Los Angeles, California— December 18th, 2008—GAMEVIL USA, the LA-based mobile games publisher, announced today the launch of HandyGames™ blockbuster strategy title Townsmen 4. Users will find themselves in a small monastery, surrounded by pagan settlements and hostile monastic orders. Besides brewing and baking bread, players must try to convert as many settlers into monks that will work for them. By recruiting new monks and expanding the settlement, players must try to bring the monastery to wealth and prestige.
Townsmen 4 is a sim-based game, where not only strategy is important but users must also be able to micro-manage ever aspect of the town as well. The main objective of the game is to acquire the necessary respect of the fellow settlers in town. Then by economizing wisely with the given resources, players must be able to maintain and provide the necessary elements for the settlement to flourish. There are several buildings and structures that must be built, such as farms, bakery, and brewery which provide food for the villagers. However, each structure also has an upkeep that must be met to continue the production of thenecessary goods. In order to maintain a steady upkeep, users must recruit as many monks that will work for the monastery. Failure to do so will result in the structure shutting down, seizing production of the certain good. The goal is to manage the settlement and expand further until all land is conquered.
“It has been a pleasure working with HandyGames™ in bringing Townsmen 4 to the U.S. Although there are many strategy games that are similar, Townsmen series has a unique concept and a very interesting storyline. Being the 4th installment of the game, there have been much improvement all around, and fans of the series are sure to enjoy the game more than ever.” says Eusoon Han, Marketing Manager of GAMEVIL USA.
"The Townsmen are conquering the world– step by step. With our award winning series we are setting new standards in mobile strategy gaming every year. So gamers should watch out, because other successful titles will hit the USA soon!" comments Christopher Kassulke, CEO of HandyGames™ the co-operation with GAMEVIL USA.
For more details on the game, please visit www.gamevil.com
About GAMEVIL USA, Inc.
GAMEVIL is a premier global mobile games publisher headquartered in Los Angeles, USA and Seoul, Korea. Since its founding in 2000, GAMEVIL has earned a reputation as one of the best companies in the mobile games sector by crafting 10 award winners in a diverse portfolio of over 60 games. GAMEVIL is well known for revolutionizing the sector with its original and innovative mobile games, backed by unparalleled expertise in advanced mobile and network technology. As a world class leader in mobile game publishing, GAMEVIL continues to lead the sector with a commitment to establish mobile as the definitive mass market entertainment platform for the world.
HandyGames™ is one of the leading independent developers and publishers of mobile games. The company has offices in Giebelstadt, Germany and in Bucharest, Romania and has its very own international distribution network. The company was founded in 2000 by Markus Kassulke, Christopher Kassulke and Udo Bausewein, has more than 35 employees and plans to expand further.
The huge and diverse variety of products, which all excel by high quality, consists of downloadable and pre-installed games, as well as applications and games for the mobile Internet. HandyGames™ has developed top sellers such as Gothic 3– The Beginning, Panzer Tactics, My Model Train, the Townsmen series, Dynamite Fishing and Bridge Bloxx. The company’s long time success is reflected in close co-operations with producers of mobile phones and network operators, as well as in the many international awards it has won.
GAMEVIL USA, Inc.