Gameloft Brings the Nostalgia of The Oregon Trail to Mobile Gamers

In just about every gamers early life, they have contracted Dysentary. Good ol’ Dysentary. Those long journeys and cutting edge graphics during your hour or so in the computer lab back many many years ago now has been brought to you today.

Gameloft®, a leading publisher and developer of video games for mobile
phones and consoles, announced today the launch of the award-winning
title, the Oregon Trail, to mobile handsets. In partnership with The
Learning Company, this marks the first re-make of the educational title
which has previously only been available on PCs.

“The Oregon
Trail is an iconic game that has been enjoyed by parents and students
alike over the decades,” explains Gonzague de Vallois, senior vice
president of Publishing, Gameloft. “The Oregon Trail has always
provided an ideal way for players to recount an important part of
American history, and we are confident that the new mobile version will
capture the exciting journey for today’s tech savvy audience.”

graphics coupled with other new features, allows Gameloft’s the Oregon
Trail to feel very contemporary, while staying true to the original
storyline. Players assume the role of a wagon leader and must make
strategic decisions to ensure the safety of their party along the
treacherous Oregon Trail route. Fans of the game will recall the
customizable aspects such as naming family members and selecting
professions which are all included in the new version along with added

Oregon Trail game features include:

• Select your profession: Banker, Carpenter, Farmer; choose your crew by customizing the names

Five different mini-games help to break up your long journey and allows
you improve your health and safety through hunting, rafting, fishing,
crossing the river and repairing your wagon

• Unpredictable
occurrences such as hitchhikers, robbers, bandits, increase the
challenge along the route; strategy and smart decision-making enables
you to minimize the damage

The Oregon Trail is available now
across most US carriers. To check the game’s availability with your
carrier, text “WAGON” to 82174 on your mobile phone.

Serioulsy, get this. SERIOUSLY

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