December 4, 2009 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Cupertino, California - Broken Thumbs Apps, a family-owned mobile device developer and publisher, today announced the release of Santa's Run 1.1, a fun, casual holiday game for the iPhone and iPod Touch. This update to the company's most popular game adds a Christmas countdown, multiple gameplay enhancements and a bug fix for users with iPhone OS 2.2.1, which enhances the exciting and festive nature of Santa's Run.
To date, Santa's Run has received numerous praise from reviewers, including App Craver, which wrote, "Santa's Run is all about spreading holiday cheer," and the Daily App Show, which stated that Santa's Run is a "very cool game, lots of fun, just in time for Christmas."
In Santa's Run, players help Santa deliver presents to houses across the globe. Easy to learn, but difficult to master, Santa's Run features dual game modes (Around the World and Endless Delivery), a variety of locations around the world, an innovative strength meter, wind physics, original holiday music and colorful artwork. Santa's Run is also Open Feint enabled, which allows users to track multiple achievements, compare scores worldwide and connect with their friends.
"Santa's Run is a fun and festive way for iPhone and iPod Touch users to get into the holiday spirit," said Justin Maples, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Broken Thumbs Apps. "When a player successfully delivers a present to a house, they get a wonderful feeling that's perfect for this time of year. And, with Santa's Run 1.1, the new Christmas countdown adds a special bonus to brighten the day."
* iPhone or iPod Touch running iPhone OS 2.2.1 and later
Pricing And Availability:
Santa's Run 1.1 is available worldwide exclusively on the Apple App Store, for $0.99 USD to new customers and as a free upgrade for existing users. Review copies are available upon request.
Founded in 2009, Broken Thumbs Apps is a small, family-owned mobile device application developer and publisher based out of Cupertino, California, just down the street from Apple's headquarters. Just as numerous successful startups started in a garage in Silicon Valley, BTA is starting out with humble beginnings and big dreams as well. The team consists of four people: a brother and sister, their dad and a childhood friend, each of whom brings diverse work experiences to the company. Copyright (C) 2009 Broken Thumbs Apps. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.