|By PR Newswire||
|April 3, 2014 10:47 AM EDT||
NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Football fanatics now have a chance to get closer than ever before to the legend himself with the launch of the new mobile gaming app Pele: King of Football (www.peleapp.com).
The engaging "flick-to-shoot" app invites users to follow in Pele's footsteps, finding their way from the backstreets of Brazil all the way to the grandeur of the World Stage. The first-of-its-kind biographical game is free to download and features virtual players in 3D, in-game rewards which can be used to gain power-ups, and access to "The Vault" where they can view exclusive video highlights and original, never before seen interviews from Pele himself.
"This is an entertaining new way to connect with my fans, especially the younger generation of football fans who never got to see me play. I look forward to sharing my life and career experiences in an interactive way with users of this app, and meeting some lucky winners one day," says Pele.
"We took our love of gaming and sport and combined them to bring an entirely new fan experience to mobile gaming - giving fans the only chance to take on football legend Pele," says, Josh Blitz, Co-Founder and CEO of Cosi Productions. "Pele - King of Football is the first of its kind offering amazing real-life rewards and a visually immersive experience - which we see as the way forward for mobile gaming."
Additional features include:
- Real world prizes – Everything from signed soccer balls and jerseys, 2014 FIFA World Cup final tickets (can't say FIFA World Cup), a chance to try out for a pro contract and a meet-and-greet with Pele in Brazil!
- Pele Blitz – Users can play against friends and challenge the world in hourly online competitions and leaderboards
- Over 800 goals and challenges to complete from the backstreets to the big leagues
About Cosi Productions:
Built on innovative technology, Cosi Productions operates revenue producing mobile applications officially for legends in the entertainment and sports industry. The games Cosi Productions build are simple yet addictive with a competitive element and available for download on iOS and Android smart phones and tablets. The games attract a vast, worldwide audience that includes everyday gamers and non-gamers creating a mobile network comprised of millions of fans from diverse regions and all ages. The focus is to create the ultimate experience for each user; to fully immerse themselves in the visuals, making the entire gameplay enjoyable from beginning to end.
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