Gamearound Licences STREETSKATER to boohooMAN

London, September 2020

Londonbased indie game studio Gamearound has licensed Street Skater, an instant mobile game playable from within the boohooMAN apps.  

On 15th September, in line with the launch of their new skate collection, boohooMAN launch their new game STREETSKATER.  

Available only through the boohooMAN app STREETSKATER is the first 3D animated game from the brand.  

Skate your avatar through the streets of LA, collecting coins and pieces from the boohooMAN collection to earn points and win real prizes. One lucky winner will skate away with £1,000 in cash.  

Inspired by the most recent skate campaign shoot the game is set against the sun bleached, palm lined streets of LA. Perform tricks and dodge cars and obstacles as you skate through various levels.  

Share your score with your friends and see if they can beat your high score.  

Inspired by the Boohoo Skate range from Fall 2020, featuring shoots with the acclaimed skate boarder Boo Johnson, the Tony Hawk-meets-Subway Surfer Street Skater game follows an avatar character clothed in a choice from the boohooMAN Skate range of sweaters, T-shirts and track suits. Players can select their preferred skateboard and hit the street, gathering coins, magnets and power-ups whilst performing tricks and jumping or ducking obstacles for maximum points on the game leaderboard. 

Players who join the leaderboard by entering their game handle and email address join the prize draw and if you complete several points thresholds, you will receive promo codes for up to 40% discounts and free shipping vouchers. 

boohooMAN creates high impact clothing for the 16-24 years market. Whilst developing previous games such as the Quavo game, it has revealed that engagement within the app leads to higher conversions and much longer session times.  

25,000 players have played the game since launch and the maximum score recorded at the time of writing is over 100,000 points, indicating strong adoption and engagement. 

Gamearound creates innovative and addictive true multiplayer games for mobile first, casual, free-to-play titles, using WiFi 6, 4G and 5G networks to deliver 3D gaming to the device with near-zero in-game latency.  

Victoria Pearson, boohooMAN Ecommerce Trading Manager:

“We dipped our toe into gaming in lockdown, with the boohooMAN x Quavo rooftop runner, as a way to keep our audience entertained and everyone loved playing it. This time we’ve partnered with Gamearound and gone into gaming in a bigger way, bringing our first 3D game to the boohooMAN app. The game has some great features and tricks. My favourite feature though is you can change the look and outfit of your avatar – all wearing boohooMAN of course!’ 

Claudio Torres, Gamearound Chief Engineer: “Creating such an experience in a lightweight download package and incorporating boohooMAN products placed within gameplay is breaking ground and the deployment model offers technical challenges as we embed the game, but we don’t touch, the native app. All round, it’s a result“. 

Gideon Clifton, CEO of Gamearound said, We are bringing a new type of inclusive, casual gaming to brands who wish to engage their audiences further, and to reach new audiences. Casual players, hungry for gameplay which can be quick to play but hard to master. This will bring new opportunities to this burgeoning casual gaming category.’’ 

Street Skater is accessible from within the boohooMAN app, available from Apple App Store and Google Play 

 

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For more information please contact [email protected] Please see here for high resolution images, logos and game trailer videos. 

GAMEAROUND STREET SKATER

Notes to editor: 

About Gamearound 

Gamearound creates innovative and addictive true multiplayer titles for mobile first, casual, free-to-play titles with exceptional graphics. 5G networks deliver photorealistic graphics to the device with near-zero latency. With Gamearound’s Core Loop to incentivise engagement and retention along with incredible benchmark graphics, they can deliver truly immersive gameplay. With access to the global $120BN games market via their partners Apple, Google and Facebook, Gamearound make ethical, inclusive gaming for all ages, genders, races and people designed to be strong, story driven titles for game video networks and competitive esports. 

 

About Boohoo.com 

Boohoo Group plc is a UK-based online fashion retailer, aimed at 16–30 year olds. The business was founded in 2006 and had sales in 2019 of £856.9m. It specialises in own brand fashion clothing, with over 36,000 products. 

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