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MEET THE MAHARAJAH SQUID!

New update includes Game Center Integration, a new 12 minute challenge game mode and the introduction of the mighty Maharajah squid 

Copenhagen, Denmark – January 27 th, 2012 – Tough Guy Studios, a new independent micro studio fuelled by a desire to create new unique emotional experiences in interactive entertainment, today announced that a major update for Time Ducks has now gone live on the App Store . Time Ducks is available now to download from at a reduced price of €0.99/£0.69/$0.99 at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/time-ducks/id481310810?mt=8

As of today, players can compare high scores against others worldwide with the integration of Game Center. The new 12 minute challenge mode, allows players to knock up as many points as you guessed it… in 12 minutes and plays differently to normal mode as it allows you to pick yourself up and continue once you have been run over.

In the update, visit the brand new engine room and meet the Maharajah squid and his employees whilst eavesdropping on his telephone conversations. Find the new awesome Time Ducks hidden game: Mindcraft, unlock the new tier 4 animal Neanderthal man in suit and complete three new rather awesome achievements.

Available through the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iTouch, Time Ducks combines the mechanics of Frogger, the time manipulation of Braid and the highs of old-school slot machines. Featuring 19 different animals, 32 cars and 40 achievements, your goal is simple – guide the animals safely across the road by drawing routes on your touch screen. Although drivers steer their automobiles like maniacs, you have something up your sleeve, the power of time manipulation!

About Tough Guy Studios

Tough Guy Studios is a tiny independent game studio located in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Fuelled by a strong desire to create unique emotional experiences, be it in small arcade style games or in large scale psychological fairytale story games, the Tough Guys always go their own way. Inspired by literature, avant-garde movies, childhood memories and conversations in smoke filled bar rooms, the Tough Guys create experiences that feel truly fresh and unique.

The Tough Guy manifesto emphasizes that the gaming experience follows the Pareto distribution: 20% is induced by gameplay and 80% by the players imagination and emotions. The TGS games are all created with a tremendous respect for the medium and for the player. The game must always tickle the players conceptions and transcend the actual gaming experience.

Tough Guy Studios is run by three tough tireless fireballs, Morten Sommer, who comes with years of experience from working in the game/visual experience field, working both in self-founded start-ups and acclaimed companies such as Unity Technologies. He dreams about the mental pictures he got when playing games as a kid and wants to give back the feeling that a game was more in your imagination than on the screen. Lasse Sommer, brother, master of ideas, and artistic genius behind graphics and sound for Tough Guy Studios. And Christian Lauth, an old school philosopher, entrepreneur and marketing guru trapped in a younger man's body.  


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