December 19th, 2012 – Chilli Hugger Software bring Mike Singleton’s ’84 classic to mobile devices.
To be released on Dec 21st for iOS and Blackberry Playbook with Android versions to follow imminently. Forthcoming Blackberry 10 devices, Windows Mobile, and Windows and Mac desktop versions will be available in the New Year.
Developed in partnership with Mike Singleton, Chris Wild has updated this classic, bringing new high resolution but faithful graphics, an updated landscaping technique, touch control, and a discovery map amongst other little touches that freshen a much loved game and make it ideal for modern mobile devices.
Released as a tribute to Mike Singleton on Midwinter’s Day – the start of the Solstice and the setting of the game.
The Lords of Midnight will be available on iTunes App Store, Blackberry App World, and Google Play. RRP £2.99 / $4.99 / €4.49
Follow the latest news on www.thelordsofmidnight.com
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Note to Editors
Title: The Lords of Midnight
?Format: iOS Universal l (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch), Blackberry Playbook.
About Chris Wild
Chris Wild is an independent developer trading as Chilli Hugger Software Ltd, working for clients in both the Games Industry and Business Sector. Formerly Technical Director at Smoking Gun Productions, Development consultant to Sports Pro Games, and Senior Developer at SCi. His industry experience covers 20 years and titles such as Kingdom ‘O Magic, XS, Cyberwar, Robosaurs versus the Space Bastards, Giant Killers, Official Football Management Game - Club Manager, Sky Sports Football Manager, and Final Answer.
Chris has been a prominent Lords of Midnight fan since its release. His first conversions of the original games to MS-DOS were released by Domark in 1995 along side Lords of Midnight: The Citadel.
Chris has published numerous articles, most recent the Retro Gamer tribute to Mike Singleton.
Awards for the original Lords of Midnight
Best Strategy Game of the Year 1984 – C&VG Golden Joystick Awards
Best Text/Graphical Adventure Game of the Year 1984 – Crash Magazine
State of the Art Award 1984 – Crash Magazine
10 /10 Crash Smash – Crash Magazine
10/ 10 Game of the Month - Personal Computer Games
9 / 10 Gilbert Factor - Sinclair User
Pic of the Week - Popular Computing Weekly
7th best game of all time - Your Sinclair/Retro Gamer magazine in 2004