iOS Apps ‘RETRO GAMES’ & ‘RETRO GAMES FREE’ Dated & Priced

Elite Systems, the long established UK based developer and electronic publisher of games for portable, mobile and other devices has confirmed the Apps (full title, “World of RETRO Computer GAMES”) have been scheduled for release during the weekend of 6 th Apr, 2012.

Commenting upon the launch plans, Elite’s MD Steve Wilcox said,

“The Apps provide the opportunity to build a collection, of the most popular RETRO computer GAMES from the 80s and 90s, in two great ways

  1. Download ‘Retro Games’ to receive BRUCE LEE and to get 9 more classic 8-bit home computer games for NO ADDITIONAL FEE! (Including, Jon Freeman’s masterly strategy game, ARCHON).

Then, collect up to 100 classic 8-bit home computer games as they’re added to the In-App Shop each month.

  1. Alternatively, download ‘Retro Games Free’ to receive BRUCE LEE for FREE and to get 9 more classic 8-bit home computer games for a MODEST ADDITIONAL FEE – £0.69/Euro0.79/US$0.99. (Including, Jon Freeman’s masterly strategy game, ARCHON).

Then, collect up to 100 classic 8-bit home computer games as they’re added to the In-App Shop each month.

Commenting upon the launch plans, Elite’s MD Steve Wilcox said,

“The Worldwide launch of the Apps will take place in early April and from the outset they will feature some truly-classic, 80s, Anglo-American, 8-bit home computer games in their near-100% original form. With the first and each subsequent monthly update of the Apps, more games will be added to the ‘In-App Shop’, offering a total of one hundred retro games to collect.”

Speaking further about the Apps, Elite® MD Steve Wilcox said,

“Both Apps come bundled with Datasoft’s seminal platform game, “BRUCE LEE” and in total, this initial release contains (or offers as an In-App purchase) 10 near-100% original 8-bit home computer games, including three three-game packs:

Pack 1 – Price: FREE*

1. ARCHON (Free Fall Games)

2. TALES OF THE UNKNOWN (Interplay Entertainment)

3. INFILTRATOR (Chris Gray Enterprises)

Pack 2 – Price: FREE*

1. BLACK MAGIC (Datasoft)

2. ALTERNATE REALITY: THE CITY (Datasoft)

3. ALTERNATE REALITY: THE DUNGEON (Datasoft)

Pack 3 – Price: FREE*

1. EMLYN HUGHES INTERNATIONAL SOCCER (Audiogenic Software)

2. MONTY ON THE RUN (Gremlin Graphics)

3. BARBARIAN: THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR (Palace Software)

(also known as DEATH SWORD (Epyx))”

“Subsequently, additional games will be available to collect in 2 unique ways:

- 30 separate packs, each of 3 games, available from the ‘In-App Shop’ each priced at £0.69/Euro0.79/US$0.99

- all 100 games for a MASSIVELY discounted price (basically the price of a movie ticket).

“We’re committed to improving and further developing the Apps in the weeks and months ahead and to adding to the ‘In-App Shop’ further packs and games such as, we hope:

Access Software’s LEADERBOARD GOLF

Epyx’s SUMMER GAMES

Free Fall Games’ ARCHON II: ADEPT

Geoff Crammond’s STUNT CAR RACER

Novagen’s MERCENARY: ESCAPE FROM TARG

Ozark Softscape’s M.U.L.E and much more.”

A short promotional video is available to view here: http://www.youtube.com

For further information please contact: Steve Wilcox, Elite®

Tel. + 44 (0) 154 326 8826 Mail paperboy@elite-systems.co.uk Web www.elite-systems.co.uk

App Store links:

“RETRO GAMES / HD”: App - £0.69/€0.79/US$0.99 / All 3 Packs – FREE*

iPhone - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/retro-games/id503582150?ls=1&mt=8

iPad - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/retro-games-hd/id503584206?ls=1&mt=8

“RETRO GAMES FREE / HD”: App - FREE / All 3 Packs - £0.69/€0.79/US$0.99

iPhone - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/retro-games-free/id512963292?ls=1&mt=8

iPad - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/retro-games-free-hd/id512934307?ls=1&mt=8

About Elite®: Elite Systems Ltd was incorporated in England in 1984 and is one of Europe’s most long established developers and publishers of entertainment software. ... a previous iteration of Elite’s technology, was behind the successful launch of some 150 ZX Spectrum games as iOS Apps.

A unique feature of the Apps is Elite’s much-vaunted iDaptive Controls (i.e. user-definable, game-specific joystick, keypad & canvass controls), an instructional video for which can be found by Googling “Tiny URL 22qh8hl” and here: http://tinyurl.com/22qh8hl Other features of all of the Apps include:

- ‘auto save’ on exiting any game

- portrait and landscape play / display modes

- authentic sound

- support for Ion Audio’s iCade controller

Additionally, Elite has settled upon releasing a small number of the near-100% original 8-bit home computer games each month as stand-alone Apps, (as well as making them available as In-App purchases). App Store links:

“ARCHON / HD”: App Price - £0.69/€0.79/US$0.99

iPhone - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/archon/id510611320?ls=1&mt=8

iPad - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/archon-hd/id510346029?ls=1&mt=8

“BARBARIAN / HD”: App Price - £0.69/€0.79/US$0.99

iPhone - http://tinyurl.com/7sorol7

iPad - http://tinyurl.com/8xjmk7u

“INFILTRATOR / HD”: App Price - £0.69/€0.79/US$0.99

iPhone - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/infiltrator/id513860238?ls=1&mt=8

iPad - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/infiltrator-hd/id513849530?ls=1&mt=8

“LORDS OF CHAOS / HD”: App Price - £0.69/€0.79/US$0.99

iPhone - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lords-of-chaos/id485689153?ls=1&mt=8

iPad - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lords-of-chaos-hd/id485689925?ls=1&mt=8

“TORTURE TROUBLE / HD”: App Price - £0.69/€0.79/US$0.99

iPhone - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/torture-trouble/id486482249?ls=1&mt=8

iPad - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/torture-trouble-hd/id486480378?ls=1&mt=8

Tweets ...

Pre-release (with link to press release):

‘RETRO GAMES / HD’ iOS App available weekend of 6 th April, 2012: 10 bundled near-100% original 8-bit home computer games, plus an ‘In-App Shop’ http://tinyurl.com/887lk2g #RetroGames

‘RETRO GAMES FREE / HD’ iOS App available weekend of 6 th April, 2012: the near-100% original 8-bit home computer game BRUCE LEE, plus an ‘In-App Shop’ http://tinyurl.com/887lk2g #RetroGames

On Release (with links to App Store):

‘RETRO GAMES’ iOS App Released: 10 bundled near-100% original 8-bit home computer games, plus an ‘In-App Shop’ http://tinyurl.com/78v4vl4 #RetroGames

‘RETRO GAMES HD’ iOS App Released: 10 bundled near-100% original 8-bit home computer games, plus an ‘In-App Shop’ http://tinyurl.com/73f3s7j #RetroGames

‘RETRO GAMES FREE’ iOS App Released: the near-100% original 8-bit home computer game BRUCE LEE, plus an ‘In-App Shop’ http://tinyurl.com/d95t7qh #RetroGames

‘RETRO GAMES FREE HD’ iOS App Released: the near-100% original 8-bit home computer game BRUCE LEE, plus an ‘In-App Shop’ http://tinyurl.com/d736f2s #RetroGames

Copyright

Retro Games TM & © 2012 Elite Systems Group Ltd. Each Included Home Computer Game Is Used With The Permission Of Its Owner. All Rights Reserved.

BRUCE LEE® is a registered trademark of Bruce Lee Enterprises, LLC. The Bruce Lee name, image, likeness and all related indicia are intellectual property of Bruce Lee Enterprises, LLC. All Rights Reserved. www.brucelee.com.

INFILTRATOR: TM & © 1986 – 2012, Chris Gray Enterprises its successors and assigns. All Rights Reserved.

TALES OF THE UNKNOWN: TM & © 1985 – 2012, Interplay Entertainment Corp. its successors and assigns. All Rights Reserved.

ARCHON: TM & © 1983 – 2012, Free Fall Games its successors and assigns. All Rights Reserved.

BLACK MAGIC: TM & © 1987 – 2012, Datasoft Inc. its successors and assigns. All Rights Reserved..

ALTERNATE REALITY: THE CITY: TM & © 1985 – 2012, Datasoft Inc. its successors and assigns. All Rights Reserved.

ALTERNATE REALITY: THE DUNGEON: TM & © 1987 – 2012, Datasoft Inc. its successors and assigns. All Rights Reserved.

EMLYN HUGHES INTERNATIONAL SOCCER: TM & © 1988 – 2012, Audiogenic Software Ltd. its successors and assigns. All Rights Reserved.

MONTY ON THE RUN: TM & © 1985 – 2012, Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd. its successors and assigns. All Rights Reserved.

BARBARIAN: THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR: TM & © 1987 – 2012, Palace Software Ltd. its successors and assigns. All Rights Reserved.

 

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