“The Supersonic Group will be a leader in bringing best of breed games and films, to market,” said Mark Maitland, Supersonic Groups co-founder and CEO. “We have employed a mix of wealth from both the video games and film industries to give us a fantastic chance of reaching the potential which it has”.

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