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Kung Fu Funk

Big hair and flared pants (trousers?) promised in WiiWare party game.

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – April 28, 2010 – Stickmen Studios, a growing studio focused on casual games for the leading consoles and PC, today announced the release date for its next original title, Kung Fu Funk™ for WiiWare™. Kung Fu Funk takes players back to when martial arts had style, and colors were either vibrant or beige. Players enter the world of big hair and flared pants in this comedy Kung Fu movie styled game.

Kung Fu Funk™ is an off the wall 1970's Kung Fu movie themed party game. Players can challenge up to three friends to see who has what it takes to become the ultimate Kung Fu master. There are many trials to overcome in three zany game modes. True to any Kung Fu movie, players start with learning the Zen arts, a chilled out mode to get everyone familiar with the controls. Once skills are waxed the Kung Fu training movie montage begins, which consists of insane mini-games including the plate smash and chopstick fly catch. The ultimate test of skills occurs in the the disco dojo showdown when players enter the Kung Fu disco dojo as the instructor.

“Kung Fu Funk is great for parties and anyone who enjoys comedy action and Kung Fu movies,” said Wil McLellan, CEO of Stickmen Studios. “The Wii Remote and Nunchuk are the perfect interfaces for players to experience the fun of being a Kung Fu fighter with the funk.”

Hidden behind the funky colors and fun game play of Kung Fu Funk, Stickmen incorporated movement science so that the game adapts to the players range of movement and is fun to play for the whole family. Kung Fu Funk is an essential party game to add to your collection; no matter what you do you’ll finish with funky flying colors. Pricing for the game is 500 Wii points.

Kung Fu Funk features:

• 1970’s styled funky Kung Fu mini-games

• Unique movement sensing game mechanic to maximize everyone’s Kung Fu Funkiness

• The original 1970’s hit song “Kung Fu Fighting”.

• Kung Fu name generator responsible for classics such as “Face of the Crab” and the “The thousand eye poke”

• Singing Yaks!

• Up to four player Party mode

For more Kung Fu Funk game information, please visit: www.kungfufunk.com

About Stickmen Studios

Based in beautiful Christchurch New Zealand, Stickmen Studios is an independent game design company dedicated to producing top tier Casual games. The company provides a complete suite of game production services from game design and concept art to quality animation, programming and testing. Stickmen Studios is an officially licensed developer for Nintendo of America (Wii), Nintendo of Europe (Wii) and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (PS3, PSN). For more information, please visit: www.stickmenstudios.co.nz

Nintendo trademarks used under license. WiiWare is available only through the Wii console.

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Sean Kauppinen

International Digital Entertainment Agency



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