GDC2011: EightyEightGames unveil debut game - Discuss iPad 2 and Android

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[] London, United Kingdom - EightyEightGames today unveiled RollRover 1.0, their debut game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. RollRover is a physics based puzzle game for iOS in which the player controls a car with magnetic wheels. The player collects powerups that change the properties of the wheels to solve unique puzzles. It features the electronic music of Neon Highwire.

"We are very happy to be releasing RollRover" Said Luca Redwood of EightyEightGames "Apple announced the iPad 2 today and we have our sights firmly set in that direction, it seems like a terrific platform and we are keen to exploit its abilities. It's a real growth area for independent games development"

"Using Unity Technologies' Unity3D Engine has allowed us to really make a great product" continued Redwood "With their GDC announcment of full android support we will be able to achieve rapid time to market for Android, iPhone and iPad releases"

RollRover is already attracting rave reviews in the AppStore:

"This is a fun game! Good puzzles, game mechanics and features an interesting control system which takes a few goes to get used to but once you have its quite addictive to try and beat your best time! Well worth a go." - AnonymousGamer6786

"A+++ would play again" - Jade Cavanagh

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

Pricing and Availability:
RollRover 1.0 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

EightyEight Games Ltd is an independent game developer based in London and incorporated in January 2011. Copyright (C) 2011 EightyEight Games Ltd. 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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