Sega Shakes to the Beat with Samba De Amigo for Mobile Phones
Lively, Samba-Infused Rhythm Music Game Now Available Across Major Wireless Carriers
SAN FRANCISCO (November 10, 2008) - SEGA Mobile, a division of SEGA of America, today announced the release of Samba de Amigo for mobile phones. Samba de Amigo is a lively, maraca-shaking rhythm music game originally made popular in the arcades. Samba de Amigo for mobile phones features an upbeat soundtrack of popular songs and is a portable fiesta of fun.
With a cheeky monkey named Amigo taking center stage, players are challenged to grab hold of the beat and unlock songs as they jam to an eclectic soundtrack featuring a mix of festive favorites and original music, such as Tequila, Tubthumping and Oye Como Va. Samba de Amigo features three game modes - Training, Challenge and Arcade - to keep the party going.
"A classic and beloved rhythm music game, Samba de Amigo has had fans shaking for years with its party-like soundtrack, colorful characters and casual yet addictive gameplay," said Tammy Robinson, Senior Director of Mobile, SEGA of America. "Samba de Amigo is another great example of the fun that can be had on the mobile platform."
Developed by Big Blue Bubble, Samba de Amigo for mobile phones is now available for download on T-Mobile and AT&T carrier decks in North America, and will be available on Verizon Wireless later this year. Pricing varies by carrier, but ranges from $3.49 to $7.99. To check availability for your phone, or for more information, please visit www.segamobile.com.
About SEGA of America Inc.:
SEGA of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA of America's Web site is located at www.sega.com
About SEGA Mobile:
SEGA Mobile, a division of SEGA of America, Inc. publishes high quality mobile games taking advantage of the company's extensive library of content and licensed properties. SEGA Mobile has deals with numerous major phone carriers worldwide. Visit www.SEGAmobile.com for more information.