MUMBAI: Developer and publisher of mobile games Gameloft has inked a worldwide licensing agreement with Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group to produce American Gangster: The Mobile Game based on Universal Picturesâ€™ upcoming crime drama, American Gangster.
An Imagine Entertainment production starring Academy Award winning actors Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, the film will released on 2 November, 2007 in the
Set in the Harlem of the 70â€™s, American Gangster: The Mobile Game takes players deep into the filmâ€™s vice-laden setting as players either work their way up the ladder of the underworld as Frank Lucas or try to take down the crime empire as outcast cop, Richie Roberts.
â€œWith their intriguing storylines, identifiable characters and intense action, crime dramas are an ideal backdrop for mobile games. We plan to work closely with Universal Pictures to deliver a powerful action title that is both a solid extension of the filmâ€™s storyline, as well as a memorable and quality mobile game experience,â€ said Gameloft president Michel Guillemot.
â€œGameloftâ€™s focus on quality makes them a perfect partner for this film. American Gangster: The Mobile Game is the perfect mobile complement to this powerful film,â€ said Universal Mobile Entertainment senior vice president Jeremy Laws.