Glu Mobile Inc., a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced the launch of the latest installment in the award winning skateboarding video game franchise Tony Hawk with Tony Hawk: VERT for mobile phones. Tony Hawk: VERT was developed and published through Gluâ€™s exclusive worldwide partnership with Activision Publishing, Inc. Published for the first time in 1999 and with ten games in the series to date, Tony Hawk is the best-selling skateboarding video game franchise to date.
â€œWe are excited to bring mobile gamers a new and exciting Tony Hawk title that includes an innovative point-of-view that literally drops players into the half-pipe of skateboarding action,â€ said Alex Galvagni, CTO and SVP Global Product Development, Glu. â€œThe new tricks, variety of gameplay and bonus mini games will keep players doing grinds and kickflips for hours.â€
â€¢ Innovative point-of-view â€“ Take in a new perspective with the half-pipe viewpoint that drops the player â€œinto the gameâ€ with its 3D visual style
â€¢ Amazing tricks â€“ Skate like a pro and score big points by pulling off sick tricks including Tony’s 900, Japan Air, Air Walk, Rocket Air and other killer maneuvers
â€¢ Gameplay variety â€“ Flip through three different locations and 12 challenges including skate and score against the clock, achieve extreme skater tasks, copy cat, attain special skill awards, and much more
â€¢ Bonus mini games â€“ Change things up by taking trick requests from the crowd, becoming an action skate photographer, and more
Tony Hawk: VERT is now available on all major carriers worldwide. For more information, go to www.glu.com. For live updates, follow Glu Mobile on Twitter at www.twitter.com/glumobile or become a fan on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/glumobile.