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Attack The Burbz

Zombies are on the attack in the suburbs in the new smartphone game Zombie Burbz by Artificial Life and ALife Studios.

From their official press release

ARTIFICIAL LIFE Launches Award Winning App Toy: Zombie Burbz

Hybrid Game Connecting Physical Toys, iPhones and iPad

HONG KONG, Jun 4, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Artificial Life, Inc., an innovative investment company, announced today that its production studio ALife Studios, Inc. has developed and launched a smartphone app called "Zombie Burbz", which interacts with physical toy figures with WowWee Group Limited on iTunes.

Zombie Burbz is sold under the AppGear(TM) brand, which has won the Best of Toy Fair 2012 by Popular Science earlier this year.

Zombie Burbz consists of a collectible line of fun and infectious Zombie toy characters that players can move across their smartphone screen to interact and play the game. In the game, zombies are tired of being misunderstood by their neighbors. They're just the average, slowly decomposing suburbanites who want to keep up with the Joneses, not eat them. These undead trash-munchers need help to achieve the suburban dream, fight off angry mobs of the living and feed their craving for garbage.

         --  4 unique story lines (Avenue, Diner, Services or High School) and 64
             missions in total
         --  Use the deluxe Zombie toy figure across the screen to control the
             in-game zombie action
         --  Control figures to unlock unique missions, abilities and enemies on
             smartphone to progress through the game
         --  Find and use traps and weapons to fight human hordes
         --  Fend off attackers with screams, burps, snotballs and other wretched
         --  Trick enemies with stash-o'-cash, zombie-in-a-box, pinata and other
             treacherous traps
         --  Collect garbage to boost health
         --  Compatible with iOS devices, and will be compatible with a range of
             selected Android smart devices later this quarter
The game is now live on the Apple App Store and is available for free download at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zombieburbz/id481595322?mt=8

"Collectable app toys are the latest trend in the world of toys and mobile gaming. We are excited to work with WowWee Group to bring these cool app toys to the market. This is a valuable opportunity for our ALife Studios as this partnership leads to a completely new and scalable business area which is expanding rapidly. We have developed two app toys so far namely "Zombie Burbz" and "Elite CommandAR", which made their debut at the CES in Las Vegas in January 2012. We will develop and release more innovative apps for toys soon. We hope this marks the beginning of a long term and fruitful relationship with WowWee Group Limited," said Eberhard Schoneburg, CEO of Artificial Life, Inc.

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