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  Epic Arena Now Ready for Battle on iOS, Android
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07/31/2014
 


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

Los Angeles – July 31 , 201 4 – Fantasy fans wanting to take their love of card battle strategy games away from their computer now have their chance. Travian Games has just released its 3D multi-platform strategy game, Epic Arena, for iPhone® and Android devices. No longer restricted to Facebook, players can now head into battle alongside deadly fighters, mages, archers and dragons while on the go.

Developed by Shadow Masters, Epic Arena cleverly combines the deck customization of a card game, the exciting tactics of a board game, and the eye-popping gorgeous visuals of your favorite fantasy artists into one epic multi-player gaming experience. With asynchronous gaming across iOS, Android and Facebook platforms, players can craft Power Cards, plan their moves, and enter the arena at anytime, from anywhere.

“We’re very excited about Epic Arena coming to mobile. Gamers will no longer have to take their laptops on coffee runs just to continue their matches,” said Zin Chiang, game director for Epic Arena, Travian Games. “Now they can log onto their smartphone and kick someone’s a** no matter where they’re at. One thing Epic Arena on mobile will teach players – sometimes it’s better to take the fight outside.”

Besides the single-player missions and worldwide online matches, Epic Arena on mobile introduces Blitz Mode, a timed battle where players have 10 minutes to finish a match. Blitz Mode is the perfect battleground to test a player’s quick thinking and advanced strategic war planning skills. Along with these features, players will also:

  • Command their allegiants on one of two sides: The Brotherhood of Order or Legion of Chaos. Each faction has unique assortment of powerful and deadly warriors.
  • Attack using the myriad of gears and power ups. Players harness these power ups to smash their enemies, raising their sword in victory above their fallen, beautifully rendered corpses!
  • Surprise the enemy by using Boost Tiles on the arena floor. Give them hell when stepping on an Artifact Damage, Attack, Physical Defense or Magical Defense boost. They won’t see it coming until it’s too late.
  • Create unique decks by adding Power Cards to the standard Team Deck. Friends will quickly become foes as they succumb to their opponent’s perfected deck for battle.
  • Battle to be the best as players check their ranking on Epic Arena’s global leaderboard.
Epic Arena is now available as a free download on the iTunes App Store and Google Play. More information can be found at the official website. Fans can join the Epic Arena community at the following: Assets for Epic Arena can be downloaded here: https://drive.google.com/#folders/0B1nMVUkgUHPuT1B5bVlvU1VtRWc

About Travian Games

In the summer of 2004, publication of the first Travian game laid the foundation for the creation of one of the most successful companies in the German games industry. Starting with just four employees, the company has grown dramatically in just a few years and now employs more than 150 people. This makes Munich-based Travian Games GmbH Bavaria’s largest employer in the games industry. Products from the Travian Games portfolio are played in more than 200 countries around the world and translated into up to 42 different languages. Travian Games is aware of its social responsibility as a successful German company and is committed to various ongoing charitable projects. Whether setting up schools in developing countries, donating hardware to domestic charities, or supporting research projects at international universities – Travian Games’ actions clearly demonstrate its social commitment. More information on Travian Games can be found at http://www.traviangames.com/.

About Shadow Masters

Shadow Masters Inc is an independent game studio with offices in California and Ukraine. Shadow Masters is a brotherhood of experienced, underground game developers who are bonded by a single idea that you don't have to spend five years and $10 million dollars to make a game that is engaging, fun and visually stunning. Small in size, but large in talent, Shadow Masters has one goal and one goal only – create the best gaming experience possible for players around the world. Shadow Masters was founded in 2013 and more information on the studio can be found at http://www.shadowmastersgames.com/.

Media Contacts:

George Roush / Jason Wonacott

Wonacott Communications for Travian Games

groush@wonacottpr.com / jwonacott@wonacottpr.com

(310) 477-2871, Ext. 675/668

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