OTTAWA and VANCOUVER, March 1 /PRNewswire/ - As the exclusive publisher, Magmic Games is bringing back this amazing 80s classic to be released first for mobile gamers to enjoy, and later for next generation platforms and popular consoles. Miner 2049er and Bounty Bob Strikes Back, were huge hits in the US and Japan in the 80s. Anyone that was playing video games back then loved and remembers this great series, and its comeback is perfectly suited for today's mobile phones. "We're extremely excited to be working with creator Bill Hogue, a legend in the video games industry, to bring these great classics back for old and new fans to enjoy," says Phil Giroux, VP Business Development. Miner 2049er, the first of this series to be released, will have two play modes; the original "as-is" look-and-feel with all original levels, and another mode which has embellished graphics and sounds. Same great game play, same great levels and challenges! Due to high interest in the return of this classic game, Magmic has set up a special page where fans can get a sneak peek and sign-up for pre-release information and news at http://www.magmic.com/miner2049er The mobile version is expected to be available later in 2007 on premiere wireless carriers first in the US and Japan. The game will be available for the Brew, Java, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry platforms at launch. About Magmic Games: Founded in 2002, Magmic Games is a leading mobile game developer and publisher with offices in Ottawa, Vancouver, Seattle, and Boca Raton. Magmic's portfolio includes over 50 game titles for the J2ME, Brew, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and Sidekick platforms that are currently available on carrier networks in North America, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific.
SOURCE Magmic Inc.(Magmic Games)