ARMED! (For Windows Phone 7) Press Kit

Basic Facts:

 

Developer:

Sickhead Games,

Dallas, Texas, USA

 

Release Date:

Win8: 02.29.2012

WP7: 10.26.2011

 

Platform:

Windows 8

Windows Phone 7

iOS (beta)

 

Promotional website:

www.ARMEDgame.com

 

Price:

3.99 USD

3.99 CAN

3,99 €

2.99 £

4.49 AU  

Description:

 

ARMED! is a sci-fi turn-based multiplayer strategy game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone created by indie studio Sickhead Games. Part RTS, part tabletop strategy, ARMED! puts you in command of a fleet of futuristic tanks, turrets, and robots with one mission: infiltrate enemy territory, crush their forces, and destroy their headquarters. Play ranked head-to-head games against online opponents, challenge your friends to a correspondence game, or battle the AI in single player mode.

 

Features:

  • Seven maps with unique artwork and tactical terrain features.
  • 13 offensive and defensive units to command into battle.
  • Over 50 unit upgrades and special attacks to help turn the tide.
  • Simultaneous turn online multiplayer with ratings and matchmaking.
  • Play custom correspondence matches against friends.
  • Step by step tutorial that gets you right into the game.
  • Tile updates with turn notifications on Windows Phone
  • Track your rankings on the real time leaderboards.
  • Ad supported trial with free online multiplayer.
  • Mango support (fast app switching, pin tiles, and alert notifications)
  • Multi-language support for Spanish, German, and Italian (more coming!)

Latest Official Press Release

 

After a few preliminary rounds of minor updates and optimization, Texas-based indie game studio Sickhead Games is now pleased to announce ARMED!, the premier sci-fi turn-based multiplayer strategy game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone.

 

Part RTS, part tabletop strategy, ARMED! puts you in command of a fleet of futuristic tanks, turrets, and robots with one mission: infiltrate enemy territory, crush their forces, and destroy their headquarters. Play ranked head-to-head games against online opponents, challenge your friends to a correspondence game, or battle the AI in single player mode. Features include:

 

  • Seven maps with unique artwork and tactical terrain features.
  • 13 offensive and defensive units to command into battle.
  • Over 50 unit upgrades and special attacks to help turn the tide.
  • Simultaneous turn online multiplayer with ratings and matchmaking.
  • Play custom correspondence matches against friends.
  • Step by step tutorial that gets you right into the game.
  • Tile updates with turn notifications on Windows Phone.
  • Track your rankings on the real time leaderboards.
  • Ad supported trial with free online multiplayer.
  • Mango support (fast app switching, pin tiles, and alert notifications)
  • Multi-language support for Spanish, German, and Italian (more coming!)

 

To learn more about ARMED!, visit the official ARMED! site at www.ARMEDgame.com, and the ARMED! Facebook page at www.faceboook.com/ARMEDgame

 

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Trailer (YouTube)

 

Note: For the convenience of commercial gaming sites, this trailer is available in two slightly different edits. The "Original" trailer contains snippets of reviews from mainstream game review sites in the first 10 seconds, and the "Edited" trailer has these reviews removed.

 


"Original" - (with reviews)


 

"Edit" - (without reviews)


 

Trailer Download (uncompressed)

 

 

Screenshots (800x480)
















 

Screenshots Download

 

 

App Icon

 

 

Game Logo

 

Game Logo Kit Download, High-Resolution

 

QR Code (click for high-res)

 


Credits

 

Tom Spilman: Programmer, Producer

James Ford: Programmer, Game Designer

James Lupiani: Programmer, Network Programmer

Russell Fincher: Lead Artist

Joe Espinoza: 2D/3D Artist

Ray Batts: Programmer, Sound Editor

 

Kevin MacLeod: Music

Mac Smith: Concept Artist

Contact

 

Email: biz@sickheadgames.com

 

Web: www.sickheadgames.com

 

Twitter: www.twitter.com/Sickhead