E32013: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announces Man of Steel Game for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Tablets
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announces the Man of Steel game for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, as well as tablets, will be available beginning 14th June, 2013 on the App Store. Inspired by the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures feature film “Man of Steel” and developed by Phosphor Games Studio, Man of Steel is a 3D-fighting game that lets players combat General Zod and his invading Kryptonian forces on both ground and air in a fast-paced mobile adventure.Man of Steel provides players with two diverse game modes. Featuring custom, console-quality cinematic sequences, Story Mode transports players directly to Smallville, the Kent Farm and other familiar settings to battle General Zod and save Earth from its destruction. In Survival Mode, fans see how long they can last against a progressively more difficult swarm of Zod’s forces. Players can share their scores with friends to see who the ultimate Man of Steel is, as well as upgrade their skills and unlock new suits by winning battles and earning experience points along the way.
“The Man of Steel game allows Superman fans to extend the movie experience and game on-the-go with their favorite characters from the ‘Man of Steel’ film,” said Greg Ballard, Senior Vice President, Mobile, Social and Emerging Platforms, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Phosphor Games delivered an addictive brawler that lets players feel the power of being a Super Hero.”
The Man of Steel App is available for £1.99 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.AppStore.com. An HD version is available for £2.99 on iPad.
This summer, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures present “Man of Steel,” starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, under the direction of Zack Snyder. A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind. The film and mobile app will both be released concurrently on 14th June, 2013.
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About the “Man of Steel” feature film
Directed by Zack Snyder, “Man of Steel” stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni, and Russell Crowe. The film was written by David S. Goyer from a story by Goyer & Christopher Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC Entertainment. It was produced by Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas and Deborah Snyder. Thomas Tull, Lloyd Phillips and Jon Peters served as executive producers. Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy Production, a Zack Snyder Film, “Man of Steel.” The film will be released in 2D and 3D in select theaters and IMAX®, and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. The film has been rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language. www.manofsteel.com
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
About Phosphor Games Studio
Based in Chicago, Phosphor Games Studio is a premier development studio comprised of experienced video game designers with a track record of producing financially successful and critically acclaimed titles across a variety of genres – from hardcore first-person shooters and MMOs to sports and casual games. The studio has received back-to-back Mobile Game of the Year nominations from the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences for Horn (2012) and The Dark Meadow (2011). More information can be found online at www.phosphorgames.com, on Facebook or via Twitter @phosphorgames.
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