HD Mobile Version of Classic Tilt-and-Roll Title Now Available on the Android Market
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – March 14, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced the launch of Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition™ on the Android Market. Monkey maniacs and banana fans alike can take AiAi and the gang out for a spin in HD on supported Android devices and tablets by downloading Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition today for a limited-time launch price of $0.99. In addition, a free lite version of the game is now available for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod® touch on the App Store.
“SEGA’s games, both new and old, are seeing an amazing new life on mobile devices, and Android is a big part of that,” said Haruki Satomi, Senior Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA of America. “We want to make it clear we are not just monkeying around on this platform, and that means giving Android users the same kind of variety and quality as any other medium. Super Monkey Ball is one of our fan-favorite franchises, and it makes a great fit for Android smartphones and tablets.”
Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition is a full-featured, high-definition version of the arcade & console smash hit Super Monkey Ball 2™, featuring 125 themed stages across six colorful worlds. Players must roll monkey mascots AiAi, MeeMee, Baby, and GonGon to collect as many bananas as possible in a mad dash to each stage’s exit. Four mini-games are also included, expanding your barrel of fun with replayable challenges such as Monkey Target, Monkey Golf, and Monkey Bowl.
For more information on Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition on Android, please visit www.sega.com
About SEGA® of America, Inc.
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment. SEGA’s global website site is located at www.sega.com.
About SEGA® Europe Ltd.
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA’s global website site is located at www.sega.com.
Erin Fan, TriplePoint for SEGA of America, Inc.