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Animal Boxing (Nintendo DSi)

Everyone 10+
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Sport
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Advertising Blurbs

www.gammickentertainment.com (Developer's website):
    The Animal Village is a peaceful backwater where tigers and gazelles, cats and dogs, elephants and mice live in peaceful harmony. That is, until the new boxing gym returns Mother Nature to her senses and the crazy fist fighting begins to see who the King of the Animal Kingdom really is. The wildest competition awaits you: it’s time to show those animals who the King of the Animal Kingdom really is.

    Animal Boxing is the latest gaming experience from Gammick. The exclusive SD system for Nintendo DS™ is different to anything you’ve seen before, as you take part in fierce boxing matches against the animals of the Village. Turn round your console, get your stylus ready… it’s time to give someone a real walloping!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107466) on Jun 06, 2011.

destineergames.com (Publisher's website):
    You'll Flip for Animal Boxing!

    The Nintendo DS™ becomes the Nintendo SD! The unique Slam Down system works by turning the system upside down, letting you box with amazing Touch Screen controls! Aim for the head and torso of your opponent with easy to learn Stylus motions. Jab, hook, dodge, weave, uppercut and more as you prove who’s the most ferocious boxer in the Animal Boxing tournament!

    Key Features:

    “Slam Down” Controls: Animal Boxing is the first game ever to invert the Nintendo DS unit. Use the stylus for motion-based controls. Throw jabs, hooks and uppercuts with simple stylus movements.

    Take On All Challengers: Step into the ring against nearly 50 wild fighters with different fighting styles. Go toe to toe against the Cat, the Fox, the Rhino, the Bull, and many more!

    Create A Fighter: Build your own male or female character, then step into the ring in several unique environments. Customize your gloves, clothing, hairstyle, and more!

    Battle a Friend: Face off against another player with Nintendo DS Wireless Communications.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107466) on Jun 06, 2011.

Back of DS Case - Nintendo DS (United States/Canada/Mexico):

    YOU'LL FLIP FOR ANIMAL BOXING

    ANIMAL BOXING HAS COME TO THE NINTENDO DS... AND TURNED IT UPSIDE DOWN!
    The unique Slam Down system works by turning the system upside down, letting you box with amazing Touch Screen controls! Battle a friend and face-off against another player, or challenge nearly 50 opponents with different fighting styles.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107466) on Jun 06, 2011.

Gammick Entertainment (February 04, 2011):

    Animal Boxing now available in Europe for Nintendo DSiWare

    Barcelona, February 4th, 2011 European users can now enjoy the comical and addictive fighting game 'Animal Boxing' for the Nintendo DSiWare service.

    Animal Boxing is a fantastic game with detailed and attractive graphics, well worked animations, and a very simple and effective control system.

    After creating your own character, you'll participate in tons of tournaments around the world, where you'll have to fight over 50 crazy animals.

    The game also has a fun multiplayer mode in which you can face your friends via DS wireless play.

    For more information, visit the creators' official website: http://www.akaonistudio.com/games_ab.htm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jx9_7OX2sww

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107466) on Jun 06, 2011.

Gammick Entertainment press release (August 2008):

    Gammick Signs New Deal With Destineer

    Barcelona, August 2008 – Gammick Entertainment today announced its partnership with Minneapolis-based Destineer. Led by executives who helped grow Bungie, Red Storm, and Atari into industry leaders, Destineer will publish and distribute several Gammick titles in the U.S. territory.

    The publishing and distribution agreement includes the first two titles produced by Gammick for Nintendo DS ™, Animal Boxing and Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ. Destineer is setting both titles for a Q4 2008 U.S. release, which will represent the first titles released in the U.S. by the Spanish producer.

    Sergio Rincon, Managing Director of Gammick Entertainment commented "I am delighted to be partnering with Destineer, a key player in the U.S. market, in our mission to distribute our licensed products in the States. It is a very special occasion for us, because it represents the first step in our expansionist strategy to achieve worldwide distribution of our titles. I am convinced that our games will captivate the American public."

    “We are thrilled to be working with Gammick Entertainment,” said Peter Anthony Chiodo (“Tony”), Destineer’s Director of Product Development. “Little Red Riding Hood’s Zombie BBQ and Animal Boxing are two of the most exciting, innovative titles we’ve seen in a long time, and Gammick have been amazing partners in helping bring these titles to the U.S. market.”

    To find more about Animal Boxing and Zombie BBQ, please
    visit www.gammickentertainment.com/animal/
    www.gammickentertainment.com/zombie/

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107466) on Jun 06, 2011.

Gammick Entertainment press release (July 08, 2008):

    Find out What's New from Animal Boxing – New Screenshots!

    Barcelona, July 8, 2008 - Tighten up the gloves, throw on your headgear, personalize your fighter and… flip up your console! Discover the new features of Animal Boxing.

    Animal Boxing throws a twist on everything you've seen so far in Nintendo DS ™. Even on your own console! With the innovative system SD (Slam Down), the player can face their animal opponents without fighting dirty and giving low blows. The Nintendo DS ™ touch screen shows the torso and face of your opponents, which is where you must strike mercilessly… but also must be attentive to the unpredictable movements of legs that let them dodge your attacks!

    Animal Boxing presents up to 50 different characters against which you can measure your strength to get the champion belt of the Village. It’s time for you to know what you’re up against: animals who will come at you with different fighting styles. You better be prepared for the agile and speedy Cat, the cunningly effective Fox, the icy and unrelenting Penguin and the fearsome Rhinoceros with jackhammer fists. Prepare for a journey through new and different lands in Animal Boxing!

    Flip up your console and pull out your stylus… It's clobbering time!

    The international release of Animal Boxing is slated for 2008-Q4.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107466) on Jun 06, 2011.