Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU), a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced the availability of Sniper X with Jason Statham on the App Store and Google Play. Featuring the name, likeness, and voice of the world-renowned action star, Sniper X with Jason Statham features high-octane, first person shooter gameplay. Players are immersed into their very own action film as they experience console-quality graphics, intense missions, and intuitive controls.

"As Glu's first male celebrity partner, Jason Statham's over 55 million* social followers add a new demographic to the company's celebrity gaming platform," said Niccolo de Masi, Glu Chairman and CEO. "Mr. Statham's creative input throughout the game's development has ensured a unique and authentic action-adventure experience his fans will enjoy worldwide."

Known for his explosive acting roles, Statham has starred in more than 40 blockbuster films including such global franchises as THE EXPENDABLES, THE TRANSPORTER, THE FAST & THE FURIOUS, and most recently, SPY.

About Sniper X with Jason Statham

Assume the role of Sniper X, as you team up with action star Jason Statham to become the free world's ultimate weapon against the forces of chaos and terror! As part of Statham's elite paramilitary team SPEAR, you'll work side-by-side to dismantle terrorists and rogue states that conventional forces can't touch. First up, Scorpion, a terrorist group dealing in weapons of mass destruction. Under the guidance of your commander, collect intelligence on the enemy, identify your target, zoom in, focus, and take a shot. The Perfect Shot system rewards careful aim with bonus cash and more! It's a new kind of war and you're a new kind of weapon. You are Sniper X.

Features of Sniper X with Jason Statham
  • Expert Leadership - Hone your skills and earn cash for upgrades in SPEAR's training grounds. Study the art of the kill under SPEAR's commander, voiced by action star Jason Statham!
  • Stunning Graphics - As Sniper X, take on hundreds of military missions in incredible 3D environments.
  • Innovative Upgrade System - Make your sniper rifle into a truly customized killing machine. Customize your weapon to suit your style of play by adding and upgrading scopes, barrels, suppressors and more.
  • Heart-Pounding Gameplay - Eliminate enemy soldiers, officers, vehicles, and even drones in thrilling first-person action. See your kills confirmed with a dramatic kill-cam.
  • Elite Armory - Enjoy access to an elite armory where sniper rifles are just the beginning. Dealing with drones? Switch to a shotgun and blast them with a cloud of buckshot. Zoom in and slow down time with focus, built into every sniper rifle. Eliminate groups of grunts in seconds with your burst-fire assault rifle.

Enemies of freedom can run, but they can't hide from Sniper X!

*Statham's social audience as of October 21, 2015: 52.3 million on Facebook, and 3.5 million on Instagram.

Statham is represented by Creative Artists Agency, Steve Chasman of Current Entertainment, and attorneys Jacob Bloom and Patrick Knapp of Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal LaViolette Feldman Schenkman & Goodman, LLP.

Sniper X with Jason Statham is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch at http://bit.ly/1Gimbdf and on Google Play at http://bit.ly/1M8SnlB.

About Glu Mobile

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as CONTRACT KILLER, COOKING DASH, DEER HUNTER, DINER DASH, DINO HUNTER: DEADLY SHORES, ETERNITY WARRIORS, FRONTLINE COMMANDO, RACING RIVALS, TAP SPORTS BASEBALL and TAP SPORTS FOOTBALL, and branded IP games including KIM KARDASHIAN: HOLLYWOOD, ROBOCOP: THE OFFICIAL GAME, TERMINATOR GENYSIS: REVOLUTION, and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION on the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone. Glu's unique technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers globally. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco with major U.S. offices outside Seattle and in Long Beach, and international locations in Canada, China, India, Japan, Korea, and Russia. Consumers can find high-quality entertainment wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com. For live updates, please follow Glu via Twitter at www.twitter.com/glumobile or become a Glu fan at www.facebook.com/glumobile.

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