New Warhammer® 40,000® tactical strategy game coming to iOS and Android this fall
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA, JULY 18, 2014– Leading mobile game development studio Complex Games Inc., in conjunction with Games Workshop®, the definitive leader in tabletop war games, and mobile game publisher CROOZ, Inc. (headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Koji Obuchi) announces a new mobile title The Horus Heresy: Drop Assault . Set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe this fast-paced tactical game is the first ever video game to be set in the wildly popular Horus Heresy setting, and will have its initial release on both the iTunes App Store and Google Play.
The Horus Heresy: Drop Assault invites players to choose a side in the intense civil war that erupted amongst the Emperor’s Space Marine Legions in the 30thMillennium. Players will be able to build and customize bases, muster armies, and break their enemies' strongholds in intense tactical battles. Whether as a Traitor or Loyalist, you can create a Chapter with your friends and challenge your rivals around the world in territorial warfare to dominate and survive.
“ We are thrilled to be working with Games Workshop on the first videogame set in the Horus Heresy”, says Noah Decter-Jackson, CEO of Complex Games. “ We have been dedicated Warhammer 40,000 gamers since we first started playing games, and we are confident that the tactical experience we are bringing to mobile will satisfy what 40K fans have been craving.”
Jon Gillard, Head of Games Workshop Licensing had this to say about the upcoming title:
“The Horus Heresy is an iconic and seminal part of our IP that describes the dark period in the Imperium's history that ultimately led to the way the Warhammer 40,000 universe looks now. As a setting it has been the basis for numerous New York Times best-selling novels, card games, and more recently some amazing models from our Forge World division. The dark treachery and over the top battles of this epic civil war make it perfect for the game Complex are making and aficionados of our worlds will be very excited about this legendary setting being brought to life as a video game for the first time.”