BIG PIXEL STUDIOS ANNOUNCE NEW iPAD GAME: MEOW MEOW HAPPY FIGHT HD

For immediate release: October 5, 2010

London, UK - Indie games developer Big Pixel Studios today announced details of their latest Japanese style dual-stick shooter title for iPad, Meow Meow Happy Fight HD, based on the hit iPhone game of the same name.

“We’ve redesigned Meow Meow Happy Fight specifically for the iPad, taking advantage of the larger screen, updating the opponents AI, and tailoring the controls to perfectly suit the device,” said Paul Virapen, Big Pixel Studios Managing Director. David Burpitt, Technical Director at Big Pixel Studios, added,“We’ve also added the ability to auto-sync characters between different devices and versions of the game, allowing players who’ve already built up a good collection of characters on the iPhone to continue to use them on the iPad.”

In addition to the massive 30 action-packed levels, 15 super power-ups, and 18 playable characters from the iPhone game, the iPad version adds an additional 2 new characters designed by fans who won Big Pixel Studios recent design a character competition.

Connecting to OpenFeint’s 29+ million gamers adds another layer of depth to Meow Meow Happy Fight HD. With a multitude of achievements to unlock, leaderboards, and social features, it will keep even the most avid of gamers coming back for more.

Meow Meow Happy Fight HD launches on October 7th in the App Store, the same day that the iPhone version gets it’s latest update which adds a new game mode, even more characters, device syncing, and Apple Game Center support.

To celebrate this dual release, Big Pixel Studios are putting a number of their iOS games on sale beginning today, and ending on Monday October 11th.

• Meow Meow Happy Fight HD:     $2.99 -> $0.99 (£1.79 ->£0.59)

• Meow Meow Happy Fight:           $2.99 -> $0.99 (£1.79 ->£0.59)

• Piyo Blocks 2:                               $2.99 -> $0.99 (£1.79 ->£0.59)

• Piyo Blocks:                                  $1.99 -> $0.99 (£1.19 ->£0.59)

Notes for Editors:

Teaser trailer is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2J3wd53rHs

App Store (from October 7th): http://itunes.apple.com/app/meow-meow-happy-fight-hd/id393088859?mt=8

More screenshots or hi-res images available on request

About Big Pixel Studios

A UK-based leading independent games developer, specialising in original and intuitive games for iOS and the Web. Formed by a small group of industry experts, the team have worked with Disney, Jetix, Electronic Arts, Comedy Central, BBC, ITV, C4 and BSKYB.

Web: www.bigpixelstudios.co.uk

Twitter: @BigPixelStudios

Contact name: Paul Virapen

Email: paul@bigpixelstudios.co.uk

© 2010 Big Pixel Studios Ltd.

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