Helsinki, Finland – Star Arcade, the global leader for multiplayer mobile gaming today announced the launch of “Star Battleships” the company’s latest social game inspired by the classic Battleships Naval Strategy board game. The mobile game enables gamers in different locations to enjoy real-time gameplay trying to out manoeuvre each other by destroying battleships and gaining competitive advantage. The Star battleships game is played on four square grids, two for each player. On one grid the player arranges ships and records the shots by the opponent. On the other grid the player records his/her own shots.
Each player secretly arranges their ships on their primary grid. Each ship occupies a number of consecutive squares on the grid, arranged either horizontally or vertically.
Harri Myllyla, CEO, Star Arcade commented on the launch by adding, “Star Battleships offers an exciting social gaming experience enabling competitive tournaments, rematches, in game chat, interactive leader boards, Facebook integration and virtual weapons. Gamers can invite their friends to play or challenge random players.”
“Star Arcade is providing multi player mobile games that work on phones regardless of the operating system, network or the country where the consumer is located in. With the launch of Star Battleships we want to further expand our global reach and strengthen our commitment to bring mobile gaming to the next billion users.” Harri Myllyla concluded.
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 6.6 MB
Pricing and Availability:
BattleShips! Free 1.0 is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Premium and free versions of the game are available on all major app stores. The premium version of the game is available on the Apple Store for free for the first few days and is being promoted by the Daily App Dream site today.
Star Arcade is a global mobile social gaming community delivering multiplatform games to consumers from fast emerging markets of India, South America, Far East and Africa. Star Arcade provides a social network, where anyone can join the community and just start playing, regardless of their device, operator or country. Star Arcade development hub is in Finland and has offices in the UK. Copyright (C) 2011 Star Arcade. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.