SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced two new titles for the iPhone and iPod Touch which are available on the Apple App Store. The Dark Knight: Batmobile Game, which is co-published with Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, and Bonsai Blast, an original Glu title, further Glu’s development and publishing strategy of bringing a wide range of titles to the very best mobile platforms and devices.
“The launches of Bonsai Blast and The Dark Knight: Batmobile Game represent the variety of games we’ll be bringing to the iPhone and iPod Touch in the coming year, which will include original titles and licensed games and a range of gameplay depth,” said Jill Braff, senior vice president of global publishing, Glu. “Whether people want a quick fix experiencing the power of the Batmobile or 90 levels of engaging puzzle action with Bonsai Blast, Glu is bringing high-quality, addictive games for a wide range of consumers.”
With the launch of The Dark Knight: Batmobile Game, Glu is also debuting Glu Snax, a category of games specifically designed for iPhone that combine polished graphics with addictive gameplay at a low price point. Glu Snax titles deliver iPhone consumers a quick, engaging and affordable game experience.
The Dark Knight: Batmobile Game
Players experience the power behind the 2.5 ton Batmobile as they drive it through a series of high-powered jump sequences to get Batman through the streets of Gotham City as quickly as possible. Easy to pick up and play and highly addictive, players continually try to beat their previous score and propel the Batmobile as high as six feet, and a distance of up to sixty feet. The Dark Knight: Batmobile Game utilizes the devices’ accelerometer and includes stunning 3-D graphics, bringing the Batmobile to life on the iPhone and iPod Touch.
Bonsai Blast is an addictive action-puzzle game that challenges players to shoot and match colored balls to clear more than 90 Zen levels of rich, detailed environments. Bonsai Blast advances the match-three marble popping category with unique features such as high-paced gameplay with variations via ricochets, tunneled chains and swappable shooter locations. Bonsai Blast takes full advantage of the capabilities of the iPhone and iPod Touch with its beautifully rendered environments and multiple original musical compositions running at 30+ frames per second.
The Dark Knight: Batmobile Game and Bonsai Blast are available from the Apple App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
Glu (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and Brain Genius, and titles based on major brands from partners including Atari, Activision, Konami, Harrah’s, Hasbro, Warner Bros., Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA and Sony. Founded in 2001, Glu is based in San Mateo, Calif. and has offices in London, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Poland, Russia, China, Brazil, Chile, Canada and Mexico. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the ‘g’ character logo or at www.glu.com.
About Warner Bros. Digital Distribution
Warner Bros. Digital Distribution (WBDD) was founded in October 2005 to manage Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group’s electronic distribution streams over existing, new and emerging digital platforms, including pay-per-view, electronic sell-through, video-on-demand, wireless and more. WBDD also oversees the WBHEG’s worldwide digital strategy, partnerships in digital services and emerging new clients and business activities in the digital space.
About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment/videogames, direct-to-DVD production, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. WBHEG is responsible for the global distribution of content through DVD, electronic sell-through and VOD, and delivery of theatrical content to wireless and online channels, and is also a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third party videogame titles.
About DC Comics
DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com.
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