August 6, 2012 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Cupertino, California - Gamers looking for a mobile zombie shooter with graphics that rival console platforms can immerse themselves in the fast-paced and scary world of Running Dead, launched today by Leal Arts. Featuring a world of incredible action, breath-taking chases, reaction based gameplay, unlimited levels and real-time created maps, Running Dead takes the 'running' game genre to a new level where users must shoot oncoming zombies as well as navigate through obstacles to evade the chasing zombie hordes.
Each game begins with the player as a lone survivor in a zombie infested world with the aim of running through the 3D rendered environment, killing or avoiding a variety of different zombies in their path whilst avoiding cars, navigating through buildings and running fast enough to avoid becoming the zombies next meal. Ever-increasing gameplay difficultly and unlimited levels ensure longevity of challenge, whilst real-time generated scenery and zombies ensure that each play is unique.
Four control styles, including effective touch and tilt options, ensure that precise actions can be taken in an instant whatever the players control preference. Additionally, to aid the challenge a variety of weapon upgrades including Pistol, SMG, Shotgun, Assault Rifle, .44 Hangun. Ammo, Coins and Surprise packs can be taken while playing, whilst Mines and a Savior Shot can be activated to kill all nearby zombies with 'bullet time' acrobatics and become the ultimate saviour.
iCloud integration ensures games are auto-saved and can be restored on any device, while Game Center integration allows players to compare scores with both friends and users around the globe, as well as unlock 13 achievements.
"Whilst developing Running Dead we wanted to create a gameplay experience that matched that of console platforms, yet was simple to pick-up-and-play at any moment." commented Cleverson Leal, Leal Arts founder. "Featuring retina optimized 3D environments and fast-paced, yet precise, running gameplay, Running Dead offers a unique and addictive challenge that will have gamers coming back for more."
Running Dead, the action packed new running game app, is available now in the App Store for iPhone and iPad.
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices
* 36.0 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Running Dead 1.1 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 Sao Paulo, Brazil and founded by experienced game director Cleverson Leal, independent game developers Leal Arts aim to produce polished mobile gaming experiences with an emphasis on high-quality presentation and precise addictive gameplay. Their debut title Rescue City has been downloaded nearly 1 million times globally and has received favorable customer reviews, currently enjoying a 4.5 out of 5 star App Store rating from gamers worldwide. Copyright (C) 2012 Leal Arts. 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.