December 11, 2009 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Denver, Colorado - The hit game Gravity Sling which has been downloaded more than 100,000 times since it's initial launch in November 2009 has just gone Deluxe. Following the traditional model of iPhone apps, Gravity Sling Deluxe is a fully featured game available for purchase from the App Store. Gravity Sling Delixe is available at an introductory price to the first 10,000 players who will be able save up to 66% off of the normal sale price.
Gravity Sling is an inertia based puzzle game where the player needs to use the gravity of nearby planets to sling the astronaut through space trying to safely get back to the space shuttle.
Gravity Sling Deluxe will normally sell for $2.99, or the equivalent amount in local currency, but it is available to the first 5,000 players for just $.99, then it will go up to $1.99 for the next 5,000 players.
Initially released in November as one of the first free app coupled with In App Purchase for additional level packs. Today Gravity Sling Deluxe is available in the more traditional model of a fully featured paid app. Players purchasing Gravity Sling Deluxe will have full access to every level and feature in Gravity Sling as well as all future updates with no additional charge. As a result players who have not updated to OS 3.0 or those unable or unwilling to purchase In App content can now enjoy the full Gravity Sling experience.
"Gravity Sling has been highly praised since its initial release and we are thrilled to offer this Deluxe version to anyone not able to fully enjoy the In App Purchase content" said Brian Robbins, Founder of Riptide Games. "We believe in making our games as accessible as possible to players, and hope this will allow even more people to enjoy some Astronaut slinging fun"
Gravity Sling also incorporates the popular OpenFeint platform enabling global leaderboards for every level, and 25 achievements to be earned. Originally developed as part of the iPhone Game Game held at 360iDev in September. Gravity Sling is the result of a collaboration between Riptide Games, PyroMonkey Productions, Spatial Reasoning, Crucial Games and NoiseBuffet. All Denver-based iPhone developers.
Riptide Games is a next-gen mobile game developer based in Denver, CO. It creates entertaining game experiences across all advanced mobile platforms. Copyright (C) 2009 Riptide Games. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.