United Kingdom and United States– 11th June 2009– Chillingo, the leading iPhone publisher and US-based development studio Gimka Entertainment have launched their tower defense game– Defender Chronicles in Apple’s App Store. This app takes gamers back to the glory days of epic battles, desperate princesses, artifacts hunting and marvelous fantasy on the iPhone and iPod touch.
Defender Chronicles - Legend of the Desert King presents a unique blend of role-playing adventure and tower defense, seen from a fresh side-view perspective. The game tells the story of the kingdom of Athelia, currently under siege by an army of orcs and the undead. You must install berserkers, rangers, halfings, mages, warriors, and archers along the streets and paths through the kingdom to stop those advancing monsters. Every so often, you must work hard to bring down a massive boss monster, such as an ogre or golem.
The game features 5 hand-drawn battlegrounds sporting the side-view perspective that will allow you to zoom in on the action. Each defender has its own unique ability. You can choose from 5 different game modes as well, including campaign, freestyle (random), extended, classic, and classic extended. The game features 7 original music soundtracks, spatial sound effects, and a variety of voice-acting.
"Defender Chronicles lends itself perfectly to the iPhone." said Chris Byatte, co-Founder and director of Chillingo. "It's easy to learn, quick to play, and immensely addicting."
“We are delighted to be working with Chillingo to take Defender Chronicles to market. Their marketing experience will help maximize the chances for Defender Chronicles' to be a commercial succes” said Petrus Santoso, CEO of Gimka Entertainment.
Defender Chronicles is available for the launch price of US$2.99 from Apple's App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore. The price will increase to US4.99 after the first week.