Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) September 16, 2009
Top talent and specialists from the video game industry and interactive branding have formed Ratrod Studio Inc., an entertainment software company devoted to developing and publishing interactive web content and games for a complete range of platforms including mobile devices, PC and console systems.
The company was founded by experts that each specialize in various fields including computer graphic animation, game development and brand marketing. Ratrod Studio Inc. develops games in today's most popular genre, including sports, racing, first-person shooter, role-playing, action, casual and family entertainment.
Ratrod Studio Inc. is proudly announcing their latest iPhone game title "Mike V - Do or Die" which will be developed for Mike Vallely, skateboard legend and lead singer of Revolution Mother.
Mike Vallely's latest involvement includes his participation in the Tony Hawk Ride video game published by Activision.
Mike V Do or Die will focus on Mike's path, passions and career. It will feature an overview of his evolution as an individual and his lifelong accomplishments in the history of skateboarding.
"I have been skateboarding for over 20 years and grew up watching Vallely's videos. It's definitely an honor for us to develop this game which will pay tribute to such a huge icon in the sport. This iPhone title is only the beginning as we are planning to establish a game franchise that would bring its availability to all the different gaming consoles…" says Pat Toulouse (President of Ratrod Studio Inc.).
The player will need to complete various events to unlock miscellaneous elements including exclusive bonus material.
The game will be featuring full 3D graphics with over 40 tricks to execute by using a cutting edge trick system. The users will be able to ride in 8 unique environments including a special driving mode. The game also includes a character, skateboard and car customization mode on top of a diversified sound track that includes multiple songs from Revolution Mother's newest album "Rollin' with tha Mutha".
Mike V Do or Die is planning to launch on the App store by fall 2009. This big budget production will be by far one of the biggest titles to hit the iPhone market. The game is highly anticipated and is already receiving massive world coverage from the skateboard and iPhone communities.
Ratrod Studio Inc.'s founder and President, Pat Toulouse has brought together some of the industry's top artists and developers. "Our team is formed of elite individuals that have worked with top brands and developers in the past, having them all come together ensures the efficiency of our methodology and contributes to our success" says Toulouse.
Ratrod Studio Inc.'s core team currently focuses on web and mobile platforms with several projects in development. The company has used its extensive experience, talents and expertise to build a solid foundation which will revolutionize the current market and propel them to the top of their field. They anticipate completing over 12 licensed titles while continuing to grow their development capacity by 2010 first quarter. Information on Ratrod Studio Inc.'s upcoming line of titles will be announced shortly.
About Ratrod Studio Inc.
Ratrod Studio Inc. develops video games for cell phones including iPhone, handheld devices, game consoles and personal computers. They are experienced game industry experts and licensed developers. Ratrod Studio Inc. is headquartered in Aylmer, Quebec.
About Mike Vallely
Mike Vallely is a professional skateboarder, musician, actor, stuntman and TV personality. With his involvement in many charities and his hard work to positively promote skateboarding, he quickly became a hero and legend to fans young and old alike all over the world. Mike became pro in1986 when he was discovered by skateboarding legends Stacy Peralta and Lance Mountain. He has remained one of the most influential and important professionals over the past 23 years and counting.
About Revolution Mother
Revolution Mother formed in 2005. The band members include Mike Vallely (vocal) Jason Hampton (guitar), Brendan Murphy (drums) and Colin Buis (bass) some of Orange County, California's most notorious punk and hardcore veterans. The band quickly built up a rapport with the audience completing U.S. Tours with Tiger Army, Bad Religion, Social Distortion, Every Time I Die and Danzig as well as a European tour with Funeral for a Friend. The band just released their second album last July 2009 entitled "Rollin' with tha Mutha" (Ferret Music).
Ratrod Studio Inc.