Sin and Saint this Summer

by: Nathan -
Get ready to get your indy gamer duds on this summer. Telos International has announced that their social networking MMO will be coming in 2009. With its Sam and Max like art style, recognizable mascots, and interesting title I wouldn't be surprised if this "game" doesn't become the next facebook. Then again I wouldn't be surprised with City of Sinners & Saints gets completely taken over by the pre-teen crowd. How is City of Sinners & Saints a video game? I have no idea.
TELOS ANNOUNCES CITY OF SINNERS & SAINTS
FOR SUMMER 2009 
 
A Virtual City to Offer an Experience Far Beyond Social Networking 
 
February 11, 2009 – Telos International, an independent videogame development company, announced today that City of Sinners & Saints, a massively multiplayer online social networking game is scheduled to open the gates to its virtual city (Manatee Bay) in Summer 2009.
 
"City of Sinners & Saints is being specifically built for the next generation of virtual world travelers," says Sean Yeomans, president, Telos International.  "Our vision is to offer a new kind of experience beyond the normal boundaries of social networking. The city is a place where visitors can enjoy rich content of cartoon-style graphics, comedic story lines, casual games, and social related quests that offer endless hours of challenging yet light-hearted fun."
 
Built with the ground-breaking Multiverse Platform, City of Sinners & Saints is being designed for the next generation of social networkers looking for an expanded experience on a website. The city will offer virtual travelers from around the globe the opportunity to socialize with friends, create unique characters, play casual games, purchase virtual goods and real estate, and shop online for their favorite products - all within an original world where a laugh is around every corner.
 
City of Sinners & Saints offers: 
  • All the same key features found in other social networking products, while introducing a 3D comedic, cartoon-based style metaphor of the real world.
  • A virtual friendship manager – track who is online, who is in your top ten, who you've interacted with and block those pesky players you don't want to talk with.
  • Animotes that break free of the simple happy faces that players have seen for years and come alive in pre-rendered animated comedic video sequences.
  • An open world experience where players can complete comedic quests to earn in-game currency to purchase gifts for friends, acquire living space, new clothing, furniture and a variety of accessories.

 
To learn more about City of Sinners & Saints or to view the initial trailer, please visit www.cityofsinnersandsaintsblog.com
 
. More trailers that feature aspects of game play will be added in the lead up to the launch.
 
To follow updates on the ongoing development of the game, please visit: www.twitter.com/sinnerssaints
 
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ABOUT TELOS INTERNATIONAL:
Telos International, based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, is a leading videogame development company that specializes in game play products that represent emerging genres and advanced business models. Committed to delivering an experience beyond social networking, Telos is currently in develop of City of Sinners & Saints, a product that is targeted to the next generation of social networkers interested in a more comedic and graphically-enhanced 3D casual game environment.
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