A-TONO AND DRAKKAR DEV ANNOUNCES GUARDIANS FOR IPOD, IPHONE AND IPAD

TO CREATE A MAJOR PORTABLE HIT RELEASING THIS SUMMER

Catania, Italy - May 30, 2011 - Is there an opportunity for amazing technical innovation to go alongside a great gameplay experience lately ? Italian developer Drakkar Dev has the answer to that question and it's yes. And they are going to prove it with the release of Guardians: The Last Day of the Citadel for iPod, iPhone and iPad.

The core gameplay resembles the classical single player side-scrolling genre, but it use significant variations. All aspects of the game are actually designed to have a very flat learning curve players because it relies on well known core mechanics. Innovation from taking various gameplay modes from all time classics and merging them in a more fluid and complete experience. It then gradually expands to become richer as the game proceeds and characters collect new objects, equipments and weapons.

" We are very proud of the job we've done so far and we look forward to players' response on Guardians", said Manlio Greco, CEO of Drakkar Dev. "The game promises to be one of the most visually appealing apps released so far and we know our gameplay structure is pretty solid, so we have all the right elements to make this game a success".

The game is published by A-Tono, an Italian company specializing in interactive multichannel marketing. It's an authentic pioneer and mainstay in the world of Mobile marketing and Digital Communication Solutions.

" We are not new to the Apps market as we already released many titles both for iPhone and iPad, but this is out first venture on game", said Orazio Granato, CEO of A-Tono.  "We definitely see Guardians as being technically one of the best title out there right now and we are making all the possible effort to make it successful. It's a game that deserves being noticed".

More information about Guardians can be found at  www.guardiansthegame.com

About Drakkar Dev - Drakkar Dev is a game development company founded in 2010 by Daniele Cariola, Domenico Gallo and Manlio Greco. Drakkar Dev is based in Catania, Italy. Drakkar Dev’s main goal is to create video games for multiple platforms: main home consoles, pc, mobile, downloadable. Drakkar Dev is an authorized developer for Nintento Wii, Nintendo Ds, Apple iOS. For more information, please visit http://www.drakkardev.com -  http://www.facebook.com/drakkardev -  http://www.twitter.com/drakkardev

About A-Tono -  It's the future, and it is today: welcome to A-Tono

Thanks to its peculiar company/agency profile, A-Tono celebrates a decade of interactive multichannel marketing leadership. Over 70 people in 3 highly specialized sites share our new approach that we call "creatology". Strategy, creativity, technology combined by integrated teams of creatives, engineers, marketers, to develop innovative ideas that work. So to establish relationships that last with an advanced audience, through insightful communication spread via mobile, web, point of sale and every traditional media that can be connected and measured.

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  GUARDIANS FACT SHEET:

FULL TITLE: Guardians: The Last Day of the Citadel

PLATFORM: iPod, iPhone, iPad

RELEASE DATE: Summer 2011

PUBLISHER: A-Tono

DEVELOPER: Drakkar Dev

GENRE: Side Scrolling Action

KEY FEATURES:

·         Intuitive Touch Controls: dodge and fight every kind of danger with just one finger

·         Stunning 3D graphics: Flight through different location in console quality graphics on mobile platforms.

·         Cinematic-Style Fight Sequences: Survive death with amazing fight moves.

·         Immersive Story: Follow Loreena in a breathless flight trough different locations of an epic world.

·         The Gauntlet: Master magic to defeat stronger enemies and activate magic portals.

·         Original soundtrack: An original sountrack will immerse you into an epic world.

For more information please contact:

Multipath

Laura Ferrari

Email:  l.ferrari@multipath.it

Tel. +39 0332454107 


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