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07/16/2014
 


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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN JOSE, Calif. – July 16, 2014 – Get ready to solo your way through the dictionary with LetterHero for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The brainchild of a Silicon Valley insider, LetterHero challenges players to spell words from horizontally scrolling letters – from right to left or left to right – while raising the stakes with treacherous power-ups and witty achievements. LetterHero is free and can be downloaded from the App Store starting today.

In LetterHero, the player aims for the highest score in the time allowed. It may sound simple, but building high-scoring words is far from easy thanks to the ever-present countdown timer and the volatile, game-changing power-ups conjured up by the developer. Standouts include slowing down (and speeding up) time, wildcards, turning all letters upside down, freezing time, multipliers – you name it. Going for a ‘mystery’ power-up hiding behind a question mark may lead to a high score . . . or end in tragedy.

Players who opt to unlock the full version for $1.99 can play LetterHero ad-free and will gain access to the Wordlist, a collection of all the words played. Additionally (and unlike most free-to-play titles), LetterHero also allows players to unlock premium features by hitting two specific scores: 200 points (which unlocks the Wordlist), and 350 points (which eliminates ads altogether). Scores can also be greatly improved by unlocking achievements—including the appropriately named Relic Hunter, Freeze Master, and Fingerfaster. (See Achievements.png for descriptions.)

“Skilled players should be able to get more out of the game,” says Multiple Codes founder Kwesi Buabeng. “Knowing that a few of our players were able to hit 350 points in a single game and disable ads would actually make me quite happy. In the end, LetterHero was created to deliver something new to word games – and there’s no better way to do so than by rewarding our best players.”

Key Features:

·         Unique word-building gameplay; think Guitar Hero with scrolling letters

·         Beautiful art style and fun sound effects

·         Crazy power-ups that make every game totally unpredictable

·         Unlockable Game Center Achievements allowing players to compete for the top spot in the LetterHero ‘hall of fame’

·         In-game dictionary with millions of words in English, Russian, and German

A future update will add Multiplayer and Challenge modes. An Android version is also in the works.

Assets

Trailer

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IP1wCngEKgg

Download

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9186800/LetterHero_trailer.zip

Screenshots

Web

http://imgur.com/a/jDVTn

Download

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9186800/LetterHero_screenshots.zip

Social Media

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/letter.hero

Twitter

https://twitter.com/LetterHero

YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2bsTqZdF6x7XxK8NbwxAgg

About Multiple Codes

Founded by Kwesi Buabeng, who moved from Ghana to Silicon Valley to pursue his dreams, Multiple Codes seeks to disrupt mobile games through innovative gameplay and an eye for design. LetterHero is the studio’s first title. For more information on Multiple Codes and LetterHero, please visit http://www.letterhero.co/.

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Press contact

Novy PR for Multiple Codes

Luis Levy (310) 399-4349

luis@novypr.com