Critically Acclaimed PlayStationŽNetwork Title Merges Sharp iPad Graphics and Intuitive Controls with a Deep and Challenging Gameplay
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January 24, 2012, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation– i-Free Innovations, a leading Russian mobile game and app publisher, together with Creat Studios, a successful PlayStationŽNetwork game developer, announce the iPad version of a legendary Mushroom Wars RTS.
Originally released for PlayStationŽNetwork by Creat Studios in 2009, Mushroom Wars became one of all-time top 25 games for the platform, according to IGN.
Mushroom Wars’ story-driven, fast-paced real-time strategy and quaint visual style brings arcade skirmish gameplay to the forefront. An unknown enemy has made mischief among forest inhabitants, and once friendly neighbors begin to combat each other. The player must lead one of the forest tribes, unite the neighbors and repel the enemy, battling in close-quarters with accessible, straight-forward controls.
The iPad version beautifully captures all the original features that made Mushroom Wars such an outstanding success: all-round gameplay, pacing, depth, narrative and re-playability. Three types of touch’n’swipe controls have been designed especially for the iPad version of Mushroom Wars, plus new missions and weekly Facebook friends tournaments have been added.
“Together with Creat Studios, we designed the iPad version of Mushroom Wars to be an extremely intuitive introduction to the real-time strategy genre. While easily and quickly picked up by novice gamers across the board, we retained its wealth of deeper challenges for experienced gamers,” said Nadezda Antsiferova, Publishing Director of i-Free Innovations.“We also plan to add the online multiplayer mode as early as February 2013, which will allow the user to compete with up to three online opponents.”
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Mushroom Wars for iPad can be found on iTunes App Store at $2.99. The game is available in English, German, French, Spanish, Turkish, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese.
About i-Free Innovations
i-Free Innovations, a subsidiary of i-Free Ltd., features a unique team of professionals dedicated to the development and publishing of applications and games for smartphones and new network devices. Under the i-Free umbrella, i-Free Innovations is constantly engaged in research of new prospective technologies for a company that has experienced tremendous growth in the CIS since 2001 and internationally since 2006. i-Free, known as a specialist developer and implementer of innovative projects in mobile and NFC technology, electronic finance, digital content distribution, and electronic payments and micropayments, makes its products available in more than 100 countries, grossing over US $200 Million in sales in 2011. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Russia, i-Free also successfully operates offices in Moscow, Kyiv (Ukraine), Minsk (Belarus), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Mumbai (India), Beijing (China) and Sao-Paolo (Brazil), employing over 500 staff. For more information, visit www.i-free.com/en.
About Creat Studios:
Creat Studios, Inc. is a leading developer of mobile and console games. The company was founded in 1990 and operates offices in St.Petersburg and Boston (USA). It is licensed as official developers for most modern game consoles: Sony PlayStation 3, Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP), Sony PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Microsoft Xbox360, Apple iPhone and iPad and Google Android devices.