Here's the press release:
LOS ANGELES, CA, and SANTA MONICA, CA, Nov. 12, 2013 – Reliance Games, a leading international mobile game studio, and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, are bringing the next chapter in The Hunger Games saga to mobile devices.
Based on the upcoming film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which opens in theaters worldwide on November 22, 2013, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Panem Run mobile game puts the movie’s action in the palms of players’ hands. The game will employ both competitive and social elements, allowing players to challenge fellow Hunger Games fans to see who can bring glory to their District, achieve the greatest distance, and attain the highest score.
“With its epic story of struggling for survival, The Hunger Games franchise lets us recreate the competitive world of Panem in a social mobile game,” said Manish Agarwal, CEO of Reliance Games. “In partnering with Lionsgate, we’ll build a community of Hunger Games fans, teaming up to face unique challenges together as they run through the Districts of Panem.”
“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Panem Run mobile game is a fun and exciting complement to the film’s spectacular action and story,” said Danielle De Palma, Lionsgate Senior Vice President of Digital Marketing.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Panem Run will be available this November on smartphones and tablets.
YOU GUYS! We are so unbelievably excited for this game! Look at that screenshot! (Also, check out what district that is! What do you think the other districts will look like?) For those who don't follow us on our personal tumblrs or twitters, we are into games. A lot of them. As a fan of endless running games myself (Hunger Games: Girl on Fire, Temple Run, Jetpack Joyride, Subway Surfers, and my personal favorite, Minion Rush), I can already tell that this game is going to be AWESOME!!!