FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
San Mateo, Calif. – November 17, 2009 – Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced the launch of the latest installment in the award winning skateboarding video game franchise Tony Hawk® with Tony Hawk: VERT for mobile phones. Tony Hawk: VERT was developed and published through Glu’s exclusive worldwide partnership with Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI). Published for the first time in 1999 and with ten games in the series to date, Tony Hawk is the best-selling skateboarding video game franchise to date.
“We are excited to bring mobile gamers a new and exciting Tony Hawk title that includes an innovative point-of-view that literally drops players into the half-pipe of skateboarding action,” said Alex Galvagni, CTO and SVP Global Product Development, Glu. “The new tricks, variety of gameplay and bonus mini games will keep players doing grinds and kickflips for hours.”
• Innovative point-of-view – Take in a new perspective with the half-pipe viewpoint that drops the player “into the game” with its 3D visual style
• Amazing tricks – Skate like a pro and score big points by pulling off sick tricks including Tony's 900, Japan Air, Air Walk, Rocket Air and other killer maneuvers
• Gameplay variety – Flip through three different locations and 12 challenges including skate and score against the clock, achieve extreme skater tasks, copy cat, attain special skill awards, and much more
• Bonus mini games – Change things up by taking trick requests from the crowd, becoming an action skate photographer, and more
Tony Hawk: VERT is now available on all major carriers worldwide. For more information, go to www.glu.com. For live updates, follow Glu Mobile on Twitter at www.twitter.com/glumobile or become a fan on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/glumobile.
About Glu Mobile
Glu (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Bonsai Blast, Brain Genius, Glyder, Stranded, Super K.O. Boxing! and titles based on major brands from partners including Activision, Atari, Fox Mobile Entertainment, Harrah's, Hasbro, Konami, Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA, Sony and Warner Bros. Founded in 2001, Glu is based in San Mateo, Calif. and has offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Russia and Spain. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com.
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, Russia, Japan, South Korea, China and the region of Taiwan. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activision.com.
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