Escapist Games Limited today announced that AtomHex, "that crazy multiplier arena shooter" by Mark Incitti has been launched on the Xbox 360 Indie games platform for a paltry 80 Microsoft Points.
You may remember Mark Incitti as the guy who got into trouble with Bizarre Creations after developing a Geometry Wars clone that was so good, it began to eat into their sales. Well now he’s back, but this time it’s with an entirely new and completely different game, far superior to both Geometry Wars and his original clone.
AtomHex is a colourful, fast-paced shooter where you pilot your ship through a world filled with harmless Atoms and Hexes. Change your colour to successfully despatch the hexes, and attempt to survive the chaos as atoms combine with hexes and release their deadly offspring.
“It’s a game of tactics.” says Escapist Games founder and director, Chris Walley,“Instead of just wildly shooting everything like in most games of this genre, you have to be a lot more selective. Developing a strategy is key. In fact just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, a whole new layer of depth to the gameplay emerges. Then you can really start to get the high scores. 2 billion points in five minutes? It’s possible if you know how!”
Atomhex can be found under the Indie games channel on your Xbox 360 Dashboard, or it can be queued for automatic download to your Xbox 360 by going to the following link: http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-GB/games/media/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d802585502b4/?p=1&of=7&bt=0&sb=1#offers
The official Atomhex website can be found here: www.atomhex.com
About Escapist Games
Escapist Games Limited is an independent games studio, founded in February 2009 by ex Electronic Arts developers, to make quality digitally-distributed games for discerning gamers. For more details visit http://www.escapistgames.com
For more information about Atomhex, as well as future projects under development at Escapist Games Limited, please contact San Shepherd on +44(0) 7727 743 227 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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