PR: “Space Station: Frontier HD” Devs Celebrate the iPad’s UK Launch with Sale
Yes, the iPad finally lands in the UK tomorrow (Friday) and to celebrate Origin8 is putting their hit iPad game Space Station: Frontier HD on sale. Full release below:
27th May 2010, London, UK: Veteran British iPhone game developers Origin8 will be celebrating the iPad’s arrival in their country with a long weekend sale on their smash iPad strategy title “Space Station: Frontier HD”. From the 29th to the 31st May the top ten hit game will be available for $2.99 or regional equivalent, down from $4.99, while the iPhone/iPod Touch version will also be on sale for just $0.99.
Coinciding with the sale is the release of an update adding a head to head WiFi/Bluetooth multiplayer mode. Now iPad players can go on the offence, assembling alien fleets to attack their opponent’s station while constructing their own base’s defences against enemy assault. “Space Station: Frontier” and “Space Station: Frontier HD” are fully compatible in multiplayer, allowing head to head play between any pairing of iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad (requirements: iPhone OS 3.0 Bluetooth, OS 3.1 WiFi).
Praise for “Space Station: Frontier HD”:
“…an incredibly addicting and challenging game… Space Station: Frontier is a well-rounded and well-designed game that’s perfect for any strategy gaming fan. One word of warning: once you get sucked in, this game is very hard to put down.” – cnet.com
“The game just looks, sounds, and plays like a well oiled extraterrestrial machine.” – appsmile.com
“…easily justifies the iPad as a viable gaming platform. 5/5″ – infoaddict.com
“Hours later as the sun was coming up I was amazed that I’d just spent the entire night playing it.” – gamerswithcasts.com
“Space Station: Frontier HD” is available from the iTunes App Store at http://itunes.apple.com/app/space-station-frontier-hd/id368763113?mt=8, while the iPhone/iPod Touch version is at http://itunes.apple.com/app/space-station-frontier/id346227455?mt=8. For screenshots, video and a round up of reviews, please visit http://origin8.com/spacestationhd and http://origin8.com/spacestation respectively.
About us: Origin8 is an innovative mobile developer based in London, UK. With an experienced team whose credits cover a vast number of gaming platforms, they specialise in games and entertainment for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch. Origin8’s acclaimed products include “Sentinel: Mars Defense”, one of Apple’s App Store Anniversary top 30 games.