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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
– January 16, 2014 –
Renren Games, a subsidiary of Renren Inc.
(NYSE: RENN), has unveiled
, the first NBA endless runner mobile game. The new
game, available free to download on iOS, features NBA players
competing against alien invaders.
NBA Rush, gamers assemble their own all-star team by
choosing select NBA players from 30 NBA teams. To win, NBA
players must weave through city streets, parks, tunnels, buses,
cars and alien ships, while throwing down massive dunks on
NBA Rush incorporates all of the fun gameplay
elements that define the endless runner genre with a basketball
spin. To change directions, NBA players execute crossover,
behind-the-back and through-the-legs dribble moves. When
juking left and right doesn’t get a player through the alien
defense, the NBA players’ hops will save the day.
NBA Rush, our goal was to highlight the incredible
athletic skills of NBA stars by portraying them as superheroes who
will save the earth from an alien invasion,” explains Martin
Ma, Vice President of Strategy & Investment, Renren Games.
NBA Rush brings arcade action to a mobile game we
hope millions of NBA fans will enjoy.”
NBA Rush will be free to download on the Apple App
Store and will have in-game purchases to enhance gameplay.
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About Renren Inc.
Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) operates a leading real name social
networking internet platform in China. The platform enables
users to connect and communicate with each other, share information
and user generated content, play online games, shop for deals,
watch videos and enjoy a wide range of other features and services.
Renren's businesses primarily include the main social networking
Renren.com, the game development and operating
platform Renren Games, the social commerce website
Nuomi.com, and the user-generated content focused
video sharing website
Renren.com had approximately 194 million
activated users as of June 30, 2013. Renren's American depositary
shares, each of which represents three Class A ordinary shares,
trade on NYSE under the symbol "RENN."