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Universal Music Releases An iPhone Game To Promote Artists, Sell Tracks

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Universal Music Group was early to tap into the whole music gaming phenomenon by partnering with Tapulous to make iPhone apps for artists such as Lady Gaga and Souja Boy Tell ‘Em.

Now it’s branching off and working with others to create even more gaming applications. The record label’s latest app is called Six-String and is now available for $4.99 from the App Store for the iPhone or iPod touch. The game was developed by Frontier, which makes popular guitar simulators for the iPhone. The app will be used to highlight new releases, such as The Scorpions’