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Pixel Cup Soccer Kicks Off 8-Bit Arcade Soccer Experience for iOS

Maracanazo Edition Offers Free Opportunity to Improve on Historic Upset

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY – Independent game developer Batovi Games Studio wants players to Crush Brazil and win the championship with in its new retro-styled arcade game, Pixel Cup Soccer, available to play for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Gamers can show off their fancy footwork on the pitch via the App Store.

Pixel Cup Soccer has two versions for players to enjoy. The paid, “ Cup Edition,” is available for $1.99 USD and includes 16 international teams to play in friendly matches, compete for the Pixel Cup title, or in the iPad version, play against a friend in the local PvP mode that has two players competing on the same tablet. Other features include:

  • Simple 8-bit virtual controls to shoot, pass, and run.
  • Clean, challenging gameplay for soccer experts and newcomers.
  • Retro-style pixel art game resembling classic 8-bit games, evoking nostalgia.
  • Leaderboards both in-game and via Facebook to offer plenty of competition among friends and around the world
  • Share your replays with Everyplay integration
The free version, Crush Brazil Maracanazo Edition, celebrates one of the greatest moments in international soccer history. Uruguay stunned heavy favorite and host, Brazil, in the 1950 final at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium. In Pixel Cup’s Maracanazo Edition, players try to score for Uruguay in a limited amount of time. But each Uruguayan goal adds more time to the clock and another chance to score again. Just don’t let Brazil score,  because even one goal ends the game.

Pixel Cup Soccer celebrates the history of the beautiful game – both on the international level as well as the video game version with its stunning pixelated graphics, easy controls, fluid gameplay and social features,” Pixel Cup Socer executive producer Flavio Caiafa said. “We want players to have fun playing our game throughout and well after this summer’s major soccer tournament has crowned the world’s next soccer champion.”

Visit the game’s website, www.pixelcupsoccer.com, for more information. 

About Batovi Games Studio

Batovi Games Studio is one of the leading video and interactive games development studios in Latin America. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Montevideo, Uruguay, Batovi has rapidly built a strong presence in the regional and international markets. Batovi is well known for its creative and technical soundness and versatility, as well as for its ability to create innovative games with top quality design and great gameplay. Today, Batovi develops entertainment and edutainment games for all the leading platforms. It is also the leading provider of edutainment games for the One Laptop Per Child program in Uruguay and the region.

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