FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA, January 25, 2011 – The award winning Battle Group is now available for free for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Battle Group Lite lets gamers experience the first five levels of the fast paced naval action strategy title.
Battle Group recently won best gameplay and outstanding audio engineering in the iFanzine 2011 Developer Achievements.
A launch trailer can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0P0B9ThYrlA.
About Battle Group
The near future. A pirate conglomeration equipped with the latest military hardware wages an unopposed war of plunder within the vital trade routes of the world. A naval force of modern warships drawn from a unified community of free nations is assembled to meet this growing threat. You are their commander.
Tactical action / modern naval warfare
Fight off waves of air, land and sea based opponents. A simple to use control method lets you get straight into the action.
Use advanced armaments
Control the devastating power of modern naval weaponry that includes anti-air missiles, naval guns and jump jet interceptors.
Customise your fleet
Select from a diverse range of ship types including patrol boats, guided missile frigates, aircraft carriers and more.
Unlock new ships and special abilities
A reward system for exceptional performance allows you to purchase new ship classes. Gain experience in battle to unlock abilities specific to each of these ship classes.
Who are these pirates? What are their true motivations? And is everything as it seems? Uncover the sinister plot as told through the dialogue of veteran video gaming voice actor bob carter.
Full game center integration
Earn achievements and dominate the online leaderboards. Check out your battle statistics as you progress through the your naval career.
Researched and developed in consultation with actual ex-serving naval personnel.
More content coming soon
Upcoming expansions include new ship classes, campaign missions, enemies, play modes and multiplayer.
Links to online stores for purchase:
For more information and a press kit, visit www.battlegroupgame.com
About Bane Games
Bane Games are a small but experienced team of independent developers based in Brisbane, Australia. With roots in the mainstream games industry, the team has credits on titles including Destroy All Humans TM 2, Fury TM, Battlestar Galactica TM, and the Need for Speed TM series. Bane Games hopes to continue the successful production of high quality, fun titles for a variety of gaming platforms
Bane Games Website: http://www.banegames.com
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