November 13, 2012 in Games (F)
[prMac.com] San Diego, California - Pixel Stream LLC has launched their latest game, Zombies and Humans on the App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. To be available for download on October 24, 2012, Zombies and Humans is a turn-based multiplayer game inspired by the classic board game Reversi (also known as Othello(R)).
In Zombies and Humans, each player takes turn selecting an empty tile on the game board transforming their opponent's avatars from Zombies to Humans and vice versa. The game ends when there are no possible moves left and the player with the most avatars remaining wins the game. A hints feature is available to visually assist players on making the best move. Players can also obtain and play using their favorite avatars.
"Growing up, I have seen this board game but never really paid much attention to it. After playing the board game with my friend's eight year old niece, I was interested in what it could become. I thought we could give reversi a fresh new look." said Duy Yin, co-founder and lead graphic designer at Pixel Stream, LLC. "Theming it after the idea of Zombies biting humans felt like the right fit."
Zombies and Humans uses Facebook Connect to allow friends to find and challenge each other. Pixel Stream took advantage of iOS's Twitter framework to allow players to tweet screenshots of their matches. Other social integration includes the ability to share screenshots on Facebook and Instagram. "I wanted players to be able to easily share game play with a tap of a button," said Dang Tran, co-founder of Pixel Stream LLC. "We are relying on word of mouth advertising to get our game out there and the best way is to leverage social media."
"I'm really excited about our new turn-based multiplayer system, which allow friends to play with each other whenever they feel like." says Tony Liu, co-founder and lead developer of Pixel Stream LLC, "much like Zynga's Words with Friends and Draw Something."
Zombies and Humans launched shortly after Apple released the iPhone 5. "With the new launch of the iPhone 5, we are excited to release our game to take advantage of the 4 inch display," said Dang Tran. With Halloween just around the corner, it's the perfect time to release Zombies and Humans.
* iOS 4.3 or later
* iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
* 41.4 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Zombies and Humans Free 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.
Pixel Stream LLC is a small independent game development studio based in San Diego, California. Pixel Stream had success with Leaf Bound: Mecha Monkey Mayhem and Armada: Galactic War. Copyright (C) 2012 Pixel Stream LLC. 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.