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What do the american revolution and video games have in common? Why, Children of liberty of course!

Early Access Available Friday 4/18 for “Revolutionary” Stealth Platformer

BOSTON – April 17, 2014 –  Indie developer Lantana Games is proud to announce early access for their stealth-action title  Children of Liberty . Taking place on the eve of the American Revolution, gamers play as four kids, selected at the start of the game, on a mission to break their parents out of jail and warn the countryside of the pending Redcoat attack.  Children of Liberty  is scheduled for a late 2014/early 2015 release.

The early access version will be available on  Steam, The Humble Store, Desura, and  IndieGameStand on Friday, April 18, for $9.99 ($8.99 for the first week!). It will be available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Check out the latest trailer here  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSPgu5qMkMk  and download press assets here –  http://www.lantanagames.com/press/children_of_liberty/images/images.zip

On April 19, 1775, The Lexington Minutemen confronted a group of 700 Redcoats marching to capture munitions depots stored outside of Boston and thus began what is known as the American Revolutionary War. The night before the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the Sons of Liberty received word of the Redcoats' plan to march on the munitions depot. Paul Revere, a coppersmith and infamous Patriot, was sent along with William Dawes to warn the countryside of the oncoming attack. However, only by a mysterious set of circumstances was Revere able to succeed at his mission.

The events leading up to this battle have always been filled with intrigue … until now.  Children of Liberty  fills in the plot holes of the tale of Paul Revere's Ride while remaining historically accurate. Gamers play as either Joseph, the classic platformer; Ally, the nimble freerunner; Doug, the burly tank; or Sarah, the bratty eight-year old ninja, and live out the events of the hours leading up to the American Revolution. Players have various tools at their disposal depending on the character they play, including toy swords, grappling yo-yos, and smoke bombs.  Children of Liberty  places a heavy emphasis on stealth-based gameplay, allowing the player to hide in shadows and pop out at strategic moments while remaining true to the core of classic 2D platformers but in a fully realized 3D world

About Lantana Games

Lantana Games is an independent game development team located in Boston, MA and was founded in 2009 by graduates of the Savannah College of Art and Design. With a focus on artistic uniqueness and heavily refined gameplay in everything they make, the team believes that if they don't love their games, neither will you. Lantana Games is made up of a diligent team working from their respective attics.om

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Billy Nichols

Lantana Games

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Lantana Games

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