SAN FRANCISCO, BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and SAN MATEO, CA — From CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2008 in San Francisco, Verizon Wireless, builder and operator of the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, and Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced “The Dark Knight,” “Get Cookin’” and “CrossPix” are the latest Glu games available to Verizon Wireless customers.
In “The Dark Knight,” the only game available on any platform based on Warner Bros. Pictures’ blockbuster film and DC Comics’ world renowned characters, a reign of chaos has swept over Gotham City, organized by a criminal mastermind known to terrified citizens only as the Joker. Players must fight crime using Batman’s dynamic combat moves and special gadgets and use stealth to evoke fear in the hearts of enemies. Batman must use every weapon in his arsenal in order to confront his most devious enemy yet.
“Get Cookin’” and “CrossPix”are two original titles from Glu Mobile Inc. “Get Cookin’” challenges players to create delicious cuisine by perfecting a wide variety of cooking methods, ingredients, seasonings and recipes, while “CrossPix” offers Sudoku fans a brand new way to test their deduction skills with dozens of logic puzzles which, when solved, reveal pictures and graphics of a variety of familiar themes.
Verizon Wireless customers can purchase and download “The Dark Knight” in the TV/Movie/Music Games category, “Get Cookin’” in the Strategy Games category and “CrossPix” in the Puzzle Games category in the Games shopping aisle in the Get It Now® or Media Center virtual store on a number of popular phones from Verizon Wireless. “The Dark Knight” is available for $3.49 monthly subscription or $8.99 unlimited use purchase. “Get Cookin’” and “CrossPix” are available for $3.49 monthly subscription or $7.99 unlimited use purchase. Application purchase prices and subscription fees may vary; unless customers have unlimited data features, airtime or megabyte charges may also apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications.
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About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 68.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 70,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
Glu (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and Brain Genius, and titles based on major brands from partners including Atari, Activision, Konami, Harrah's, Hasbro, Warner Bros., Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA and Sony. Founded in 2001, Glu is based in San Mateo, Calif. and has offices in London, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Poland, Russia, China, Brazil, Chile, Canada and San Clemente, Calif. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com.
About DC Comics
DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com.
BATMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics. GLU MOBILE, GLU, SUPER K.O. BOXING!, STRANDED, BRAIN GENIUS, GET COOKIN’, CROSSPIX and the 'g' character logo are trademarks of Glu Mobile Inc.