Hollywood is becoming more interesting in the gaming industry and especially mobile games all the time. And soon another legendary movie hero is going have his debut on mobile devices. Rocky Balboa will get his own game. It is expected to go live on December 8 and will support only iOS for the beginning.
Just in time for Rocky’s 40th annivarsary
There is a good occasion for the launch. The first Rocky movie is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. MGM Interactive and Tapinator took the oportunity to develop a mobile game around the famous movies.
All famous opponents included
The game is going to feature Rocky’s famous opponents, including Apollo Creed, Clubber Land, and Ivan Drago. Apart from that it will support “Time-Tap Fighting” play mechanics and allows users to play against opponents from around the world. Furthermore players can manage a boxing gym of their own. They can chose from all together 37 different fighters who they can train and fight with. The game even holds some hidden mini-games that players can unlock over time.
MGM expands its game portfolio
This is not the first time movie production company MGM taps into the mobile game space. The company has discovered the potential of branding in the digital space and especially in games. Lately MGM has been involved in several branded releases around its movie characters. During the last weeks the company has licensed RoboCop and Chucky the murder doll in MOBA legends.