SANTA CLARA, Calif., (Mar. 24, 2011)– NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content, today announced the launch of Bird Zapper!™, the newest iPhone™, iPad™ and iPod touch™ title. Developed by NAMCO BANDAI Games’ Romanian Studio, NAMCO BANDAI Networks Romania s.r.l., this title sparks the beginning of the company’s 2011 entry into completely new properties. As a universal app, the game is available for $0.99. To build on the accessibility of Bird Zapper!™, the game will also be available on Android later this Spring.
In this addicting Match-3 title, players help Skippy the Squirrel zap pesky birds that have hijacked the power lines, causing a power outage in his comfortable home. Swiping the same-colored birds with voltage as they line up will cause them to be electrocuted and disappear. Bird Zapper! is an addictive, cute game with three different game modes:
· Survival– Swipe quickly before the power meter gets too low
· Blitz– Obtain the highest score in 60 seconds
· Zen– No time limits or score
Special attacks help Skippy freeze, target and bomb the birds to clear them from the power lines. Game Center Achievements are also tracked, allowing players to share their scores with friends.
“It’s important that we focus heavily on brand new IPs that will intrigue a broader audience,” said Carlson Choi, vice president of Marketing, NAMCO BANDAI Games America. “With Bird Zapper!, we wanted to take advantage of the user-friendly capabilities the portable gaming platform provides so that anyone that owns an iOS or Android device can easily pick up the game and become addicted.”
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About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content— including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN®, Tekken®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA®, RIDGE RACER® and ACE COMBAT®. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.com or www.facebook.com/namcobandai.
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