Combat Winter Doldrums with Light-Hearted Mobile Platformer
LONDON - January 25, 2010
Zattikka, the leading online and mobile game company, today announced that they have found a solution to Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year. Blue Monday is known as the most depressing day of the year because it falls near the middle of Winter, in the distant memory of Christmas, at a time when most of us have failed at our New Year’s resolutions. The solution to those blues is Pink Monday, the day that marks the arrival of Balloon Headed Boy, now free forever, on the iPhone.
Float away with Balloon Headed Boy, the touch-controlled action platform game featuring the adorable pink boy with an inflatable head. Use your finger to guide this little pink-headed fellow through over 34 levels of obstacles, enemies and secret areas. Collect gas from flowers and balloons to keep your head full of air so you can float over enemies and gaps to reach the end of the level.
See what the critics have to say about Balloon Headed Boy:
“Balloon Headed Boy is fun. A lot of fun.…reminds you of simpler times when all it took to have fun was a bizarro concept, day-glo graphics, and addictive game play.”
-- IGN Wireless
“A cute, cleverly designed platformer that delivers more fun than a balloon animal sculptor at a kiddies' party.”
-- Pocket Gamer
“Overall, Balloon Headed Boy is a really cute and enjoyable action game.”
For more information, please visit: http://www.balloonheadedboy.com
To download the full version of Balloon Headed Boy for free please visit the iTunes App Store: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/balloon-headed-boy-free/id346817195?mt=8
With 140 million gameplays of its flash game releases, Gimme5games publishes and distributes browser based game titles through its portal www.gimme5games.com as well as releasing smartphone adaptations of selected titles. Popular and well-known games released under the Gimme5games label include: the Phantom Mansion series, Balloon Headed Boy, Rat Shot, Cannon Bods, Loved Up, Finger Frenzy and, the irreverent, Butt Scan.
Zattikka Ltd was founded in 2009 by Tim Chaney and Mark Opzoomer with a focus on leading online gaming platforms and distribution, fostering online and mobile gaming talent and creating original IP. In September 2009, Zattikka acquired leading flash gaming website Gimme5games. For more information, please visit www.zattikka.com.
Zattikka Ltd, 85 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 4TQ. tel (+44) 2072683628.
Kate Pietrelli, TriplePoint on behalf of Zattikka