Montreal – Interactive entertainment company Ludia today announced the launch of its Hell’s Kitchen game for iPhone and iPod touch on the Apple App Store. Based on the Granada America television phenomenon, iPhone and iPod touch owners can now feel the show’s pressure-cooker atmosphere anytime, anyplace along with the acerbic commentary of Gordon Ramsay who judges and rates player performance at each stage of the game. Players can also unlock recipes from the show as a reward for progress in the game.
“Hell’s Kitchen viewership has grown each season and fans of both the show, and of Gordon Ramsay, have become increasingly dedicated,” said Katrina Moran, executive vice president for Digital Media, Granada America. “We are pleased that new and existing fans can now enjoy a Hell’s Kitchen experience on-the-go via the revolutionary iPhone and iPod touch.”
Ludia’s founder and CEO, Alex Thabet said, “The Hell’s Kitchen game is perfectly suited to take advantage of the power of these devices. Rich graphics featuring Gordon Ramsay in 3D, realistic sound effects, and easy touch screen game play to quickly move players from dining room to kitchen all combine to create one of the most dynamic iPhone and iPod touch games available.”
The Hell’s Kitchen game for iPhone and iPod touch features:
* The ability to master all aspects of cooking: preparation, cooking and service, just like the contestants on the US TV show.
* Gordon Ramsay watching your every move, judging & commenting your performance.
* 35 recipes from the Hell’s Kitchen show to unlock as players progress through the game.
* Two exciting modes of play:
o In Career mode, play an entire career calendar of kitchen and dining challenges. Work your way up to a prestigious Five Star establishment.
o In Arcade mode, concentrate efforts on food prep and cooking. Can you keep up with the pressure before your time is up?
The Hell’s Kitchen game is available for $5.99 from Apple’s App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/