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Celebrate England’s Ashes win with Codies’ new game

Celebrate England’s Ashes win with Codemasters' Ashes Cricket, the game

Celebrate England’s Ashes win with Ashes Cricket the game – now available on major mobile platforms. Based on Codemasters’ award-winning Ashes Cricket games for home consoles, the official Ashes mobile game was developed by Jump Games, a leading International developer and publisher of mobile entertainment content.

Ashes Cricket mobile lets you experience the thrill of the Ashes series first-hand on your mobile device. Available across all leading mobile technologies and platforms like iOS (for iPhone, iPod Touch), Android OS, Blackberry OS, J2ME and BREW, the game is available across all leading mobile carriers.

Ashes Cricket is now on the iTunes Apstore for iPhone and iPod users here:

You can play as either England or Australia in the ultimate sporting contest. The official mobile game of the Ashes series, Ashes Cricket features the actual names and likenesses of both the English and Australian players.

Following are the key features of the Ashes game:

•3 different game modes: Ashes Test, One Day and 20 Over Internationals
· Official English and Australian player names and likenesses
· Special ‘Action Cam’ view to give a real life experience of enhanced batting, bowling and fielding controls and different game modes that make this game ‘easy to pick up but hard to put down’
· Enhanced fielding, bowling and batting game play
· Hawkeye integration

On the launch of the Ashes Cricket mobile game, Mr. Salil Bhargava, CEO, Jump Games, said, “Cricket games on mobile have been extremely popular with gamers and have received a phenomenal response over the years. The Ashes Series is international cricket’s most celebrated rivalry and dates back to 1882. With this offering Jump Games brings The Ashes closer to cricket lovers with easy access through mobile. This launch reiterates our commitment to providing great games across all available mobile platforms”

The game was recently reviewed by Pocket Gamer (, a renowned destination for everything related to mobile gaming and won the coveted Pocket Gamer Silver Award getting a rating of 8/10. The review is available here:

Jump Games worked with Codemasters, a leading publisher of console video games including the market-leading cricket game Ashes Cricket, to develop the mobile game.

Barry Jafrato, Senior VP, Brand, at Codemasters commented, “As the original creator and licence holder of official cricket video games based on the Ashes, Codemasters welcomes Jump Games’ release of the mobile edition. Thanks to the partnership between Codemasters and Jump Games, the mobile edition features official Ashes content, including in-game models and graphics, originally created by Codemasters for the home console video games. Both Codemasters and Jump Games are part of Reliance Big Entertainment and that has driven this relationship and demonstrates the potential for future cooperative ventures in our respective gaming entertainment sectors.”

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