August 23, 2010– Los Angeles– Prepare to experience the Gulf Oil Spill on your iPhone! Explore the underwater world of deep sea drilling, dodge globs of oil, broken pipes, Robo Subs, and more!
Puff Puff, launched August 2, 2010, allows players to control the awesome superpower of diodon holocanthus, the spiny puffer, to navigate a coral reef where they race to escape the jaws of tiger sharks, discover sunken ships and pirate treasure. The game requires skill and precision to master the art of buoyancy control and stay alive!
The Gulf Oil Spill update introduces a whole new mind-boggling universe of deep sea drilling with new obstacles, new enemies, new ocean life, new power-up (extra lives!), and refined controls!
Version 1.1.0 Features:
- <*>Unique pinch and stretch multi-touch control*> <*>Challenging physics-based gameplay*> <*>Addictive survival game mode*> <*>Extra lives, speed, and invincibility power-ups*> <*>3D animation, detailed underwater landscape*> <*>Synthy 8-bit sound effects and music that escalates with gameplay*> <*>Big Oil protestors, sea life, sunken ships, pirate treasure*> <*>Arcade style online worldwide leaderboards via OpenFeint, the largest social gaming network on the iPhone!*>
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Apple App Store Screenshots and sneak peak of the Gulf Oil Spill Update can be viewed on the Puff Puff iPhone Game flickr feed:
According to 6th Mega, currently in production are a slew of new enemies including two new Robo Subs, ROVs (remote operated vehicles): ROV Chop Saw and ROV Blow Torch, and four new deep sea creatures: Vampire Squid, Fangtooth, Firefly Squid, Viperfish and Giant Squid!
About 6th Mega
6th Mega (online at http://www.6thMega.com) is a new independent developer of goodware. The company has been established and fully funded by peer-to-peer lending on the Prosper.com platform. 6th Mega is committed to increasing awareness of the sixth mega extinction and helping save the humans. 30% of proceeds of the company's flagship product, Puff Puff, a casual game for the iPhone, will be donated to help support ecosystem restoration by supporting organizations that provide protection to the world’s oceans.