MUMBAI: Bruce Lee’s martial arts mastery comes to the iTunes, App Store with Bruce Lee Dragon Warrior, developed for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The game, which brings Bruce Lee’s history and legacy to life, is available worldwide for $4.99, and is the first and only fighting game in the iTunes, App Store to bear his name.
The game is co-published and co-developed in partnership with Universal Partnerships & Licensing by two of the top mobile game companies in the industry, Indiagames and Digital Legends Entertainment. The Bruce Lee Estate contributed guidance and support through Bruce Lee Enterprises, the licensing company helmed by Bruce’s daughter, Shannon Lee.
A masterpiece of the 3D martial arts genre, the game uses motion-capture technology and features players fighting in historical locations around the world in an attempt to become the Master of Martial Arts. Customizable fighting styles make Bruce Lee Dragon Warrior highly user-friendly and the game also boasts the most realistic fighting game environment possible on these devices. Loosely based on the events of Bruce Lee’s career, the game honors the martial arts legacy left by one of its greatest masters. Players follow Lee’s journey as he trains with a Kung Fu master, then fights in tournaments and later faces his worst enemies.
“I was thrilled with how the game turned out,” said Shannon Lee. “It surpassed my highest expectations.”
“The input from those who best know Bruce Lee’s teachings was invaluable during the development of Bruce Lee Dragon Warrior,” said Indiagames CEO Vishal Gondal. “Their mastery of Lee’s style of martial arts style has helped us make the most authentic game possible.”
“Their mastery of Bruce Lee’s style and technique has enabled us to create the premier mobile game in the fighting genre," said Digital Legends CEO. “Working on this international project from Barcelona, Mumbai and Los Angeles, has been tremendously gratifying, and we have taken full advantage of our previous experience on fighting games as well as our cutting-edge 3D technology."
“This game highlights Bruce Lee’s everlasting impact on our culture,” said Universal Partnerships & Licensing director Mobile Sales Calvin Lim. “Capturing the essence of his spirit for these digital platforms will beget new generations of Bruce Lee fans.”