At the end of April, in New York, sporting giant Pelé launched his first mobile gaming app Pelé: King of Football (www.peleapp.com), which is available exclusively, pre-installed, on VONINO tablets and phones, together with a bonus voucher offered by VONINO.
The event included an intimate panel discussion for football fans in the Soho Apple store. Pelé was joined by “Pelé: King of Football” creators, Cosi Productions, and he participated in a Q&A moderated by sports anchor Georgie Thompson and in a live demo of the game.
“This is an entertaining new way to connect with my fans, especially the younger generation of football fans who never got to see me play. I look forward to sharing my life and career experiences in an interactive way with users of this app, and meeting some lucky winners one day,” says Pelé.
“We took our love of gaming and sport and combined them to bring an entirely new fan experience to mobile gaming – giving fans the only chance to take on football legend Pelé.”, say Josh Blitz and Kane Swerner, Co-Founders of Cosi Productions, “Pelé – King of Football is the first of its kind offering amazing real-life rewards and a visually immersive experience – which we see as the way forward for mobile gaming.”
Together with the launch of the game, VONINO promotes the competition “VONINO sends you to 2014 FIFA World Cup, to meet Pelé!”. Through this competition we aim to reward the faithful customers of VONINO and to promote the unique experience of having access to the life and career of Pelé by playing “Pelé: King of Football”. All information on the game and how to win the big prize are available at http://www.peleapp.com/pele/competition-terms/.
The engaging “flick-to-shoot” app invites users to follow in Pelé’s footsteps, finding their way from the backstreets of Brazil all the way to the grandeur of the World Stage. The first-of-its-kind biographical game is available pre-installed on VONINO devices, but is also free to download on any iOS or Android device. The app features virtual players in 3D, real world prizes including tickets to the World Cup Final in Brazil and access to “The Vault” where users can view original video of never before seen interviews from Pelé himself.
Unique features include:
• Real world prizes – Everything from signed soccer balls and jerseys, 2014 World Cup final tickets, a chance to try out for a pro contract and a meet-and-greet with Pelé in Brazil!
• Pelé Blitz – Users can play against friends and challenge the world in hourly online competitions and leaderboards
• Over 800 goals and challenges to complete from the backstreets to the big leagues
Pictures from the game:
About Cosi Productions:
Built on innovative technology, Cosi Productions operates revenue producing mobile applications officially for legends in the entertainment and sports industry. The games Cosi Productions build are simple yet addictive with a competitive element and available for download on iOS and Android smart phones and tablets. The games attract a vast, worldwide audience that includes everyday gamers and non-gamers creating a mobile network comprised of millions of fans from diverse regions and all ages. The focus is to create the ultimate experience for each user, to fully immerse themselves in the visuals, making the entire gameplay enjoyable from beginning to end.
Vonino Corporation is an American company which provides innovative electronic products, with the use of the latest technology.
The company developed into one of the fastest growing OEM/ODM producers of PC tablets, Smartphones, TV Boxes, GPS navigation, MP3-players and accessories.
A Global Brand:
Present on all 5 continents, Vonino grew as a global brand, which, year after year, has increased its market share. According to the latest market research, Vonino is the brand with the greatest growth in Europe, having signed contracts with many network operators like Orange, Vodafone, Telekom Austria and Telenor.
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