Super Happy Fun Fun (TriplePoint client) released an update today for Big Buck Hunter Pro, their popular iPhone arcade shooter based on the classic barroom blaster by Play Mechanix. As long as you don’t mind leaving those plastic orange guns behind, the Big Buck Hunter Pro iPhone app brings home all the arcade action in a sleek little download.
The update gives iPhone owners a new way to play Big Buck Hunter Pro with friends, featuring an all-new Pass-to-Play Multiplayer mode that allows up to 4 players to shoot for victory and score across single treks, full adventures or bonus games. For all the buckin’ details, here’s the full announcement from SHFF:
Super Happy Fun Fun Releases Big Buck Hunter Pro Update
Now Includes Four-Player Pass-to-Play Functionality on the iTunes App Store
Austin, Texas – February 11, 2010 – Super Happy Fun Fun has released a new update of the iPhone/iPod touch App based on the world’s #1 arcade hunting game, Big Buck Hunter Pro. The new update features Pass-to-Play Multiplayer, where up to four players can compete for braggin’ rights across a single trek, full adventure or bonus game.
Since Super Happy Fun Fun’s release of the 3D shooter for iPhone and iPod touch at the end of October, Big Buck Hunter Pro has become an instant staple on the App Store, featured immediately by Apple as “What’s Hot” and at the top of “Best Hunting and Fishing Games,” and quickly moved up the iTunes charts into the Top 100 Overall, Games, Sports and Arcade lists.
“Our reviews have been stellar since our introduction of the App version of Play Mechanix’ smash arcade hit,” said Mark Stephen Pierce, CEO Super Happy Fun Fun. “The fans have asked for multiplayer, and Super Happy Fun Fun has delivered. This is the first update in a series of planned updates for Big Buck Hunter Pro,” continued Pierce. “Future updates will include new adventures, bonus games and additional gameplay features.”
The Big Buck Hunter Pro App offers fast-paced arcade-style action and best-in-genre 3D graphics. Players should be forewarned that the game’s touch-to-shoot controls are highly addictive and may lead to extended periods of engaging gameplay. But don’t be alarmed; Big Buck Hunter Pro is accustomed to catering to a phenomenally active fan base, and offers plenty of competition and replayability to go around.
The Big Buck Hunter Pro iPhone game is luring new players to check out this franchise hit, and also offers unique new tools for the millions of enthusiastic Big Buck arcade fans, including a GPS locator to find the nearest Big Buck Hunter Pro arcade machine in their vicinity.
Big Buck Hunter Pro Features:
* Shoot three whitetail bucks without hitting any does – simple concept, challenging execution
* Try your hand at addictive touch-to-shoot action across three stunning 3D hunting destinations
* Earn bonus points for bagging multiple bucks and shooting crafty critters
* Flaunt high scores on the networked leaderboards to compete for Hunter Hero status
* Poke around with three bonus mini-games: Duck Hunt, Gopher Garden and Frog Flippin’
* Compete for braggin’ rights on networked and local iPhone leaderboards
* Find the nearest networked Big Buck Hunter Pro arcade unit via built-in BBHP Arcade Game Locator with iPhone Location Services
* Go head-to-head with your friends in Four-Player Pass-to-Play mode
* Track personal Arcade Leaderboard and Hunting Party standings from your iPhone with built-in arcade network integration, including arcade account management and registration
* Coming Soon: Download new animals and hunting adventures to expand your 3D hunt
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