Renowned Japanese game developer LEVEL-5, best known for the Professor Layton video game series, has released the exhilarating sci-fi shooter LIBERATION MAIDEN worldwide for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
The action comes tothese platforms with stunning high-definition visuals, fully voiced English audio, and several exclusive iOS-only enhancements such as Game Center features and achievements, controls designed for the touchscreen, and graphics optimized for the beautiful Retina Display.[youtube id="85jEI0xH8q0" width="600" height="350"]
“We are excited to be bringing an amazing, high-quality game like LIBERATION MAIDEN to iOS devices, providing a full-fledged handheld video game experience for mobile phone and tablet users,” said Akihiro Hino, President and CEO of LEVEL-5. “LIBERATION MAIDEN for iOS redefines what a mobile game can do with the quality design, story and gameplay normally only available to console gamers.”
LIBERATION MAIDEN is a high-octane sci-fi shooter produced by LEVEL-5 and directed by critically acclaimed developer Goichi Suda (SUDA51) from Grasshopper Manufacture, creators of fan-favorites Lollipop Chainsaw, No More Heroes, Shadows of the Damned and many more. Set 100 years in the future in New Japan, LIBERATION MAIDEN puts players in the role of young President Shoko Ozora, piloting a humanoid mechshe must use to free her country from the yoke of tyranny. The game brings AAA production values to the downloadable market in an unprecedented collaboration of all-star creators in music, art, and design, includingbreathtaking animation by the famed animation studio, bones.
The iOS edition of LIBERATION MAIDEN includes several never-before seen features:
• Expanded Game Play with Game Center: Players will face new Challenges, compete for high scores with friends, and aim for the top of the ranked Leaderboard.
*Challenges only available on iOS 6.0 or higher; 4th generation iPod touch not compatible with Game Center features
• Retina Display: The game’s graphics have been optimized to take advantage of the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch’s incredibly sharp Retina Display on compatible devices.
• Intuitive Controls: LIBERATION MAIDEN’s controls maximize playability and functionality across touchscreen devices and can be further customized for maximum comfort to a player’s dominant hand.
• Compatibility: The game is playable on iOS 5.0 and higher across the Apple mobile lineup, including iPhone 4 and higher, iPod touch 4th generation and higher, iPad 2 and higher, andiPad mini.
*Certain devices are excluded
LIBERATION MAIDEN is available now for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch via the App Store for US$4.99 / €4.49 / £2.99. More information on LIBERATION MAIDEN for iOS can be found online at http://level5ia.com/ios/liberation-maiden/.
Liberation Maiden for iOS is available in English onlyin all territories, except for Japan where it is available in Japanese.