Tuesday 5th January 2010
Revolution Software's Beneath A Steel Sky - Remastered has been shortlisted in the 2009 'Best App Ever' Awards 'Best Retro Game Reborn' category.
Now in their second year, the Best App Ever Awards are the original iPhone OS Application achievement awards. Created to recognise the best apps and games in the iTunes App Store, the Best App Ever Awards' goal is to help publicise the very best apps available, not just the best-selling apps.
"Since its release in October 2009, Beneath A Steel Sky - Remastered has enjoyed tremendous commercial and critical acclaim," says Charles Cecil, managing director, Revolution Software, "and we've been delighted with the accolades the game has received or been nominated for. Its popularity some 16 years after the original release shows the appetite for engrossing games with a sophisticated narrative - and gives us great confidence in our line-up for 2010."
The nomination process lasted just under a month and saw nearly 27,000 nominations for over 3,800 different apps submitted to the site. In addition to the public nominations, a committee of industry people and iPhone blog publishers was gathered to help nominate apps.
Anyone wishing to vote for Beneath A Steel Sky - Remastered can do so by visiting the site here: http://bestappever.com/v/rtgm/331733638
This nomination completes a remarkable reception for the game, which has been award a slew of other accolades, including:
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Best Adventure Game of 2009 (Game of the month - 4/4 (Must Have))
Top Ten Handheld games of 2009
Best Adventure game of 2009
Top 50 iPhone Games Available (#26)
"… with the release of Beneath A Steel Sky, other developers will have a control system to steal."
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Revolution Software will be revealing its first 2010 release - scheduled to be published in January - shortly.
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