Anchors Aweigh! Battle Group now available

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA, October 13, 2011 – Battle Group, a fast paced naval warfare game from Bane Games, is now available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android devices, PC and Mac.

The game world is viewed from a top down perspective and features action orientated naval warfare with a strategic twist. Players command a fleet of real-world, modern-day fighting ships; directing advanced armaments including anti-air missiles, large calibre naval guns and jump jet interceptors. Quick reactions and tactical decision making will be required to defeat an assortment of land, sea and air based opponents.

"Battle Group combines my two passions in life, video games and the military,” said Justin “Ned” Kelly, Executive Producer at Bane Games. “Our talented team has taken my Royal Australian Navy experience and turned it into a fun, action packed game I'm extremely proud of."

A launch trailer can be viewed at

About Battle Group

The near future. A pirate conglomeration equipped with the latest military hardware wages an unopposed war of plunder within the vital trade routes of the world. A naval force of modern warships drawn from a unified community of free nations is assembled to meet this growing threat. You are their commander.

Key features:

Tactical action / modern naval warfare

Fight off waves of air, land and sea based opponents. A simple to use control method lets you get straight into the action.

Use advanced armaments

Control the devastating power of modern naval weaponry that includes anti-air missiles, naval guns and jump jet interceptors.

Customise your fleet

Select from a diverse range of ship types including patrol boats, guided missile frigates, aircraft carriers and more.

Unlock new ships and special abilities

A reward system for exceptional performance allows you to purchase new ship classes. Gain experience in battle to unlock abilities specific to each of these ship classes.

Immersive storyline

Who are these pirates? What are their true motivations? And is everything as it seems? Uncover the sinister plot as told through the dialogue of veteran video gaming voice actor bob carter.

Full game center integration

Earn achievements and dominate the online leaderboards. Check out your battle statistics as you progress through the your naval career.

Authentic experience

Researched and developed in consultation with actual ex-serving naval personnel.

More content coming soon

Upcoming expansions include new ship classes, campaign missions, enemies, play modes and multiplayer.

Links to online stores for purchase:


iOS (universal app) / Android





PC / Mac





For more information and a press kit, visit

To request review code, please email


About Bane Games

Bane Games are a small but experienced team of independent developers based in Brisbane, Australia. With roots in the mainstream games industry, the team has credits on titles including Destroy All Humans TM 2, Fury TM , Battlestar Galactica TM , and the Need for Speed TM series. Bane Games hopes to continue the successful production of high quality, fun titles for a variety of gaming platforms

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