Chillingo has released two new iPhone and iPod games, Assault Squadron, a visually impressive, sci-fi shoot'em-up, and Pirate's Treasure, a Minigore-inspired pirate-shooter. Here is more info about these two new iPhone games:
Story: The Global Defense Force (GDF) reports that Earth is under attack by a hostile, unidentified vessel containing thousands of enemy craft. Striking with unwavering precision, the invasion destroys key defensive facilities to leave Earth and its inhabitants at the mercy of fearsome alien attackers.
You are a part of the Assault Squadron, an elite tactical space combat force dispatched by the Federal Alliance to defeat the alien enemy. Assault Squadron?s explosive sci-fi missions and in-depth storyline will thrill shoot-?em-up fans and casual players as they battle to save the Earth. Game trailer:
Game Features: -Four Unique Playable Ships: Each ship has its own stats and unique abilities with fully upgradable weapon systems.
-Stunning Firepower: Earn upgrades for an arsenal of devastating weaponry ranging from Vulcan Cannons and Spiral Grenades to Torpedo Missiles and Tri-Vortex Bombs.
-Extraordinary Boss Fights: Unique enemy bosses present a unique, intense challenge accompanied by thrilling cinematic cut scenes.Special Abilities and Explosive Combos: -Discover special abilities to unleash devastating chain combo attacks and achieve leading high-scores.
-Jaw-Dropping Presentation: Experience shoot-?em-up gameplay the way it?s meant to be played, with a custom-built graphics engine enabling seamless 60 frames-per-second action. Experience the action from all angles via intense top-down and side-scrolling levels.
-Gameplay Modes: Battle armadas of unique alien invaders in the story-based Campaign Mode, or dive into Arcade Mode and start fighting straight away!
-Four Different Control Types: Weave through enemies and attack with meticulous precision via one of four control methods including Touch 1:1, Touch 2.5:1, Tilt Control, and Virtual Joystick.
-Three Difficulty Settings: Different levels of difficulty ensure this game is an appealing challenge to players of any combat capability - from Casual through to the most extreme shoot-?em-up experience!
Vibration Support: Feel every hit and enjoy every explosion via the vibration function as you are fully immersed in battle.
-Crystal Leaderboards and Achievements: Players can see how they compare to other fearless commanders around the world via a comprehensive scoring system, online leaderboards and achievements through Crystal!
-Licensed soundtrack: By psychedelic trance music artist, Psygone
Story: Ahoy mateys! As beautiful as Treasure Island is, you wouldn't want to vacation there. It's packed with all kinds of murderuous scallywags including the Grim Reaper himself! Combining elements of RPG, exploration and all-out blasting mayhem, Pirate's Treasure takes you on an enjoyable quest to recover riches from creatures both natural and magical. Prepare to battle boss enemies that are too massive to fit on the screen!
Game Features: -Amazing 3D graphics squeeze everything out of ye device. -Endless replayability in campaign and challenge modes. -Balanced gameplay with easy, normal and hero modes. -The perfect mixture of survival and RPG gaming. -Find gold or win it on the slot machine to upgrade ye character! -With the Campaign Mode boasting over six hours of gameplay across it's non-linear, story-driven adventure, Pirate's Treasure bounty never runs out (unlike your bottle of rum)! -9 eye-patch-melting graphic themes -More than 50 levels with exotic locations and enemies (true sea dogs will find more) -Full Crystal social gaming integration with online scores and achievements -More gold than ye can find anywhere else!