Make-A-Wish Foundation, the group that grants wishes to children with life-threatening diseases, recently partnered with PopCap Games to help nine-year-old Owain Weinert’s iPhone game become a reality.
The fourth grader is battling pre-B Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. Instead of using his wish to meet an NBA star or go Disneyland, he wanted to build a first-person shooter for the iPhone.
Which is awesome.
The game is described as:
Players assume the role of the base commander, rapidly deploying a variety of automated battle machines and targeted ballistic ordinance to thwart the invading alien “Flamion” forces. The game name, theme, unit and faction names are all products of the incredibly talented and energetic Lead Designer, Owain. The game name, theme, unit and faction names are all products of the incredibly talented and energetic Lead Designer, Owain. The gameplay and pacing are in turn specially crafted for him so that he can literally get lost in his very own world.
The game will be out in the coming months. Way to go, Owain!
Article Via The Loop