May 17, 2012 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Munich, Germany - Mister X is at it again. The world famous criminal has disappeared into the streets and alleys of London's nightlife, and it's up to the detectives of Scotland Yard to find him before he gets away yet again.
Scotland Yard was first released as a board game in 1983, where it went on to win a plethora of awards throughout both the US and Europe. The game, which has sold over 4 million copies since it's release, has finally made its way onto iPhones and iPads the world over.
The gameplay see's players choosing between playing as the detectives, or as Mister X himself. The detectives attempt to corner or catch Mister X as he travels through London, either on foot, by taxi, train, or bus. With only his discarded tickets to go on, it's a race against the clock to see if Mister X gets away once again, or England's finest can bring him back to the Yard.
"The game has been a huge cult classic since it's creation, and it was a natural choice to bring to iOS" said Thomas Bleyer, Managing Director of Ravensburger Digital. "And by working with FDG Entertainment, the creators of Cover Orange, we've been able to make something really special out of it, including a new setting and voice chat during multiplayer sessions."
The game is a universal app, and will be available in the AppStore worldwide for $4.99.
About FDG Entertainment:
FDG Entertainment is a leading developer and publisher of highly creative games for major platforms including iOS and casual game consoles and is currently rated the #34 TOP Developer / Publisher for iPhone at Pocketgamer.biz. The company was founded back in 2001 and is located in Munich, Germany. FDG Entertainment produced more than 40 critically acclaimed games, including Cover Orange with over 8 million downloads and Parachute Panic with over 5 million downloads. FDG also won the International Mobile Games Award (IMGA 2010) in Barcelona for the Best Mobile Game 2010 with Beyond Ynth. The company's latest success is Clear Vision, a sniper shooting game in top paid positions worldwide including the US. Clear Vision sold over 1 Million units within 2 months.
* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.1 or later
* 65.3 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Scotland Yard 1.0 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.
Ravensburger Digital is part of Ravensburger Group, internationally well-known for its quality games, puzzles and books. We develop Ravensburger entertainment products for all major digital platforms. This includes online & social gaming platforms, PC games and mobile applications. Successful recent releases include the games Puerto Rico and The aMAZEing Labyrinth on iOS and Puzzle Adventures on Facebook. Copyright (C) 2012 Ravensburger Digital. 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.