What: Bean’s Quest for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch now bigger & better than ever via final update. New Lite version released to celebrate.
Where: Melbourne, Australia
When: 2 February 2012
Details: Kumobius today announced a final major update that completes the Bean’s Quest app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The free update almost doubles the content in the critically acclaimed platformer and ups the ante even further with the introduction of a final boss battle.
To celebrate the completion of the app, a free Lite version also launches today. The Lite version includes eight levels and is the first time players have been able to try the game for free.
• 2 new worlds with distinct art and new enemies.
• 22 new stages and a final boss fight, bringing the total amount of stages up to 50.
• Brand new high-quality animated intro sequence tells the story in a new way.
• 4 new music tracks. Now over 10 original pieces of 'chiptune' music.
• New UI update: cleaner and crisper buttons that look better on Retina displays.
• Achievements balancing and learning curve tweaks.
Price and Availability:
Beans Quest Final is available for US $2.99 / AUD $2.99 / £1.99 / €2.39 on the App Store on iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad or at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/beans-quest/id449069244?ls=1&mt=8
Beans Quest Lite is available for free on the App Store on iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad at http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/beans-quest/id492610587?mt=8
Launch Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tY5tok2TkFw
Action Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg12VgFfp9A
Assets: for more info and assets visit http://www.surpriseattack.com.au/beans-quest ;
For review code, promo codes for giveaways or any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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More details on Bean’s Quest:
Emilio has been cursed and his girlfriend kidnapped! Transformed by dark magic into a jumping bean, Emilio must bounce his way to victory through 50 levels spread over 5 worlds. Can Emilio rescue his one true love and find his missing pet axolotls?
Bean’s Quest brings back classic platforming to the iPhone and iPad with an incredibly intuitive control scheme that allows for a degree of precision platforming rarely seen on iOS.
Unique flavour of retro platforming goodness
Bean is constantly jumping with a super intuitive control scheme: just touch left or touch right to bounce in that direction. Easy to pick up yet hard to master, unique enemies and obstacles will really test your platforming skills.
A New Take on Speed Runs
Every stage is a finely tuned obstacle course which can be completed in an optimal number of jumps (the 'par'), requiring the player both master their sense of timing and solve mind bending puzzles in the heat of a speed run.
Emilio will push blocks, spin seesaws, roll boulders, crush enemies and dodge spike-balls in his quest. Bean’s Quest is a 16-bit platformer with modern physics, clever puzzles and subtle platforming.
Rescue your Pet Axolotls
The evil wizard who cursed Bean also kidnapped his pet axolotls – brutal! Every stage has an axolotl to be rescued.
Full Game Center integration
25 achievements and a jump count leaderboard for every world provides loads of replay value and a competitive edge to the platforming experience.