BARNSTORM FLIES HIGH WITH THE LAUNCH OF EVEL KNIEVEL APP
Barnstorm Games today launched its newest iOS App based on the original daredevil hero, Evel Knievel. Barnstorm, publisher of #1 Apps The Chase, Tipping Point and Mensa Brain Test, delivers an action-packed motorcycle game that gives players an opportunity to perform all of the outrageous jumps at the same historic sites where Evel performed the legendary stunts himself! Everyone, from kids to extreme sport and motorcycle fans, can get in on the action now on their iPhone®, iPod® touch, iPad® and iPad mini™. The App will also be available on Android in a few weeks time, with the exact date to be confirmed. Fans can download the App now from the App Store for $1.99/£1.49/€1.99.
The App takes players on a wild ride as Evel jumps rattlesnakes and lions working his way up to 13 London buses and the famed fountain jump in Las Vegas! With 27 challenging jumps in nine historic locations, players will negotiate a series of exciting obstacles including barrels, seesaws and flaming hoops and have fun doing wheelies, flips and loops! Additionally, fans can earn in-game currency from completing jumps to buy loads of fantastic motorcycles and outfits including Evel’s iconic white and blue leathers and the awesome Jet-Powered Stratocycle!
“Evel Knievel remains a hero to so many that remember his fearless exploits, incredible outfits, crazy vehicles and of course the world wide best selling toys. We are delighted to have worked closely with Evel’s son, Kelly Knievel, to produce a game that is inspired by Evel’s skill, flair and charisma. Young fans of motorcycle games should enjoy the fast, dynamic gameplay and will no doubt be amazed at what Evel Knievel attempted, and that he actually piloted a Stratocycle.” stated Simon Jeffrey, CEO of Barnstorm Games.
“This is a terrific action game that will allow Nitro Circus, X-Games and extreme sports enthusiasts to play as the definitive motorcycle hero on mobile for the first time. Kids and fans from the seventies who reveled in the iconic Evel Knievel outfits and motorcycles can relive that experience again, whilst retracing key achievements from Evel’s incredible history.” stated Kelly Knievel.
The Evel Knievel App features intuitive touch screen controls with numerous jumps and stunts. Players can choose from 11 amazing motorcycles and a variety of classic outfits and special helmets. With tons of achievements and goals the addictive gameplay possibilities are endless!
About the App:
Now it’s your chance to step into the shoes of the original daredevil hero with the official Evel Knievel game!
Relive his spectacular career, starting with a humble 250cc Scrambler jumping Rattlesnakes and Lions, working your way up to insane jumps like 13 London Buses and the Las Vegas Casino Fountain on the 750cc Ultimate. Have fun doing wheelies, flips, loops and many other stunts. Negotiate exciting obstacles such as flaming hoops, springboards and cranes.
Earn money from completing jumps to buy loads of fantastic motorcycles and outfits, including Evel’s iconic white and blue leathers and the awesome Jet-Powered Stratocycle!
· Intuitive touch screen controls
· 27 Challenging Jumps in 9 Historic Locations, including:
o Las Vegas (Casino Fountain)
o Chicago (Man Eating Sharks!)
o Ontario (18 Cars and a Van)
o London (13 London Buses)
· 11 Amazing Motorcycles, including:
o 250cc Scrambler
o 650cc Deluxe
o 750cc Ultimate
o The Jet-Powered Stratocycle
· 8 Classic Outfits and 20 Special Helmets to collect
· Achievements and Leaderboards
· Dozens of Goals (Complete goals to Level Up Evel and boost his stats)
· Bronze, Silver and Gold Trophies to earn on each Jump
“A man can fall many times in life, but he’s never a failure if he tries to get up!” – Evel Knievel