World of Indie Musician and Pop Artist
Johnston Comes to Life on the iPhone
Dr. Fun Fun,
Smashing Studios Collaborate on Intriguing iPhone Puzzler
– (September 24, 2009) – “Hi, How
Are You” the first ever toon-shaded 3D puzzle platformer for the
iPhone and iPod Touch, is now available in the Apple App Store.
The game features dynamic, physics-driven gameplay and is set in
a psychedelic universe filled with the art, music, and iconic themes of
renowned indie artist Daniel Johnston.
“Hi, How Are
begins with Satan turning the innocent Jeremiah into a frog and stealing
the object of his affection.
To win back his true love’s freedom, Jeremiah must progress
through 25+ devilish levels to reverse the curse that Satan has bestowed
through mazes, Jeremiah evolves into four different characters, each
with a unique play style.
The game can be controlled by using either intuitive tilt controls, or
by using a virtual on-screen joystick.
More than 20 achievements can be unlocked throughout the game,
revealing Daniel’s original artwork.
Achievements can also be shared automatically with friends on
Facebook – taking bragging rights to a whole new social level.
Johnston’s music has been critically acclaimed for his original and
evocative style. He has
been dubbed “the Godfather of lo-fi” and has acquired legions of fans
including legends such as David Bowie, Tom Waits, Beck and the late Kurt
Cobain, who famously wore Daniel’s
“Hi, How Are You” frog
t-shirts in concert.
art has been featured in prestigious art galleries throughout the world,
including the Whitney Museum of Art where he was a featured artist in
their famous Biennial exhibition.
Here he was referred to as “one of the most creative contemporary
artists in the world.”
How Are You,” the game was created in collaboration by developers
Dr. Fun Fun and Smashing Studios.
The game is
available for a special, limited time, introductory price of $0.99
through the Apple iTunes App Store.
information about Daniel Johnston, his original music and artwork,
please visit www.HiHowAreYou.com
or his fan site
information about the game please visit:
can be downloaded here:
There is no
question mark at the end of Johnston’s famous line
“Hi, How Are You.”
This is his Johnston’s veritable trademark; his greeting to all.
785-0515, Ext. 204