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  Hit indie game Plague Inc. infects ~ 1.1 million in 7 weeks
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07/16/2012
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

iOS strategy game Plague Inc. continues to dominate mobile gaming - proving that the little guy can still make it big. Indie developer Ndemic Creations has just released its '7 weeks later' report in which it announced that it has sold an unbelievable 1.1 million copies globally in just seven weeks - all of this with no marketing budget. It also released details of a huge content update that will be released soon. 

Plague Inc. facts:

  • Plague Inc. is a critically acclaimed, high end strategy game for iPhone and iPad which has taken the world by storm – made by first time developer James Vaughan from Ndemic Creations (as a hobby!) 
  • Plague Inc. has over a million paid downloads, was #1 paid app in the US for 2 weeks and hasn’t left the top charts yet. It is a global hit with over 60 thousand 5 star ratings and over 10 million games played to date. 
  • Plague Inc. launched just 7 weeks ago, completely unknown with no marketing budget. The game has gone completely viral and its success is down to players loving it and recommending it to their friends.
 

About Plague Inc:

Plague Inc. is a unique mix of high strategy and terrifyingly realistic simulation. Can you infect the world?

Your pathogen has just infected 'Patient Zero'. Now you must bring about the end of human history by evolving a deadly, global Plague whilst adapting against everything humanity can do to defend itself. 

Brilliantly executed with innovative gameplay and built from the ground up for the iPhone & iPad, Plague Inc. evolves the strategy genre and pushes iOS gaming (and you) to new levels. It’s You vs. the world - only the strongest can survive!

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Plague Inc. is a global hit with over 60 thousand 5 star ratings on the App Store and features in newspapers such as the New York Post, Boston Herald, The Guardian and London Metro!

? “Plague Inc will snag your attention in all the right ways and keep it there” - Touch Arcade

? “No denying Plague Inc.'s high-level of quality” - Modojo

? “Plague Inc. should not be as much fun as it is” – London Metro

? “Will leave you hoping to destroy the world, all in the name of a bit of fun” – Pocket Lint

? “Plague Inc will bring out the evil side of any gamer with its goal of creating a super virus capable of wiping out the entire human population” – G4tv

? “Plague Inc.'s gameplay is infectious” - Slide to Play

? “Killing billions has never been so fun” – IGN 

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Features:

? Stunning retina graphics with a highly polished interface (Contagion guaranteed)

? Highly detailed, hyper-realistic world with advanced AI (Outbreak management)

? Comprehensive in-game help and tutorial system (I am Legendarily helpful)

? 10 different disease types with radically different strategies to master (10 Monkeys?)

? Full Save/Load functionality (28 Saves Later!)

? 50+ countries to infect, hundreds of traits to evolve, thousands of world events to adapt to (Pandemic evolved)

? Game support for scoreboards and achievements

The title is available now on the iTunes AppStore - special sale price of £0.69 / $0.99 

About Ndemic Creations

London based, 1 man independent strategy game studio - devoted to making truly strategic, high quality strategy games for mobile. Plague Inc. is it's first game