Austin, TX, May 9 th, 2013 - - Just days after announcing the launch of Stratotainment, the brand new mobile game publisher and developer excitedly announced a reboot for legendary series Battle Isle and revealed the title for it’s inaugural game, ‘Battle Isle: Threshold Run’.
Thomas Hertzler, Stratotainment Founder and CEO, said, "Having observed the rise of the mobile platforms in the last few years, combined with my personal interest in the turn-based genre in general, I decided that it was long overdue to reboot Battle Isle. Fans of the genre will appreciate how this turn-based strategy war universe evolves. Battle Isle: Threshold Run promises to have an intense new storyline, seriously immersive game play and a few surprises thrown in.”
Mark Hall, VP, commented on the value of Battle Isle as a brand. "When we first formulated a plan for the company, Thomas and I wanted to make more than a game; we wanted to build a franchise. What better than a worldwide, renowned property such as Battle Isle and from the original creative mind behind it?" Battle Isle has legions of fans all over the globe; now it's time for the ‘property’ to evolve." Hall concluded with "The value of the Battle Isle name cannot be understated, especially for us as a new company."
Battle Isle: Threshold Run, developed by Thunderdog and Stratotainment, is set for a Q4-2013 release on the iOS mobile platform, exclusively via the online Apple Store.
"The decision to keep Battle Isle: Threshold Run exclusively on the iOS was not easy. Our financial constraints do not allow for much experimentation with platforms. With our focus on creating a viable franchise, it is only fitting, that we introduce the innovative gameplay and user-interface of Battle Isle on the platform that started the mobile games space." Hertzler continued, “Battle Isle: Threshold Run will be the foundation of something innovative and exciting, hence the ‘reboot’. Don’t expect it to be a seamless follow on from anything you’ve seen in the past. Battle Isle : Threshold Run will not require past knowledge, we want newcomers to jump right in.”
The website for Battle Isle : Threshold Run is still in development, but those interested in learning more can find a first look at the early concept art at www.stratotainment.com. A Threshold Run page has been established for the Battle Isle community on Facebook located at www.facebook.com/thresholdrun.
Stratotainment, LLC™, founded in 2012. Thomas Hertzler, Founder/CEO leads this brand new publishing and development company into the realms of Gaming in the Cloud™. Thomas Hertzler, game producer, publisher, designer and original co-founder/owner of Blue Byte Software, Inc. Best known for internationally award-winning The Settlers® Series and Battle Isle Series. © Copyright 2013 Stratotainment, LLC. All rights reserved. Stratotainment, the Stratotainment logo, Battle Isle, Threshold Run and Gaming in the Cloud are all trademarks owned by Stratotainment, LLC. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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