One of the most popular games on the iOS platform is getting ready to make the jump to Android and they're planning to do so in a very big way. Yes, Fieldrunners HD goes live in the Android Market this Thursday and for the first 24 hours it will be only 99 cents. As noted in the press release, Subatomic Studios is looking to bring Fieldrunners HD to a whole new group of players:
We'll be getting a look at Fieldrunners HD once released. You all can jump on past the break for a teaser image and the full press release from Subatomic Studios.
FIELDRUNNERS HD COMING EXCLUSIVELY TO THE ANDROID MARKET THIS THURSDAY... AND IT’S ONLY 99c FOR THE FIRST 24 HOURS!
June 27th, 2011 – For Immediate Release
CAMBRIDGE, MA, USA – 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 during the first 24 hours, after which the game will be available at its standard price of $2.99.
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! 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 in Fieldrunners HD!
“Bringing 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,” says Leo Montenegro, Creative Director of Subatomic Studios. “We really wanted to craft an amazing experience for Android users, so we updated all of the artwork - everything is now in high definition and this is the first time we've done that on a mobile phone. So, I hope all you Android owners take this opportunity to pick up this fantastic Tower Defense game at a discounted price!”
One of the first runaway successes on the iPhone, Fieldrunners has won an assortment of awards, ranging from the prestigious “Best Mobile Game” and “Achievement in Art” 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. Fieldrunners, the studio’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. 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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