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App, Cell phones, Mobile, Mobile gaming, Mobile phones, SEGA, Video Games, android, classic game, puzzle, puzzle gaming
SAN FRANCISCO - December 22, 2011
SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced that ChuChu Rocket!™, the frenetic action-puzzler classic, will be appearing on the GetJar platform starting tomorrow, December 23. Android users will be able to download the app completely free at www.getjar.com.
“With the continuing popularity of ChuChu Rocket!, we knew it was a perfect fit for the world’s largest free app store,” said Haruki Satomi, Senior Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA of America. “The game is such an ideal app for mobile devices, and we are very pleased by the opportunity to prove that to an ever-growing audience.”
“Having SEGA’s iconic library on our platform is an obvious choice, and ChuChu Rocket! definitely meets the gold standard for the GetJar Gold Program,” said Ilja Laurs, CEO and Founder of GetJar. “With such simple, accessible, and wonderfully clever gameplay, there’s no reason every mobile user should not have access to games like this one. So, now they do!”
ChuChu Rocket! for Android challenges players to save a scampering crowd of ChuChus by guiding them to waiting rockets, while bottomless pits and ravenous cats stand in their way. Players can match wits with over 500 unique single-player puzzles or try to keep up with a real-time battle against up to three computer opponents.
For more information, please visit the official SEGA website at http://www.sega.com.
About SEGA® of America, Inc.
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment. SEGA of America’s Web site is located at www.sega.com/usa
GetJar is the world's largest free app store with over 2 billion downloads to date. The company distributes more than 350,000 mobile applications for Android and 395,000 developers have registered with GetJar to distribute their apps. In 2011, GetJar was named as one of the ‘Ones To Watch’ by GigaOM Europe. GetJar is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Seattle, the UK and Lithuania. For more information, please visit http://www.getjar.com and follow us @GetJar.
David Martinez, TriplePoint for SEGA of America, Inc.
Candace Locklear, Mighty PR for GetJar