Apple co-founder Woz to star in iOS game with ‘Machete’ actor

This is really happening.

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is set to appear as a playable video game character alongside the likeness of “Machete” star Danny Trejo in an upcoming iOS title called Danny Trejo’s Vengeance “Woz with a Coz.”

The game, which is due on or before November 22 to coincide with Thanksgiving, puts the unlikely duo together in an 8-bit platformer with weapons against a city full of baddies. It’s a tie-in, and promotional vehicle for Trejo’s film “Vengeance,” due out next year.

So where exactly does Wozniak fit into all this? According to a release about the game, it’s all about teaming up with Trejo to rescue his wife Janet, who has been kidnapped:

In ‘Woz With A Coz’ on iOS®, the Apple® co-founder and his wife, ‘J-Woz’ are enjoying their evening together, taking a glide. Unfortunately, their otherwise quiet evening is ruined – not by a competitive product release – but rather by street thugs kidnapping ‘J-Woz’ !!! Your dynamic duo of Steve and Danny must hurry and swing into action as they tear up Fusion City in their quest to rescue ‘J-Woz’, and maybe cause a little mayhem on their way …

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