SAN MATEO, Calif.–(Business Wire)–
Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq:GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today
announced the availability of Glyder 2 for iPad on the App Store. Taking full
advantage of the larger screen, players use their device to navigate Eryn on her
biggest adventure yet.
The critically acclaimed Glyder franchise has become a worldwide hit. Glyder,
which launched in April 2009, established itself as one of the industry`s best
games of that year, earning critical acclaim from Pocket Gamer as well as being
named Slide to Play`s Game of the Month. Later that year, Glyder 2 was released
earning the coveted Platinum Award from Pocket Gamer, who also named Glyder 2 as
one of the Top 10 best iPhone games of 2009.
“Glu is thrilled to have an app available for the launch of iPad. The innovative
iPad has allowed us to be creative and build upon the Glyder franchise,” said
Alex Galvagni, CTO & SVP Global Product Development, Glu. “Glyder 2 for iPad
brings an array of new features and graphics offering players a fresh challenge
while maintaining the relaxing game play that contributed to the enormous
success of the original game.”
* Significantly Enhanced Graphics – players can see the worlds come to life as
they fly around a newly detailed environment featuring hi-resolution textures.
* Multiple Controls – in addition to the tilt control, gamers can now opt to
control Eryn with the tap of their finger. Simply touch anywhere on the iPad
screen to activate, then drag a finger around to steer Eryn on her path. Players
can switch between these two control schemes at anytime during gameplay.
* Improved Navigation Between Worlds – without interrupting the game, players
can tap the map button to display a semi-transparent map on the screen. The map
indicates Eryn’s position while providing players with a point of reference for
where they are currently located. Utilizing the larger screen size helps players
find new worlds.
* 3D World Viewer-interactive 3D models of each world displays the location of
various points of interest, as well as tracks the progress of current crystal
* Facebook Connectivitywith iPhone/iPod touch – gamers are able to log into
Facebook to upload their status for “friend points” which are earned by
collecting crystals, completing goals and by having Facebook friends who are
Glyder 2 gamers on iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Sharing “friend points” grows
towers which unlocks new wings, outfits and achievements.
Glyder 2 for iPad is now available for $4.99 on the App Store on iPad or at
About Glu Mobile
Glu (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global publisher of mobile games for feature
phones and smartphones. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original
titles Beat It!, 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 Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, England, France,
Germany, Italy, 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. For live updates, please follow Glu via
Twitter at www.twitter.com/glumobile or become a Glu fan at
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