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.