Star Wars: The Force Unleashed now available for download on iPhone, N-Gage, and feature phone handsets.
Lightsaber Unleashed now available to fans via the iTunes App Store.
September 29, 2008 – THQ Wireless Inc., a subsidiary of THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI), today announced Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is now available for download on more than 850 handsets globally, including the iPhoneTM, iPod® touch and N-Gage devices. The game casts players as Darth Vader’s secret apprentice during the largely unexplored era between Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed offers truly cinematic action in breathtaking 3D visuals. Players will assist Darth Vader in his quest to rid the universe of Jedi – and face decisions that could change the course of their destiny. The game introduces the CellWeaver™ mobile control system (created by THQ Wireless’ development studio, Universomo) where players can form sequence patterns through the phone’s keypad allowing them to feel and use the Force.
The Lightsaber™ Unleashed, available for free today on the iTunes® App Store, offers features directly from Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, including:
• Multiple lightsaber colors and hilts that correspond to the main characters in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, including Darth Vader, The Secret Apprentice and more
• All-new music from the game
• Hidden treats, including character dialogue directly from Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
The release of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed mobile game coincides with the worldwide debut of the LucasArts videogame which is now available on the Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Nintendo Wii™ and Nintendo DS™, PLAYSTATION®2 and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment systems and PSP®.
THQ Wireless’ growing line of successful Star Wars titles span several genres including the side-scrolling Revenge of the Sith, space shooter Battle Above Coruscant, first person shooter Battlefront Mobile, and action titles like LEGO Star Wars Mobile and LEGO Star Wars II Mobile.