Fruit Ninja Bursts through the Screen to Store Shelves
- By: CM Boots-Faubert
- Posted 14th Jun 2012
Halfbrick, the leading Australian game development studio behind the chart-topping iOS games Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, today announced that it has partnered with several leading international consumer product companies to bring Fruit Ninja licensed products to fans worldwide.
Normally this would not qualify as gaming news, but considering that gamers all over the world love to wear, eat, and display game-related stuff, we figured it qualified as news... You know... Considering the Pac-Man plushy hanging from the mirror in the bosses car...
The Fruit Ninja international licensee partners and products includes:
-- Play by Play Toys & Novelties: Amusement plush and novelty toys
-- Poetic Gem: Augmented reality apparel
-- Shenzhen Vicky Technology & Trade Co.: Mouse pads, hard disks, LED/USB desk lamps, wallets, coffee mugs and more
-- Letao: Shoes
-- Nokia: Cases, covers, charms and wire collectors
"Since Fruit Ninja is already an international phenomenon, we thought it was crucial to expand the brand's reach and engage our fruit-slicing fanatics around the world," says Shainiel Deo, Halfbrick's CEO. "We have handpicked some of the best consumer product companies in the international marketplace and look forward to unveiling our line-up to old and new fans."
Fruit Ninja is available for download through the iTunes App Store for $0.99. Fruit Ninja HD for iPad is available for $2.99. The game is also available for $1.22 on the Android Market. To download Fruit Ninja directly via the iTunes page, visit: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fruit-ninja/id362949845?mt=8
For more information about Halfbrick, visit: http://halfbrick.com and for more details on Fruit Ninja, check out the Fruit Ninja Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/fruitninja