SAN FRANCISCO, CA - December 10, 2008 - Hands-On Mobile, Inc., the world's leading developer of connected games and applications, today announced the release of Big Buck Hunter® Pro for mobile. Based on the popular hunting arcade game, Big Buck Hunter Pro employs EyeMobile® Engine technology, which allows players to aim guns by physically moving the phone to the left and right. The game is currently available on Verizon and will be released soon to U.S. Cellular and Alltel customers.
"We are excited to integrate groundbreaking technology like the EyeMobile Engine into a fully immersive game like Big Buck Hunter Pro," said Michael Temkin, CTO and EVP of Operations of Hands-On Mobile. "By providing gamers with a unique, interactive experience, we further solidify our commitment to innovation in mobile gaming."
Big Buck Hunter Pro allows players to assume the role of a professional hunter with the goal of shooting bucks and other forest critters to earn big scores and bonus points. Using award-winning EyeMobile Engine technology, players' in-game movements are detected through the phone's camera eye. With slight hand movements players are able to position their gun on screen and take down moving targets. The game features exciting fast-paced motion-based gameplay, 28 unique levels for both amateur and pro players, bonus games and online leader boards. Players are also able to display scores via the CoinUp® system from networked arcade game leaderboards and gain access to the Big Buck Hunter Pro arcade player Web site at www.bigbuckhunter.com.
"The connectivity between the mobile game and the arcade game will bring the social aspect of Big Buck Hunter Pro to an unprecedented level." said George Petro, President of Play Mechanix, Inc.
For more information and other exciting Big Buck Hunter Pro news, visit www.handson.com/bbhp. Big Buck Hunter Pro can be downloaded in the U.S. on select carriers by text messaging BUCK to 46966 or by visiting the game section on your phone. Prices vary by carrier and standard messaging rates apply.
About Hands-On Mobile
Hands-On Mobile, Inc. is a premier mobile technology and marketing company as well as an award-winning developer and publisher of mobile entertainment. Its portfolio consists of the critically acclaimed Guitar Hero® Mobile and WPT® Texas Hold 'Em games and the universally popular Astrology Zone® Premier and NFLT Mobile Live applications. Hands-On offers global distribution of the world's best entertainment brands and content from partners including Activision, Billboard, CBS, NBA, NBC Universal, and World Poker Tour. Utilizing its proprietary mobile development platform, Hands-On is a leader in providing complete mobile application solutions to companies worldwide. Established in 2001, Hands-On Mobile is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information please visit www.handson.com.
Hands-On Mobile is a trademark of Hands-On Mobile, Inc. EyeMobile Engine is a trademark of GestureTek, Inc. All other product or company names are trademarks of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
About Play Mechanix, Inc.
Play Mechanix, Inc. was founded in 1995 by former Midway Games game designer George Petro as a creator of coin-operated entertainment products. In a little over a decade, Play Mechanix has created over 30 titles for the Arcade, Bar and Casino industries including the best-selling video hunting series Big Buck Hunter®, Big Buck Safari® and Deal or No Deal®. Play Mechanix is currently producing the CoinUp® on-line tournament system for use with Big Buck Hunter® Pro and beyond. In June of 2006 Play Mechanix merged with Raw Thrills, Inc.
About Super Happy Fun Fun, Inc.
Super Happy Fun Fun is focused on the development and deployment of innovative, profitable products with leading partners across many platforms since its founding by industry veterans in 2001. It designs and delivers top quality intellectual properties and innovative technologies that appeal to the broadest markets possible. http://www.superhappyfunfun.com
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