Parachute Panic surpasses 4 Million Downloads

Parachute Panic (iPhone/iPod touch) from FDG Entertainment was an instant hit game when it arrived on the App Store back in May 2009. It sold more than 100.000 copies within its first launch weeks and generated more than 4 million downloads until today (lite and paid copies combined).

The latest V1.4 Update of Parachute Panic adds a“Doodler” cameo appearance, the famous character from Lima Sky´s #1 blockbuster game“Doodle Jump”: In Level 3, 6 and 10 of Parachute Panic, the Doodler falls into the screen and players can generate lots of bonus points by rapidly tapping onto the cameo character.

"I have personally been a fan of Parachute Panic since it first came out and love the cameo." said Igor Pusenjak, president and founder of Lima Sky. "The way I see it, when you miss a platform in Doodle Jump, you end up falling into someone else's in-progress game of Parachute Panic. Very cool!"

Thomas Kern, Executive Producer of FDG Entertainment adds:“We love Doodle Jump and it was great fun to integrate the Doodler cameo into our game. Customer response to the update was thoroughly positive which shows once more that it´s hard not to love the unique character design from Lima Sky´s Hit Game.”

FDG Entertainment is happy to report that the PP 1.4 update combined with a tremendously effective Doodle Jump in-app promotion; catapulted Parachute Panic back into the Top100 in several countries.

About Parachute Panic:

Parachute Panic is a casual game that requires you to successfully land a host of parachutists into passing boats. Players must beware of imminent dangers such as helicopter blades, U.F.O´s, sharks and thunder clouds.

The unique drawing style and addictive game play gathered a lot of interest from gamers all around the globe and quickly captured their hearts. Who could withstand such a simple to play yet hard to master minute killer, offering beautiful hand drawn graphics, smooth animations, catchy a-capella music and awesome sound effects in one inexpensive $0.99 app download.

Youtube Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmW79ok_DkM

About Doodle Jump:

In Doodle Jump, players control an adorable character on its springy journey up a sheet of graph paper. The goal is to get as high as possible, jumping from platform to platform without missing a landing. This seemingly simple task is made challenging by various obstacles that need to be avoided along the way.

Apple has selected Doodle Jump for its“Best Games of 2009” shortlist. Gizmodo has featured it in its "This week in iPhone apps" column calling Doodle Jump“the most addicting iPhone game yet.” Touch Arcade designated Doodle Jump as“required reading,” and called it“possibly the best iPhone game ever created,” while Slide to Play writes that“Doodle Jump epitomizes the microgame ideal.” Macworld.com rated the game 4.5 mice and summed it up best:“Doodle Jump is a perfect micro-game, insanely addictive, and deliciously replayable.”

About FDG Entertainment:

FDG Entertainment is a leading developer and publisher of highly creative download games for major platforms including the iPhone and casual game consoles. The company was founded back in 2001 and is located in Munich, Germany. FDG Entertainment produced more than 40 critically acclaimed hit games. The most recent success is Parachute Panic for the iPhone, having generated more than 4 million downloads

About Lima Sky:

Lima Sky is a New York-based studio dedicated to creating entertaining and educational, well designed iPhone games and apps, with a special focus on fun apps for kids. Founded in July 2008 by Igor Pusenjak, a graduate and faculty at the MFA interactive design program at Parsons School of Design in New York, and Marko Pusenjak, a veteran mobile applications developer, Lima Sky has quickly established itself as one of the leading independent publishers for the iPhone platform. Seven of Lima Sky’s titles have been featured by Apple on the App Store and many are constantly in the top 25 of their categories, with Doodle Jump reaching the #1 Top Paid Game spot on the US App Store, and the #1 Top Paid App spot in the UK, Australia, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Holland, and Austria. AniMatch, another one of Lima Sky’s bestselling games, has reached the #1 spot in Kids’ Games category in the US, Germany and France.


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