HALFBRICK ANNOUNCES JETPACK JOYRIDE IS NOW FREE

BRISBANE, Australia - Dec. 19, 2011 - Highly acclaimed mobile game developer, Halfbrick, today announced that the chart topping mobile sensation, Jetpack Joyride, is now free for a limited time on the App Store.

"We are giving the gift of Jetpack Joyride as it's now free for all to enjoy!" said Phil Larsen, chief marketing officer at Halfbrick. "Now there really is no excuse not to download Jetpack Joyride, unless you don't like free awesomeness."

Jetpack Joyride skyrockets players into the latest adventure featuring the lovable and mischievous hero Barry Steakfries, who captured hearts in previous Halfbrick mobile games, Age of Zombies and Monster Dash. Down on his luck, Barry discovers the ultimate opportunity to turn his boring life into one of adventure, heroics and beach chairs! Inside a "secret" evil laboratory filled with jetpacks and mysterious obstacles, he commandeers the fun-fueled technology and literally shoots for the skies on a shower of bullets, rainbows, bubbles and more!

Jetpack Joyride is available on the App store for all iOS devices. To download J etpack Joyride, check out the official iTunes information page at: http://itunes.apple.com/app/jetpack-joyride/id457446957?mt=8

For more information about Halfbrick and Jetpack Joyride, please visit:  http://www.halfbrick.com

For press assets, game logo and screenshots, visit:  http://bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=1195

About Halfbrick

Founded in 2001, Halfbrick has been on the forefront of the Australian game development industry for more than a decade. After years of experience developing licensed titles for platforms such as Game Boy® Advance, Nintendo DS™ and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable), the studio has begun expanding its portfolio with a range of original self-published games for downloadable platforms. In 2010, Halfbrick became one of the most well known independent developers in the world with the success of Fruit Ninja, Monster Dash and Age of Zombies on mobile devices, and other releases such as Raskulls and Fruit Ninja Kinect on Xbox LIVE® Arcade. The studio continues to create fun and unique games and looks to explore new opportunities and technologies in the world of casual games development.

 

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