KARACHI: A smartphone video game for Pakistan’s first full-length animated film 3 Bahadur was launched at an event held at Dolmen Mall, Clifton. This follows the release of the official 3 Bahadur music video featuring popular singer Shiraz Uppal.
Oscar award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy introduced the 3 Bahadur movie and elaborated upon the concept behind the game, which has been developed by software house Pi Labs in collaboration with Artboard, a firm specializing in digital game and app design.
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy introducing 3 Bahadur and its official game
Pakistan’s first thematic smartphone video game for a movie, the 3 Bahadur smartphone video game provides a single player experience, in which players take on the role of one of the three protagonists to defeat the thugs of Roshan Basti. Throughout the five levels of the game, players will encounter different thugs and battle it out in exciting missions in hopes of restoring peace to the colony.
A screenshot from 3 Bahadur official game
The Android version of the game is currently available on Google Play and the iOS version is expected in a few weeks.
The event was attended by celebrities, film enthusiasts, media personalities and esteemed members of the press including TV personalities Adnan Siddiqui, Alyy Khan, Sanam Baloch, Nadia Hussain and Farhan Ali Agha; musicians Faakhir and Omran Shafique.
Celebrities attend the launch of 3 Bahadur official game
Attendees of the event were able to experience the game first-hand and took part in interactive activities such as a drawing competition and a lucky draw, the main prize for which was a tablet computer pre-installed with the 3 Bahadur video game.
Art competition for kids
“All of us are getting more and more familiarized with 3 Bahadur’s young heroes, Saadi, Kamil and Amna, as well as the menacing overlord Mangu and his band of fumbling thugs. Now, for the first time ever in Pakistan, we are creating a game to be released with the movie. This game will allow children to interact with their favorite characters on their tablets and cellphones!” said Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, who is also the creative director of the animated movie.
3 Bahadur is due to release on May 22 in cinemas across Pakistan.