Press release for immediate release
London, UK / January 20 / The Lighthouse: A shining example of time management gameplay set to light up the iPad from Thursday
Digital publisher, Kavcom, in partnership with industry veteran, Stuart Burrows, and independent developer, Four Door Lemon, are beaming with the release of atmospheric time management game, The Lighthouse on Apple’s iPad from Thursday, January 19.
As darkness falls, the storm rages, and the fog closes in. Only you can save your ships from the night. The Lighthouse is a beautifully crafted 3D action / time management game set against the chilling backdrop of inhospitable darkness and crashing waves. The intensely addictive collision avoidance gameplay will test a players guile, nerve and strategy.
The ocean is a forbidding place. Fearsome fogs, forgotten mines, treacherous whirlpools, killer sharks and siren song lure the unwary. Use the welcoming beam of The Lighthouse to guide your vessels to safety. Speedboats, yachts, cruisers and tankers all need your protection. Forget line-drawing and embrace the power of the light. Drive back the menacing fog before it envelops everything in its sight.
Use flares, fog-horns and buoys to fend off unrelenting attacks from hostile sea monsters – including the huge Megalodon sharks, to the fearsome colossal squid and other creatures that lurk in the deep.
With its breathtaking visual style, complemented by stunning animations brining monsters of the deep to life, as well as the authentic motion of unrelenting waves, The Lighthouse is pioneering unchartered waters for compelling gameplay on the iPad.
The Lighthouse is easy to pick up and play, with instant appeal to a casual or seasoned gamer. Haul in the anchor and experience leagues of content including:
· The Lighthouse features stunning 3D visuals, creating one of the most atmospheric games on the iPad
· 30 challenging levels ranging from a single screen to several in size
· 10 ship types for players to master: from tugboats to cruisers
· 7 terrifying hazards: from sirens and whirlpools to sharks and the kraken!
· 3 chilling scenarios: ‘Feeding Frenzy’, ‘Burning Seas’, ‘Night of the Kraken’
· Evocative sound FX and music with pioneering stereo panning
· Unlock and share achievements and trophies
· Game Centre and OpenFeint Online Leaderboards
DLC content will be surfacing throughout 2012.
The Lighthouse will emerge from the darkness on Thursday, January 19 at an illuminating £2.99. Follow the light and your instincts to the iPad app store.
Share your feedback with The Lighthouse team on twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/LighthouseGame
Interact with other players through our facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lighthousegame
Watch the seducing gameplay video at our YouTube channel
Can you guide your ships to safety and survive the night, or will the fearsome deep claim your fleet as its very own..?
· iPad, iPad2 with enhanced graphics
+44 1790 361 243
Screen shots will be uploaded to gamespress.com and more available upon request.
Interviews are available upon request.
ABOUT KAVCOM LTD
Kavcom Ltd was established in 2006 as a business development agency supporting games developers in the Yorkshire and Midlands regions of the UK. In 2010, Kavcom began digitally publishing on all major platforms, including Apple iOS, Android, Microsoft Phone 7 and BlackBerry devices.
ABOUT STUART BURROWS
Stuart Burrows is an industry veteran games designer, who started out professionally in 1993, spanning a career of 18 years, working for EA, SONY, EIDOS, Psygnosis, Acclaim and many others, covering all manner of genres, across many platforms
ABOUT FOUR DOOR LEMON
Four Door Lemon Limited is an independent developer. Producing fun and innovative content since 2005, this multi-platform development studio has worked on over 50 titles as well as providing high-quality middleware to many other projects. Since 2009 they have also released several of their own titles including Tic Toc Body Pop, QuizQuizQuiz, You Are The Ref and You Are The Umpire. Most recently they are partnering with SCEE to deliver AR game ‘Table Football’ for Vita.