Jump Games launches TMNT mobile games

MUMBAI: Games publishing company Jump Games released their new mobile game based on the cult series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Jump Games signed an exclusive contract with uclick, LLC (the authorized licensees of TMNT mobile content) to release and distribute two mobile game titles based on the turtle characters.

The games will be launched on all leading carriers in India. Along with the games, Jump will also offer an entire range of mobile content, such as ring tones, wallpapers, screensavers and themes.

The first game to be released by Jump is called TMNT – The Power of Four – that offers a whole lot of action. The game is based on the recently released movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which is already a super hit in the US and has now released in India.

The second game to be released shortly is titled TMNT – Ninja Training NYC. It’s a cartoon-based game that fast-forwards the players 100 years into the future with the Turtles as they take to the streets in Manhattan.

Jump Games CEO Salil Bhargava said, “This is for the first time that TMNT is being released in India and we’re really excited to bring the age-old classic to our audiences here. Also, with the recent release of the movie, we’re sure that these mobile offerings will be widely accepted.”

uclick vice president of product development Jeff Webber added, “The Turtles have a fan base that spans generations and continents. This is the first time these world famous characters have ever been available on mobile phones, where they can reach legions of fans in a way they never have before. We’re proud to work with a great partner like Jump Games in bringing the Turtles to the Indian audience.”

The comic strip with an iconic following all over the world and based on a fictional team of four mutant turtles – Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo – conceived in early 1980s. TMNT’s popularity has gone on to inspire three television shows, four feature films, numerous video games and a wide range of toys and merchandise.