Macclesfield, U.K. June 6, 2011 - Chillingo, leading independent games publisher and division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that its brand new title, ‘Feed Me Oil’ was selected as Apple's iPhone Game of the Week and has soared to the top of the App Store charts to become the number one top paid app in the U.S., U.K., Russia, Luxembourg, New Zealand and Australia.
Feed Me Oil invites gamers to a weird and wonderful place where the land is literally alive— and it’s starving! Players must get the oil from the broken pipes to the mouths of strange, beautifully rendered creatures. Full of fun and entertaining challenges– players must use all sorts of creative tools, and their intuition to solve these carefully designed puzzles. When hunger strikes, strike oil!
“HolyWaterGames is an exceptionally talented developer with strong design, art, sound engineering and coding expertise," explains Joe Wee, Co-General Manager, Chillingo. "They created an amazing puzzle game with excellent physics mechanics; we knew from the very start that Feed Me Oil was going to be something very special,”
“Over the past months, we worked closely with HolyWaterGames to make Feed Me Oil even more accessible to gamers of all types by carefully examining every aspect about the game from theme, controls and level structure to tutorials, hint systems and music– all of which combine to create a truly fun and unique experience,” adds Chris Byatte, Co-General Manager, Chillingo.“We’re proud to see it achieve this milestone within five days of its debut on the Apple App Store.”
Feed Me Oil and Feed Me Oil HD is available for iPhone/iPod touch $.99 and for iPad $1.99 from the App Store or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore
Feed Me Oil Gameplay Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6qhbZkMA0Q
Chillingo is a subsidiary of Electronic Arts and publishes innovative games and software for various platforms. Other hit iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad™ titles include Cut the Rope™, Angry Birds™, Helsing’s Fire, Predators™, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs™, Minigore, iDracula, and Modern Conflict. For more information about Chillingo please visit www.chillingo.com
HolyWaterGames is a small independent game development studio. Our goal is to produce original and beautiful games. Visit http://holywatergames.com for more information.
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