Hurdle Turtle: Xbox Indie Game Makes Leap to iOS Devices

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[] Orleans, Canada - Canadian Indie development studio Holmade Games has teamed up with UK-based iPhone developer Luke Zbihlyj to release the iOS version of their popular arcade game, Hurdle Turtle. The game saw its first appearance on the Xbox 360, followed by a trimmed down online incarnation.

More than just a port, this latest iOS version contains many new features, including global leaderboards (both through OpenFeint as well as GameCenter), achievements, and a whole batch of new unlockable characters and levels. A full feature list is included below.

The developers have also announced that any and all updates to the title will be free of charge.

The game is supported on all current iOS devices, including iPod touch, iPhone and iPad running iOS 3.0 .


- Addictive arcade gameplay
- Old school 8-bit graphics
- 11 unique turtles to choose from
- 3 levels to race in
- 8-bit chiptune soundtrack
- OpenFeint and Game Center Global Highscores
- OpenFeint and Game Center Achievements
- Intuitive touch controls (with lefty/righty option)

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later
* 14.2 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Hurdle Turtle 2.0.1 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

Founded in 2007, Holmade Games is an independent game development company. Their special mission: to keep the spirit of retro gaming alive! Copyright (C) 2011 Holmade Games. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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