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PRESS RELEASE– 31 st May, 2013 - Lichfield, England

Turrican: C64– a universal* iOS app featuring Manfred Trenz’s 1980s C64 shooter in its near 100% original form. (*: Works on iPod Touch / iPhone / iPad Mini and iPad)

The game had an un-announced / soft-release as an iPhone-only app late last year and has garnered a small but appreciative audience since that time. However, as a result of improvements to Elite’s‘C64: Elite Collection’ tech, the universal iOS app is to be‘Available from the App Store’ as a free-update (to all existing) from noon today. Those who’ve yet to purchase the game may now do so, it’s priced at?1.49/€1.59/US$1.99

Turrican (a game for 8-bit personal / home computers released in the UK in 1990) is one of THE defining games of the early 1990s.

As well as being available in this stand-alone form, the Turrican: C64 app is offered as an in-app purchase from within the‘C64: Elite Collection’ apps. (The in-app is priced at?1.49/€1.59/US$1.99 and it includes two of Trenz’s other 8-bit games).


- portrait and landscape play / display modes

- iDaptive (user-definable, game-specific joystick, keypad&canvass) Controls

- (Google: "Tiny URL 22qh8hl") for more info

-‘auto save’, on exiting the game

- authentic 'C64' sound

About‘C64: Elite Collection’: is the first and only C64 app to be designed and optimised for use with the iPad. It is also a‘universal’ app, meaning that it’s also designed and optimised for use with the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad Mini and that the app and any in-app content purchased on any one type of Apple iOS device will be usable on all others, at no additional cost.?

App Store and other URLs:

??????????????????????? Turrican: C64????????????????????????? http://tinyurl.com/kuhr7de

??????????? C64: Elite Collection??????????????? http://tinyurl.com/br7h6y2

??????????? C64: Elite Collection Free??????? http://tinyurl.com/burlv2d

??????????? Story??????????????????????????????????????? http://tinyurl.com/csos443

??????????? Back Story?????????????????????????????? http://tinyurl.com/bllt9cx

Contact Details: Steve Wilcox????????????? E: paperboy@elite-systems.co.uk

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? WWW: elite-systems.co.uk Twitter: @elite_systems

About Elite: Incorporated in England in 1984, Elite was originally a leading developer and publisher of groundbreaking games for the Sinclair Spectrum and Commodore 64 home computer systems... Today Elite is a highly-specialised developer AND publisher of game software products for handheld, mobile and wireless systems; providing mobile network operators and selected other partners around the globe with "the best names in mobile games".


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