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Mobile Gamers: Welcome to Rapture

February 12, 2008

Mobile Gamers: Welcome to Rapture

IG Fun & Indiagames To Bring The Award Winning "BioShock" To Mobile

IG Fun LLC, the international publishing arm of Indiagames Ltd, India’s benchmark online and mobile games company; today announced it will bring BioShock, one of the most awarded PC & Console games in the history of gaming, on the mobile platform. IG Fun secured the global rights to develop and publish BioShock for the mobile platform from 2K Games.

BioShock is a first-person shooter game with role playing game customization elements. It is the 2nd highest rated Xbox 360 game and the 3rd highest rated PC game till date. Since its launch, BioShock has been well accepted by gamers and critics all over the world. The game received overwhelmingly positive press reviews, particularly for its “morality-based" storyline, immersive environment and Ayn Rand-inspired dystopian setting. At E3 2006, BioShock was given "Game of the Show” award. It was adjudged as the “Best Xbox 360 Game” during Leipzig Game Convention 2007. BAFTA 2007 conferred BioShock the “Best Game Award”.

Sean Malatesta, CEO, IG Fun said, “We’re trying to do great things and BioShock on mobile promises to offer a whole new gaming experience and unmatched excitement amongst mobile gamers the world over. BioShock is a special game in its genre; it brings an element of conflicting morals which has an impact on the storyline, and, among other things, on the difficulty of the game itself.”

Speaking on the occasion, Vishal Gondal, Founder & CEO, Indiagames Ltd. added, “Bio-shock on mobile will herald the next level in mobile game development and gameplay experience. The PC and console version of the game has already been a huge hit and we are confident of replicating the success on the mobile platform too.”

BioShock places the player in the role of a plane crash survivor named Jack, who must explore the underwater Objectivist-dystopian city of Rapture, and survive attacks, by the mutated beings and mechanical drones that populate it. The gamer will have to make meaningful choices and mature decisions, ultimately culminating in the grand question: do you exploit the innocent survivors of Rapture or save them?

This "genetically enhanced" first-person shooter lets the gamer do things never before possible in the genre: turn everything into a weapon, biologically mod body with plasmids, hack devices and systems, upgrade weapons and craft new ammo variants, and experiment with different battle techniques in.

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