2013-09-26 14:03:01 -
Claim Your Turf and Conquer the City in Glu Mobile's Gang Lords
Innovative card battle game challenges players to become the ultimate crime boss
San Francisco, Calif. - September 26, 2013 - Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a
leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and
tablet devices, today announced the availability of Gang Lords, a new card
battle game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. In Gang Lords, players assume the
role of a fictional crime boss and assemble a deck of powerful gangsters to take
into battle against rival gangs. This action-packed turf war requires that
players make strategic and tactical decisions as they fight for money, power and
In addition to unique tactical gameplay, players are challenged to earn cash,
evolve items, and collect more
powerful cards through regular in-game events.
Gang Lords also offers co-op gameplay, allowing players to invite friends to aid
in their battles to rule the leaderboards. Players can share the strength and
skills of their individual decks for increased effectiveness in battle.
"With innovative tactical combat, Gang Lords is a refreshing departure from the
typical card battle game. We anticipate that players will enjoy the unique theme
and strategic co-op gameplay," said Niccolo de Masi, CEO of Glu Mobile. "We are
excited to add a new genre to our broad portfolio of original IP."
About Gang Lords
Do you have what it takes to become king of the criminal underworld? The city is
overrun with violence and terror as criminal factions struggle for control - but
only one will reach the top! Players claim their turf by collecting cards,
training their crew of fictional gangsters, and taking to the streets to
overcome rival gangs. Challenged by strategic gameplay, players recruit mobsters
from each faction, upgrade abilities, capture enemy gangsters and add friends to
the deck to reinforce their squad.
Features of Gang Lords include -
* City-conquering gameplay - assume the role of a fictional crime boss,
assemble a deck of powerful gangsters from five different color-coded
factions and take them into battle on the streets of the city.
* Strategic combat - combat is a series of turn-based firefights between five
card decks. Players can attack enemy cards, send cards into cover to reduce
incoming damage, or choose to support other potentially more powerful cards.
* Special events - players are challenged by special events to gain access to
* Card training and evolution - collect cash and rare items to train
gangsters, increase statistics and eventually evolve them into more powerful
* Social connectivity - invite other players to join in battle and gain
points. Players also compete with each other on the leaderboards, which
tracks player progression and combat efficiency.
Gang Lords is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad or iPod
touch at www.AppStore.com/GangLords.
Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-
play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating
compelling original IP games such as CONTRACT KILLER, GUN BROS, DEER HUNTER,
BLOOD & GLORY, and SAMURAI VS. ZOMBIES DEFENSE on a wide range of platforms
including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and MAC OS. Glu's unique technology
platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers
globally. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco with a major
office outside Seattle, and international locations in Canada, China, India,
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