Nollywood veterans, Aki and Pawpaw have added a new feather in their hats by becoming the first Nollywood characters to have their own video game.
Filmmaker, Charles Okpaleke, on Friday, unveiled the game adaptation of Temple Run titled ‘Epic Run’ featuring movie stars Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme, (Aki & Pawpaw) as lead characters.
According to Charles, the game was developed by Play Network Studio in collaboration with Blueportal Software.
The pair appear to be voiced by the Nollywood actors behind these comic characters, Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme.
Okpaleke wrote alongside a video demo;
“Say hello to the first Nollywood game app!!! Aki and Pawpaw Epic Run
A Play Network Studios initiative,”
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Say hello to the first Nollywood game app!!! Aki and Pawpaw Epic Run
A Play Network Studios initiative pic.twitter.com/qMOvMdeW7Y
— Charles Okpaleke (@charlesofplay) April 27, 2023
Fans and Celebrities expressed excitement over Nollywood’s first-ever game.
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The images which were created with the faces of Chinedu and Osita, and it appears to have also been voiced by them.
The duo made their acting debut as Aki and Pawpaw in the 2002 Aki Na Ukwa movie. More than two decades later and they have become household names with successful careers.
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