Barnstorm announces the launch of its hit Evel Knievel App on Android

The ultimate daredevil makes his debut on the Google Play and Amazon App Stores

London, 6th November 2015:

Barnstorm Games today announced that the launch of the Android version of its App based on the original daredevil hero, Evel Knievel.  The launch by Barnstorm, publisher of #1 Apps The Chase, Tipping Point and Mensa Brain Test, follows the successful launch of the Evel Knievel iOS App two weeks ago, which has already become the #1 Racing Game on iPad in 43 countries and #1 in 28 on iPhone.  The game gives players the opportunity to perform all of the outrageous jumps and stunts at the same historic sites where Evel himself performed them!  Everyone, from kids to extreme sport and motorcycle fans, can now get in on the action on their iPhone, iPod® touch, iPad® iPad mini™, Apple TV®, and now Android mobile and tablet devices. Android users can now buy the #1 hit Racing Game from Google Play and the Amazon Appstore for  $1.99/£1.49/€1.99.

The App takes players on a wild ride as Evel jumps rattlesnakes and lions working his way up to 13 London buses and the famed fountain jump in Las Vegas!  Players will need to hold their nerve to negotiate a series of exciting obstacles including barrels, seesaws and flaming hoops, before tackling 27 challenging jumps in nine historic locations.  Additionally, fans can earn in-game currency from completing jumps to buy loads of fantastic motorcycles and outfits, including Evel’s iconic white and blue leathers and the awesome Jet-Powered Stratocycle!  Now gamers can have fun performing wheelies, flips and loops on iOS, via their Apple TV, or on Android.

 “Evel Knievel remains a hero to so many that remember his fearless exploits, incredible outfits, crazy vehicles and of course the world wide best selling toys.  We are delighted to have worked closely with Evel’s son, Kelly Knievel, to produce a game that is inspired by Evel’s skill, flair and charisma.  Young fans of motorcycle games should enjoy the fast, dynamic gameplay and will no doubt be amazed at what Evel Knievel attempted, and that he actually piloted a Stratocycle.”

stated Simon Jeffrey, CEO of Barnstorm Games.

“This is a terrific action game that will allow Nitro Circus, X-Games and extreme sports enthusiasts to play as the definitive motorcycle hero on the leading mobile platforms and Apple TV for the first time.  Kids and fans from the seventies who reveled in the iconic Evel Knievel outfits and motorcycles can relive that experience again, while retracing key achievements from Evel’s incredible history.”

stated Kelly Knievel.

The Evel Knievel App features intuitive touch screen controls with numerous jumps and stunts. Players can choose from 11 amazing motorcycles and a variety of classic outfits and special helmets.  With tons of achievements and goals the addictive gameplay possibilities are endless!

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Notes to Editors

About the App:

Now it’s your chance to step into the shoes of the original daredevil hero with the official Evel Knievel game!

Relive his spectacular career, starting with a humble 250cc Scrambler jumping Rattlesnakes and Lions, working your way up to insane jumps like 13 London Buses and the Las Vegas Casino Fountain on the 750cc Ultimate.  Have fun doing wheelies, flips, loops and many other stunts. Negotiate exciting obstacles such as flaming hoops, springboards and cranes.

Earn money from completing jumps to buy loads of fantastic motorcycles and outfits, including Evel’s iconic white and blue leathers and the awesome Jet-Powered Stratocycle!

Features:

  • Intuitive touch screen controls
  • 27 Challenging Jumps in 9 Historic Locations, including:
    • Las Vegas (Casino Fountain)
    • Chicago (Man Eating Sharks!)
    • Ontario (18 Cars and a Van)
    • London (13 London Buses)
  • 11 Amazing Motorcycles, including:
    • 250cc Scrambler
    • 650cc Deluxe
    • 750cc Ultimate
    • The Jet-Powered Stratocycle
  • 8 Classic Outfits and 20 Special Helmets to collect
  • Achievements and Leaderboards
  • Dozens of Goals (Complete goals to Level Up Evel and boost his stats)
  • Bronze, Silver and Gold Trophies to earn on each Jump

“Pain is Temporary, Glory is Forever!”

Evel Knievel

For more information about the Evel Knievel App visit www.evelknievelapp.com, Twitter #EvelKnievelApp.  The Official Evel Knievel app is developed and published by Barnstorm Games. Email: PR@barnstormgames.com

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About Barnstorm Games

Barnstorm Games publishes, distributes and develops interactive entertainment products on multiple formats, available throughout the world.  Titles include: The Chase, the No.1 on iOS and Android; Tipping Point, the No.1 Game on iOS and Android; Mensa Brain Test, the No.1 iOS Entertainment App in 17 countries; Let’s Draw, the UK No.1 DS title; Hello Kitty Party; Mensa Academy, the No.1 Education App on iOS; Perfection on iOS and Android; Mensa Brain Training on iOS and Pro Pinball. Further information about Barnstorm Games and its products can be found at: www.barnstormgames.com. Software © 2015 Barnstorm Games Ltd.

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