October 14, 2011 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Viareggio, Italy - Mobile game developer CatfishBlues today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Hyperlight v1.3, the new update for their critically acclaimed iOS game. In Hyperlight you control a stylized spaceship in a virtualized cosmic environment where evil beings try to reach you in order to turn off the last human hope. However your ship, the Hyperlight, posses a special power! if successfully used, it can wipe out all your foes: it can travel at faster-than-light speed (FTL) making it impossible for anyone to catch it and is also able to disintegrate everything it touches!
* On sale! 50% off
* Highly optimized for iPhone 4S and iPad2
* Hyperlight is reborn with virtual stick support and many improvements
In this game you control a stylized spaceship in a virtualized cosmic environment where evil beings try to reach you in order to turn off the last human hope. However your ship, the Hyperlight, posses a special power! if successfully used, it can wipe out all your foes: it can travel at faster-than-light speed (FTL) making it impossible for anyone to catch it and is also able to disintegrate everything it touches!
With simple gestures, you can move the Hyperlight at regular speed but also turn on its FTL engine to perform incredibly rapid attacks. Controls are simple and you can choose from touch only controls, tilt only or the exotic tilt & touch.
In this game there are also dozens of power ups and weapons you can easily activate simply by gathering them on the battlefield: the Hyperlight ship is able to use them automatically. Hyperlight is easy to play but hard to master, there are so many ways to improve your skills that you will find yourself playing it for months! For a complete guide on all the gameplay secrets of this game see the guide (11 pages!) included)
Can you survive these incredible hordes of enemies? Enemies will try to do everything to stop you, assuming several attack formations, different strategies, also leaving powerful dimensional trails on the battlefield that only at FTL speed you can cross! And watch out for the evil commanders: huge bosses await the Hyperlight in the dark corners of the universe.
"Beyond a doubt, Hyperlight offers an immense amount of gameplay. Add a tasty difficulty and two different game modes, and what you have is a piece of iOS gaming art." The iPhone App Review
"Innovative and unique, Hyperlight may look as derivative as they come, but is a breath of fresh air to the Market Place." Pocket Gamer
"Factor in tight controls and sharp neon graphics, and you have a leading candidate for App Store game of the year." MoDojo
"Overall the game gives you complete value for your money. Hyperlight is a kind of game you will end up playing for hour's non-stop." 5/5 iPhoneFootPrint
"Hyperlight is a unique experience with outstanding HD visuals, all for a low price. It might be difficult, but it can easily be mastered with some practice. Definitely check it out!" Appolicious
"Hyperlight is a feast for the senses and a worthy successor to the twin-stick shooters that brought up to this title." App Spy
"It's an exciting, adrenaline-pumping game that eschews traditional shooter gameplay!" Fresh Apps
Featured by Apple in "What's Hot", "New and Noteworthy" for USA, UK, Canada, France, Japan and many other countries.
* Universal App: runs in HD on iPad and Retina Display devices
* Extremely innovative gameplay: burn your enemies faster-than-light
* 3 Control systems to meet your taste: Touch only, Tilt only and Tilt & Touch
* Stunning 2.5D neon-style graphics, effects and animated backgrounds
* Exciting techno and rock musics
* Arcade mode with 40 different levels
* Infinity mode for an endless fun
* Several huge bosses to face
* Game Center support. (with 24 Achievements)
* Local and Online High Scores
* Powered by Unity3D
What's new in this version:
* A new control system: Touch only (Virtual Joystick support)
* More life for the player's ship in Arcade Mode
* Full 60 fps on iPhone 4S and iPad2
* New and better graphics for the Menu
* Many improvements
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 50.7 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Hyperlight 1.3 is offered at the special introductory price of only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.
Located in Viareggio (Tuscany), Italy, CatfishBlues Games is a team of developers specialized in the development of mobile games, particularly for iOS and Android, in business since March 2010. As longtime gamers, the CatfishBlues developer team create products that are of the highest quality and with innovative features, however, taking constant inspiration from the classic games of the 1980s / 90s. Specialized in both 2D and 3D games, CatfishBlues release games ranging from classic shoot'em up and action games to puzzles and innovative casual games. Copyright (C) 2011 CatfishBlues 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.