Cincinnati, OH – Feb. 22, 2010 – Zoo Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ CM: ZOOG), a leading developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software, today announced that Pirate Blast, a new shooter adventure game, is now available for the Nintendo Wii™ at retail outlets nationwide.
In Pirate Blast, players are tasked to defeat Captain Greasebeard and the evil robotic Henchbots determined to take over Vile Isle. The game features eight challenging levels based in various entertaining scenes, including a village, jungle, pirate cove and pirate ships. Swashbuckling gamers must fight against eight different villains as they work their way towards a final battle against Greasebeard himself. Along the way, players can discover bonus rooms and collect stolen booty, such as health kits and special keys to replenish health, to aid them in their quest.
In addition to the standalone title, Pirate Blast will be available bundled with an innovative blaster peripheral that when paired with a Wii remote, provides a challenging shooting adventure. The special edition blaster bundle brings added excitement to battles against Greasebeard and his Henchbots as players target their enemies with rapid-fire precision.
Pirate Blast is rated E for Everyone for a MSRP of $19.99, and is now available for the Nintendo Wii at retail outlets nationwide. The special edition Pirate Blast bundle with blaster peripheral is scheduled for release in March 2011 for a MSRP of $29.99. For press assets, visit: http://bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=1129.
About Zoo Entertainment
Zoo Entertainment (NASDAQ: ZOOG) is a developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software targeted to family-oriented mass-market consumers. With a strong network of leading national mass market retailers, its casual and value-focused titles span categories including sports, family, racing, game show, strategy, action-adventure, and more. Zoo Entertainment software is developed for all major consoles, handheld gaming devices, PCs, and mobile devices as well online and download game services.
Zoo’s innovative content creation site, indiePub (www.indiepubgames.com), was designed to capitalize on opportunities in the emerging and high growth digital entertainment space. The site fosters the independent gaming community by playing host to independent game developers and players and providing developers with the resources they need to collaborate and create great games. A destination site for gaming enthusiasts and consumers, indiePub Games takes an active role in helping independent developers create innovative entertainment software.