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Speedball 2: Evolution Smashes into App Store February 24

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[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRFViX8nQ_w]YouTube - Speedball 2 Evolution (Official Trailer)[/ame]​

Tower Studios and Vivid Games have today announced that the long-awaited Speedball 2: Evolution will be arriving in the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on February 24. And to celebrate, they’ve released a fantastic gameplay trailer that is sure to ramp up the excitement levels of all the fans waiting for this one.

Speedball 2: Evolution, the iOS version of The Bitmap Brothers’ classic game, has been developed by Vivid Games, under the guidance of The Bitmap Brothers and the game's creative director, Tower Studios’ Jon Hare, designer of Sensible Soccer, among many others.

“Fans who have been yearning for a modern incarnation of Speedball have only a week longer to wait,” says Jon Hare. “But as well as allowing the millions of existing fans to welcome home an old friend, we will also be introducing Speedball to a whole new generation. The game remains as playable as the day it was first launched – and with this being the definitive version for many, many years, we hope it proves itself to be the most popular.”

With quick-play, league and cup tournaments, players can enjoy a quick game or a more structured competition, with the comprehensive career mode, including the new Speedball Champions League, offering hours of entertainment. Here’s a breakdown of the game’s main features, courtesy of Vivid Games:

  • 336 Individual players
  • 22 achievements
  • 20 Power-ups and pick-ups
  • 16 Classic Speedball teams
  • 12 New Intergalactic teams
  • 10 Season career mode
  • 10 Single player game modes
  • 6 Arenas on four different planets
  • Player transfer market and upgrades
  • Extensive tutorial for rookies
  • Multiplayer mode
  • Game Center support
  • That classic retro feel

Source: Vivid Games
 

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