Pacific Rim Mobile Game Announced & Trailer Released
created 06/06/2013 - 1:29pm
Become The Monster To Fight Monsters in Earth-Shattering Action Inspired by the Official Film
LOS ANGELES - June 6, 2013 - Reliance Games, a leading international developer and publisher of mobile games, is bringing the sci-fi action-adventure Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim to mobile devices. Based on the Guillermo del Toro directed film coming to theaters July 12, 2013, the Pacific Rim mobile game tasks players with protecting the world’s most famous cities from the Kaijus, monstrous aliens that have risen from the seas to destroy humanity.
Commanding a giant Jaeger robot, players can hone their skills in a story mode that will take their Jockey from rookie to ace, building up lethal combos and discovering new weapons and technology to give them an edge against the Kaijus. Upgraded Jaegers can also be used in survival mode, challenging players to beat back the alien menace and keep the world safe for as long as they can.
“Pacific Rim the mobile game will extend Guillermo del Toro’s epic adventure beyond the theater screen and into the pockets of gamers around the world,” Joel Chiodi, EVP of Theatrical Marketing at Legendary. “Reliance Games’ has developed an entertaining mobile game that matches the action-packed power of the film.”
“Working with Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures continues our history of partnering with the most influential names in the entertainment world,” commented Manish Agarwal, CEO of Reliance Games. “With the Pacific Rim mobile game, we are drawing from deep experience to create a thrilling standalone component to the Pacific Rim brand that will wow mobile gamers and film fans alike.”
Pacific Rim the game will be available this summer on smartphone and tablets.
About Reliance Games
Reliance Games, a leading publisher and developer of mass-market mobile games, is the international gaming division of Reliance Entertainment, whose subsidiaries include IM Global, and Codemasters. The game portfolio has more than 600 games for over 2,000 devices across various operating systems like iOS, Android, Windows, Java and Symbian. On the Nokia Store alone, the collective Reliance Games titles have surpassed over 100 million downloads. Its current roster of hit games includes Real Steel, Total Recall, F1 2011 and among others. The company's content can be accessed worldwide through 80 networks across 40 countries as well as through global app stores.
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About PACIFIC RIM
From acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro comes Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim. When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity’s resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are synched in a neural bridge. But as the enemy grows more powerful with each attack, even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind’s last hope against the mounting apocalypse.
Oscar® nominee Guillermo del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth”) directed the epic sci-fi action adventure from a script by Travis Beacham and del Toro, story by Beacham. Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, del Toro and Mary Parent produced the film, with Callum Greene serving as executive producer. The film stars Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Rob Kazinksky, Max Martini, Clifton Collins, Jr., Burn Gorman, and Ron Perlman.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures present a Legendary Pictures/DDY Production, a Guillermo del Toro film. Opening nationwide on July 12, 2013, the film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
About Legendary Pictures
Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to mainstream audiences with a targeted focus on the powerful fandom demographic. Earlier this year Legendary completed an acquisition of Nerdist Industries, the leading pop culture multimedia company. Through complete or joint ownership, Legendary has built a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world's most popular intellectual property. In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $7.2 billion worldwide at the box office. Highlights from Legendary’s slate include the Jackie Robinson biopic 42; PACIFIC RIM directed by Guillermo del Toro; SEVENTH SON, directed by Sergei Bodrov; WARCRAFT; Legendary’s upcoming GODZILLA project, based on Toho Company’s famed character; Warren Ellis’ GRAVEL; and MASS EFFECT, based on Electronic Arts’ and BioWare’s hit videogame franchise. Legendary recently announced it will produce Guillermo del Toro’s next feature film, CRIMSON PEAK. Upcoming Legendary releases with partner Warner Bros. include THE HANGOVER PART 3, MAN OF STEEL and 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE. Previous successful Legendary and Warner Bros. releases include the critically acclaimed INCEPTION ($823 million worldwide), as well as the global blockbusters THE DARK KNIGHT RISES ($1.1 billion worldwide) and THE DARK KNIGHT ($1 billion worldwide), THE HANGOVER PARTS 1and 2 (over $1 billion worldwide total), CLASH OF THE TITANS ($493 million worldwide), and 300 ($456 million worldwide).