FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FEBRUARY 06, 2013
Prior Games, the studio formed by the creative team behind the Golden Joystick 2012 nominee Sine Mora (XBLA / PSN / Steam) is happy to announce that its first release, ROTOLLA is ready to launch in the App Store next week, Monday, February 11, 2013.
ROTOLLA is the debut title of Prior’s planned mobile + tablet microgame range of seven games inspired by Nintendo’s seminal bit Generations / Art Style approach to design and aesthetics. The studio’s plan is to release four microgames this year and a second wave of three titles next year – all of them small, simple, compact ideas; games with a minimalist style and iconic soundscapes. ROTOLLA features an original soundtrack by industry legend Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill series, Shadow of the Damned).
Reported previously as “a hybrid of Tetris’ gameplay and our mad love of hexagons since Super Hexagon”, ROTOLLA is NOT Tetris and NOT Super Hexagon, obviously. The playfield is hexagon shaped and there are blocks falling from the center, but the similarities end here. In ROTOLLA the player’s goal is to rotate the falling blocks and match the colors. It’s a simple premise with deep strategic possibilities.
The name of the game is coming from the word “rotate” and the Hungarian word for the spinner’s weasel, “motolla”.
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About Prior Games
Prior Games is an independent game development studio based in Budapest, Hungary, founded in October 2011 by the key creative team behind Sine Mora, the highly rated co-development effort between Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture (Tokyo, Japan). We aim to create digital entertainment and game experiences of the highest possible level of quality. Each and every of our games must deliver something that has never been done in gaming before – we strive to be original, innovative and unique.
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