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.”