London, UK. - December 4, 2006 - Glu Mobile, a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced that the critically-acclaimed original title, Super K.O. Boxing! has now launched throughout Europe. Super K.O. Boxing!, the first classic arcade-style boxing game developed for mobile, allows players to punch their way through three circuits against a cast of hilarious and completely original contenders like Major Pain, Pierre, 15 Cent and Sake Bomb.
The exaggerated animations, cartoon-style graphics and larger-than-life characters of Super K.O. Boxing! bring the traditional arcade experience to mobile and make it a knockout for the small screen. The game received an 8/10 and the Silver Award from PocketGamer's Stuart Dredge who said, "The best fun you can have smashing people in the face marvellous stuff."
"Super K.O. Boxing! reinforces Glu's commitment to creating high-quality innovative and easy to play mobile games designed for casual and hardcore gamers alike," said Patrick Mork, Marketing Director of EMEA, Glu Mobile. "Already a top-selling game in North America, we believe the humour, ease of play and addictive nature of the game will keep mobile gamers ducking and weaving throughout the Christmas season."
In the game, players channel the fighting styles of Major Pain, Sake Bomb and Tiki Tam - each with their own unique patterns of attack to build up the power meter - ultimately unloading a heinous beat down utilising the "Super Punch" feature.
Additional features include:
· Circuit Mode: Three circuits - National Bash, World Wide Rumble and Super K.O. Supremacy - challenge players to fight contenders to become champion of each circuit in order to unlock additional modes of play
· Unlockable modes include:
o Versus Mode, which allows players to face off against any boxer previously defeated in Circuit Mode
o Challenge Mode, which allows players to enter matches under special conditions including the inability to block, dodge or use their super punch
· Taunt your opponents to change their style of boxing
· Unlockable characters satisfy gamers' needs for more
Super K.O. Boxing! for mobile is now launched and is rolling out through all European network operators. More information about the game can be found at www.glu.com/sko.
About Glu Mobile
Glu is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and the Ancient Empires franchise, and titles based on major brands from Atari, Harrah's, Hasbro, Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA and Sony. Founded in 2001, Glu is based in San Mateo, California and has offices in London, Hong Kong and Sao Paulo. Consumers can find high quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com.
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