Glu Mobile Announces Lineup of Games for Summer 2009|
SAN MATEO, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Jun 30, 2009 Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq:GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced its lineup of games for summer 2009. These additions to Glu’s portfolio include never-before-seen brands from Glu, as well as a sequel from one of Glu’s best-selling titles. Each game will be available on the J2ME, BREW, Blackberry and Windows Mobile platforms.
“We can’t wait for mobile games fans to get their hands on our summer lineup which features all-new and exciting original IP titles,” said Jill Braff, senior vice president of global publishing, Glu. “All of the games include action-packed fun, with loads of playing time, providing hours of entertainment perfect for summer travel.”
The titles launching in summer 2009 include:
Stranded: Mysteries of Time™ – The award-winning adventure game returns with a new engrossing story full of unexpected twists. As a genetic scientist working on an uncharted island, players are pulled into a time-traveling adventure, unraveling the mystery of a viral outbreak. As the story unfolds, players attempt to fix the future by using DNA gathered from a prehistoric age to create a cure. (Available beginning July 2009)
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99 Ninjas™ – The dark arts of combat have come to mobile phones. Players fight with the fastest ninja and set off on a thrilling quest of vengeance in the funniest action game ever made for mobile! Using amazing ninja abilities and skills, players must face the ultimate opponent, the evil Shan-Pu. Players use weapons including a sword, shuriken, grappling hook and even ninja magic to eliminate enemies to become the last of the 99 ninjas. (Available beginning July 2009)
Vegas Hustler™ – In this game, players live the life of a hustler in Las Vegas, the city where anything can happen. In this intriguing adventure, players will outsmart shady characters, fall in love (or maybe just lust), and become a wealthy high roller...at least that’s the plan. To make it in Sin City, bankroll and reputation are everything, so making big moves in blackjack, roulette, and craps is essential. (Available beginning July 2009)
Firefighters: City Rescue™ –The latest arcade-action game from Glu lets players join American heroes to save Emberville from destruction. Players control their crews via the strategy map then run into the buildings to take on the fires themselves. Throughout the game, players much climb up floors of burning buildings, extinguishing fires while saving people trapped inside. Different buildings present different challenges and the arsonists always stick around to make things difficult. (Available beginning August 2009)
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About Glu Mobile
Glu (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Glyder, Bonsai Blast, Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and Brain Genius, and titles based on major brands from partners including Atari, Activision, Konami, Harrah's, Hasbro, Warner Bros., Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA and Sony. Founded in 2001, Glu is based in San Mateo, Calif. and has offices in London, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland, Russia, China, Brazil, Chile, Canada and Mexico. 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.
Cautions Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements, including statements related to the anticipated launch dates of the Stranded: Mysteries of Time, 99 Ninjas, Vegas Hustler and Firefighters: City Rescue mobile games. These forward-looking statements are subject to material risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Investors should consider important risk factors, which include: the risk that Glu may not launch any or all of the mobile games as scheduled; the risk that any or all of the mobile games may not be accepted by consumers as expected; and other risks detailed under the caption “Risk Factors” in Glu’s most recent report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 11, 2009. Glu is under no obligation, and expressly disclaims any obligation, to update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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