Inertia: Escape Velocity Goes Free on the App Store for a Limited Time

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Casual games, android, iOS, iPad, iPad Games, iPhone, iPhone Games, platformer, red fly studio

Austin, TX - January 5, 2012

Inertia: Escape Velocity, the critically acclaimed platformer from Red Fly Studio, is free to download today on the iTunes App Store as part of a promotion with FreeAppADay.com. A challenging and unique mobile game, Inertia: Escape Velocity puts players in the space suit of deep space scavenger Hermes, who must collect scrap to fix his downed spaceship and return home. Armed with a unique anti-gravity mechanic, players will jump, float, and bounce their way across levels, manipulating gravity and navigating force fields to get Hermes home. Download the Standard Definition version of Inertia: Escape Velocity on the App Store today for free!

Features of Inertia: Escape Velocity include:

Physics-based platformer: employ a unique anti-gravity element to float, glide, and bounce around deep space environments to collect space junk for ship repair and to unlock new planets.

Console gameplay on mobile devices: with high-quality graphics, intense and challenging levels, and a unique gameplay mechanic, core gamers will appreciate a console gaming experience on a portable platform.

Control settings: the game uses on-screen controls for movement, jumping, and gravity control, but players can also opt to use challenging “tilt” controls that turn the entire device into the controller.

Inferno levels: for even more of a challenge, players can try their hand at these high-difficulty versions of each level.

Power-ups: Consumable power-ups including Invincibility, Force Field Breaker, Magnet, and the Scrap Multiplier can be used to give players that extra edge needed to clear a level.

Inertia: Escape Velocity is the spiritual successor to the award-winning student project Inertia . Created by students out of Southern Methodist University’s game development program (known as the The Guildhall at SMU), Inertia was awarded the Grand Prize for non-professional games in the 2011 Indie Game Challenge this past February, even beating out indie hit Limbo in the Gamer’s Choice category. With the creators of the original Inertia now part of the development team at Red Fly Studio, a percentage of proceeds from the sale of Inertia: Escape Velocity will be donated to The Guildhall at SMU.

Be sure to check out the debut trailer for Inertia: Escape Velocity at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pOHC03CFrs. For more information and to play the demo please visit www.inertiagame.com.

Inertia: Escape Velocity is available now for download:

• iOS SD: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/inertia-escape-velocity/id476098796?ls=1&mt=8

• iOS HD: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/inertia-escape-velocity-hd/id476099982?ls=1&mt=8

• Android SD: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.redflystudio.inertiaescapeandrdoid

• Android HD: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.redflystudio.inertiaescapeandrdoidhd

A press kit of assets, including fact sheet, company background, screenshots, and logos can be downloaded at www.triplepointpr.com/dl/RedFlyStudio/Inertia%20Escape%20Velocity%20Press%20Kit.zip (11 MB). The trailer can also be supplied to press upon request.

About Red Fly Studio:

Located in downtown Austin, Texas, Red Fly Studio is an established and passionate video game development group founded by game industry veterans. Founded in 2005 as a 2-man art outsourcing house, Red Fly has grown to be a successful independent developer working on titles such as Thor, The Force Unleashed II, and Ghostbusters. The studio also enjoys the freedom of independence, working with the best in the business to launch original properties like Mushroom Men and Inertia.

Ellen Manuszak, TriplePoint for Red Fly Studio

646.462.3166

ellen@triplepointpr.com

 


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