WELLINGTON, New Zealand– January 11, 2009– New Zealand based iPhone developer and publisher, PikPok™ today announced the release of Bird Strike™, its newest highly-addictive title for iPhone. With a cartoon style and fun flight dynamics, Bird Strike is a completely original game that will appeal to all ages. Bird Strike is now available in the App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch for $1.99/£1.19.

“Once people pick up Bird Strike, they’ll see how addictive it is to launch Gerald the Bird into the air at rocket speeds,” said Jos Ruffell, manager of the PikPok label.“We put in a lot of time and effort to make a high quality game that perfectly fits the platform and we know players will agree it raises the bar.”

About Bird Strike™

Launch Gerald the Bird into the air at high velocity to see how high he can go. Collect rockets and pick-ups to help him soar higher and avoid obstacles that would stop his ascent. Eventually though, what goes up, must come down. Bird Strike features: Beautifully stylized character and locations Unique tilt and boost gameplay High-score leaderboards Additionally, online leaderboards utilizing OpenFeint are currently in development and expected to be added as a free update in the near future. For more information on Bird Strike™, please visit:

About PikPok

PikPok is the iPhone and iPod Touch publishing label and development studio created by Sidhe. With a portfolio of original and licensed entertainment properties in development for the platform, PikPok is positioned to deliver games that appeal to mainstream consumers with pick-up-and-play gameplay, high-quality art, and audio design which provide rich game experiences. PikPok’s has already released multiple iPhone titles including Fame, based on the MGM feature film, Flick Kick™ Rugby and Flick Kick™ Aussie Rules. For more information on PikPok, please visit:

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Sean Kauppinen

International Digital Entertainment Agency


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