Subatomic Studios has decided to bring their upgraded version of Fieldrunners to Android exclusively. This title will be called Fieldrunners HD and should land in the Android Market anytime now. It was originally going to be free but since you canâ€™t convert a free game to a paid game in the Android Market, it will now be on sale for $0.99 when it hits the market. For all of you non-iOS Android implants or those of you who have played the console version, hit the jump for a few video demos of what you can expect from this game.
FIELDRUNNERS HD COMING EXCLUSIVELY TO THE ANDROID MARKET THIS THURSDAY…
AND ITâ€™S $0.99 FOR THE FIRST 24 HOURS!
CAMBRIDGE, MA, USA â€“ FIELDRUNNERS HD, an updated version of the critically acclaimed Tower Defense game developed by Subatomic Studios, will be available in the Android Market this coming Thursday, June 30th. Fans will be able to download the full version of the game at a discounted rate of $0.99 for the first 24 hours, after which the game will continue to be available at the standard price of $2.99.
â€œItâ€™s a very exciting time to be working on the Android platform,â€ says Jamie Gotch, CTO of Subatomic Studios. â€œBig names like Plants vs Zombies, Cut the Rope, and Angry Birds are all experimenting with interesting strategies on the platform. So, when the time came to discuss our release on Android, we had to ask, â€˜How can we launch Fieldrunners HD in a way that lets us try a creative, new strategy while doing something special for our fans?â€™ The answer was simple: Launch the game for free.â€
Fieldrunners HD, the most anticipated and visually stunning game in mobile Tower Defense history, is now coming exclusively to Android with updated hi-definition graphics, and it will be free to download on launch day! Defend your base and control the field using a diverse selection of upgradeable towers in an epic adventure. Master a wide array of tactics and strategies to help you stand victorious against countless waves of unique land and air combatants! Do you have what it takes to defeat the fieldrunners and rise to the top as the ultimate Tower Defense champion? Find out now inÂ Fieldrunners HD, only on Android, available for free during the first 24 hours after launch!
â€œBringingÂ Fieldrunners HD to Android is a great opportunity for us to reach out to a whole group of people that may have not had the chance to play our game yet,â€ says Leo Montenegro, Creative Director of Subatomic Studios. â€œWe really wanted to craft an amazing experience for Android users, so we updated all of the artwork – everything is now in high definition – and weâ€™re giving them a chance to grab the game for free, which is something weâ€™ve never done before. So, I hope all you Android owners take this opportunity to pick up this fantastic Tower Defense game!â€
OneÂ of the first runaway successes on the iPhone,Â Fieldrunners has won an assortment of awards, ranging from the prestigious â€œBest Mobile Gameâ€ and â€œAchievement in Artâ€ awards at the 2009 Independent Games Festival, to being featured on the cover of TIME Magazine as one of their Top 10 Games of 2008, where it was listed amongst such titles as Grand Theft Auto IV, Little Big Planet, Gears of War 2, Rockband 2 and Spore.
About Subatomic Studios
Subatomic Studios, based in Cambridge, MA, is an award-winning independent developer of video games for handheld and mobile devices.Â Fieldrunners, the studioâ€™s flagship game, combines gorgeous artwork with fine-tuned Tower Defense gameplay, allowing Subatomic Studios to captivate mobile gamers everywhere with a truly unique entertainment experience.Â Fieldrunners was first released for the iPhone and iPod Touch, followed by versions for the iPad, the PSP, the Nintendo DSi, and BlackBerry.
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