[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
Independent UK developer Rebellion today celebrated the success
of its critically acclaimed iOS game
Joust Legend by making it free for all gamers on
Apple’s mobile devices December 6
th – 13
Gamers can download Joust Legend from here:
Originally launched in September, Joust Legend’s
combination of unique setting, intuitive, reaction-testing
gameplay, and hardware-pushing visuals proved a big hit with mobile
gamers and critics alike:
“I haven’t played a better iOS game than this for a
very long time.” - Capsule Computers, (10/10)
“It looks, sounds, and feels, for lack of a better word,
bad-ass.” - Touch Arcade (8/10)
“The graphics on this app are some of the best the mobile
world has ever seen.” - Bullz-Eye (App of the
Subsequently, Joust Legend was shortlisted for two nominations
at the 2013 TIGA awards, and played a crucial part in
Rebellion’s 2013 Appster Awards nomination as “Best
Further glory awaits...
The week long promotion offering the premium title for free also
coincides with the game’s latest update – 1.2.0 –
which includes new customisation options for players’ knights
and trusty steeds.
But Rebellion CEO and champion jouster Jason Kinglsey OBE hints
at much more to come for the game:
“We’ve just started out with Joust Legend – it
was a fun and challenging project for our team, and the positive
reaction to the game was even greater than we hoped for.
Today’s update is just a small step towards some great plans
we’ve got – getting new players into Joust Legend and
offering them new ways to play.”
Contact and review requests:
- Joust Legend is FREE December 6
th and can be downloaded from the Apple App Store:
- The game’s ‘free’ promotion coincides with a
new update that includes new content to customise players’
characters and horses, and the ability to purchase complete sets of
equipment when they want.
- Joust Legend was the nominated in two categories at the 2013
TIGA awards and a crucial part of Rebellion’s ‘Best
Indie Developer’ nomination at the 2013 Appster awards.
Robbie Cooke, Marketing & PR Coordinator
Rebellion® is the studio behind worldwide number one hit
games such as Sniper Elite V2 and Aliens vs. Predator. One of
Europe's leading independent video games developers and comic book
publishers, Rebellion is privately owned company based in Oxford,
United Kingdom, and prides itself on its unique and innovative
approach to IP development and stewardship. It has been responsible
for a diverse portfolio of publisher-owned and internally developed
IPs, including Star Wars BattleFront, Judge Dredd: Dredd vs.
Death, The Simpsons Game and Sniper Elite.
Rebellion’s publishing portfolio includes multi
award-winning British science fiction comic 2000 AD, the 2000 AD
Graphic Novel line, the internationally-acclaimed fantasy, science
fiction and horror imprint Solaris Books, and shared-world pulp
imprint Abaddon Books.
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