Claymore Games release their first in-house iOS game - Plum Crazy

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[] Glasgow, United Kingdom - Claymore Games, a Glasgow based mobile games development company have released their first in-house iOS game, Plum Crazy 1.3.6.

Plum Crazy brings a unique style of game to the App Store. Behind the cute, colourful and playfully violent graphics you will find a fun, maze based game, but with a twist that will test the players' reaction and planning skills.

The objective is to guide our 'Plum Crazy' hero around the jelly maze filled with slicers, rotten tomatoes, gobby blueberries, nasty acid smoothies and all manner of fruity things. But the player must also keep up with the rollers that move around the maze or they'll end up juiced. Tapping or swiping on the screen rolls the grapefruit in the direction you want to go, squishing things as you move. Squish enough plums and you'll advance to the next level; complete all the levels in a world and you'll unlock a bonus mini-game.

There are a total of 24 levels, split over 3 worlds, each presenting different hazards. A bonus mini-game is available at the end of each world too! Plans to release more levels and mini-games are also in motion.

Plum Crazy has been developed using an objective-c port of the engine behind Claymore Games' innovative Primordial Soup build system, which was originally designed for developing Java mobile phone games.

Primordial Soup for iOS allows Claymore Games to easily include many features available on the platform, including Retina and Universal App support and iPod music player support, allowing players to listen to their own music while playing a game. Game Center support is also included, making the addition of Leaderboards and Achievements an easy task. Support for the iCade accessory and Joypad App have also recently been added.

Plum Crazy includes all of these features: Retina and Universal apps in one bundle, iPod music player support and Game Center leaderboards (each world has a combined leaderboard, with a separate one for each mini-game) and achievements (15 in total), and iCade and Joypad App support.

A free, ad supported version that lets you try out the first two levels of each world is also available, alongside the paid for version.

Extra information is available in the form of a Press Pack, which includes screenshots and a promo video.

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

Pricing and Availability:
Plum Crazy 1.3.6 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

Based in Glasgow, Scotland. Claymore Games is a games development company specialising in creating games and applications for mobile phones, handheld devices and browsers. Claymore Games is a joint venture between Brian Hackett, an accomplished programmer and Alan Grier, an artist who has over 20 years of experience in the games industry. Together we aim to produce unique, challenging and fun games for all types of gamer. Claymore Games was originally started as Dinky Dino Games (DDG) in March 2004 by Brian Hackett. The name change occurred in 2005 to reflect an expansion into different areas of game development (including design, testing and middleware) as well as marking the start of Alan and Brian's official partnership. DDG has sold games all over the world (including Europe, America, South Africa and China) and has built up excellent relationships with companies all over the UK and the rest of the world. Copyright (C) 2011 Claymore 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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