Game Modes revealed for this autumn’s ultimate party game on Nintendo™ WiiWare™!

DEWSBURY, ENGLAND– 23rd October 2009– The Code Monkeys, an independent videogame development studio, have revealed more details on their forthcoming‘monkey opus’ Manic Monkey Mayhem, releasing on Nintendo WiiWare on October 30th.

With a variety of game modes across both single player and multiplayer, Manic Monkey Mayhem is set to be this autumn’s must have party game for Wii players of all ages.‘Greatest Ape’ sees each player begin with a stockpile of bananas and three lives with the winner being the last monkey left standing on their podium. In‘Minute Monkey’, all players have unlimited lives but the game is played against the clock in 1, 3 or 5 minute matches. The winner is the one that scores the most points before the clock runs down. The third game mode is‘Ape Team’ where players are divided up in to two teams, with the objective being to defeat the other side by taking all three lives of every one of your opponents. The winning team is the one that removes every player of the opposing side from their podiums.

To view the latest in-game trailer featuring the various game modes in action;

http://www.codemonkeys.com/MMM_GameFootage.avi

http://www.codemonkeys.com/MMM_GameFootage.mp4

Visit the official website at www.manicmonkeymayhem.com

Manic Monkey Mayhem will also be releasing on Sony PSP as a PSP Mini, Nintendo DSiWare and iPhone at a later date.

KEY FEATURES

Single Player

• 10 missions + Tutorial

• 3 campaigns spread across 30 missions with progressive difficulty

• Balance Board compatibility

•‘Greatest Ape’ vs. CPU

•‘Minute Monkey’ vs. CPU

•‘Ape Team’ vs CPU

Multiplayer

• 2-4 players (Local and Wi-Fi)

• Vertical or horizontal split screen (Local)

•‘Greatest Ape’ vs CPU/human (Local)

•‘Ape Team’ vs CPU/human (Local)

•‘Pass the Parcel’ vs CPU/human (Local)

•‘Greatest Ape’ (Wi-Fi)

•‘Pass the Parcel’ (Wi-Fi)

•‘Coconut Fight’ (Wi-Fi)

•‘Banazooka Fight’ (Wi-Fi)

- ENDS -

For additional information, assets and interviews, please contact:

Simon Callaghan

Johnny Atom Productions

E: simon@johnnyatom.com

T: +44 203 176 0139

M: +44 7867 514554

Skype: johnnyatom

About The Code Monkeys

Founded in 1988, The Code Monkeys Ltd are one of the oldest and most respected independent games developers in the world, offering a wealth of experience in the field of video games development. Our design team has direct experience of creating original IP’s as well as over 2 decades experience developing original content based on licensed IP’s.

Our client base includes some of the largest international names in the industry including, Fox, Sony, Nintendo, Nokia, Sega, Disney&Konami. With over a 180 successfully published games in our portfolio we cover every genre of computer and video games including Arcade, Handheld, Mobile and iPhone sectors.

In 2008 we released two Nintendo DS titles, a PSP title that reached number 4 in the PSP charts, holding it’s place for several weeks plus a mobile title for a high profile publisher to much acclaim. In production and due for release in 2009 we have a DS/Wii title, a Wii/iPhone title and a DS title. 2009 will also see The Code Monkeys test the self publishing waters with the release of two original IP’s across WiiWare/DSiWare, Sony PSP Mini and iPhone.


Games PressGames Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com.