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  Commando Jack, Fighting for FREEdom!
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

- Release Date: April 17th 2014

- For Promo Codes, please email with PROMO CODE in the subject line.

Our team here at Colossal Games created Commando Jack a couple of years ago as a paid game, but with all the changes to the market, we decided to find out if we can make Commando Jack Free To Play, without compromising the fun, or making players feel squeezed for just more money. Bringing Oscar Clark on board as our Strategy Director, we decided to take steps to gradually evolve the game into a service which responds to players and continually improves. This Easter brings our biggest release since we went Free To Play and introduces some great gameplay experiences which we feel brings more fun into the game whilst allowing users to spend money and get value as long as they want to play the game.

In this release, we have unlocked some of the great playing experiences, many as consumable items, but providing regular free resupplies, so everybody can enjoy them everyday.

  • Drone aerial strikes (UAV) provide a new perspective when raining damage on the Aliens.
  • Tactical Nukes allow you to clear away nearly all Aliens on screen, including the Sniper who climbs around the level, to avoid being hit by your turrets.
  • Instant Amalgamators, letting everybody access straight away, the biggest and most powerful of the turrets.
  • A selection of Powers, which you have to strategically switch between either extra Gun Power, Turret Power or Pickup Power (which doubles your build points from each kill made), at the optimal moment in the game.
  • Mixed and Elemental modes are now unlocked much earlier in the game and allow you to experience the coolest, most fun methods of play.
  • Much higher payout of in game coins across the board, allowing you to upgrade and access all the weapon types earlier.
  • The ability to unlock the Rocket Launcher gun by inviting your friends to play.
  • New Turret improvement system, giving you even more power to survive the most difficult levels.
  • Enhanced BattleTech system, allowing you to selectively improve the performance of different aspects of your arsenal, which further improves the use of the consumables, in a lasting manner.
...and also in this release, we’ve had some fun adding bunny ears!

We want to build engaging experiences, where the users feel joyful about making a purchase, and will constantly listen to our users and try to deliver the best experience as we can. If you have any comments, suggestions, or thoughts, we would love to hear from you at