Dark Comet Games has released a press release on the official Stargate Resistance forums, telling everyone who they are and explaining their role in the continued production of the online third person shooter Stargate Resistance.
The newly-formed company takes over the day-to-day support and marketing of the game from Firesky and temporary holder Fresh Start Studios (story). Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, parent company of FireSky and Cheyenne Mountain Games (the original developer of SGR), is currently in court over a bankruptcy filing and various leadership disputes, and has effectively ceased operations.
The press release reads:
As of March, 2010 Dark Comet Games, LLC entered into an agreement with Firesky, LLC for the maintenance, operation and development of Stargate Resistance™. Dark Comet Games, LLC is a newly formed company comprised of the original developers of Stargate Resistance™, and has been able to continue development and expansion of this project without delay, and will release a new map with two game play styles, new character models, weapons, achievements and features in the coming weeks.
Dark Comet Games, LLC is also proceeding forward marketing Stargate Resistance™, with a new television and web ad campaign beginning April 30, 2010.
Stargate Resistance™ is an MGM Studios licensed product, under license to Firesky, LLC. Firesky remains committed to the product, and is excited to partner with Dark Comet Games, LLC for the development and expansion of the game.
About Dark Comet Games, LLC
Dark Comet Games, LLC was formed in 2010 and is currently operating the Stargate Resistance™ online shooter game under contract to Firesky, LLC. For more information, visit www.darkcometgames.com.
About Firesky, LLC.
FireSky™ is dedicated to the fusion of social experiences with entertainment software and games. FireSky’s first product is Stargate Resistance, based on the popular science fiction television series Stargate SG-1® and Stargate Atlantis™ which are officially licensed by MGM Interactive. For more information, visit the company’s web site www.FireSky.com and the Stargate Resistance community site at www.stargateresistance.com.
Dark Comet Games has already made an impact on Stargate Resistance by releasing a new trailer for the game on their newly made YouTube channel:
(Thanks to Mrja84 for the tip!)