New York, NY (February 29, 2008)– TNA Wrestling and Longtail Studios today announced the development of“TNA Wrestling,” a new game for mobile phones. TNA Wrestling for mobile is the first mobile wrestling game to truly immerse the player in both the wrestling and storytelling aspects of professional wrestling.
The TNA mobile game will allow fans to step into the world of TNA as an up-and-coming superstar. Fans will be able to go head-to-head with their favorite TNA superstars both in and out of the ring.
“Wrestling is about so much more than what happens inside the ring” said Jason Altman, Head of Production, Longtail Studios,“With the TNA mobile game fans will get to experience and control the action both in and out of the ring.”
“TNA is consistently searching out new media platforms to better serve our fans worldwide, and mobile gaming will put our brand at the cutting edge of gaming,” TNA President Dixie Carter said.
Features of“TNA Wrestling” for mobile phones include:
• Master strategy and turn-based wrestling gameplay
• Strategy gameplay - Decisions and alliances you make outside the ring affect what happens inside the ring
• Customizable characters fans can create, including looks and persona
• Accumulate points to learn new moves and finishers
• Special matches such as tag team gauntlet and iron man formats
• Unlockable“unlimited wrestling mode”
• TNA superstars such as Kurt Angle, A.J. Styles, Christian Cage, Samoa Joe, Sting, The Latin American Xchange and more!
The“TNA Wrestling” mobile game is slated for a Spring 2008 launch, published by Advanced Mobile Applications. For more details on the release date and specifics per mobile service providers, visit www.tnawrestling.com.
TNA Wrestling delivers a distinct brand of high-risk, athletic entertainment featuring the biggest names in the business, including Kurt Angle, Booker T and Christian Cage, as well as the hottest young stars today–“The Phenomenal” A.J. Styles, Samoa Joe and the Motor City Machineguns. TNA features the innovative six-sided ring and the high-flying“X Division,” as well as concept matches such as“Ultimate X,”“King of the Mountain,” and“Six Sides of Steel.”
TNA Entertainment, LLC is a privately held company headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit www.tnawrestling.com.
“TNA iMPACT!” airs every Thursday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Spike TV. Spike TV is available in over 96 million homes and is a division of Viacom International Inc.
Longtail Studios ( www.longtailstudios.com) is an award winning developer of games and entertainment. Established in 2003 by Gerard Guillemot, a co-founder of Ubisoft Entertainment, Longtail Studios is committed to developing character driven games and content. Through partnerships with leading publishers, Longtail's products are distributed worldwide. Longtail Studios operates offices in New York City, Quebec City and Charlottetown. For more information please visit www.longtailstudios.com
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