August 23, 2016
Under license from Paramount Pictures, leading mobile game publisher Hitcents has announced that the company is creating a free-to-play mobile game based on "The Godfather, one of the most celebrated entertainment franchises of all time.
Launching worldwide this year, THE GODFATHER mobile game combines real-time strategy with detailed RPG customization, providing users hours of entertaining gameplay. Players can engage in treacherous mob skirmishes, build and develop vast estates, and enlist other players to join their pursuit to become the dominant crime family.
"The Godfather is one of the most iconic film franchises of all time and has maintained its cool factor for over 40 years, said LeeAnne Stables, President of Worldwide Marketing Partnerships & Licensing for Paramount Pictures. "With this fun new game, Hitcents brings the lifestyle and characters from these amazing films to Godfather fans right onto their mobile devices.
THE GODFATHER mobile game revisits the powerful drama seen in the classic films and offers up an original and captivating story set in post-prohibition-era New York. Players take on the role of a Corleone family soldier that emerges from the shadows of the film's most memorable scenes. Following in the footsteps of the famed Luca Brasi, the player quickly becomes one of Vito's most trusted allies as the Corleones declare war on rival families. Attaining valuable territory and accruing wealth will be crucial to achieving victory.
"We're thrilled to provide an immersive experience that both Godfather fans and mobile gamers will love, said Clinton Mills, Co-Founder and CEO of Hitcents. "As the battles unfold, players will reap the rewards of each successful campaign by expanding upon their own lavish mansions, stocking up their personal armories, and assembling experienced mafiosos to gain a leg up on their adversaries. We're hoping to give gamers an offer they can't refuse!
"The Godfather trilogy was honored with nine Academy Awards®, including "Best Picture for each of the first two movie installments. Overall, the films accumulated over 20 Academy Award nominations to become one of the most critically acclaimed series of all time.
THE GODFATHER mobile game will be available on iOS, Android, and Amazon Kindle Fire.
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Hitcents is an award-winning mobile app and game studio, offering a unique and powerful mix of creative ideas and cutting-edge development. They are the creators of DRAW A STICKMAN: EPIC, winner of 5 Webby Awards, including 2013 Tablet Game of The Year. In 2014, Hitcents partnered with Hollywood icon Tom Hanks to develop the Hanx Writer, which was the #1 iPad app in over 50 countries. Originally founded in 1999 as a software company by twin brothers, Chris and Clinton Mills, the company has grown from a small home office into a globally successful enterprise. Headquartered in Bowling Green, KY, Hitcents also has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Shanghai.
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