Apple Brings the Lulz: Features teh internets in“Hot New Games” in the App Store

December 2, 2009

Someone at Apple has a sense of humor. teh internets– Attack of the Memes, a tongue-in-cheek action/arcade game for the iPhone and iPod Touch, has been featured as a“Hot New Game” in the iTunes App Store only days after its release.

Players of teh internets pilot a ROLFcopter through cyberspace, collecting lolcats while shooting enraged trolls with cheezeburgers and dodging annoying internet villains such as pop-ups windows full of spam and animated viruses. If you're a n00b to teh internets, just click on help and the dramatic prairie dog will guide you through. Get it while it's hot in the App Store for $1.99.

Features:

• OpenFeint, a social gaming network for the iPhone and iPod Touch

• Nine global leaderboards including“Total Lollerskaters Rescued” and“Most Time Wasted”

• 23 achievements, such as“Kittens, Inspired by Kittens”, and“Imma Let You Finish!”

• Adorable lolcats for score, and lollerskaters for extra lives

• Obnoxious pop-up windows, viruses, and firewalls

• Average, ruthless, and flaming trolls

• Electronic soundtrack

Watch the trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8XTe6S6J9o

App Store link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/teh-internets-when-memes-attack/id340742593?mt=8

Press Contact:

Micah Lee, micah@insurgentgames.com, (415) 480-4263

About Insurgent Games

Insurgent Games is a San Francisco based independent mobile game development studio founded in 2009. Insurgent Games is dedicated to creating unique and well-crafted games for the iPhone and iPod Touch, as well as Google Android devices, and currently has two games in the iPhone App Store. For more information visit http://www.insurgentgames.com.


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