Christmas carnage from Origin8! Sentinel: Mars Defense goes free for the holidays!

11th December 2009, London, UK: In anticipation of the next release from the "Sentinel" team, Origin8’s breakout iPhone/iPod Touch hit "Sentinel: Mars Defense" will be free for the next two weeks in the run up to Christmas. Released in February 2009, this acclaimed sci fi Tower Defense game was selected as one of Apple's App Store first Anniversary Top 30 games in the UK/AU/EU territories, and spawned the much-lauded sequel "Sentinel 2: Earth Defense".

With a third space strategy from the designers of the "Sentinel" games on the way, now’s an ideal time for iPhone owners to pick up this classic for free!

From the "Sentinel: Mars Defense" app description:

It’s war. Earth's first off-world colony is fighting for survival against a savage alien onslaught. Mars is under siege and thousands of lives are on the line. Humanity’s only hope is you, the commander of the dropship Sentinel. Welcome to the future of Tower Defense.

Deploy sophisticated turret technology across the Martian landscape to halt the alien advance. Protect walls and barriers that block the enemy’s path to your base. Upgrade your weaponry, or release robotic drones to repair buildings and harvest resources. Watch the battle for the planet unfold in beautifully rendered, atmospheric graphics.

Get "Sentinel: Mars Defense" from the App Store here: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=305974985&mt=8. Screenshots, a full description and a gameplay trailer can be found here: http://origin8.com/sentinel/index.php.

"Sentinel 2: Earth Defense" is available from the App Store for $2.99 or regional equivalent: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=320388936&mt=8. For further information and media see http://origin8.com/sentinel2/index.php.

"Space Station: Frontier" is currently in late beta testing and approaching submission. More information will be released shortly.

About us: Origin8 is an innovative mobile developer based in Camden, London, UK. With an experienced team whose credits cover a vast number of gaming platforms, they specialise in games and entertainment for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch.

Website: www.origin8.com

Press and media contact: pr@origin8.com


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