United Kingdom– 26th February 2009– Chillingo Ltd, Europe’s premier iPhone publisher has joined forces with independent mobile development studio Redshift to launch“The Quest”– The first 3D Fantasy Role Playing Game (RPG) for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
The Quest is an engaging and sinister 3D world of mystery and magic. The player chooses from five customisable races with an array of skills, weapons, armor and enchantments. The game play happens in a stunning non-linear realm encompassing four different cities, a wilderness of mountains, caves, lakes and forests. The player can indulge in an absorbing card game, embark on brain-teasing quests and even engage in physical clashes with dangerous opponents.
“The Quest, which already has a cult following in other mobile platforms is now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The ambient visual and sound effects, long and provocative story line rendered in continuous 3D graphics sets a new benchmark for Fantasy RPGs in the App Store.“ says Chris Byatte, co-Founder and Director of Chillingo. Chillingo are the publishers of successful iPhone titles including the award winning Zen Bound™ that has won mutilple awards in the recent Independent Games Festival (IGF) Mobile 2009 and the International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA). Recently published“iDracula– Undead Awakening” has stormed up the App Store charts to land in the No.1 slot 4 days after its release.
‘We are extremely pleased to be working with our long-term publisher Chillingo on 'The Quest' for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The iPhone App Store is very competitive, but with Chillingo’s marketing resources‘The Quest’ stands a chance to be a real commercial success.’ said Attila Szlobodnik, co-Founder of Redshift.
The official expansion pack“Islands of Fire and Ice” is currently being scheduled for release in Q2 2009. The Quest is priced at USD5.99 and currently available worldwide in the Apple App Store.
Chillingo Ltd is the premier iPhone publisher in Europe for innovative games and software for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
Redshift is an independent game studio dedicated to creating immersive and high quality role playing games for mobile platforms.