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Tapper World Tour

Reinterpretation of the 80s classic includes guitar-playing sharks and dancing lobsters.

Features Lush Artwork and Animation from Legends Don Bluth and Gary Goldman

(“An American Tail” / “Dragon’s Lair”)

Warner Bros. Digital Distribution (WBDD) today announced the eighties arcade classic “Tapper” has been re-born with all new libations and gameplay optimized for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.  Now available on the App Store, “Tapper World Tour” takes players around the world to exotic locales where they serve and clear away drinks to the most demanding customers as quickly as possible.  It’s serve or be served!

Developed by Square One Studios, “Tapper World Tour” expands on the original arcade game by introducing 11 customized locations including Cancun, Nashville and Rio De Janeiro, each with a uniquely themed bar design, off-the-wall characters and increasingly challenging gameplay.  A variety of mechanics such as the ability to swap drinks, distract customers and earn power-ups make “Tapper World Tour” easy to play, yet hard to master.

Legendary animators Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, best known for their animated films “An American Tail," "The Secret of NIMH," and "The Land Before Time" and the classic arcade game “Dragon’s Lair,” oversaw development of the characters and location art for “Tapper World Tour.”  “We really wanted to make people laugh and have fun while playing Tapper,” said Don Bluth.  “Gary, Square One and I, along with the WBDD production group, worked hard at making sure each and every location offered up a unique and entertaining experience; from guitar-playing sharks and laser-toting aliens with their government pals to dancing lobsters.  We're pleased with how things turned out and only hope that everyone has as much fun playing the game as we had developing it."

The game also has the option to choose between playing the game in traditional “tap” mode, or use “D-Pad” style gameplay to have an arcade feel.  “Tapper World Tour” features over 100 levels, new mini-games and the ability to earn achievements and leaderboard rankings through Apple’s Game Centre.

“Tapper World Tour” is now available for the iPhone and iPod touch through the App store for 59p and for the iPad for £1.19 ( www.itunes.com/appstore).  

Additional information and screenshots are available at www.facebook.com/TapperWorldTour.

About Warner Bros. Digital Distribution

Warner Bros. Digital Distribution (WBDD) oversees the electronic distribution of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group’s content through Video-On-Demand, Pay-Per-View, Electronic Sell-Through and Subscription Video-On-Demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels.   WBDD also distributes content through third party digital retailers and licensees.  A worldwide industry leader since its inception, WBDD also manages the Studio’s E-commerce sites that include WBShop.com and WarnerArchive.com.  Twitter: @WBDigitalDist

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