Tong Zhang
(Senior Editor)
08/20/10 01:54 PM
New iPad Game: Archetype HD Now Available for iPad

Villainan has launched Archetype HD, an all-new fully optimized iPad version of its top-selling online first-person shooter game for the iPhone and iPod touch. Now available in the App Store worldwide, Archetype HD stays true to the Archetype lineage of console-style online FPS experience but delivers an even higher-resolution display that has been optimized for the larger screen iPad platform. Archetype HD features multiplayer team deathmatches through an expansive set of levels and game types for Apple iPad for $4.99.

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Players enter team deathmatch battles starting as lowly cadets and advancing to higher ranks as they earn experience points and medals, including each match?s coveted ?MVP? medal. Up to ten players can compete at one time with up to five players per team battling across six different levels using six unique weapon types and two kinds of grenades. Players wreak havoc using the game?s precise dual joystick-style controls in a new big screen HUD configuration designed for the iPad, bringing the best aspects of FPS gaming to the revolutionary Apple device.

Archetype HD players can join cross-platform online matches with the robust community that has quickly grown to more than 280,000 Archetype fans on iPhone and iPod touch while enjoying a full set of FPS features including player rank-based team matchmaking, melee combat, buddy lists, and radar-based player tracking. Archetype HD offers a console-style experience over Wi-Fi or 3G that gamers can enjoy on the go?or on the couch at home. Players can share their exploits via Facebook? and go online to track and compare their stats to other players while competing to reach top-10 leaderboards.

Archetype HD is published by Villain and developed by San Francisco-based MunkyFun, Inc. The game is available on the App Store, visit for $4.99.


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