Etherlords Releases Today
MOSCOW, Russia - 4 September 2014 – Nival, an independent developer renowned for their strategy games, is proud to announce that Etherlords is available now for free on the Apple App Store for both iPad and iPhone. The game has been the Top Strategy title in the Nordic countries during the soft launch and will be Featured by Apple worldwide on the App Store.
Featuring innovation in its ‘world building’ mechanic, offline PvP battles and optimized smartphone controls, Etherlords nonetheless retains all the trademark ingredients of a full-scale strategy title. The game with its easy to navigate interface is designed specifically for playing with just one finger, on the move or while commuting.
Etherlords is a deep yet streamlined strategy game set in a rich fantasy setting where a devastating Cataclysm has ruptured the world in to countless pieces. Taking on the role of a powerful Etherlord, players must fight other demigods using a vast array of collectible creatures to win valuable Matter, the vital ingredient for restoring the shattered world.
Commenting on the release of Etherlords, Sergey Orlovskiy, Founder and CEO of Nival said,
“We have put all of our experiences of developing strategy games over the past 17 years in to what we consider the best strategy game developed specifically for mobile devices. While traditional strategy games are made for hours-long gaming and require full immersion, Etherlords has been designed to play on the move. That is one of the reasons why we are so excited about Etherlords. It is one of the first games that will push the genre on mobile.”
Etherlords was created in partnership with Targem Games.
Etherlords is a 3D strategy game played in an isometric perspective. The game has a unique “world-building” gameplay mechanic inspired by Carcassonne with players spending their resources to build tiles that become living earth (terrain). This terrain generates Ether and gives birth to Creatures that can be collected and deployed into battle. The game also includes an extensive multiplayer component with asynchronous PvP powered by user-generated worlds and creatures (which can be “fused” together). There are more than 180 creatures in total, including Wolves, Dragons, Witchdoctors, Scorpion Kings, and even a mighty Colossus.
For more on Etherlords visit the official website at www.etherlords.com
Nival is an independent game developer focused on strategy games. The company was founded in 1996 by games industry veteran Sergey Orlovskiy who currently serves as company CEO. Nival began to self-publish its own games in 2005. Their track record includes the best-selling Blitzkrieg, Prime World, Heroes of Might and Magic V, Silent Storm and Etherlords game series. With offices in Hallandale, Florida; Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia; Kiev, Ukraine and Minsk, Belarus, Nival currently has more than 200 employees across four development studios.
More information is available at http://nival.com
About Targem Games
Targem Games was established in 2002 with the aim of producing quality projects for players all over the world. Targem Games is currently one of the largest developers of videogames in Russia. The company's projects are characterized by high quality standards and original design, confirmed by a number of industry awards. The best-known games from the studio are Star Conflict, Etherlords, Armageddon Riders, Swarm/MorphX, and Hard Truck. More than 70 highly skilled employees are working at the company developing cool games across many platforms.
More information is available at http://targem.ru/en/