Glu Mobile Inc. has announced the release of Deer Hunter 3D for iPhone
and iPod touch, a hunting game based on Atari's popular hunting franchise with the same name. According to Glu, this is the developer's first iPhone title based on an Atari game.
“Glu is excited to be working with Atari to provide the most authentic hunting experience on iPhone and iPod touch,” Jill Braff, senior vice president of global publishing, Glu Mobile, said. “The stunning graphics and innovative gameplay of the latest version of Deer Hunter will quickly engage fans of the franchise, while also creating a captivating experience for those new to the brand.”
“Launching Deer Hunter on the Apple App store is another big step for our renowned and hugely successful franchise,” Jim Wilson, CEO, Atari Inc., added. “For Atari it’s vital, with such an important franchise, to deliver outstanding gameplay with impressive graphics and Glu has done a great job on both counts with this app.”
The Deer Hunter 3D iTunes page
reveals that this version of the game introduces an interactive trophy room, where players can view their proudest hunting moments. Stats include bullet trajectory, the exact position of the animal when killed, and relevant bonus points earned for vitals, antler points and cover. Gamers also have the chance to unlock new weapons, skills and hunts, as they progress through the game. Deer Hunter 3D's main features are listed below.
• 3D Graphics – a virtual hunting simulation with realistic 3D visuals;
• Two Play Modes – get straight into the game with a quick play mode, or embark on a full hunting experience;
• Upgrades – unlock new weapons, accessories and skills by bagging the biggest animals;
• Realistic Targets – seven types of animals with true-to-life senses and behaviors;
• Varied Locations – 27 different locations set across three destinations worldwide with changing seasons and weather conditions;
• Trophy Room – view your best kills and achievements in the trophy room.
Available in the App Store for $5.99, Deer Hunter 3D requires an iPhone or iPod touch running 2.2 Software Update. Download Deer Hunter 3D via iTunes ($5.99)