February 29, 2008
Wrestling Coming to Mobile
Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling and
Longtail Studios Announce Development of TNA Wrestling Mobile video game
TNA Wrestling and Longtail Studios today
announced the development of “TNA Wrestling,” a new game for mobile phones. TNA
Wrestling for mobile is the first mobile wrestling game to truly immerse the
player in both the wrestling and storytelling aspects of professional wrestling.
The TNA mobile game will allow fans to step into
the world of TNA as an up-and-coming superstar. Fans will be able to go
head-to-head with their favorite TNA superstars both in and out of the ring.
“Wrestling is about so much more than what
happens inside the ring” said Jason Altman, Head of Production, Longtail
Studios, “With the TNA mobile game fans will get to experience and control the
action both in and out of the ring.”
“TNA is consistently searching out new media
platforms to better serve our fans worldwide, and mobile gaming will put our
brand at the cutting edge of gaming,” TNA President Dixie Carter said.
Features of “TNA Wrestling” for mobile phones
- Master strategy and turn-based wrestling
- Strategy gameplay – Decisions and alliances
you make outside the ring affect what happens inside the ring
- Customizable characters fans can create,
including looks and persona
- Accumulate points to learn new moves and
- Special matches such as tag team gauntlet and
iron man formats
- Unlockable “unlimited wrestling mode”
- TNA superstars such as Kurt Angle, A.J.
Styles, Christian Cage, Samoa Joe, Sting, The Latin American Xchange and more!
The “TNA Wrestling” mobile game is slated for a
Spring 2008 launch, published by Advanced Mobile Applications. For more details
on the release date and specifics per mobile service providers, visit
TNA Wrestling delivers a distinct brand of
high-risk, athletic entertainment featuring the biggest names in the business,
including Kurt Angle, Booker T and Christian Cage, as well as the hottest young
stars today – “The Phenomenal” A.J. Styles, Samoa Joe and the Motor City
Machineguns. TNA features the innovative six-sided ring and the high-flying “X
Division,” as well as concept matches such as “Ultimate X,” “King of the
Mountain,” and “Six Sides of Steel.”
TNA Entertainment, LLC is a privately held
company headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit
“TNA iMPACT!” airs every Thursday at 9 p.m. ET/PT
on Spike TV. Spike TV is available in over 96 million homes and is a division of
Viacom International Inc.