Published on October 31st, 2011 | by Mithil Bhatia0
Ubisoft bringing games to Facebook based on CSI: Miami, House, and NCIS
Ubisoft announced in its press release that it is expanding offering of Social Games Based On Popular Television Series CSITM: MIAMI, HOUSETM AND NCISTM. Following the success of CSI: Crime City on Facebook, with 1,100,000 active users per month, Ubisoft has decided to launch new video games inspiring TV shows. Games developed by Ubisoft Shanghai, Method and Ubisoft San Francisco, CSITM: Miami, House, M.D.TM: Critical Cases and NCISTM: Major Crimes all will be available on Facebook during early next year.
“Ubisoft continues to focus on delivering a diverse portfolio of quality content across all platforms to please our fans,” said Chris Early, vice president of digital publishing at Ubisoft. “Our license-based Facebook titles have performed well this year, including The Smurfs & Co. and CSI: Crime City. With CSI: Miami, House, M.D.: Critical Cases and NCIS : Major Crimes, we’re giving more fans new ways of being a part of and sharing in their favorite fictional worlds.”
These are the additional details about release dates of the games:
“In House, M.D.: Critical Cases, based on the hit television show “HOUSE” will have the opportunity to join House and his entire team to diagnose the most challenging medical cases at Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital. True to the show, players will screen clinic patients, investigate symptoms, and examine environmental causes in order to prescribe the right treatments and cure patients. The game can be played with friends who can help out by performing diagnostic tests, treating referrals, and reviving crashed patients. House, M.D.: Critical Cases will launch in 2011.
Based on the #1 television drama series “NCISTM,” NCISTM: Major Crimes takes players on a journey through the gritty processes of a naval crime scene investigation. By taking on the role of a junior investigator, or ‘Probie,’ players will work alongside “NCISTM” characters as they work crime scenes, interrogate suspects, and visit memorable locations from the show, such as Abby’s lab. Fans also will be able to partner with their friends to form Field Teams capable of unraveling the most brutal murders, acts of terrorism and cases of international intrigue. NCISTM: Major Crimes will debut on Facebook in early 2012.
CSITM: Miami features Horatio Caine and his famous sunglasses, with new crime-solving game play in the fabulously exotic locations of Miami. Friends work together to uncover evidence, interrogate suspects, build out their high-tech labs and discover the grisly truth about Miami’s most challenging crimes. CSITM: Miami will be available in early 2012.”
Ubisoft is also planning to launch Facebook games for “CSITM: New York” and “NCISTM: LOS ANGELES.” in future whose details are not yet revealed.