August 29,2011 - Discord Games would like to announce the release of their debut independent title Take Arms. Featured in the Indie Games Summer Uprising promotion, Take Arms is a 2D multiplayer class-based shooter available on Xbox Live Indie Games for 240 MSP.
Take Arms delivers fast, challenging gameplay for up to 8 players over Xbox Live or System Link with stunning anime-style HD artwork, all at a smooth 60 FPS. Play as three different classes: the quick and light Striker equipped with a sniper rifle, the slow and heavy Destroyer equipped with a belt-fed machine gun, or the middle-ground Grunt with burst-fire assault rifle. Dominate three diverse locales (Bridge, Forest Complex, & Trainyard) and three game types (DM, TDM, & CTF). Practice in solo mode with bots that support multiple difficulty levels and all game types. Track your experience as you gain ranks and earn badges.
A Launch trailer is now available ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-YiliuYhAE). Discord Games previously released a Teaser trailer featuring narration by Jon St. John ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iN6Z_92oTBE), and a timelapse video ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDi3Z8uZ7m0) documenting the design and development process of the game from August 2009 through April 2011.
A press pack is available for download at: http://www.discordgames.com/Games/TakeArms/PressPack.zip
About Discord Games
Discord Games is an independent game studio founded by James Petruzzi and Tim Dodd in 2009. Our goal is to combine modern game design with solid, 2D gameplay. We have just completed our debut title Take Arms for Xbox Live Indie Games.