Sheffield, UK - 17th January 2012: Are your Facebook friends prepared for battle? My Army, the first title from new social games label Bad Puppet, is getting ready to invade the iPhone and iPod touch later this month for just $0.99/€0.79/£0.69.
My Army is a unique, fun and action-packed war game where you choose and lead your very own squad of three Facebook friends onto the battlefield to liberate 45 countries. Once you join the action, you have to use tilt, tap and swipe controls on the iPhone and iPod touch to help your plucky soldiers avoid mines and hazards, dodge missiles and rescue prisoners.
After each battle, you can share each of your squad’s war stories on Facebook - and the more you play, the higher Ranks and Army Points you’ll earn, allowing you to unlock better weaponry and equipment, and free more occupied territories.
My Army for iPhone/iPod touch features:
· A fun, retro cartoon-style game with Retina Display-quality graphics
· Fluid tilt, tap and swipe controls built for the iPhone and iPod touch
· Unique Facebook friend recruitment feature to build your own army and post their war
stories on your wall
· Hazards such as mines, missiles, bombs and many other booby-traps planted by the enemy
· Unlockable vehicles and uniforms to give you extra protection
· POWs to rescue who will then join your platoon to fight for freedom
· Army Points available to earn and liberate 45 countries that have been occupied by the
· Ranking system that awards Officer ranks for leaders and Soldier ranks for Facebook squad
· Game Center achievements and online leaderboards
My Army is developed and published by Bad Puppet, a new quirky casual label from Distinctive Games (Rugby Nations 2012, Football Kicks) that is bringing playful, unique and innovative socially-connected games to a variety of platforms throughout 2012 and beyond.
Watch the My Army trailer on the official website: www.bad-puppet.com
My Army will be available in late-January 2012 for $0.99/€0.79/£0.69 from the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
For more information on My Army:
Join the Bad Puppet Facebook group: www.facebook.com/iambadpuppet
Follow Mr. Puppet on Twitter: @iambadpuppet
+44 (0)7776 121 605
Bad Puppet, a casual label of Distinctive Developments, will be rolling out fantastic new games, social shenanigans and other product concoctions composed by the dubiously charismatic CEO Mr. Puppet himself. Stay tuned as Mr. Puppet reveals his master plan for social gaming domination throughout 2012. www.bad-puppet.com
Since 2001, Distinctive Developments has been developing award-winning mobile titles for all major gaming publishers, such as Electronic Arts (EA), SEGA, Eidos (Square Enix) and PopCap. Distinctive has worked on a number of high profile gaming brands, including the FIFA franchise (since 2002), Sonic the Hedgehog, Tomb Raider Underworld as well as many well-known consumer brands looking to build or revamp their mobile identities.
Alongside developing games for publishing and marketing partners, Distinctive has been releasing its own suite of successful mobile titles, including Hockey Nations, the Rugby Nations franchise, Bonecruncher Soccer, Dead Runner and Football Kicks. In the past 12 months in addition to acquiring over 10m new gamers, Distinctive Games has been receiving positive exposure also outside the traditional gaming media, such as appearing as in-store and exhibition demos as well as in a major TV advert showed to over 100 million viewers. In February 2011, The Sunday Times nominated Hockey Nations 2010 as one of the best sports apps in the World.
More about Distinctive Developments Ltd can be found at www.distinctivegames.com