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SmashMouth Games - Ongaku

A launch party to be held at the Kyoto Lounge, Manchester.


To celebrate the recent launch of Ongaku on the PC as part of the Blitz 1UP Initiative and the launch of the upcoming new iPhone/iPad game Drag Tag Smash from SmashMouth Games, the IGDA North West Chapter together with SmashMouth Games and Blitz Games Studios are pleased to announce a launch party at Kyoto Lounge in conjunction with Scan Computers from 6.30pm on Thursday 2 nd December.

The IGDA North West Chapter gatherings are normally attended by more than 100 people from dozens of different companies in the North West. However this will not be a typical IGDA event as Kyoto Lounge will be hosting this very special party.

Kyoto Lounge is Manchester’s very first gaming bar, which offers customers the opportunity to socialise, drink, eat and play in a dedicated gaming environment. They are fully loaded with the very best 3xs systems , monitors and gaming orientated mice and keyboards all housed in a dedicated gaming zone. They also have the latest 3D vision gaming systems, consoles linked to both 46” HD LCD TVs and a 90” projection screen and HD projector.

Ongaku will be available to play within the gaming zones, together with some of the other Blitz 1UP initiative titles, including KrissX, Fluttabyes, Your Doodles are Bugged, Buccaneer and Super Yum Yum.

The SmashMouth Games team will also be demonstrating their upcoming iPhone/iPad game Drag Tag Smash exclusively to party guests.

For those wishing to attend the event, invitation details can be found here:

Portals selling Ongaku:

Visit us at:

Visit the Ongaku Site at:

To find out more about Drag Tag Smash visit:

To follow SmashMouth Games on Facebook, go here:

To follow SmashMouth Games on Twitter, go here:!/smashmouthgames

For SmashMouth Games videos go here:

For screenshots of Ongaku and some of the other Blitz 1UP initiative’s games:

Interested in discussing business opportunities with SmashMouth Games? Please contact:

Visit Blitz 1UP at:

To follow Blitz 1UP on FB, go here:

To follow Blitz 1UP on Twitter, go here: 

For Blitz 1UP videos go here:

Visit Kyoto Lounge at:

Visit Scan Computers at:

Visit the IGDA at:

For all PR enquiries, contact Zuby Ahmed, Managing Director at

About SmashMouth Games:

SmashMouth Games is an award-winning independent development company focusing on creating casual and innovative videogames for the download market. Since SmashMouth Games was established in 2006, the company has released a Flash Version of its first game, Ongaku, which achieved over 100 000 downloads in its initial two week launch (now nearly 500 000 downloads). Ongaku went on to become a leader in its field, winning the prestigious, "Armor Games Rhythm Action Competition" hosted by the international website Newgrounds - the most visited Flash-Portal on the Internet today. In May 2008, Ongaku was nominated for Game of the Year by Newgrounds. Currently the company is working on three projects, the first of which is Ongaku, for multi-platform release. SmashMouth Games is also a registered Wii Ware developer, Apple iPhone developer, and is part of the Microsoft Empower Program. The company also has successful educational ties with The University of Salford and is also based at Futureworks Manchester School of Media (, both of which are situated in the heart of Manchester. For further information visit:

About Blitz 1UP:

The Blitz 1UP initiative was launched in 2008 as an outlet for small, independent teams to bring their titles – finished and unfinished – to market on XBLA, PSN, PC, WiiWare, iPhone Flash and Mac. The scheme offers tailor-made packages to indie developers including PR, QA and access to its established distribution channels. The initiative provides a wide range of services, from design and production advice through to assistance with finding distribution and publishing partners. 

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