Chimpact coming to DS in 2013

16 October 2012
505 GAMES BRINGS IOS HIT CHIMPACT TO NINTENDO DS!
Milton Keynes, UK — International publisher of video games, 505 Games is proud to announce it will be bringing the one-touch iOS hit Chimpact to Nintendo DS™ system.
Chimpact has been developed by Yippee! Entertainment Ltd and was originally published on Apple’s iPhone and iPad (iOS) by Chillingo received in August 2012. It immediately received widespread plaudits from the critics and was received with similar verve by consumers worldwide who have to date given the title a top tier 4.5 star rating.

“Chimpact is definitely a must buy…” — Capsule Computers

Chimpact has reached the Top 10 in family/arcade game categories on the Apple App Store in numerous countries, from the UK to China, demonstrating its global appeal. Following its success on other platforms, 505 Games is excited to bring the fun to Nintendo DS owners across Europe.

“Yippee! have created a genuinely addictive game perfectly fashioned for the time-pressured touch-screen generation.” said Tim Woodley, Head of Global Brand for 505 Games. “From a gameplay trend point of view, Chimpact is perfect for the gaming times we live in, and, on Nintendo DS, will enjoy a whole new demographic”.

Mike Delves, CEO Yippee! Entertainment added “505 Games have proven themselves masters of bringing casual, family entertainment to the handheld and home console systems. They are perfect partners to help us build the Chimpactstory.”

This week, Yippee! Entertainment announced a worldwide licensing deal with Studio Liddell to bring Chimpact to the broadcast arena, further increasing its global footprint.

Developed by Yippee! Entertainment, Chimpact will be released on Nintendo DS early 2013.

www.chimpact.com

About 505 Games Ltd.
505 Games are a global publisher of video games who publish games for all ages across multiple platforms including, Microsoft Xbox 360Ô, Sony PlayStationÒ 2, PlayStationÒ 3, PSP, WiiÔ and Nintendo DS™, as well as PC and online titles.  Established in 2006, 505 Games have established offices in key territories around the world to publish and distribute its library of successful titles such as ArmA II, IL2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey, the Cooking Mama World series, Naughty Bear, Backbreaker, Zumba Fitness and Sniper Elite V2.  The headquarters of 505 Games is based in Milton Keynes – UK and further offices are located in Lyon (France), Munich (Germany), Milan (Italy), Madrid (Spain) and Los Angeles (U.S.A). A further network of key distribution partners based in Nordic territories and Australia enable global distribution of 505’s titles.  To see the latest releases, news and more about 505 Games go to: www.505games.com

About Yippee! Entertainment
Yippee! Entertainment Ltd. is an independent digital-entertainment company developing games and apps across all major platforms including social networks, smartphones, tablets and IPTV content.

For more information about Yippee please visit http://www.yippee-entertainment.com

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Jeremy’s love of gaming, especially Nintendo started in the late 80’s when his parents bought him and his older brother an NES. Many hours were spent playing Mario and Duck Hunt. Eventually Jeremy graduated to bigger and better games and systems, like the SNES, GC, Wii, 3DS, and finally to the Wii U. Ask him what the defining moment of his childhood gaming was and he’ll answer, “the day I beat Zelda 2.” To this day that game holds a special place in his heart. His favorite types of games are platformers.

Jeremy started blogging for NintendoFuse in October 2010. He started off as a lurker on the forums who won a free copy of And Yet It Moves on WiiWare. From there he realized he liked the forums and the site and wanted to remain a part of it. He was brought on board shortly thereafter and has helped post news and reviews for the past couple of years. Currently Jeremy has taken a step back to focus on family and school. He assists in minor back-end site maintenance from time to time.

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