82 Apps Releases PWN: Combat Hacking


Cambridge, Mass. (March 14, 2013) - 82 Apps, an independent game studio, is pleased to announce the global launch of their newest iOS strategy game, PWN: Combat Hacking. Experience the thrill of being an elite computer hacker and battle rivals to capture and control 3D virtual networks.

PWN: Combat Hacking equips players with viruses, trojans, backdoors and other powerful cyberattacks which can be used to attack and defend network nodes. Whichever player can force the enemy hacker off the network will emerge victorious. These special abilities can be triggered with a simple touch interface that allows players to focus on tactics, not typing.

“I’ve always loved those ludicrously fake hacking scenes that you see in movies, and it seemed like the perfect premise for a video game,” says Erik Asmussen, 82 Apps’ designer and developer. “My goal was to take that electrifying sense of technological empowerment and combine it with fast-paced, competitive gameplay.”

PWN: Combat Hacking features an extensive single-player campaign, where players assume the identities of several notorious computer masterminds, defeat other hackers to learn new abilities, and put their skills to the test in high-stakes tournaments. Additionally, the game includes an intense multiplayer mode that allows two players to connect their devices and engage each other in ruthless hacking wars.

On March 2nd, PWN: Combat Hacking was awarded the Grand Prize at the MassDiGI Game Challenge, and the game will be featured at PAX East as part of the Indie Megabooth.

About 82 Apps

            82 Apps is an independent mobile game development studio established in 2010 and focuses on crafting brain-powered strategy games. Past games include New World Colony and Shape Shatter. 82 Apps operates out of Cambridge, MA.



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