WELLINGTON, New Zealand– April 19, 2010– PikPok™ and Aurora Feint, Inc. today announced Bird Strike™ Gold Edition for iPhone and iPod Touch. Bird Strike Gold Edition is only the third game to ever achieve gold status from Aurora Feint and will be the game of the month on OpenFeint. Bird Strike Gold Edition features new levels, power-ups, props, obstacles, and enhanced OpenFeint integration with Challenges, top five friends’ scores, and more. For the next 30 days, the game will be available for iPhone and iPod Touch for just $0.99/£0.59, after which the price will go to $1.99/£1.19.
“This is the ultimate edition of Bird Strike, and only the third game selected as an OpenFeint Gold title,” said Jos Ruffell, manager of the PikPok label.“We’ve worked closely with Aurora Feint to add great community features, additional challenges and more gameplay than ever before. We know the community is going to really enjoy this game.”
"The original version of Bird Strike is an amazingly addictive game—it’s an office favorite and has been one of our most successful Free Game of the Day games ever featured with over 1.3 Million downloads since it went free last week,” said Eros Resmini, VP of Marketing and Developer Relations at Aurora Feint, Inc.“OpenFeint Gold was created to highlight the best iPhone and iPod Touch with innovative OpenFeint feature integration and Bird Strike Gold delivers on that promise."
Over the next 30 days, the companies will run joint promotions and host competitions for the OpenFeint community of more than 19.5 million users. As a Gold Edition game, Bird Strike joins Fieldrunners and Jet Car Stunts as the third title to be honored with this prestigious designation.
In Bird Strike, you launch Gerald the Bird into the air at high velocity to see how high he can go. Collect rockets and pick-ups to help him soar higher and avoid obstacles that would stop his ascent. Eventually though, what goes up, must come down.
Bird Strike™ Gold Edition is the ultimate version of Bird Strike, the popular addictive puzzle platform. The game features:
Multiple Game Modes including Endless and Level Challenges
Fun filled pickups and powers ups to help you soar higher!
Unique Tilt and Boost Gameplay
Gerald the Bird!!
Very high quality cartoon style art
Online High-score leaderboards to see where you rank
Integrated OpenFeint challenges so you can compete against your nearest and dearest friends
30 Achievements that will reaffirm your greatness and gaming prowess
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PikPok is the iPhone and iPod Touch 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 iPhone titles including Fame, based on the MGM feature film, Flick Kick™ Rugby, Flick Kick™ Aussie Rules, and Flick Kick™ Field Goal. Its titles have been downloaded more than 1 million times and have been played cumulatively for more than 110 years to date. For more information on PikPok, please visit: www.pikpokgames.com
About Aurora Feint, Inc
Aurora Feint Inc’s software development kit, OpenFeint, allows game publishers to implement services which enable mobile social gaming. With over 19.5 million registered users and a presence on over 1,500 iPhone games, OpenFeint is the first and largest social gaming platform for the iPhone. Aurora Feint is funded by the Japanese mobile firm, DeNA Inc. To find out more about OpenFeint visit www.openfeint.com.
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