Posted on July 24, 2013 AT 11:21am
Hungry Moose Games, a new Edmonton-based studio established by a small team of veterans from BioWare, today announced the launch of their first mobile game, 9 Lives: Casey and Sphynx. A new and original game that blends puzzle solving with platform-like play and original story telling, 9 Lives is optimized for use with the Green Throttle Atlas Controller, bringing an immersive mobile and big-screen experience to Android gamers everywhere. The game allows 1-2 people to play at any given point, letting friends navigate the misfit duo through a maze of action-packed puzzles where death is sometimes the only way to progress! 9 Lives: Casey and Sphynx is available now in the Green Throttle Arena for $2.99, as well as through Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.
- Green Throttle Arena: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.greenthrottle.arena
- Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.greenthrottle.NineLives
- Amazon Appstore: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DWQLKMQ
9 Lives: Casey and Sphynx follows the story of Casey, a bumbling museum security guard, and Sphynx, a sassy temple cat guardian. Casey inadvertently falls under the curse of the ancient Egyptian cat goddess Bastet after he breaks a golden museum idol which Sphynx was tasked to protect. Sphynx loses her nine feline lives to Casey, which he uses to progress through hazardous traps and obstacles with Sphynx helping him along the way. The duo must work together to solve mysterious puzzles, find the broken idol pieces throughout the museum, and restore the relic of Bastet before their nine lives run out and Casey is turned into a cat forever.
Key Features of 9 Lives: Casey and the Sphynx include:
- Big Screen Play - Use the Green Throttle Arena to connect your Android device to your HDTV, providing a console-like experience through your mobile phone or tablet when paired with the Atlas controller
- Unique Puzzle Mechanics - Old-school gaming puzzles receive a new and unique twist, providing a challenge for even the most hardcore puzzle pros
- Immersive Storytelling - Taking a page from the team’s experience telling emotional stories at BioWare, 9 Lives: Casey and Sphynx offers players an immersive adventure with lighthearted, unforgettable characters.
- Co-op Mode - Play with friends as you independently control Casey and Sphynx, working together or even griefing one another
- Controller Optimization - 9 Lives has been optimized for use with the Green Throttle Atlas Controller, giving players the best gameplay possible
- Multiple Museum Levels - Progress with Casey and Sphynx over four unique levels, starting in the local museum and progressing down into the underground sewers
- Upgradeable Characters - Collect Jewels to upgrade Casey and Sphynx’s abilities, like crowbars and flares for Casey to access new areas or giving Sphynx the ability to cling to ceilings and walls
For the best possible 9 Lives gaming experience, fans can purchase the Green Throttle Atlas controller from store.greenthrottle.com or on Amazon.com and enjoy mobile-to-TV multiplayer action using the Android device that they already own. Compatible devices include the Kindle Fire HD and many of the latest Android smartphones and tablets on the market today.
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