HUNTINGTON BEACH, California—November 4, 2009—SPANGU today announced the release of its debut iPhone app, THE BAD PANDA. The app is compatible with both the iPhone and iPod touch, available for immediate download via Apple's iTunes App Store (US & Canada only) for only $0.99 (http://www.spangu.com/
The app is SPANGU's take on the classic shakeable decision-making fortune teller toy, starring THE BAD PANDA—who's just trying to get some sleep, undoubtedly exhausted, after a long day of lounging around eating bamboo… or perhaps hung over from barhopping the night before. Ask your burning yes/no question, wake The Bad Panda by shaking the device and he'll advise you with one of 50 random answers. But be warned: he's not exactly happy about you interrupting his dreams.
To elevate the user experience beyond a simple question-and-
Art director Maximillian Mark Medina created THE BAD PANDA character in early 2007 as a symbolic antithesis of all cute mass-marketed fictitious characters. The concept of THE BAD PANDA is to deconstruct and remix the stereotypical perception of "cute" into an ongoing multimedia social experiment that is at once frank and comedic. As an extension of this endeavor, THE BAD PANDA was exclusively licensed to SPANGU for development of their debut iPhone app.
SPANGU was founded in California in 2009 by three partners focused on a common goal of creating unique and compelling, quality apps previously unseen in the crowded iPhone app market. THE BAD PANDA app is the first to be released out of several apps in the works.
Press Contact: Dan Medina, Spangu email@example.com
The Bad Panda app info and images: http://www.spangu.com/
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The Bad Panda app © 2009 Spangu. The Bad Panda character © 2007 Maximillian Mark Medina. All Rights Reserved. Apple, iPhone, iPod touch, and iTunes are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.
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