Jack O Lantern


Liverpool, England - October 5th 2011 - Today Wonky Woo Games, an independent video game development studio, is pleased to announce the release of their fourth title: Jack O Lantern. The game is available to download worldwide on the Apple App Store and Mac App Store immediately.

Jack O Lantern is an animated pumpkin who has lost his body in a strange and spooky world. Your job as the player is to get Jack back to his body jumping from platform to platform, collecting candy along the way, as this will act as a guide.

Guide Jack through 24 unique atmospheric levels, inspired by Tim Burton's work. The game uses simple and fun drag and release gameplay mechanic that is very addictive and very playable regardless of your age – making it great family entertainment. Watch out for the spiders and breakable platforms which will slow you down, but help is also available in the form of sticky spider webs. True die hards will be able to unlock the final level and the final challenge.

Wonky Woo Games's previous apps have all been for the toddler and eduction market, so it's exciting to see this team branch out to reach a broader market.

The Wonky Woo Games team is a collaboration of family and friends and talented individuals from within the games industry. Darren Wood, Paul Charsley, Tim Wright (known as ColdStorage), are all former members of award winning AAA developer Sony / Psygnosis, with Darren Wood and Paul Charsley recently working together at another award winning developer Bizarre Creations. Loukia Kyriakidou is the talented freelance artist responsible for the art style of the game.

Jack O Lantern is available on the App Store  and Mac App Store now for the price of $0.99 / €0.79 / £0.69.

Genre: Casual Arcade

Platforms:  iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and  Mac

Release Date: 4th October 2011

Website: www.wonkywoogames.co.uk/wonkywoogames/JackOLantern.html

Developer: Wonky Woo Games, www.wonkywoogames.co.uk

Publisher: Wonky Woo Games, www.wonkywoogames.co.uk

Game download iPhone: http://itunes.apple.com/app/jack-o-lantern/id468413760?mt=8

Game download iPad: http://itunes.apple.com/app/jack-o-lantern-hd/id467951770?mt=8

Promo codes and press kit available by emailing woo@wonkywoogames.co.uk

About Wonky Woo Games:

Wonky Woo Games is an independent game developer established in 2010 based in North-West England. The founder is a former senior member of the world renowned game studios Sony Psygnosis, Evolution Studios and Bizarre Creations, having previously worked on such high-profile projects as F1 2001 – F1 2003, WRC 5, Motorstorm, PGR4, and Blur. Wonky Woo Games creates high-quality games on multiple platforms and also offers contracting services.


Darren Wood, Director and tea maker.



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