Buddha Finger: Fulfilling kung fu destiny and challenging reflexes to save a long lost brother

BudaFinger

Story-driven beat ‘em up game with funky 80s inspired graphics, fights its way to Google Play and the Barnes and Noble store.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoIuz_frL7Q&feature=you.be

London, UK – 22nd August – Marmalade Publishing today announced the launch of a simple yet compelling kung fu game from the quirky developer Lady Shotgun. The game is available now on Google Play and the Barnes and Noble store.

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The player must master the most sacred kung fu move… The Buddha Finger! At the start of the game, Shifu, a kung fu master, reveals that the player has a long lost twin brother- an Interpol agent who has mysteriously disappeared after tracking down a notorious criminal, “The Man”. The agent must be found. As his exact opposite in the game, the player must fulfil their destiny using the mighty Buddha Finger.

The game is segmented into different stages of the player’s journey on the path to mastering the Buddha Finger and rescuing their twin brother. In the early stages, new skills are taught one by one to attack opponents’ pressure points. The player builds their repertoire of skills – touch, tap, swipe, spin and multiple touch which require different rapid finger movements. These sequenced movements are determined by a numbered system of pressure points placed on the body of a full screen sized enemy.

Buddha Finger is a simple concept which is easy to grasp and challenges player’s skills whilst engaging them as the story unfolds. This delicate balance is maintained throughout the game’s 62 levels with a rich scoring system and regular plot line updates.

Challenge your reflexes and become a great kung fu warrior with Buddha Finger!

Features:

* Fast, fun, pick up and play action
* Leader boards to show off your skills
* Action packed comedy storyline over 61 levels.
* Unique visual style, full screen enemies and bucket loads of visual effects.
* Funky 70’s and 80?s inspired soundtrack!

Buddha Finger is available for £0.69 (UK), $0.99 (USA) from:

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ladyshotgun.buddhafinger
Barnes and Noble store: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/buddha-finger-marmalade/1116540222

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LadyShotgunGames
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ladyshotgungame

For review opportunities, artwork and assets, please email: stephanie.gadd@marmalademail.com

About the Publisher: Marmalade Publishing
Marmalade Publishing works with the very best independent games developers in the world, using the award-winning Marmalade SDK to bring amazing games and apps to cross-platform audiences on iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, desktop and Smart TV. We believe that gamers shouldn’t be tied to playing on one particular operating system or handset, and using the power of the Marmalade SDK, we’re making it easier for people to play whatever they want, regardless of the devices they own.
Website: https://www.madewithmarmalade.com/publishing/portfolio

About the Developer: Lady Shotgun
Lady Shotgun is a co-operative developers founded by three mothers. Games industry veterans, Anna Marsh and Sarah van Rompaey (who’s CV’s include senior positions on the Tomb Raider, SingStar and Alien franchises), and artist, Gabriela Pavan, founded the virtual studio in 2011. The Lady Shotgun team embraces diversity – we’re one of few game development teams to be over 50% female! Lady Shotgun is committed to ethical development, and to crafting brilliant fun-to-play experiences for players.
Website: www.buddha-finger.com

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