WELLINGTON, New Zealand– February 3, 2011 - Celebrating the one-year anniversary of its wildly successful visit to OpenFeint’s Free Game of the Day, PikPok is back with the launch of a new and enhanced version of its popular Flick Kick Field Goal App, with Flick Kick Field Goal Kickoff. Kickoff is the latest game from PikPok and is making its debut today in the iPhone and Android app stores in association with OpenFeint.
The companies have come together to offer the timely game free to football fans in celebration of the professional football championship weekend. Last year, PikPok’s field goal kicking title, Flick Kick Field Goal, moved hundreds of thousands of copies in just one day and was a major hit at halftime when fans turned away from their TVs to achieve their own victories.
PikPok also announced“Flick Kick It to Win It” a contest available to OpenFeint users. Players that activate OpenFeint and unlock the“In to Win” achievement will be eligible to win an autographed jersey from the winning quarterback of this weekend’s championship football game.
“This weekend, millions of people around the globe will watch football as the world champions are named,” said Jos Ruffell, manager of the PikPok label.“We’ve pulled together a great trophy for one of OpenFeint’s players to celebrate this achievement and the launch of Flick Kick Field Goal Kickoff as challenges happen around the TV this Sunday.”
PikPok’s Flick Kick™ series of games is one of the most successful franchises in the App Store, with several titles holding multiple #1 Paid App rankings. Flick Kick Field Goal Kick Off introduces several new features and improved game play.
“I think PikPok nailed it with Flick Kick Field Goal Kickoff. They've added sweet new graphics and a super fun Precision Mode, we think OpenFeint players are going to love the game,” said Eros Resmini, VP of Marketing at OpenFeint.
New features include:
· Intuitive Flick Kicking: Control the angle and curve of your kick with the flick of your finger.
· The stadium: 360 degree wind with shifting severity. Anything from a light breeze to gale force winds must be taken into account if you want to succeed.
· Multiple Game Modes:
o **New Mode** - Precision Mode - get rewarded for perfect kicks, and see exactly how great your kicking skills really are!!
o Sudden Death: The classic test of skill. No time limit, just focus and keep making kicks to add multipliers to your score.
o Practice Mode: Perfect your technique and learn how to become the best kicker in the world.
· Online Leaderboards and Achievements with OpenFeint support: Battle for that top spot - show your prowess.
· iPod Library Access: Play your favorite music during the game
· Stunning 3D graphics!
PikPok is the iOS and Android publishing label and development studio created by Sidhe. With a portfolio of original and licensed entertainment properties in development for the platform, PikPok is positioned to deliver games that appeal to mainstream consumers with pick-up-and-play gameplay, high-quality art, and audio design which provide rich game experiences. PikPok’s has already released multiple #1 paid and free apps including Flick Kick Football and Bird Strike. The studio has also produced Fame, based on the MGM feature film, Flick Kick™ Rugby, Flick Kick™ Aussie Rules, and Flick Kick™ Field Goal. For more information on PikPok, please visit: www.pikpok.com
OpenFeint is the largest mobile social gaming ecosystem for iOS and Android with over 55 million registered users and a presence in over 4,500 games. OpenFeint is backed by Intel Capital and The9. Developers interested in more information about OpenFeint and its leading mobile social gaming technology should visit http://openfeint.com/developers.
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