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Digital Prunes

April 16, 2010 09:00 ET

New Slingshot Safari Follows Up Bestselling Slingshot Cowboy Game on iPhone and iPod touch

Digital Prunes' Slingshot Cowboy Hit #2 Bestselling App; Slingshot Safari Now Takes the Hunt Far Beyond the Farm

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - April 16, 2010) -  Joining App Store bestselling Slingshot Cowboy, which has already surpassed 5 million downloads, developer Digital Prunes today unveiled its much anticipated follow-up title, Slingshot Safari for iPhone® and iPod touch® devices.

Are you ready to travel from addictive cow-tipping on the farm to far off Africa for an exciting Slingshot Safari? In its newest title Digital Prunes enables you to test your slingshot skills against well known African animals including lions, hippos and cheetahs. But beware: endangered animals are a point loser, and this time around the animals won't let you slip. If you miss them they'll get their revenge and you don't have many lives to spare.

Features of the FREE Lite version of Slingshot Safari:

  • Simple and Addictive game play that everyone can enjoy
  • Hilarious graphics and upbeat soundtrack
  • Laser aiming assistance
  • 7 African animals with their own behaviors, reactions and sounds
  • 5 levels with increasing difficulty
  • PLUS+ Enabled: compete with your friends through online leader boards
  • Power Ups like the Grenade help you get the highest score possible
  • A satisfyingly challenging game that is easy to learn but difficult to master

Additional features and content available in the Full version and Upgrade of Slingshot Safari:

  • 3 More animals
  • 3 More levels
  • Additional Stampede game mode
  • No advertisements

"With Slingshot Cowboy we simply set out to try something new and deliver terrific casual gaming fun," said Vadim Dagman, CEO and cofounder of Digital Prunes. "We couldn't have foreseen that Cowboy would become a mega-hit for us and that it would develop such a strong fan base. With Slingshot Safari we've taken what we learned from Cowboy and significantly evolved, expanded the gameplay, broadened challenges and focused on even better rendering of the exciting new characters and action. We have strived to deliver a game that lives up to fan expectations."

Slingshot Cowboy's Recent Milestones

  • #1 All Free Games and #2 All Free Apps in US (August, 2009)
  • #2 All Free Games and #3 All Free Apps in UK (February, 2010)
  • Top 40 top grossing in US (March, 2010)
  • Over 5 million downloads

Slingshot Safari and Slingshot Cowboy are available now in the App Store in FREE Lite and Full versions for iPhone and iPod touch. Slingshot Safari is also being made available on ngmoco's PLUS+ Social Gaming Network. iPad® specific versions of both titles will also be coming soon. 

About Digital Prunes
Digital Prunes was founded in 2009 by a group of friends who shared a simple vision -- bring world class entertainment to the rapidly growing community of mobile game players. The founders are each from different backgrounds, but together bring to Digital Prunes decades of management experience, successful entrepreneurship and even a little development know-how.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Peter Evers
    Natron Communications for Digital Prunes
    (415) 888-3314
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