VIDGAMES: Harry Potter's Wizard's Chess Becomes a Reality!

VIDGAMES: Harry Potter's Wizard's Chess Becomes a Reality!
The Harry Potter envisioned chess game comes to life in Battle vs Chess--which redefines the classic checkered battle field of the mind. Medieval tabletop game of Kings prepares for a leap into modern day...
Las Vegas, March 10th 2010 – Chess, the unrivalled champion of strategy games has been attracting players of all ages for countless centuries. Battle vs. Chess takes up the mission of adapting the time honoured classic for the 21st century, seeking to breathe new life into the beloved game without abandoning the essential concepts that have made it so enduring. However simply digitalizing it is not nearly enough, as the progressive title aims at developing a unique fusion between vivid 3D environments & characters, professional chess software and upbeat combat visuals & mechanics.
Employing the framework of ChessBase’s world renowned Fritz! chess algorithm software, widely regarded as one of the most sophisticated chess engines in the world, even the most experienced chess experts will be presented with a daunting challenge. All these features paired with an atmospheric soundtrack, several distinct game board environments, special game modes, and a plethora of unlockable bonuses guarantee players long lasting fun with the timeless game of kings!

Battle vs Chess is currently being developed across multiple platforms, and is scheduled for release in May 2010. For a glimpse into the game visit the teaser site at

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