Wesley Snipes proves that you don't have to be free to do anything with his new iOS game, Julius Styles: The International. Snipes is currently serving three years in a federal prison for tax evasion, but that hasn't stopped him from being creative (Snipes' projected date from prison is July, 2013).
His new game, Julius Styles: The International, is an iPad and iPhone action adventure game developed in conjunction with Lapland Studio, Elstree Studio Productions, Red 27 Films and Maandi Media Holding. The $2.99 game puts players into the rather unglamorous world of economic espionage. Working for an elite group of businessmen called the 'Assembly,' players attempt to divert global funds into the groups' collective pockets. As Julius Styles, a young man who recently graduated from MIT and has lost his way, players join the group as "an economic hitman, an expert in persuasion, blackmail, and assassination." Julius will use his repertoire of dark skills to infiltrate governments, businesses, and other shadowy organizations to do untold amounts of wickedness.
"Evolving from the military special ops, security specialist backgrounds of characters I’ve played in the past, this guy was trained by the streets of today, to be the international player and dot com super spy of the future," said Wesley Snipes in a press release about the game issued today. "Fall back, Nino and excuse me, Mr. Bond! I’d like you to meet Mr. Styles, Julius Styles: The International."
"This marriage, my vision of a hardcore action movie combined with Lapland’s implementation of a kickass video game, is going to hook you up and leave you thirsty for more," added Snipes. "Episode 1 is just the beginning. I’ve been waiting ten years for a creative opportunity like this!"
The first episode of Julius Styles: The International is now available for $2.99 in the App Store for iPhone and iPad. For more information, check out www.laplandstudio.com.