Dundee - Friday 8 May 2009 - Tag Games will shortly be submitting the first in a series of free updates to its iPhone smash hit, real-time crime simulator Car Jack Streets. Despite earning an average review score of 8.2 from 22 leading game review sites. plus receiving fantastic user review scores on the App Store, the studio has listened closely to the opinions of Car Jack Streets biggest fans and harshest critics to model the 1.1 update based on their suggestions.
Creative director, Jamie Bryan said:“We are an independent developer that really takes onboard how gamers receive our titles. We aim to update Car Jack Streets with their feedback at the forefront of the creative process and to resolve any technical or gameplay issues that are negatively affecting the user experience. Essentially, we want to deliver a pure, ongoing and dedicated service to our important and valued customers as a key way of evolving the game and building further sales potential.”
The update dramatically bolsters the already expansive title by adding a range of new features and fixes including:
*Fully interactive“Jack City” map available from your GPS
*All major reported bugs will be remedied once players install the update
*New‘steering wheel’ control method for casual players and increased button responsiveness
*Increased Lives. Now players will have five chances to pay mob boss Frankie, making the game less harsh if you miss a payment
*Randal can now carry up to five weapons at a time and cycle through them at will
*Players will have the option of returning to their condo safe house to save weapons and vehicle before exiting the game
*Two new vehicles. The destructive Sports Utility Tank and the Sky Copter
*The ability to play your own iPod music in the game
*All new, soon to be announced in-game competition
Update 1.2 is already in development at Tag Games with a targeted release date for early June. It looks set to further expand the games features plus include improved menus and multiple languages.
The developer is also working on a free survival mode mini-game release for Car Jack Streets called Car Jack Streets: Survival. Inspired by games such as Smash TV and Geometry Wars Tag hope it will both appeal to those yet to purchase the game as well as existing CJS fans.
Promotional codes of are available for Car Jack Streets should you wish to review the title. Please contact Ink Media at email@example.com to request a code and assets.
Car Jack Streets is available now on the iPhone App Store priced $4.99 /£2.99 / Euro 3.99.
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Managing Director, Ink Media
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About Tag Games
Tag Games is an independent game development studio and publisher based in Dundee, Scotland. Formed in 2006 Tag has quickly established itself as a leader in the creation of games for mobile platforms.
After earning critical acclaim with their launch title Dead Water Tag have since successfully released 11 mobile games across a variety of genres and supporting a wide number of mobile technologies including iPhone, Android, J2ME, BREW, Blackberry in addition to Nintendo DS and Sony PSP.
Tag’s reputation for flexibility, innovation and delivery is second to none, successfully balancing the creation of original IP alongside development of licensed and commission titles. Tag Games partners include Connect2Media, I-play, Big Fish Games, GlobalFun, Red Kite Animation and Sandlot Games.
During 2009 Tag Games has become one of the first big name mobile game studios to begin development of a range of titles exclusively for the Google Android operating system, one of only a small handful of companies doing so in the UK.