Press Release from Boondock Saints, LLC
LOS ANGELES, CA – Boondock Saints, LLC in conjunction with Split.A.Nickel and Binary Hammer, LLC, announced today the launch of the Boondock Saints Mobile Game for the iPhone, iPod Touch and the iPad, now available through the Apple App Store.
Bringing the same explosive action and attitude that fueled the iconic, cult-classic movie, players will unleash the deadly skills of the brothers MacManus in this unique top-down shooter game, experiencing an exclusive Boondock Saints story created just for this game. Play as Connor or Murphy with special appearances from familiar faces from the movies while on a righteous mission of revenge. A wide range of weapons are at your disposal, including Molotov cocktails and stun grenades to take out determined foes. As you progress through the game, tattoos are placed on the brothers to mark completed missions. On the walls of the tattoo parlor are links to Facebook, Twitter and Open Feint where players can track achievements and communicate with friends. In addition, scenes from the films will be available on the iPad.
“We wanted to make a game that we knew would satisfy the fans and remain true to the spirit of the franchise,” said Troy Duffy, writer and director, The Boondock Saints. “The Apple platform is the perfect way for us to extend the brand and reach millions of people on their phones and now the iPad,” added Chris Brinker, producer, Boondock Saints.
“The old-school mechanics of classic top-down shooters, the attitude and non-stop mayhem of the movies are well-suited to this particular platform and is what we strove to capture” said Kirk Scott, executive producer, Split.A.Nickel. “Bob Koon and his team at Binary Hammer nailed a unique aesthetic, and as a huge fan of the franchise Bob went the extra mile to make this game fit into the world Troy created. Fans should love it, but if you just dig this type of game you are in for a treat too,” added Terrence Myers, executive producer, Split.A.Nickel.
The Boondock Saints Mobile Game is available in the Apple App Store for a limited time launch price of $1.99 through Nov. 1st in celebration of All Saints Day. Thereafter, price will be $2.99. To download the game visit http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/boondock-saints-mobile-game/id396773014?m... game App complements the newly released Boondock Saints Official Soundboard featuring the greatest one-liners from the films. (Currently available for the iPhone platform.)
About Boondock Saints, LLCBoondock Saints, LLC is the official marketing, promotion and communication arm for all things “Boondock.” The company creates and produces special events for the growing community of Boondock Saints fans worldwide, manages media inquiries and requests for personal appearances and operates two websites: www.boondocksaints.com and www.boondockstore.com to provide the public with a dynamic interactive forum for discussion and user-generated content along with instant access to updated information about the films (The Boondock Saints and The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day,) related music, merchandise and a variety of other creative developments in progress. Follow the Boondock Saints on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/boondocksaintsfans
About Split.A.NickelSplit.A.Nickel is more than just an idea forged by friends on a flag football field years ago. Together they share a love of all things gaming and the burning desire to be purveyors of the finest interactive entertainment in the world. They like fast cars, cheap whiskey and remember when MTV still played music videos. To tap into the brain-trust, send an email to Splitanickel@gmail.com.
About Binary HammerBinary Hammer LLC is a creative, independent video game development company creating games for handheld and wireless devices. Their focus is creating high quality games, tools and technology while providing unparalleled product satisfaction to clients. The company has created top-rated apps such as Sonic The Hedgehog™, Pudge and Polyhedra. All marks are the property of their respective holders. More information about Binary Hammer can be found at http://www.BinaryHammer.com.