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Red Bull Soapbox Race

"The world’s funniest race event", no less, available now for mobile phones.

Giebelstadt, 4th of August 2009

Giebelstadt/Germany, 4th of August 2009. On your marks, get set, go! The leading German mobile games developer HandyGames™ presents the world’s funniest race event which challenges the players' creativity and driving skills on their mobile phones. The players sweep down the steep slopes in their ingenious inventions and wow the crowds with their team's performances.

"The innovative concept of the RED BULL SOAPBOX RACE will surely cause a stir in the Racing genre on mobile and the iPhone / iPod touch®", says Christopher Kassulke, CEO of HandyGames™.

The RED BULL SOAPBOX RACE is a challenge for leaders and thinkers alike. Slip into zany outfits and compete against the wildest teams in your home-made soapbox. Just make sure that your crazy construction doesn’t break into tiny pieces during the rapid descent – the road to fame and glory takes you over some of the steepest and most dangerous stretches of track in the world. It’s not only about setting a new speed record. You’ll also need to impress the judges with your creativity and wow the cheering spectators with crazy tricks and breakneck jumps. Only then will you be transformed from an also-ran to a high-flyer, and make it onto the Red Bull Soapbox Race winner’s podium.

RED BULL SOAPBOX RACE is now available on mobile phones. The iPhone version will be released right on time for the RED BULL SOAPBOX RACE in Atlanta (29th of August 2009).


A wacky soapbox race Comprehensive building kit for creating crazy constructions Hilarious dance performance mini-game Execute daredevil special moves and trackside repairs Crazy special objects litter the track Up to 21 tracks across 7 cities with unique teams Ghost races to improve your records User-friendly controls Features may vary depending on device

The RED BULL trademark, the RED BULL & Device trademark and Double Bull Device are trademarks of Red Bull GmbH/Austria and used under license. Red Bull GmbH/Austria reserves all rights therein and unauthorized uses are prohibited.

About HandyGames™:

HandyGames™ is one of the leading independent developers and publishers of mobile games. The company has offices in Giebelstadt, Germany and in Bucharest, Romania and has its very own international distribution network. The company was founded in 2000 by Markus Kassulke, Christopher Kassulke and Udo Bausewein, has more than 35 employees and plans to expand further.

The huge and diverse variety of products, which all excel by high quality, consists of downloadable and pre-installed games, as well as applications and games for the mobile Internet. The games support platforms like J2ME, Blackberry and iPhone / iPod touch. HandyGames™ has developed top sellers such as Gothic 3 – The Beginning, Panzer Tactics, Aces of the Luftwaffe, the Townsmen series, Dynamite Fishing and Bridge Bloxx. The company’s long time success is reflected in close co-operations with producers of mobile phones and network operators, as well as in the many international awards it has won.

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