|By Business Wire||
|November 15, 2012 11:52 AM EST||
Appy Entertainment—creators of the hits Trucks & Skulls NITRO, SpellCraft School of Magic, and FaceFighter Ultimate—is unleashing Animal Legends into the wild today. A free-to-play fantasy epic for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, Animal Legends’ superior story, gameplay, and graphics are sure to strike a chord with iOS gamers—who now can now enjoy a whole new cooperative experience using their friend's characters to rid the Animal Kingdom of Evil!
Animal Legends is a fast-and-fun iOS role-playing game (RPG) where players quest for loot and glory with their friends to defeat the Vampire Frog Skulk. But first they need to create a hero from one of three animal types—each with their own advantages and skill paths:
With SpellCraft School of Magic, Appy drew on the studio’s background as fantasy gaming geeks to create the ultimate solo wizard experience. In Animal Legends, the developers wanted to capture the fun of playing World of Warcraft or a tabletop RPG with friends and pack it into a game that players can carry in their pockets and play for just a few minutes at a time. Animal Legends includes generous amounts built-in content—such as 50 quests from the start, epic treasures, and magical artifacts that unlock powerful battle tactics.
Tactical combat—with weapon attacks, skills, spells, and combos between different character types that are key in RPGs—is a core feature of Animal Legends. The game ships with a huge variety of foes—including the aptly-named Undead Cows, sneaky Fox Goblins, and fearsome Ogre Bunnies. And because friendship is the greatest treasure of all, players get to invite friends' characters to join on dangerous quests—with greater riches and fame for everyone. In a new twist on social gameplay, Appy introduces a brand new feature in Animal Legends: “borrowing” a friend’s characters, which accelerates leveling, loot, and in-game currency in a massive way.
“We see Animal Legends as a big step toward the next generation of social/mobile games,” says Chris Ulm, CEO, Appy Entertainment. “I think Appy has created a new kind of RPG with this game – bundling detailed graphics, easy-to-grasp-but-tough-to-master gameplay, and endless customization options in a cooperative adventure that is incredibly fun. We always wanted to create a huge world for players to have fun in – both together and solo – and I think we have succeeded with Animal Legends.”
- Free the Animal Kingdom from the evil Vampire Frog Skulk!
- Choose from multiple heroes and hundreds of pieces of gear.
- Includes extensive character customization, seven different slots each with a half dozen sets of individual gear.
- Collect the Jester Outfit, Ninja Outfit, the Iron Chef Suit, Furrious Barbarian Armor, the Witchdoctor Suit, and more. And soon, seasonal holiday gear!
- Defeat dozens of unique monster foes with multiple special abilities and attacks like stuns, shields, and area of effect.
- Start your adventure with 50 quests in the base game, spread across seven game worlds.
- Expand your empire with 10 building types.
- Fight alongside friends through Facebook and Game Center.
- Hire your friends to run your trade buildings and earn gold through Trading Posts.
- Behold Animal Legends’ original music, animation, and sound effects; be sure to use headphones for maximum effect!
Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Animal Legends is optimized for iPhone 5.
Animal Legends is FREE and available on the App Store worldwide. You can download a copy of this universal app for iPad and iPhone/iPod touch by accessing https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animal-legends/id539116684?mt=8
About Appy Entertainment
Founded on Halloween 2008, Appy Entertainment is at the forefront of social media integration, multiplayer gameplay, and user-generated content. Appy’s founders spent more than 20 years creating successful original IP that resulted in multiple hits over console and mobile platforms, with more than 20-plus million app downloads and growing. Appy makes games everyone can play, including players of all skill levels, worldwide. Appy's other mobile games include the hits SpellCraft School of Magic, Trucks & Skulls NITRO, FaceFighter Ultimate, Candy Rush, and Zombie Pizza. Appy and the Appy logo are trademarks of Appy Entertainment, Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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