WELLINGTON, New Zealand– September 9, 2010– PikPok TM , a leading smartphone game developer and publisher based in New Zealand, today announced that for the next month it will be donating half of all profits from the #1 selling app, Flick Kick TM Rugby, to support victims of the recent Christchurch earthquakes.
With multiple earthquakes registering between 5.1 and 7.2 on the Richter scale over the past three days, the destruction has been devastating, causing more than $4 Billion in estimated damage. PikPok will make its donation to the New Zealand Red Cross on October 11th, 2010.
“Rugby is New Zealand’s national sport and we felt this could be a great way to help the many people that have lost their homes, businesses and cherished memories in the recent quakes,” said Jos Ruffell, manager of the PikPok label.“As a New Zealand studio, we have many friends that have been affected and we hope we can provide support thorough our games.”
Flick Kick Rugby TM is available in the iTunes App Store for $0.99 at: http://links.pikpokgames.com/web/rugby
Flick Kick TM Rugby Features
- <*> Intuitive Flick Kicking: Control the angle and curve of your kick with the flick of your finger.*> <*> Realistic Rugby Pitch: 360 degree wind with shifting severity. Anything from a light breeze to gale force winds must be taken into account if you want to score a conversion*> <*> Multiple Game Modes: *> <*> Sudden Death: The classic test of skill. No time limit, just keep making kicks to add multipliers to your score.*> <*> Arcade Mode: 5 kicks taken from five different positions. Score as many points as you can. The 5th kick at each position will award you bonus points if you make it. Each successful goal will earn you points, but keep your eyes on the wind strength and direction. Total is out of 25 possible kicks.*> <*> Time Attack: Quick Fire Flick Kicking! Make as many kicks as possible within the time limit– Don’t buckle under the pressure!*> <*> Practice Mode: Perfect your technique and learn how to become a kicking master*> <*> Online Leaderboards and Achievements with OpenFeint Support: Show your friends that you’re the best kicker around*> <*> iPod Library Access: play your favorite music during the game*> <*> Stunning 3D graphics: Rugby fans - see if you have what it takes and step up to the ultimate conversion challenge!*>
For more information on Flick Kick TM Rugby, please visit: www.pikpokgames.com
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 #1 paid and free apps including Flick Kick Football and Bird Strike. The studio has also produced Fame, based on the MGM feature film, Flick Kick TM Rugby, Flick Kick TM Aussie Rules, and Flick Kick TM Field Goal. For more information on PikPok, please visit: www.pikpokgames.com
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