DUNDEE, UK– 15th MARCH 2010
Quirky video-game publisher and developer Tag Games is pleased to announce the launch of Car Jack Streets for the Nintendo DSi™ via the DSiWare™ shop. Launching today (15th March) in the Americas it will be followed closely by a European wide launch on Friday March 19th. The cost will be 800 Nintendo points. Unfortunately due to German age certification laws the game will not be available in Germany.
Following on from the success of the iPhone and iPod Touch version now NintendoDSi™ players are able to sample the delights of this critically acclaimed crime, action and driving game. Starring as Randal Meyers, a petty criminal with a long standing gambling habit and a streak of bad luck, the player must complete all manner of criminal and legitimate tasks to repay a $1 million debt to the Italian mob. Featuring a unique real-time game mechanic Car Jack Streets requires the player to pay back $50,000 of the debt each week or face certain death. It’s a fight for survival in a city gone mad!
Paul Farley, Managing Director of Tag Games, said,“Car Jack Streets has been a great success for Tag both on the mobile and iPhone platforms. With the release of the DSiWare™ version we now look forward to reaching a much wider audience of gamers.”
Tag Games working in collaboration with Strike Team Games have (with the exception of a reduced soundtrack and intro movie) succeeded in including all of the features of the iPhone game in a download that is less than 16mb in size! Farley continues“Car Jack Streets is a miniature marvel! Our technical team has succeeding in squeezing a huge iPhone game into a DSiWare™ download. What Nintendo DSi™ gamers are getting is all the fun and content of the original, but with a much improved control scheme and an‘always on’ city map!”
- Unique real time game-play
- Infinite number of criminal and legitimate jobs to attempt
- A huge and detailed 3D city to explore
- Over 30 vehicles to steal and smash including a tank and helicopter!
- Big weapons for massive explosions
- City map and GPS system
- Lots of achievements, frenzies and hidden stuff
Car Jack Streets was the #13 most talked about iPhone game of 2009 in a recent report published by AppStoreHQ. It was also named as the #25 most critically acclaimed iPhone title of Q2 2009 in the PocketGamer.biz Quality Index chart receiving an average review score of 8.27/10 placing it alongside big budget competitors from EA Mobile, I-play, Gameloft, Ngmoco and Glu Mobile.
About Tag Games
Tag Games is an independent game developer and publisher based in Dundee, Scotland, which has quickly established itself as a leader in the creation of games for mobile and digital download platforms. We have earned critical acclaim and commercial success with a number of varied titles including AAA iPhone titles Astro Ranch and Car Jack Streets. We have extensive experience of game development for the most important mobile platforms including iPhone, Android, PSPgo, Nintendo DSi™, Blackberry, J2ME and BREW.
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 Namco Bandai, Endemol, Connect2Media, I-play, Big Fish Games, GlobalFun, Tern TV and Sandlot Games.
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