2K Games announced today that
, a new mobile gaming experience licensed by Gearbox Software, is available via the iTunes App Store for $4.99 on iPhone and iPod touch, and $6.99 on iPad.
Designed specifically for mobile devices,
extends the critically acclaimed and award-winning
by combing two popular genres, action-RPG and strategy, to create addictive, top down tactical gameplay.
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“Adopting the same artistic approach as its console counterparts,
sports a vibrant, stylized look that’s nearly indistinguishable from its big brothers,” said
after experiencing the game. “
’ strategic focus engages the mind more than the trigger finger and I generally had a finger-blistering blast.”
, players control their favorite vault hunters from the original
– Brick, Mordecai, Lilith and Roland – while fending off relentless waves of Skags, Bandits, Psychos, Bruisers and other enemies. Intuitive, touch-based commands allow for easy control of the vault hunters, while an easy to navigate menu system makes inventory and skill tree management a breeze for anyone with an iOS device. Maps are randomized with different strategic cover options, meaning no two missions will play out the same way. With bazillions of randomly generated weapons, shields and utilities to purchase and dozens of skills and abilities to unlock,
delivers the franchise’s familiar role-playing elements with a new layer of strategy.
“The release of
exemplifies our commitment to growing the
franchise,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. "By offering a high-quality
experience designed specifically for mobile devices, fans can immerse themselves in the world of Pandora no matter where they are.”
is rated 12+ on the iTunes App Store. While only available for iOS devices at launch, the team at 2K and Gearbox is open to the possibility of bringing the game to other mobile devices in the future. For the latest
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