FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOS ANGELES– January 7, 2008– Capcom® Mobile, a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, today announced the availability of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,” for the iPhone and iPod Touch on the Apple App Store. Based on the recent update to the iconic gameshow, "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” shakes-up the hot seat with new rules, new lifelines and faster gameplay.
Capitalizing on the platform's advanced technologies, "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” features new high-resolution art, authentic sounds and animations taken right from the show, as well as full motion video of Meredith Vieira as show host.
"This is the best looking Millionaire mobile game to date,” said Midori Yuasa, President, Capcom Interactive, Inc. "'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' for the iPhone and iPod touch has all the fantastic gameplay that made the series a household name, but with an all-new look that's sure to be the final answer in trivia.”
Like the hit show "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,” challenges players to correctly answer 15 questions of progressive difficulty with the help of four lifelines - Ask the Audience, Phone a Friend and the newly added Double Dip and Ask the Expert. Ten actual "Experts” from the show provide answers to the mobile game's 900 questions. Players can now see the subject categories of all 15 questions in each game, adding a new layer of strategy to lifelines. Additionally, a game clock keeps the action fast and fun as contestants are able to bank unused time for the million-dollar question.
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” is available from Apple's App Store on iPhone and iPod Touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore
ABOUT CAPCOM INTERACTIVE, INC.:
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment. Founded in 1983, the company has created world-renowned franchises including Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man®, Breath of Fire®, Devil May Cry® and the Onimusha® series. Headquartered in Osaka, Japan the company maintains operations in the U.S., The United Kingdom, Germany, Tokyo, Korea and Hong Kong. More information about Capcom and its products can be found on the company's web site at www.capcom.com.
Since its establishment in November of 2005, Capcom Interactive, Inc. has published several mobile games based on Capcom's celebrated intellectual property, including 1942, Ghost n' Goblins, Mega Man® and Resident Evil®: The Missions, to commercial and critical acclaim. For additional information on the company and its offerings, please visit www.capcommobile.com.
ABOUT WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE:
Hosted by Meredith Vieira, "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” currently is in its seventh syndicated season. The show is produced by Valleycrest Productions Ltd. and is distributed by Disney ABC Domestic Television.
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire© 2008 Valleycrest Productions Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Capcom, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Onimusha, Devil May Cry and Viewtiful Joe are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd., in the U.S. or other countries. Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective holders.
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