Dundee, Scotland July 7 th, 2011. For Immediate Release.
Available now on Apple's App Store and Google Android Market, YoYo Games Announces the release of it's latest game "Ninjammin Beat-Jitsu". The latest fast paced action packed game from the home of GameMaker is an unusual fusion of Rhythm Action and Arcade Platforming.
Yoyo Games is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our FOURTEENTH unique game release on both iOS and Android operating systems, "Ninjammin Beat-Jitsu"
Created and distributed using YoYo Games "GameMaker" and written by UK resident, 18 year old Liam Barden, "Ninjammin Beat-Jitsu" defines its own genre in this fusion of Rhythm Action and Arcade Platforming.
In a dystopian future, where being happy is mandatory, a simple dude known only as 8O8 is visited by his late great, great grandfather, Roland - who bestows upon him a great power over an ancient martial art, known only as‘Beat-jitsu’, but before 8O8 has a chance to understand what’s going on, an elite government robot task force is set after him.
Rhythm and Timing is everything as you tap or swipe to the beats on screen to Jump, Slide, Flip and Fight your way through 6 uniquely styled Episodes.
· 6 Ninjammin Episodes to complete with multiple routes to find
· 18 Secrets to collect throughout the game
· 15 Challenges to unlock and defeat
· Over 20 achievements earn
· Unique style and design by Liam Barden
· Ninja like music by Jono Oliver
· GameCentre Achievements and Leaderboards
· OpenFeint Achievements and Leaderboards
More about YoYo Games:
YoYo Games was founded in 2007 by a group of leading Games and Entertainment industry executives including James North-Hearn, CEO Foundation9, Michel Cassius, ex European Marketing Director Xbox and Spencer Hyman, formerly COO Last.FM. The company, headed by CEO, Sandy Duncan (ex Vice President of Xbox Europe), was created to support the founders' belief that a new generation of games development talent and devices was emerging and there was an opportunity to incubate and showcase some of the very best of this talent on these new and existing platforms.
In 2007 YoYo Games acquired the rights to GameMaker from Prof Mark Overmars. Mark, who launched GameMaker in 1999 joined the YoYo Games board at that time and has since become an active member of the Executive management team.
GameMaker is available today for free from the YoYo Games website ( www.yoyogames.com) and has been downloaded more than 5 Million times since 2007. In addition GameMaker is the teaching product of choice for more than 5,000 schools and Universities worldwide. Later this year YoYo Games will introduce GameMaker/HTML5 which will unleash the games development talent of hundreds of thousands of gamers on the New Web.
Sandy Duncan, CEO YoYo Games Ltd