David Haye’s Knockout enters trash-talk territory
Muhammad Ali battled with rhyme, Dereck Chisora shocked with a spit and slap and David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye takes it a step further and elevates the pre-match hype with the number one iPhone game ‘David Haye’s Knockout’.
Grubby Hands’ new release ‘David Haye’s Knockout’ proves to be the perfect iPhone, iPod touch and iPad game to goad any opponent Haye sets to hound. Having worn a T-shirt depicting Haye holding the decapitated, bloody heads of the heavyweight Klitschko brothers, he has infamously demonstrated that he will not hold back when it comes to getting under his competitors’ skin and ‘David Haye’s Knockout’ is no different. Within the game Haye consistently jibes his rivals and even uses secret weapons to defeat and destroy his enemies.
“So much fuss was made about the bottle in my hand in Munich that I decided to have some fun with it,” Haye, reportedly, told The Sun.
Realising the power of gaming, like no other professional boxer has done before, Haye’s use of ‘David Haye’s Knockout’ has certainly taken sport and gaming to the next level. Within a week of being released ‘David Haye’s Knockout’ dominated the App Store, taking over the number one spot in the Games and Sports Charts and flicking the globally dominant ‘Angry Birds’ from the number one Arcade Chart perch.
Igniting a whole new ring of fire, the immediate popularity of ‘David Haye’s Knockout’ has given Haye perfect ammunition to taunt his competitors before he steps in the ring with them and generate a lot of hype in the run up to his fight with Dereck Chisora, on 14 July 2012.
Considering the instant success of ‘David Haye’s Knockout’, independent one-man studio and creators of critically acclaimed ‘Boys Loves Girl’, Grubby Hands have catapulted the iDevice and game into an innovative and cutting-edge realm where no sports person or developer has dared to venture before.