505 Games brings iOS hit Chimpact to Nintendo DS
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 Chimpact story.”
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.