KARLSRUHE, Germany – August 8, 2012 – Mobile games company flaregames, today announced two new titles, just before the upcoming Gamescom convention in Cologne next week. Royal Revolt! and Lost Chronicles will be available in September of this year for iPhone and iPad. Lost Chronicles will also be available at launch for Android devices.
“With our first two games, Ocean Tower and BraveSmart, we were able to set the bar for our company as the titles have been downloaded almost 1.5 million times and have reached No. 1 AppStore positions in many countries,” said Klaas Kersting, CEO of flaregames. “Royal Revolt! and Lost Chronicles will build on the achievements of our previous games and leverage the knowledge we gain daily as we operate these titles and continue to add features and improvements. We expect more than one million downloads per game this year."
About Royal Revolt!
Royal Revolt! is a humorous 3D game in the emerging reverse tower-defense genre. As a young prince, the player is up against his uncles and aunts, who after the death of his father, have stolen the kingdom from his grasp. The game puts the player in control of a small army that must be successfully sent into the field to reach the objective past a number of defensive structures. The levels feature swords and sorcery as the player moves from castle to castle, conquering the defenses across more than 30 beautiful levels.
Royal Revolt! is the first game being developed by Keen flare, flaregames recently announced joint venture with keen games based in Frankfurt, Germany.
Pete Walentin, managing director of Keen flare said, “We’’re very proud of our first iOS game.It shows that our proprietary technology and deep development experience, already proven on other platforms, can also be applied to the mobile space.”
About Lost Chronicles
Lost Chronicles is an innovative adventure Role-Playing Game (RPG), and an interactive comic as well, where the player decides the progress of the story through his actions.. The player travels as a member of a secret society from the 1930s through Europe to rescue lost mystical artifacts from an evil power.
Both games will be available as "Free to play" titles, where the entire games can be played for free, but players have the option of unlocking certain items and services within the games via micro-transactions.
Interested journalists can check out both Royal Revolt! and Lost Chronicles, and another unannounced mobile game next week at Gamescom. flaregames will be showing off the games in its own booth within the GAME association stand (Hall 4.1, D031-C030).
Based in Karlsruhe, flaregames has a highly motivated team of veterans and new talent to create and deploy a new generation of mobile games. The company, founded in 2011, creates games for smartphones and tablets. The pipeline currently has a number of titles for mainstream and mid-core gamers. The games are extensive, deep experiences, that offer long-lasting fun and best of all are free ("free to play").
The founder of the company's Klaas Kersting, previously of Gameforge has a proven track record of success, growing his last company into a global player with 500 employees and over €100 million in annual revenue.
Keen flare is a joint venture between flaregames and keen games, a long standing German development studio, which has shipped AAA-games on many platforms.
For more information: www.flaregames.com
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International Digital Entertainment Agency (IDEA)