LOS ANGELES, CA– February 1, 2011–Capcom® Mobile, a leading developer and publisher of video games, today announced plans to publish VisualDreams’ zany platformer, Herman The Hermit, on the Apple App Store.
“We’re excited to be working with VisualDreams to bring their extraordinary game to the Apple App Store,” said Midori Yuasa, President and COO, Capcom Interactive, Inc. “ Herman The Hermit wonderfully showcases what a small passionate developer can accomplish while fitting right at home within the larger Capcom library. We hope that this will be the first of many iOS co-publishing deals between Capcom Mobile and talented smartphone game developers.”
In the game, players take control of Herman, a crazy old hermit that lives high up in the Himalayan Mountains. Through years and years of meditation and training, Herman has developed Ninja-like skills and the mindset of a mad man. Take control over this lunatic and jump from platform to platform in this endless, extremely addictive game.
"We have all been playing Capcom games since an early age and to work with Capcom is a dream come true. We can't wait to release Herman into the world,” Harald Johansson, Co-Founder, VisualDreams.
Rendered in bright and beautiful 3D, “Herman The Hermit” includes unique power-ups such as a Rockets and Teleporters that allow Herman to jump further and progress farther. Leaderboard rankings are available through Game Center and players can post their favorite score to Facebook.
“Herman The Hermit” is expected to be available on the Apple App Store sometime in February
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VisualDreams is an independent studio consisting of three developers based out of Norrköping, Sweden. When not fending off hungry polar bears or struggling to keep their feet from freezing, they create games with astonishing graphics and appealing gameplay.
More information about VisualDreams can be found on the company website, www.visualdreams.se
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