MediaCityUK’s first video games developer, Yippee! Entertainment, is proud to announce the release of its first game Chimpact for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
The game is being distributed by Macclesfield-based publisher Chillingo and is available on the Apple App Store now. The game features Chuck, a cheeky chimp who is catapulted around the jungle searching for bananas and hidden gems.
The digital and gaming media have already been praising the game for its extraordinarily rich graphics and ‘pick up and play’ gameplay. It was featured recently at a major media event in California and sites such as respected technology blog Venturebeat are praising it.
Commercial Director Lorraine Starr said “We are so proud of the game and hope it is something that the public will really enjoy. It’s been great to keep everything local too – the team are all based in Manchester and Salford and our publisher, Chillingo, is just down the road in Macclesfield.”
Mike Delves, managing director, added “As Chimpact is our first release, it was important that we really make a stand with our first title and produce a world-class product. We are delighted with the response so far, which is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the Yippee! Entertainment team and commercial partners.”
“Pull back the vine and let Chuck fly!”
Chimpact is one-touch gaming at its best: easy to play but hard to master. Guide Chuck the chimp through 36 luscious feature-rich levels. Explore every nook and cranny to find hidden gems required to unlock further levels. Beware the sneaky jungle critters lurking where you least expect them. Discover secret paths, avoid obstacles and twang your way home.
Grab bananas on your way or, if you’re pushed for time, buy them in the shop to enable special abilities. Or unlock the chimp pack and play as one of the other characters in Chuck’s arboreal family.
Still want more? Try the Totem-Trail challenges which offer five new jungle-tastic modes of play for every level. Post your scores and achievements on-line to compete against your friends.
Chimpact will be available at various prices, using price promotions and free versions to maximize market awareness and revenue. In-app purchases allow the player to put a value on their time, customize their experience and unlock new modes of play.