Crosse Studios and Big Ant Studios today announced that CASEY POWELL LACROSSE 16 will launch this March 9th featuring lacrosse legend, Casey Powell, as the face of the game. Powell, the 4x All-American from Syracuse, 2x MLL Offensive Player of the Year, and NLL Most Valuable Player of the Year, is the most dominant and recognized players in the world.
“Over the past several years I’ve been admiring what Carlo and Big Ant have been developing. As the opportunity presented itself, it was a no brainer for me to join my long time friend and successful entrepreneur, Scott Hochstadt, and Carlo Sunseri to help bring this project to the next level,” said lacrosse ambassador, Casey Powell. “CP16 is set to have a major impact on the game of lacrosse as it combines entertainment, education, and exposure, and certainly will push the needle for our sport. Our team (Carlo, Scott, and Big Ant) is all about growing the game and giving lacrosse players an awesome product. I’m both proud and honored to be the face of Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 and look forward to its monumental release in the coming weeks.”
Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 features an all-new graphics engine, true lacrosse gameplay, and takes character likeness to another level allowing the lacrosse community to create the largest ever database of lacrosse players to hit the field on Xbox One, PlayStation®4, and Steam.
“Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 is all about the lacrosse fans,” said Crosse Founder, Carlo Sunseri. “We’ve pushed the lacrosse visuals, gameplay depth, and features to a jaw-dropping level. At the end of the day, without the support of the lacrosse community, this game would have never been a reality.”
“Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 brings together the Lacrosse expertise of Crosse and the sports game pedigree of Big Ant into what we believe is the best Lacrosse video game of all time.” said Big Ant CEO, Ross Symons, “We’re really excited with how this game has turned out and think the fans will be too.”
“We want CP16 to be what the Tony Hawk game was to Skateboarding and do for Lacrosse what the FIFA game has done in the US, with even the non-soccer kids learning the names of the International soccer stars.” said Scott Hochstadt, “Casey Powell 16 will become the Madden of lacrosse. It’s been a real honor to work with CP, Carlo and Big Ant on this project. It’s a very exciting day for the sport.”
CASEY POWELL LACROSSE 16 is supported by some of the top brands in the industry including Epoch, Inside Lacrosse, Legends Clothing, East Coast Dyes, Stylin Strings, Throne of String, Sideline Swap, and Powell Lacrosse. Most notably, players can play in the game with the Epoch Dragonfly and improve their skills by purchasing Epoch booster packs.
“The Team at Epoch could not be more thrilled to be a part of Casey Powell Lacrosse 16,” said James Miceli, Principal of Epoch Lacrosse. “Carlo and the Big Ant team have developed a world class experience for all lacrosse enthusiasts. If you are lacrosse fan, player, coach, lax mom or lax dad this is a must have.”
About This Game
Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 combines the player movement and passing of basketball with the stick skills, shooting, and hitting of hockey to create a high scoring, action-packed game of lacrosse.
◾Quick Game – Short on time? Pick up the controller and play the fastest game on two feet from the comfort of your living room! Lacrosse 16 features hundreds of custom teams and thousands of unique players!
◾Coach Career and Be The Player Mode – Start as a youth, star, or coach and work your way from college into the pros!
◾Online Multiplayer – Nothing is more rewarding than playing online versus friends and competitors. Our engine is built from the ground up with online gaming in the forefront. Quickly pick up the game for competitive ranked play or run a top-tier franchise with your friends through online tournament. Earn badges and experience the rise to the top of the leaderboards.
◾Character Creation – Create teams, players, coaches, and referees in the Lacrosse Academy and share them with the world. The Lacrosse Academy opens up endless customization options from the player’s height, weight, skin and physique to facial features and hairstyle. Equipment selection allows for customizations of helmets, jerseys, elbow pads, gloves, stick handles, stick heads, war paint, socks and shoes.
◾ Big Hits: Line up the ball carrier for huge hits by perfectly timing up your attack. Imagine a football linebacker with a titanium shaft. Lay him down!
◾ Combination Stick Checks: Strip the ball away from the offense with various sword-like stick checks. Slice and dice!
◾ Evasive Dodging: Execute combination dodge moves to work your way past the defense. Lacrosse players are pure athletes. First you break their ankles, and then you break their heart.
◾ Quick Stick Passing: Perform amazingly accurate and fast passing to exploit your opponents. Tic-tac-toe anyone?
◾ Face-offs: Control every movement of your players stick in first person face-offs. Clamp, pinch and pop, laser? It’s in your hands!
◾ Transition Offense: The team who knows how to create numbers is the team who knows how to score goals! Find the 2v1s!
◾ Transition Defense: It’s on you to decide when to stop ball, when to scrape, and when to rotate. Transition defense will make or break you!
◾ Settled Offense: There are times to push transition and there are times to settle the ball down. Do you know the difference? Championship teams do…
◾ Settled Defense: How far do you want to close out to play the ball? Are you going to pack it in and play zone? Slide from the crease or adjacent? Want to lock off their two best players? If you can’t play defense, you are going to be in a world of hurt…
Note: You must be connected to the internet to boot this game. You may disconnect from the internet once at the main menu.