DALLAS, TEXAS: November 14, 2006 - MumboJumbo TM , a leading publisher of online casual games, announces that original title, PLATYPUS TM , a fun-filled claymation title, makes its debut today on the PSP ® (PlayStation ® Portable) system. Originally available on the PC, PLATYPUS TM occupied the number one position on RealArcade for several months before its launch on the PSP system. Rated E for "Everyone" by the ESRB, PLATYPUS TM is now available for purchase at leading retailers and carries a suggested retail price of $29.99.
"PLATYPUS TM is the first claymation shooter game to be launched on the PSP system, and marks our entrance into the market for next-generation handheld devices," said Mark Cottam, CEO of MumboJumbo TM . "As we transition some of our best selling releases for the PC and Mac to new platforms such as the PSP system, we are focused on being everywhere that gamers are at, and giving something they can enjoy no matter where the road takes them."
PLATYPUS TM , a ground-breaking side-scrolling shooter game, puts you right in the middle of the action with an incredibly unique visual presentation and addictive gameplay. Your mission is to guide your ship, "PLATYPUS," through 30 challenging and action-packed levels. With unique, hand-molded 3D clay graphics, electrifying power-ups and invading enemy forces, PLATYPUS TM can be played by yourself or with a friend, adding a whole new dimension to the already exhilarating action. Whether played by rookies or hardcore gamers, PLATYPUS TM presents an easily accessible yet hard to master game that shoots its way past the competition.
MumboJumbo is a leading publisher of games for online distribution and the preferred publisher of premium casual games for the retail channel. The company maintains strong relationships with leading retailers including Best Buy (NYSE: BBY), CompUSA, GameStop, OfficeMax (NYSE: OMX), Sam's Club, Target, and Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT)., as well as publishing relationships with Big Fish Games, Fresh Games, Funkitron, GameHouse, Hot Lava, iWin, Jamdat Mobile (NYSE: JMDT), Oberon Games, PopCap, RealNetworks (NASD: RNWK), Reflective Entertainment, and many others. For more information on MumboJumbo please visit: www.mumbojumbo.com.
Kohnke Communications on behalf of MumboJumbo
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