November 2 nd, 2012 - Lisbon, Portugal - Leading Portuguese Game Developer Biodroid and Action Sports Giant MegaRamp Events partner to release "MegaRamp: The Game" as a Sony Mobile Communications exclusive in November.
MegaRamp Events and Biodroid Entertainment are proud to announce the launch of this high-end 3D game that brings the full adrenaline of the MegaRamp experience to all major mobile platforms starting with 30 days exclusivity for Sony Xperia TM Android smartphones and tablets.
The MegaRamp structure is the brainchild of Danny Way and was unveiled to the world in The DC Shoes Video in 2004. The first MegaRamp skateboarding contest debuted at the X Games in 2004 with the BMX event following in 2006. The world's best & bravest athletes ride MegaRamp structures and continually push the boundaries of physics & athletic endeavour.
Biodroid, through its Biodroid Sports division, has already developed the hit sports games like Billabong Surf Trip and Cristiano Ronaldo FreeStyle and is currently working on a game with international football coach José Mourinho.
The arrival of MegaRamp in skateboarding and BMX delivered a giant platform for innovation and progression by the world's best athletes. Described as " both the scariest and funniest thing you can do on a skateboard or a bike" by the top pros that ride MegaRamp, the action has been non-stop. With thousands of video clips up on YouTube and the top ten videos having more than 45 million combined views, MegaRamp is firmly established around the globe as an action sports fan favorite.
MegaRamp: The Game brings you the insane adrenaline of Skateboarding and BMX riding on the world's largest action sports superstructures. Travel the world, master new tricks, get new gear and learn from the pros.
Real MegaRamp s structures, real locations, real pros, real tricks, all brought to life with intuitive touch screen controls that reward accuracy, quick thinking and creative combinations. Hundreds of challenges, achievements and trophies wait for you in MegaRamp: The Game.
MegaRamp´s creator, Danny Way says: " We're really stoked to have partnered with Biodroid to bring the world of MegaRamp skateboarding and BMX to life. It is crazy to play all the ramps and ride all the places we have been. I am really happy with the result."
" In "MegaRamp: The Game", we had the chance to make something we hadn't seen before in mobile gaming", shared Biodroid producer, Ricardo Flores, " Not only have we included both BMX riding and Skateboarding in a single game, but MegaRamp is one of the most realistic action sports games out there. Every trick, ramp and athlete is real and now it's in the palm of your hand!"
Sony Mobile's Anderson King, Business Development Manager Games & Content, adds: " We wanted a game to showcase the amazing graphical capabilities of our Xperia range of smartphones. When we saw what Biodroid was creating with MegaRamp: The Game, we jumped at the chance to have it first on Sony mobile devices. The graphics and gameplay looks amazing on Xperia smartphones".
For the entire month of November, MegaRamp: The Game will be exclusively available on Xperia smartphones. Closely followed in mid-November by a landscape optimized version for Xperia tablets.
In addition, Sony Mobile and Biodroid have announced that the Xperia version of MegaRamp: The Game will include an exclusive Achievement, and the exclusive Sony Skateboard and Sony BMX Bike!
The game has many ground-breaking features, some of which have never been seen in mobile gaming before:
• High-end 3D HD graphics
• Skate and BMX experience in a single game
• 10 true to life real MegaRamp event locations:
-US: Woodward West, Woodward Camp, Times Square, LA, Santa Rosa
-Plus: Zurich, Mexico City, São Paulo, Santiago
-And: The Great Wall of China
• More than 55 Skate tricks and variations
• More than 40 BMX tricks and variations
• Learn and develop your skills with real MegaRamp pro athletes :
-Skaters: Danny Way, Pierre Luc Gagnon (PLG), Adam Taylor
-BMX Riders: Kevin Robinson, Vince Byron, Morgan Wade
• Customize your character with brand gear
• Post your Trophies & Achievements on Facebook
• Challenge your friends
Following the Xperia exclusivity period, MegaRamp: The game will be released for other Android smartphones and iOS (iPhone and iPad).
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The MegaRamp structure is the brainchild of Danny Way and was unveiled to the world in The DC Shoes Video in 2004. The first MegaRamp skateboarding contest debuted at the X Games in 2004 with the BMX event following in 2006. The world's best athletes ride MegaRamp structures and continually push the boundaries of athletic excellence. MegaRamp is a registered trademark of MegaRamp Events LLC who controls rights in all things MegaRamp. MegaRamp Productions produces MegaRamp live events. For more information visit www. MegaRamp.com or follow MegaRamp on Facebook ( facebook.com/ MegaRamp) and Twitter ( twitter.com/ MegaRamp) for all the latest MegaRamp news.
About Biodroid Entertainment, SA
Biodroid Sports is a division of The Biodroid Entertainment Group. The Biodroid Entertainment Group is a content IP developer based in Lisbon, Portugal, that adds value by creating and producing innovative products based on strong existing IPs. Biodroid maximizes IP value through cross-platform digital media mainly, but not exclusively, in the videogame market and ensures that the success factors of each IP are rightly capitalized and translated across formats and platforms. By choosing creativity as the fuel and Intellectual Property as the resource for the factory, Biodroid partners with the licensor, and manages and takes the product to the market. See more about us at www.biodroid-entertainment.com.
About Sony Mobile Communications
Sony Mobile Communications is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation, a leading global innovator of audio, video, game, communications, key device and information technology products for both the consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, computer entertainment and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Through its Xperia™ smartphone portfolio, Sony Mobile Communications delivers the best of Sony technology, premium content and services, and easy connectivity to Sony's world of networked entertainment experiences.
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