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  LOCK AND LOAD WITH GUN COMMANDO
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01/09/2013
 


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

09/01/13 Green Hill & Ripstone are proud to announce their latest title, Gun Commando, for PlayStation® Mobile Devices. Green Hill, the talented production house behind titles such as Knytt Underground, Panic! and Cosmic Clean-Up, are back with a distinctly classic first person shooter that combines 8-bit graphics with visceral game-play. Gun Commando promises to let you be the hero and shoot your way through action-packed levels.

Gun Commando has players re-living the classic FPS premise – the earth has been invaded by aliens and you’re the only person that stands in their way. Shoot, run and dodge bullets in a frantic and fictional game world that’s packed full of devastating weapons. Your goal is simple: kill every last one of them!

Phil Gaskell, Creative Director and Co-Founder at Ripstone, notes "Fans of old school shooters are going to love Gun Commando. The team at Green Hill have really captured the nostalgia of early first-person shooters and cleverly combined it with slick controls on smartphones, and amazing production values thanks to comic-book artist Romano Molenaar."

Maarten de Koning, Managing Director & Co-Founder at Green Hill enthuses "With Gun Commando, you'll jump back in time to the 8-bit era and will be amazed by the visual presentation in combination with compelling gameplay, which can be described as a perfect blend of  R-Type and  Doom."

With more than 20 alien strongholds to lay waste to, and an ingenious weapon system that requires and rewards accurate play, Gun Commando while have players always coming back for more.

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About Green Hill

Green Hill is a privately held production house dedicated to discover, fund and promote quality game projects. Green Hill knows each project requires its own unique approach. Whether you need help with Scrum, dealmaking or crisis management, they can help.

For more information on Green Hill and its games, please visit the official website at: http://greenhillstudios.com/

About Ripstone

Ripstone is an independent UK based videogames publisher specializing in digital distribution. Founded in 2011 by two experienced Sony Computer Entertainment producers and the two founders of Optimum Releasing, the company has created a unique business model from which to launch a series of video games by partnering with elite games development teams throughout Europe.

Leveraging over 50 years of market expertise and knowledge, Ripstone relies on a publishing strategy of original IP’s and unique licenses to create innovative videogame experiences for digital downloadable consoles. Ripstone publish an eclectic mix of games providing the perfect partner for independent developers who want their product delivered to a worldwide audience in digital form.

The Ripstone ethos is built on honesty, integrity and trust: founded with the knowledge that games are evolving at an ever increasing speed, and that what is a niche market today could easily become tomorrow’s key business opportunity.

For more information on RIPSTONE and its games, please visit the official website at http://www.ripstone.com/